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Written Conversations

w/ Tony Dayoub, film critic
Four-Part Correspondence on Fire Walk With Me

w/ Lindsay Stamhuis, podcaster/writer
#1 On Season 3 a few weeks later (first half) & (second half)

#2 On Parts 5 - 8 a year later

(Author interviews)

w/ Andy Burns

w/ Brad Dukes

w/ Lindsay Hallam

w/ Andreas Halskov

w/ Martha Nochimson

w/ John Thorne
#1 On Wrapped in Plastic Magazine

#2 On The Missing Pieces

#3 On the Season 3 announcement

#4 On his new book The Essential Wrapped in Plastic: Pathways to Twin Peaks

(Filmmaker interviews)

w/ Cameron Cloutier, director of fan film Queen of Hearts

w/ Scott Ryan, director of documentary Voyage to Twin Peaks

(all other mentions - starting from the earliest)

discussion of shooting location w/ filmmaker Jared Drake

discussion (including Journey Through Twin Peaks) with video essayist Kevin B. Lee

criticism of Fire Walk With Me in discussion w/ critic Alex Sheremet

Twin Peaks Conversations - Podcast Series
(split over YouTube & Patreon)

& EXCLUSIVE: Part 2 (PATREON - $5/month tier)

& EXCLUSIVE: Part 2 (PATREON - $5/month tier)

& EXCLUSIVE: Part 2 (PATREON - $5/month tier)

Other Guests on My Podcast

w/ Em & Steve of No Ship Network/Sparkwood & 21
(overlaps w/ Lost in Twin Peaks category below)

w/ Martha Nochimson, author of Television Rewired

w/ John Thorne
Clip talking about Wrapped in Plastic & post-season 3 fandom

...On Season 3 (part 1) (PATREON)

...On Season 3 (part 2) (PATREON)

...Clip talking about Cooper & the "mediated reality" theory

...Full exploration of the above theory (PATREON)

Lost in Twin Peaks podcast

Season 1 Finale: S1E8 (The Last Evening/"Episode 7")

S2E2 (Coma/"Episode 9") (PATREON)

S2E3 (The Man Behind Glass/"Episode 10") (PATREON)

S2E4 (Laura's Secret Diary/"Episode 11") (PATREON)

S2E5 (The Orchid's Curse/"Episode 12") (PATREON)

S2E6 (Demons/"Episode 13") (PATREON)

S2E7, Part 1 (Lonely Souls/"Episode 14") (PATREON)

S2E7, Part 2 (Lonely Souls/"Episode 14") (PATREON)

S2E8 (Drive With a Dead Girl/"Episode 15") (PATREON)

S2E9, Part 1 (Arbitrary Law/"Episode 16") (PATREON)

S2E9, Part 2 (Arbitrary Law/"Episode 16") (PATREON)

S2E11 (Masked Ball/"Episode 18") (PATREON)

S2E12 (The Black Widow/"Episode 19") (PATREON)

S2E13 (Checkmate/"Episode 20") (PATREON)

S2E14 (Double Play/"Episode 21") (PATREON)

S2E15 (Slaves and Masters/"Episode 22") (PATREON)

S2E16, Part 1 (The Condemned Woman/"Episode 23") (PATREON)

S2E16, Part 2 (The Condemned Woman/"Episode 23") (PATREON)

S2E17 (Wounds and Scars/"Episode 24") (PATREON)

S2E18 (On the Wings of Love/"Episode 25") (PATREON)


Twin Peaks Cinema public podcast

Guest Appearances on Other Podcasts

Farewell to the Log Lady

Discussing the Killer's Reveal

Honoring Twin Peaks Day (including Lynch/Rivette retrospective)

Discussing the Owl Cave ring

Discussing the theme of incest

Discussing Mark Frost

Speculating about season 3

Twin Peaks documentaries (part 1)

Twin Peaks documentaries (part 2)

The TWIN PEAKS Character Series


"Twin Peaks was awfully busy that night, wasn't it?"
discussing the Season 1 finale w/ Lindsay & Aidan of Bickering Peaks

Season 2 Madness w/ Sam Iswitt


Season 3 Madness (w/ Josh Minton)

Moving near the edge at night...
dicussing the killer's reveal episode w/ John Thorne & Josh Minton, part 1 & part 2

Ultimate Lynch Madness w/ Mya McBriar, Josh Minton, and John Thorne


WINDOM'S CABIN (conference panel)




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+ listen to public clips of these episodes here

(from the most recent)


FREE The Pilot (12-minute coverage)

(Characters, from the most recently discussed)

(Locations, from the most recently discussed)

(Storyline connection to season 3, Peaks spin-off, or Lynch film - from the most recently discussed)

Cooper and Audrey w/ Wild at Heart

Hank's criminal activities w/ Part 10

Lucy's pregnancy w/ Part 4

Harold and the diary w/ The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer

Shelly & Bobby & Leo w/ Part 11

Audrey at One Eyed Jack's w/ Part 18 (FREE)

Who shot Cooper? w/ Part 8

Dr. Jacoby's tapes w/ Part 5

The Ghostwood Deal w/ Part 1

Albert vs. Twin Peaks w/ Part 9

Cocaine in Twin Peaks w/ Part 6

Nadine's Drape Runners w/ Part 13

The Packard Saw Mill Fire w/ The Access Guide

(Other random subjects, from the most recent)

Updating the Twin Peaks character series

Planning Journey Through Twin Peaks video on Mark Frost

Creating Journey Through Twin Peaks videos on "the Mary Sweeney years"

Creating Journey Through Twin Peaks video on season 3

Creating chapter 29 video to kick off Journey Through Twin Peaks

Conversations with Mark Frost & other upcoming Twin Peaks books (podcast recommendation)

My upcoming Journey Through Twin Peaks videos (November 2019 update)

Fire Walk With Me as Twin Peaks episode

Fire Walk With Me as Lynch project

Lindsay Hallam's Fire Walk With Me book

Fire Walk With Me in season 3

Fire Walk With Me as art film

Fire Walk With Me as horror movie

Twin Peaks fandom a year after season 3

Surveying my interviews with Twin Peaks scholars

Early draft of Fire Walk With Me

Ideas for future Twin Peaks Reflections

Rounding up the First Time Viewer Companion

 FREE Update on Journey Through Twin Peaks

Jeffries teapot cartoon (watch the cartoon itself)

Frost's "mistakes" in The Secret History

Parts 17/18 as two "solo albums" & other highlights from Harley Peyton/Bob Engels interviews

Diane...: The Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper

The Autobiography of F.B.I. Special Agent Dale Cooper: My Life, My Tapes

Welcome to Twin Peaks: Access Guide to the Town

Musical structure of Journey Through Twin Peaks

Formal approach to Journey Through Twin Peaks

The Secret History of Twin Peaks & The Final Dossier audiobooks

The Lodgers podcast w/ Dennis Lim on the David Lynch & Mark Frost collaboration

The difference between old and new

LISTENER FEEDBACK - episodes may also include Twin Peaks in updates, etc
(some comments have been made public, where noted)

in Episode 100: Lynch & Frost; Diane, Bob, Richard Horne; generational viewing habits of Fire Walk With Me; innocence & corruption; car accidents as metaphors in Lynch work

in Episode 98: Marcus' Southland Tales podcast & David Lynch/Richard Kelly connections (FREE in public Southland Tales podcast)

in Episode 97: YouTube comments: psychologically interpreting Leland & Bob, Halloween & Twin Peaks

in Episode 96: YouTube comments: Cooper's identity & John Thorne's theories

in Episode 95: site comments: garmonbozia; YouTube comments: Cooper's different sides, differing opinions on the end of the Palmer investigation

in Episode 94: YouTube comments: my idea for Judy/Diane fanart

in Episode 93: YouTube comments: motivation to kill Laura Palmer, possible routes for late season three

in Episode 92: Brief comments & responses

in Episode 91: My response on different forms of Twin Peaks Conversations, Joan Chen in Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl & Madame Mao; YouTube comments: original viewers of Twin Peaks, achronological storytelling in The Return, discovering all of Twin Peaks in recent years

in Episode 90: Was The Return a passion project?, David Lynch film's casting/imagery connection to genre B films, varying depictions of Laura's murder, art's honesty and/or moral integrity (related to the question of Leland's responsibility), geography of Twin Peaks & Deer Meadow, Greil Marcus' quote about Fire Walk With me subverting Lynch's intentions, strains in Lynch's collaboration with Kyle MacLachlan, episodes 28 & 29 as another double album finale concept, passion play in Access Guide & early season 3 concepts, police abuse of the one-armed man & Al Strobel's performance, ironic vs. sincere responses to Twin Peaks & generation gaps, Disney & Lynch: Sleeping Beauty - Laurence's comparisons (including Anne Sexton poem), further thoughts about generation gaps in Twin Peaks viewership, Sleeping Beauty - my response (including Belladonna of Sadness & Anne Sexton), Out of order Twin Peaks viewing for emotional impact; YouTube comments: Neon Genesis Evangelion vs. Twin Peaks in light of The Return & Rebuilds, Cooper's identity in flux (vs. other Lynch films), the future of Twin Peaks, Gregg Araki's Now Apocalypse & the influence of Twin Peaks season 3, Laura's Ghost & the legacy/interpretation of Laura; site comments: theory about John Justice Wheeler

in Episode 81Generational differences w/ Twin Peaks, passage of time in 2014 vs. 2021 & more, Field of Dreams & Twin Peaks, 25-year jump in Cooper's dream, pro wrestling/Twin Peaks connection - Vince's daughter kidnapping (FREE in public The Wrestler podcast); YouTube comments: European ending of Twin Peaks pilot, Lynch' absence from season 2, Season 3 about the passage of time

FREE in Episode 79, part 1: site comments: Fire Walk With Me & The Return, Q2's Fire Walk With Me fanedit, Donna & the real Mrs. Tremond; YouTube comments: Wisteria & possible Lynch/Frost collaboration, what Mark Frost brings to narrative, Twin Perfect's video analysis, the structure of Journey Through Twin Peaks, Lynchian identity loss, watching Fire Walk With Me before the series

FREE in Episode 79, part 2: YouTube comments: more thoughts on Twin Perfect's video analysis, Part 18 theory: rescuing Laura from "Judy's nightmare", the Woodsman as Lincoln & Lynch/Frost's Americana, Lynch's view of The Tree of Life, diner continuity as intentional or accidental, Michael Mann vs. David Lynch as digital filmmakers, editing in Twin Peaks season 3, waiting to discuss season 3, Laura's angels, Laura/Donna conversation as insight into Laura's mind, Cooper's and Laura's shared dream, abandoned Cooper/Audrey storyline, Cooper's Lodge fate as test rather than failure, Leland's vs. Bob's responsibility

in Episode 76: Twin Peaks in video games, explaining the ep. 17 wake, Audrey/Cooper/Cooper's downfall, Sunset Boulevard (FREE in public Sunset Boulevard podcast), importance of season 2 subplots (w/ reference to Wally Brando & Frank Truman), did the climax of season 3 go wrong?, more importance of season 2 subplots & Mark Frost's contributions/tensions w/ Lynch, Laura (1944) (FREE in public Laura podcast), Seattle-based cast members in Twin Peaks, Cooper's empty/full coffee, anticipating Twin Peaks in 2014 & recalling that & late 80s/early 90s zeitgeist

in Episode 66: my Journey Through Twin Peaks teaser (Dark Dreams on the Radio), Carmen Sternwood & more in The Big Sleep, Rebel Without a Cause & Natalie Wood (FREE in public Rebel Without Cause podcast), Conversations with Mark Frost, "The Experiment," Natural Born Killers clip, What Did Jack Do, YouTube comments ("curtain call" scene in Pt. 18, Side by Side video on Fellini, Cinepoem: What the Soul Desires, Windom Earle/Annie/Mr. C & tulpas, Solaris, the Journey Through Twin Peaks series, killer's reveal)

in Episode 63C, part 1: Lost Highway & Twin Peaks (FREE in public Lost Highway podcast), Laura & Ronette (FREE in public Lost Highway podcast), James Marshall at Eraserhood, Donna's memory of the Pink Room, captivity & freedom in Twin Peaks, Lynch's involvement with season 1, ordinary characters as mythological analogs, noir/Lynch/Evelyn Marsh, replying to ordinary/mythological character connections, symbolic ownership in Twin Peaks, Laura's desk/Fred's cell/"primal scene" locations, Lynch/Frost partnership (including the New Mexico girl), suggestions for Twin Peaks Cinema, Sherilyn Fenn interview, does it matter what you call the Red Room?, season 3 influence on new TV (including Too Old to Die Young), Sherilyn Fenn on season 3, Twin Peaks books, Twin Peaks YouTube channels, Lynch on Lynch/Reflections/The Essential Wrapped in Plastic, the end of Fire Walk With Me & one to many/many to one, "we live inside a dream" (Cooper & Twin Peaks as Laura's projection), 2D vs 3D aesthetics & Gordon Cole as obfuscator, Laura's personae in season 3: Naido/Diane/Audrey (+ Cooper's hotel), Cooper crawling to the socket, male/female dichotomy or archetypes in Twin Peaks, approaching/reflecting Twin Peaks for first-time viewers

in Episode 63C, part 2: Lengthy Reddit posts on the Experiment/the Atom Bomb/Fire Walk With Me, season 3 as Laura's psychodrama, Laura's "TV" in the Red Room & "offscreen", Neon Genesis Evangelion/Twin Peaks, rejecting & returning to Twin Peaks after 25 years, "Begin the Beguine", reasons for Journey Through Twin Peaks delay, the gravity of death in Twin Peaks, killer's reveal, Leland as Bob's victim, Zen view of Twin Peaks, Martha Nochimson book/interview

in Episode 56: new website Twin Philosopeaks, John Malkovich's Lynch video, season 3 Cooper motifs, mothers & sons in Lynch, Lost in Twin Peaks approach, Ray Wise dugpa thread, betting odds on "Lynch Madness" brackets, trauma book, different timestreams in Twin Peaks, Bob creates Red Room, Ronnie Rocket, waiting room vs. Black Lodge, Take the Ring video, John Thorne interview, offline Peaks connections, Fire Walk With Me & availability

in Episode 53: How I research Twin Peaks & why my presentation is different now, psychology vs. spirituality in Twin Peaks, The Dead Zone & Twin Peaks, Trauma in Twin Peaks, Cooper's Failure & the Palmer house, Roses/Angels/Tibetan Buddhism, when am I continuing my Journey videos?

in Episode 52: psychology vs. spirituality in Twin Peaks, Cooper's enlightenment - end of Twin Peaks?, Lynch & analysis of intent

in Episode 51: The Missing Pieces, Mr. C's speaking style, roses disappear from Laura's painting, Ray Wise behind the scenes in season 3, Lynch & Frost collaboration/relationship, Harley Peyton writing Shelly/Gordon & abandoning the Audrey/Cooper romance, interpretations of the ring, psychology vs. spirituality in Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me as different genres, first Twin Peaks video

in Episode 50: Hands in Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me book interview, is the Evolution of the Arm a good guy?, The Return's connections to seasons 1 & 2, Maddy's murder and Laura's spirit, Red

in Episode 49: The Owl Cave ring and Annie's nurse, Sherilyn Fenn in season 3, did Lynch care about the Audrey/Cooper romance?, who is Red?, is Audrey dead?, "Mike is the man" & Halloween (FREE in public Halloween podcast)

in Episode 48: the RR counter scene, Leland/Bob, Teresa's ring, the Pink Room & the Red Room, Twin Peaks truckers

in Episode 47: Judy as repetition, different versions of the Palmer house, One Eyed Jack's & spirit world, Teresa & the dirt mound, Cooper leading Carrie to her death?, Laura & the ring, Lynch vs. Frost on Judy, do theories overlook flaws?

in Episode 44: Sherilyn Fenn talks about season 3, Halloween & Fire Walk With Me (FREE in public Halloween podcast), what is Judy?, did Lynch become more straightforward?, Deer Meadow & dream theory, season 3 behind-the-scenes documentary, who is Linda?, Diane & Cooper's mission in Pt. 17 & 18, "federal prison" = Black Lodge, uncles & cousins, Red & Richard Horne, circuitry in the mythology, Cooper is pathetic in Pt. 16, Twin Peaks & Eyes Wide Shut (FREE in public Eyes Wide Shut podcast), ep. 17 wake fits non-response to trauma in s3, Maddy's "Fire Walk With Me" face in ep. 14, 4 Ways to Watch Fire Walk With Me

in Episode 42: Cooper & Mr. C, Leland & Cooper

in Episode 41: patrons switching places at the diner, the actor in Carrie's house is not the loan shark, Frost's knowledge of casting, season 1/2 rewatch for Twin Peaks Reflections?, FWWM early draft, I Love the 90s w/ Twin Peaks theme

in Episode 39: Twin Peaks/Neon Genesis Evangelion, Double R counter patrons - is that shift/cut a continuity error & does it matter, Carrie Page as Laura's dreamer

in Episode 37: responses to my coverage of Pts. 17 & 18 (as well as pre-s3 predictions, Pt. 16, old Twin Peaks episodes, Maddy, comic-con panel, ring in s3, David Learns to Fly, etc)

in Episode 35: Pt. 14 feedback including the green glove, Diane & Janey-E as sisters, and whose smile is inside of Sarah?

in Episode 33: Twin Peaks pianist, Cooper as the guilty dreamer in The Return & sexual abuse as the secret of Mulholland Drive - followed by my reply about the Mulholland Drive theories & Rita Hayworth's traumatic history (FREE in public Mulholland Drive podcast)

in Episode 32: Pt. 10 feedback including Audrey Horne's original storyline, Pt. 12 feedback, Richard Horne's importance

in Episode 31: Pt. 9 feedback including the Search for the Zone site and the Hornes & the waterfall

in Episode 30: Pt. 8 feedback including a lengthy passage on Twin Peaks, art, and creativity

in Episode 26: Dougie's gesture in Pt. 4 & 6

in Episode 24: Twin Peaks Pts. 1 & 2, 3 & 4

in Episode 23: Twin Peaks Pt. 1 & 2

in Episode 21: s3 speculation, Josie Packard reflections

in Episode 19: Value of Twin Peaks season 2

in Episode 18: Red in Twin Peaks season 3

in& Episode 16: Lynch/Frost different takes on Cooper

FREE in Episode 15: Peyton/Frost/Lynch creating Twin Peaks, response to "rewatch on acid" and "Judy cage bomb" theories

in Episode 6: watching the Twin Peaks killer's reveal at 13, Fire Walk With Me as a fairy tale (comparison w/ Donkeyskin) and Christian martyrs' tales (FREE in public Fire Walk With Me podcast)

in Episode 3: on Mulholland Drive/Twin Peaks (FREE in public Mulholland Drive podcast)

(Public unless noted on Patreon)



(brief film/TV comparisons)

Christiane F. (Patreon)

Crusoe (Patreon)

Hill Street Blues (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
(all on Patreon)

Klute (Patreon)

The Lighthouse (Patreon)

The Ring (Patreon)

Syndromes and a Century in discussion of Uncle Boonmee (Patreon)

Us (Patreon)

Zodiac (Patreon)

(very brief film/TV asides)

The Civil War in discussion of Mark Twain

The Client (Patreon)

more on The Sweet Hereafter (Patreon)

(all other mentions - starting from the earliest)

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