Prophecies, Spirits and Numbers: Superstitions and Folklore in Twin Peaks Part 4

Welcome back to Listening Post Alpha! For this last installment of the Superstitions in Twin Peak Series, I’m following up on ideas that are more thematic rather than independent occurrences as well as dealing overall with the prominent numbers appearing therein. I don’t claim to have caught every instance of a 7 for example (there …

Behind the Names Richard and Linda: Listening Post Alpha

Welcome Back to Listening Post Alpha. Today's topic is: Remember Richard and Linda. But when and why? When can have many answers, but why...why is specific. It isn’t because of Richard Horne, or the unseen, wheelchair-bound veteran Linda who lives in Fat Trout Trailer Park, but rather, as we are all now well aware,  because …

God I Love This Music, Isn’t It Too Dreamy?: Twin Peaks Part 16 Review

The best show on television did not disappoint this week as the finale quickly approaches! I had been anticipating that everything was building towards a huge climax in the action for a few weeks now and finally, FINALLY IT HAPPENED! We got our protagonist back, a few surprising deaths occurred, and there was a shocking …

Yes, Twin Peaks is the Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to our TV’s: The Waiting Room

Welcome back to "The Waiting Room", my weekly Monday night column. Is this Andrew writing or is this Andrew's tulpa writing this week? You know I'll never tell, #keepthemysteryalive. Part 16 of The Return, the penultimate episode has come and gone and now we are just days away from the two hour conclusion from the …

Conversations in Liminal Spaces: What is Going On at the Roadhouse?

By Scott Prendergast & Lindsay Stamhuis The Roadhouse in Twin Peaks has always acted as a kind of way station for the characters. It's never the final destination but the place you stop at on the path to something bigger just on the horizon. It's the place where James and Donna meet on the night …