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The Mysteries of TWIN PEAKS: Part Two

This is a continuation of yesterday’s article—a quick refresher course in anticipation of the return of TWIN PEAKS on May 21. In Brad Dukes’ book Reflections: An Oral History of Twin Peaks, Kyle MacLachlan points to the end of the third episode of TWIN PEAKS as the watershed moment for the series.  Anybody who got […]

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The Mysteries of TWIN PEAKS: Part One

In his new book The Secret History of Twin Peaks, Mark Frost sets up the return of his groundbreaking series with David Lynch by making a distinction between “secrets” and “mysteries.”  According to Frost, secrets are “the work of human kind, a covert and often insidious way to gather, withhold or impose power.”  Mysteries, on […]

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The Phenomenon Of TWIN PEAKS! Showtime Release 3-Part Mini-Documentary!

It’s hard to believe that this Sunday, May 21st, Showtime will air the first new episode(s) of TWIN PEAKS in over 25 years! And in that time span, the show has maintained its cult status as a cultural phenomenon. Its influence on the television landscape is still very prominent, and so it’s only fitting that […]

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It Is Happening Again! New Trailer For TWIN PEAKS Is Here!

Believe it or not, it is happening again! David Lynch and Mark Frost has returned to deliver the long overdue new iteration of TWIN PEAKS. Call it season 3, call it a new limited series. It’s being called an 18-hour limited event series and it will debut with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, May 21 […]

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Funko Shows Off Upcoming TWIN PEAKS Action Figures!

On most days, my motto is… But this year, with Showtime’s revival of TWIN PEAKS right around the corner, I’ll make time for anything revolving around the wacky & wonderful world created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. We’ve got the series returning on May 21st. Tomorrow, Death Waltz recordings / Mondo offer up their […]

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R.I.P. ROBOCOP, NIGHT FLIER, TWIN PEAKS Actor Miguel Ferrer

Sad news today. Various outlets are reporting that actor Miguel Ferrer has passed away. He was 61 years old. Ferrer was a regular on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, but of course genre fans grew up with him as Bob Morton from Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 quotable cult masterpiece ROBOCOP. He’s also well known for his role as Dr. […]

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Showtime Announces New TWIN PEAKS Premiere Date!

“That gum you like is going to come back in style!” It’s a pretty darned good time to be a TWIN PEAKS fan. We saw the vinyl release of Angelo Badalamenti’s original score for the series from Death Waltz / Mondo last year. And coming later this month, we’ll be getting the FIRE WALK WITH […]

Feast Your Eyes On Mondo’s TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME Vinyl Release!

As I mentioned in my article showcasing my favorite vinyl releases of 2016, one of the best was the long awaited re-release of Angelo Badalamenti’s score for TWIN PEAKS, which arrived courtesy of Death Waltz Recordings and Mondo. Well, it is happening again! Mondo has just issued a press release announcing the new vinyl re-release […]

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Remembering Showtime’s MASTERS OF HORROR: Season Two

Ah ha! Victory is mine — I have successfully binge-watched every episode of MASTERS OF HORROR in two weeks’ time. When we last discussed MOH, we examined possible reasons people might have overlooked the quality of this show. I found both seasons to be enjoyable and grisly, though with a few episodes that weren’t for me scattered […]

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Remembering Showtime’s MASTERS OF HORROR: Season One

Horror TV is alive and thriving. It’s talked about daily here, as well as other genre-based sites. Sure, a lot of it is trying to bring in new horror fans with great TV adaptations of well-known series like SCREAM and BATES MOTEL, while others haunt our deepest psychosexual fears like AMERICAN HORROR STORY. We know […]

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Farewell, PENNY DREADFUL

[Spoiler alert! This article contains spoilers for the most recent episodes of PENNY DREADFUL.]  Sundays are always a big TV night in my household. GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY, VEEP, PREACHER, JOHN OLIVER… and that’s just midseason! This weekend, we watched GAME OF THRONES, then switched over to the Showtime app for PENNY DREADFUL. My […]

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Rob G’s Horror Pick Of The Week – PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING

I’ve had Norman Bates on the brain a lot lately. For starters, the latest season of A&E’s BATES MOTEL is slated to return on March 7th! And second, a glorious thing happened earlier this month. Australian based DVD distributor MADMAN along with Via Vision Entertainment released an 8 disc box set for the PSYCHO franchise. […]

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Trailer To New Showtime Doc That Asks WHY HORROR?

We love a good documentary. And if it’s on horror, then we’re immediately on board. Showtime has just debuted the trailer to an upcoming original documentary that asks the question WHY HORROR? Helmed by horror fanatic/enthusiast Tal Zimerman, the filmmaker travels around the world to get a better understanding of why horror is more popular […]