Favorites: Opening Title Sequences

Here at 25YLSite, we handle a lot of heavy lifting. Analysis, interpretation, deep discussion, introspective interviews…you name it, we've got it. "Favorites" takes a lighter approach to the material we normally cover. Each week, we will take you through a list of favorites---whether it's moments, scenes, episodes, characters, lines of dialogue, whatever!---in bite-sized articles perfect …

The Leftovers: An Anniversary Celebration

On October 14 2011, 2% of the world's population---140 million people---disappeared in an event known as the "Sudden Departure". On October 14 2018, 25YL will become the place to debate, discuss, and deliberate the details of The Leftovers, the HBO television series that evolved from this singular, catastrophic event. Throughout the day, the 25YL Site Facebook …

Twin Peaks, The Shows That Followed & The Future of Prestige TV: The Waiting Room Returns

When Twin Peaks was canceled at the end of its second season in 1991, it left a void television didn’t know it would have to fill. A new audience was discovered, an audience that wanted something more than the nighttime soaps, procedurals and sitcoms they were seeing in varying forms. This new audience had a …