A Twin Peaks Podcast: A Podcast About Twin Peaks

A Twin Peaks Podcast: A Podcast About Twin Peaks

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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.


Twin Peaks: The Podcast Return
Aug 20, 2018 • 117 min
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…
Annie, Are You Okay?
Dec 4, 2017 • 80 min
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…
One Last Cup of Coffee
Sep 13, 2017 • 133 min
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…
Let’s Rock with Laura Dern
Sep 11, 2017 • 25 min
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…
Two Birds, One Damon Lindelof
Sep 7, 2017 • 67 min
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…
The Man, the Myth, the Dougie! Kyle MacLachlan Joins the Podcast
Sep 5, 2017 • 20 min
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…
Ep. 17/18: Going Home
Sep 4, 2017 • 210 min
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…
Finale Prep with Twin Peaks Scholar John Thorne
Sep 1, 2017 • 53 min
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…
Ep. 16: Things Really Came Together in Las Vegas
Aug 28, 2017 • 115 min
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…
Damon Lindelof Returns (To The Podcast)
Aug 24, 2017 • 63 min
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,…
Ep. 15: We ARE Going To Talk About Judy
Aug 21, 2017 • 116 min
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…
Ep. 14: Monica Bellucci Dreams and Fireman Prophecies
Aug 14, 2017 • 104 min
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…
Ep. 13: Just You and I (and Audrey)
Aug 7, 2017 • 78 min
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…
Ep. 12: Let’s Rock (Or Not)
Jul 31, 2017 • 66 min
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.…
Ep. 11: Black Hole Sun
Jul 24, 2017 • 68 min
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…
Ep. 10: Coming Together
Jul 17, 2017 • 70 min
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]
Ep. 9: Major Briggs Lives! (And Dies?)
Jul 10, 2017 • 74 min
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…
Robert Forster Joins the Podcast
Jun 30, 2017 • 33 min
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…
Ep. 8: A Lynchian History of the Universe
Jun 26, 2017 • 62 min
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…
Ep. 7: Laura Palmer’s Diary Returns
Jun 19, 2017 • 72 min
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…
Ep. 6: Hello, Diane
Jun 12, 2017 • 69 min
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…
Ep. 5: The Cow Jumped Over the Moon
Jun 5, 2017 • 62 min
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…
Ep. 4: Helloooooooo, Damon Lindelof!
May 30, 2017 • 68 min
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…
Ep. 3: It’s Not About the Bunny!
May 29, 2017 • 74 min
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…
Ep. 2: The Brain Tree, the Glass Box, and the Gray Lodge
May 22, 2017 • 65 min
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…
Ep. 1: The Morgans Are Coming For Dinner!
May 22, 2017 • 50 min
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…
Analyzing Twin Peaks Theories
May 19, 2017 • 43 min
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?…
Decoding Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
May 15, 2017 • 62 min
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…
Unwrapping Twin Peaks, Season 2
May 8, 2017 • 77 min
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…
Examining Twin Peaks, Season 1
May 1, 2017 • 66 min
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…
It Is Happening Again
Mar 24, 2017 • 1 min
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.