This is just your annual reminder that it was on this day in 1989 that FBI Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle McLachlan) first arrived in the sleepy Pacific Northwest town of Twin Peaks to investigate the murder of Laura Palmer. And…Read more →
Check Out These Damn Fine Vintage “Twin Peaks” Coffee Ads
In the early 1990s, Twin Peaks was everywhere. The show had captured the pop culture zeitgeist and became such a phenomenon that cash-ins on the franchise were inevitable. And so, tie-in books (including the excellent Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent…Read more →
It Came from the ’90s: Alan Thicke Explains Twin Peaks
To celebrate their then-new shows Twin Peaks and Cop Rock, ABC aired a half-hour special in the fall of 1990 that introduced viewers to these programs. Hosted by the late, great Alan Thicke, this special is an absolute time capsule…Read more →
Movie Trailer of the Day: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
When Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me debuted at the Cannes film festival in 1992, it was infamously greeted with boos. Why? The audience was expecting something more akin to the quirky tone of Twin Peaks‘ first season than the…Read more →
Who Is Your Favorite “Twin Peaks” Character?
With Twin Peaks currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, we wanted to get your opinion of which of the series’ many quirky characters is your favorite? Is it optimism-fueled FBI Agent Dale Cooper? Doomed high-schooler Laura Palmer? Conspiracy theorist Dr. Jacoby?…Read more →
Happy 30th Anniversary to Twin Peaks
The above ad that appeared in TV Guide announced the premiere of Twin Peaks, a series created by David Lynch and Mark Frost that debuted 30 years ago today. The image above suggests that the program was a soap opera,…Read more →
Celebrate 30 Years Of Twin Peaks With Us!
April 8th will mark the 30th anniversary of the debut of Twin Peaks. David Lynch and Mark Frost‘s mind-bending drama about murder and mystery in a small Pacific Northwest town became an immediate pop culture phenomenon…and never really went away….Read more →
Great TV Scenes: Gordon Cole Enjoys Some Pie on “Twin Peaks”
There’s no talent in showbiz quite like David Lynch. The dark and disturbing visions of the writer/director have captivated audiences since his infamous head-scratcher Eraserhead redefined cinema upon its release in 1977. Although Lynch often gets pigeonholed as a creator…Read more →
R.I.P. “The Mod Squad” and “Twin Peaks” Star Peggy Lipton
Peggy Lipton, the actress who rose to fame for her portrayal as counterculture undercover cop Julie Barnes on the 1968-73 series The Mod Squad has died at the age of 72 following a battle with cancer. A talented singer as…Read more →
The Owls Are Not What They Seem: Happy Twin Peaks Day!
It was on this day seemingly a lifetime ago that Special Agent Dale Cooper first entered the town of Twin Peaks. His life, and television, was never the same again… Each year on February 24th, fans of David Lynch and…Read more →