Une Âme Solitaire: Fans in a Living Novel – Ben and Bryon of the Twin Peaks Unwrapped Podcast

I didn’t even meet Ben and Bryon, the intrepid Twin Peaks Unwrapped hosts, when they were seated at a sound board recording their podcast just a few feet from me way back in 2016. After our hearts were temporarily stopped in the spring of 2015 (when David Lynch pulled out of the project), and following …

Favorites Special: We are One! The 25YL staff choose their favorite articles from the last 12 months

Welcome back to our weekly series Favorites! This week we are doing something extra special as its our 1st birthday! We have come a very long way this year, you can read more about that here in this letter from our Chief. It seemed apt then that we should look back at some of the …

“MTV’s Oddities Part 2: The Maxx: Julie’s Pangea, Laura’s Ghostwood”

As Mr. Gone, antagonist in The Maxx, welcomes us to the next iteration of MTV's Oddities, it feels appropriate to begin with his opening monologue to set the stage for this article's topic. “Most of us inhabit at least two worlds, the real world, where we’re at the mercy of circumstance, and the world within, the …

Une Âme Solitaire: Fans in a Living Novel – John Pirruccello

In my previous living novel column, we met Ben (@beanorojo on Twitter), who shepherded me through the 2017 Twin Peaks Festival in Snoqualmie and North Bend, Washington. This week, I’d like to share another fan experience from that weekend, one from someone you may be slightly more familiar with. John Pirruccello portrayed corrupt Twin Peaks …

Odessa, West Texas: Scorched Oil, Judy’s, and Murder

Before part 18 of Showtime’s 2017 Twin Peaks: A Limited Series Event, Odessa, Texas’ place in television history belonged to Friday night American football with NBC’s Friday Night Lights. To be fair, this attention began much earlier with Tom Bissinger’s 1990 non-fiction biographic book Friday Night Lights, which exposed corruption and inherent racism in the …