A Twin Peaks discussion with Professor David Lavery, expert

Return to Twin PeaksI found a professor of pop culture and television to call in and discuss the return of Twin Peaks to television. Twin Peaks will be revisited 25 years later, premiering on Showtime in 2016.  About David:

The author of over one hundred and fifty published essays, chapters, and reviews, he is author / co-author / editor / co-editor of over twenty books, including Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks, TV Goes to Hell: An Unofficial Road Map of Supernatural, The Essential Cult Television Reader, The Essential Sopranos Reader, and Joss Whedon, A Creative Portrait: From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to The Avengers. The co-convener of international conferences on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the work of Joss Whedon and on The Sopranos, co-founder of the Whedon Studies Association, and founding co-editor of the journals Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association and Critical Studies in Television, he has lectured around the world on the subject of television.

To read some of his essays on the subject of Twin Peaks, visit his official website.  Also, check out this article from Rolling Stone on Twin Peaks revival.

Here is the interview followed by a Twin Peaks teaser. Original air date: 2/17/15

 

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