Hysteria in Twin Peaks

This is a guest feature written by Hannah Searson who previously wrote Ghosts, Sympathy and Bearing Witness in Twin Peaks: The Return. Hope you enjoy! Hysteria is gendered. It comes from the Greek, hysterikos (ὑστερικός), meaning ‘suffering of the womb’. Granted, the term originated later than the Ancient Greeks - they had their own misogyny in …

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 …

What Exactly Is An 18 Hour Film? Audrey Is The New Chet Desmond & More – The Waiting Room Returns

Welcome back to "The Waiting Room", my weekly Monday night column. There's been a bit of a hiatus for this column - I posted my instant finale reactions on Sunday the 3rd instead of my traditional Monday night piece and then last week I posted The Community Speaks: A Tribute to John Thorne in place of  "The …