Understanding Season 3: How the Fireman “Brings Back Some Memories” – Electricity Nexus #14

There can be haunted selves just as easily as haunted houses, especially in Twin Peaks where memories are loaded with power. I am going to make a statement today on how memory itself drives Season 3 of Twin Peaks. To paraphrase T. Kyle King, what follows is intended not as the definitive answer to Season 3's mysteries, …

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 …

Final Dossier: Audrey & Annie explain reality, the Roadhouse gets around, & timequake keeps ticking – Electricity Nexus #8

**** THERE ARE SPOILERS FOR THE FINAL DOSSIER AHEAD **** If you’re looking for a non-spoiler take on the book, read Lindsay Stamhuis’ review here. ****     The most contested thoughts after The Return aired its finale were all related to reality: Which reality were Cooper and “Carrie” in? Where was Audrey? Was the …

Horseshoes and Widows and Clocks, Oh My! Superstitions and Folklore in Twin Peaks Part 3

Welcome back to Listening Post Alpha! For this round of Superstitions and Folklore, I’ve decided to focus on elements that are seemingly exclusive to the Return, or which figure less heavily in the Original Series.  For the other installments, follow the links provided: Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 DON’T LET YOUR LUCK RUN OUT …

James Hurley – Goodness in a World of Blue

Season 3 held several little gems of scenes that showed us the progression of many of our old favourite characters from the original run. Ed and Norma are together, Jacoby and Nadine are eccentric entrepreneurs, Bobby and Mike are straight-laced and (probably) law-abiding, and Ben Horne managed to retain his goodness throughout everything (let’s face …