How do you talk about a weekly TV show that defies narrative order?
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.
Discovering the show when she was a teenager in 1990 helped A.N. Devers navigate the grief of losing her grandparents—and her girlhood.
The cult show returned this week. Here, three writers reflect on David Lynch’s effect on their lives.