Concerning the Disappearance of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper: A Review of “My Life My Tapes”

In the grand tradition of epistolary writing in and about the world of Twin Peaks, and in the name of doing something a little bit different for 25YL, I have taken it upon myself to write about one of the canon-adjacent novels as if it were being investigated for clues about Agent Cooper's disappearance. And …

Twin Peaks Backstory Investigations: The FBI Story, Directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (1959)

Twin Peaks Backstory Investigations looks at the film and television that influenced David Lynch & Mark Frost when they created their wonderful and strange TV Show. Starting the series off is: The FBI Story The very first autobiographical entry that thirteen year old Dale Cooper made on an audiotape, recorded December 25th 1967, featured the …

The Time Travel Trial: Should Cooper have gone back to 1989?

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the occasional 25 Years Later version of the popular point/counterpoint style of debating, wherein two sides take opposing views and hash it out on stage. Here, we’ll be debating the finer points of Twin Peaks lore, in writing, for your reading pleasure. Today’s debaters are: Caemeron Crain and Brien Allen The …

The Heroic Grail Quest of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper

It’s hard to overstate the lengths to which Twin Peaks fans will go to when analyzing the things seen and heard in this show. But, as Dale Cooper himself said, “When two separate events occur simultaneously pertaining to the same object of inquiry we must always pay strict attention.” So it was with particular curiosity that …