A Twin Peaks Podcast: A Podcast About Twin Peaks

A Twin Peaks Podcast: A Podcast About Twin Peaks Podcast

The show that changed television is back. Pour yourself some damn good coffee and join Entertainment Weekly’s men from another place, Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich, as they unwrap the plastic and examine the mysteries of Showtime's trippy horror-soap revival.

Gimme a Doughnut: Celebrating "Twin Peaks" 30th Anniversary
Jeff and Darren celebrate the 30th Anniversary of “Twin Peaks” with a look back at the original pilot episode. Has “The Return” changed our understanding of the series premiere? And are there new mysteries to uncover in the international pilot? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

“Watchmen” walks into “Twin Peaks”
Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich return for their annual look back at “Twin Peaks: The Return.” This year, they’re also talking about Jeff’s work on HBO’s “Watchmen,” and how the “Twin Peaks” revival compares to the other great shows of the decade. Plus: New theories!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Twin Peaks: The Podcast Return
One year after the Twin Peaks revival aired on Showtime, Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich rewatch the 18-part saga with fresh eyes, new opinions, and provocative discoveries. They discuss some theories, solve at least one Dale Cooper mystery, and address the show's Emmy nominations. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on Apple Podcasts and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theorie...

Annie, Are You Okay?
Surprise! Jeff and Darren return from the darkness to explore Mark Frost's "The Final Dossier." Questions are answered! A certain President enters the "Twin Peaks" mythos! And then there's Audrey. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Thank you all for your support! Credits:  Hosts: Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) and Darr...

One Last Cup of Coffee
With the end of the podcast now upon us, Jeff and Darren go back to the beginning, pondering the fractured chronology of Twin Peaks and daring to explain what it all means. They also have a special Twin Peaks-centric awards ceremony, and even share some memories. What year is this? Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Than...


Let's Rock with Laura Dern
Laura Dern joins Jeff and Darren for a special bonus episode to talk all about her mesmerizing performance as Diane and what it was like to work on-screen with longtime collaborator David Lynch. She also interprets one of the finale’s most poignant scenes, shares some fun stories about her Inland Empire and Wild at Heart days, and reveals if she’ll ever play Agent Cooper’s mysterious secretary again. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate...

Two Birds, One Damon Lindelof
The co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers returns to the podcast one final time to help Jeff and Darren understand the Twin Peaks finale. Come for the thoughtful analysis, stay for the unexpected prediction contest! Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. The show may be over but we're not! Stay tuned for more bonus episodes! ...

The Man, the Myth, the Dougie! Kyle MacLachlan Joins the Podcast
Kyle MacLachlan joins Jeff and Darren for a very special bonus episode to discuss his characters’ development and journeys throughout the 18-episode run of the David Lynch masterpiece. He also shares what it was like to film some of The Return’s most memorable scenes, how he interprets that last haunting scene in front of the Palmer house, and if there are more seasons to come. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave...


Ep. 17/18: Going Home
The epic finale podcast! Jeff and Darren struggle to understand who Agent Cooper is, who Laura Palmer is, and what Twin Peaks is. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. The show may be over but we're not! Stay tuned for bonus episodes coming soon! Credits:  Hosts: Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) and Darren Franich (@DarrenF...

Finale Prep with Twin Peaks Scholar John Thorne
John Thorne, co-creator of Wrapped In Plastic magazine and author of The Essential Wrapped In Plastic: Pathways to Twin Peaks, joins Jeff and Darren in a special bonus episode to break down the series' biggest mysteries. He explains why Dougie was so important to The Return, what to expect in the finale, and shares a theory that will give you chills. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing y...

Ep. 16: Things Really Came Together in Las Vegas
A wave of curious deaths is counterbalanced by an even more curious resurrection. Jeff and Darren puzzle through the season’s reality-questioning penultimate episode, with copious references to Inland Empire and the concept of the “tulpa.” All hail the Polish Accountant! Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every...


Damon Lindelof Returns (To The Podcast)
Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers (and a die-hard Twin Peaks fan), returns to the podcast to join Jeff and Darren for a special discussion about the season thus far. He shares his thoughts on if we'll ever see Dale Cooper again, which new character he's obsessed with, and where he thinks the season is headed. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the po...

Ep. 15: We ARE Going To Talk About Judy
It's another double-sized episode, as Jeff and Darren try to decipher Mr. C's strange journey to meet a long-lost FBI agent above the Convenience Store. Back in Twin Peaks, romantic triumph gives way to a tragic farewell. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from now until the end o...

Ep. 14: Monica Bellucci Dreams and Fireman Prophecies
At long last, David Lynch does superheroes! Learn the secret origin of James’ piledriver-gloved pal Freddie! Witness Andy Brennan’s cosmic awareness! Marvel at the mysterious continuing saga of high-jumping Bill! Also, Gordon Cole has a dream that’s a flashback that’s two all-star cameos at once. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks...


Ep. 13: Just You and I (and Audrey)
A familiar face takes the stage at the Roadhouse, while the mystery of Audrey deepens. Meanwhile, the two Coopers stare death in the face, and react appropriately. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from now until the end of the Showtime revival! Credits:  Hosts: Jeff Jensen...

Ep. 12: Let's Rock (Or Not)
Audrey's back! The secret history of the Blue Rose Task Force is revealed! Sarah Palmer has a bad day! And yet... nothing happens? Or doesn't it? Jeff and Darren discuss a frustratingly prolonged, tantalizingly mysterious episode of the Showtime revival. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new...

Ep. 11: Black Hole Sun
As Gordon Cole reaches through dimensions and the Briggs family works out some issues in the wildest episode of the season. Jeff and Darren ponder the possibility that the town of Twin Peaks is going crazy, and also try to launch Jim Belushi's Emmy campaign. Plus, they share their Comic-Con experience with the cast from the weekend! Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on th...


Ep. 10: Coming Together
Is this the most disturbing episode of "Twin Peaks" ever? Violent abuse abounds as Richard Horne reigns terror and betrayal haunts Gordon Cole. At least Janey-E is happy! Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from now until the end of the Showtime revival! Credits:  Hosts: Jeff...

Ep. 9: Major Briggs Lives! (And Dies?)
The FBI heads to Buckhorn, the Twin Peaks Sheriff's Department gets a message from Bobby's father, and Dougie remembers America. Everything starts to come together at the halfway mark, so join Jeff and Darren as they analyze the codes, coordinates, and cosmic events of the jam-packed ninth chapter. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Pea...

Robert Forster Joins the Podcast
In a very special bonus episode of the podcast, Robert Forster, who plays Sheriff Frank Truman on Twin Peaks, calls Jeff and Darren to discuss his experience working with David Lynch on the Showtime revival. Plus, he shares what he really thinks about Michael Cera's Wally Brando and reveals the scene he calls the "gem" of his entire career. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your though...


Ep. 8: A Lynchian History of the Universe
At the dawn of the Atomic Age, evil comes to Earth to conquer radio, and the only thing that can defeat it is a golden orb with Laura Palmer inside. Or something like that? Jeff and Darren boldly try to explain a cosmic hour of Twin Peaks. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from n...

Ep. 7: Laura Palmer's Diary Returns
Jeff and Darren ponder the future of Harry S. Truman, what really happened between Cooper and Audrey, and the moment Diane comes face-to-face with Dirty Cooper. Meanwhile, Sheriff Truman investigates the cliffhanger ending to season 2 and the dream sequence from Fire Walk With Me. It's the Twin Peaks episode we've waited 25 years for! Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on...

Ep. 6: Hello, Diane
Laura Dern makes her Twin Peaks debut! And while Dougie digs into his case files, an assassin sets off on a bloody, ice pick-wielding journey. In the words of Janey-E, "What kind of world are we living in where people can behave like this???" Also, Hawk finds something that has us thinking of Laura Palmer. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your ...


Ep. 5: The Cow Jumped Over the Moon
Dale goes to work, Dirty Cooper makes a call, and Amanda Seyfried makes her Twin Peaks debut... as the new Laura Palmer? Jeff and Darren explore the sprawling Part Five, with stops at the Pentagon, the Double R Diner, and at least one Dakota. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode fro...

Ep. 4: Helloooooooo, Damon Lindelof!
Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers (and a Twin Peaks obsessive), joins Jeff and Darren for a special episode to talk about his impressions of the first four parts of the Showtime revival season and his theories about the monster following Dale. Plus, Damon also discusses the penultimate episode of The Leftovers before this Sunday's series finale. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review!...

Ep. 3: It's Not About the Bunny!
Jeff and Darren dig into the mysteries and hilarities of Cooper's journey in episodes 3 and 4. They discuss tantalizing links to other David Lynch films and to certain Tom Petty tracks, and zero in on key ways these two hours fed back into Fire Walk With Me. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a...


Ep. 2: The Brain Tree, the Glass Box, and the Gray Lodge
Jeff and Darren dive deep into Twin Peaks mythology with an in-depth look at the events inside the Red Room. They also decode the mysterious glass box – and come up with some theories about What It All Means. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from now until the end of the Showtim...

Ep. 1: The Morgans Are Coming For Dinner!
Jeff and Darren begin digging into the two-hour Twin Peaks season premiere, discussing the return of fan-favorite characters and attempting to understand the mysterious happenings surrounding the nefarious, BOB-ified Dale Cooper. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We love hearing your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every Monday for a new episode from now until t...

Analyzing Twin Peaks Theories
With just days away from the premiere of the Showtime revival, Jeff and Darren read some listener emails and answer the burning questions that still remain: What's the significance of Teresa's ring? Was the identity of Laura Palmer's killer too obvious? Are Jeff and Darren the Chester Desmond and Sam Stanley of the podcasting world? Plus: the beauty of Angelo Badalamenti's score and brilliance of Mark Frost's The Secret History of Twin Peaks. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us a...


Decoding Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
Jeff and Darren rewatch the prequel film and analyze it from a few different perspectives. (What were David Lynch's intentions, and did they succeed?) They also share their crazy theories and discuss how the confounding movie may be relevant to the new revival series. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We'd love to hear your thoughts on the podcast, and any of your Twin Peaks theories. Come back every ...

Unwrapping Twin Peaks, Season 2
Laura Palmer's killer is revealed! The Giant Man arrives! Agent Cooper becomes Lumberjack Cooper! Jeff and Darren unwrap the incredibly awesome and deeply disappointing moments of Season 2. They also discuss where the show went off course, how it portrayed women at the time, and question what was Cooper's purpose in the first place. Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or email us at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We'd love to hear your thoughts on ...

Examining Twin Peaks, Season 1
Ahead of Twin Peaks' upcoming return, Jeff and Darren revisit Season 1 to examine the most memorable moments, plus share some fun behind-the-scenes stories. They discuss what made the show so special back then and why it remains awesome now, the best Lynchian moments, and pet theories (like how Agent Cooper = Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet). Tweet questions to @EWDocJensen and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at [email protected] Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We'd love to hear...


It Is Happening Again
Fire walk with EW’s Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich as they dissect the latest mysteries and reveal behind-the-scenes intel each week when the Twin Peaks revival debuts May 21. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...