How do you talk about a weekly TV show that defies narrative order?
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Twin Peaks: The Return is a show that clearly aimed to render weekly recaps impossible. That didn’t stop Sarah Nicole Prickett, whose Artforum mini-essays — now collected into one mammoth post — also challenge what it means to write about a TV show as it airs.
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Into the Woods: Three Personal Essays on ‘Twin Peaks’
The cult show returned this week. Here, three writers reflect on David Lynch’s effect on their lives.
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The Importance of Philadelphia to the Work of David Lynch
Philadelphia looms large in the personal mythology of David Lynch as a place that both terrorized him and changed the course of his life, his Gomorrah and his Rubicon in one. A product of small-town America, Lynch credits this onetime epicenter of urban blight with instilling in him a fear and disgust so extreme it […]