Split Screens Festival 2018: “Damn Fine Coffee – Twin Peaks Fan Theories”

The “Damn Fine Coffee: Twin Peaks Fan Theories” panel this morning at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village was everything it promised to be. Seven presenters showed us their best theories and ideas about what Twin Peaks means, what it suggests to us about life and art, and in some cases how it all fits …

A Journey To The Underworld Of Twin Peaks

Symbols. Waterfalls. Basements. Mythology. The maps of Twin Peaks. The red curtains. Laura, Teresa and Maddy. The secretive work of Major Briggs. Alchemy. Rivers. Portals. Demons and entities. The sound at the Great Northern. Mountains. Caves. Visual analysis. The Black Lodge. Rivers. The palace of the Fireman and Señorita Dido. Mike. Time. And, maybe most …

Do You Really Want To Fuck With This? The Alternative Timeline Of Sarah Palmer

Out of all the returning characters in Twin Peaks, The Return, Sarah Palmer might be the one whose life turned out to be the harshest and most cruel. Thinking about how her life was back in the original run of Twin Peaks, it really wasn't even close to good then, either. SARAH PALMER IN THE …

Maybe It Doesn’t Matter What We Call It – Thoughts on Judy as a Metaphor

Now listen to me. For 25 years, I’ve kept something from you, Albert.  Before he disappeared, Major Briggs shared with me and Cooper his discovery of an entity, an extreme negative force called in olden times, Jowday.  Over time, it’s become, Judy.  Major Briggs, Cooper and I put together a plan that could lead us …

Third Day Theories: A Recap of the Latest Theories, Analysis and Predictions Generated from Season 3 Part 17, The Past Dictates The Future, and Part 18, What Is Your Name?

Welcome back, dear readers. This will be my final article in the Third Day Theories series.  It's been a fun ride, at least until the end here.  I'm not going to sugar coat it, I was bitterly disappointed by the last two episodes, but I'll write about that experience elsewhere.  Right now, there’s work to …

Third Day Theories: A Recap of the Latest Theories, Analysis and Predictions Generated from Season 3 Part 16, No Knock, No Doorbell

Welcome back, dear reader. Amazing episode.  If Part 8 was pure heroin Lynch, then Part 16 (double-8?) was pure heroin Twin Peaks.  In the fan community, there is near universal agreement.  It scored a 9.8 post-episode survey result on Reddit – completely blowing the previous high score of 9.2 for Part 14. That said, now …