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Now Peaking Episode 22: Double Play - For Annual Subscribers

On Sunday, March 19, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Windom Earle took his first life, and pawn, in his chess game with Cooper. How does this tie to the death of his wife, Caroline?  The mysterious Thomas Eckhardt also arrives in town to claim his ownership of Josie. What dastardly things does he have in store for the mill owner, as well as Catherine and her newly revived brother Andrew? And not in Twin Peaks, Donna tries to help James escape Evelyn Marsh’s web of murder and lies. All this, plus Major Briggs in the White Lodge, in this episode of Now Peaking!

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Now Peaking Episode 21: Checkmate - For Annual Subscribers

On Saturday, March 18, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Major Briggs returned from his mysterious encounter in the woods. He keeps talking about the White Lodge. What clues does this hold? And is it related to Windom Earle, Cooper’s former partner who is fixed on a life-or-death stakes game of chess? Can Cooper even plot the next move while trying to capture murderous Jean Renault? The game is afoot on this episode of Now Peaking, so join us!

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Now Peaking Episode 20: The Black Widow - For Annual Subscribers

On Friday, March 17, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Doug Milford died while in bed with his new wife Lana. She bewitches the men at the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Department, but is she actually a witch? Mayor Dwayne Milford seems to think so!  But Dick thinks the true evil spirit in town is Little Nicky, the orphan he has taken under his wing.  Meanwhile, Ben Horne hires Bobby to spy on Hank. Hank’s drug-dealing partner Ernie is captured by DEA Agent Denise Bryson, and may be able to help prove Agent Cooper’s innocence.  Meanwhile, James left town...and the story went with him! What is he up to? Join the Now Peaking hosts as we review this episode of Twin Peaks and bide time for a few more episodes!

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Now Peaking Episode 19: Masked Ball - For Annual Subscribers

On Thursday, March 16, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Doug Milford, brother of Mayor Dwayne Milford, is getting married to a woman young enough to be his great-granddaughter. Meanwhile, Dick Tremayne tries to prove his worthiness as a father by entertaining Little Nicky, and possible father Andy joins in this My Two Dads meets Problem Child scenario. Wait...who are these people? Well, at least Agent Cooper is still in town while he’s investigated by cross-dressing DEA Agent Denise Bryson, played by David Duchovny. Join the Now Peaking hosts as we navigate the waters and bide time until the next major murder mystery in town!

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Now Peaking Episode 18: Dispute Between Brothers - For Annual Subscribers

On Wednesday, March 15, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Leland Palmer is laid to rest. Case closed, Agent Cooper prepares to leave town...after a late night fishing trip with Major Briggs.  So it’s business as usual in Twin Peaks, with Hank again dealing drugs, and Shelly is left to mop up after Leo while Bobby tries to blackmail Ben Horne. With Cooper out of the picture, is Bobby in Audrey’s sights? And with the case closed, what is the hook to keep viewers coming back? We hope you keep coming back to Now Peaking as we answer those questions and more!

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Wild at Heart

David Lynch was hitting a career peak in 1990. First, his show Twin Peaks became a national obsession.  Then his new film Wild at Heart won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.  But this movie, combining Barry Gifford's eponymous novel with The Wizard of Oz, did not find universal acclaim.  Can Nicolas Cage win over the hearts of our critics? Listen to find out!

 
Then head to NowPeakingPodcast.com and hear reviews of every episode of Twin Peaks! It's part of Now Playing's Spring '17 Donation Drive.  Every dollar helps keep Now Playing going!
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Episode 17: Arbitrary Law - For Annual Subscribers

On Saturday, March 11, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: The Laura Palmer murder case was closed once and for all. Yet questions still linger. “The owls are not what they seem,” the Giant said. So what is happening in Twin Peaks? How are the Palmers connected? And why is Major Briggs suddenly a major character? It’s time for answers, and they’re in this episode of Now Peaking!

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Now Peaking Episode 16: Drive With a Dead Girl - For Annual Subscribers

On Friday, March 10, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: The literary irony was thick! Audiences knew who killed Laura Palmer but Sheriff Truman and Agent Cooper were still in the dark. Ben Horne was arrested, but it’s one of many problems for the real estate developer as Bobby found a tape connecting Ben with the mill fire. Hank has also returned to Twin Peaks with his own dirt on Horne. And Catherine reveals herself to her former lover--and reveals his alibi comes with a price. As does this podcast--just $0.99! So grab a cup of joe, your golf clubs, and your earbuds to listen to this episode of Now Peaking!

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Now Peaking Episode 15: Lonely Souls- For Annual Subscribers

On Thursday, March 9, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: The killer is revealed!  Twin Peaks viewers finally get closure to the lingering question “Who killed Laura Palmer”. So who was it? Did lustful lothario Ben Horne do the deed? Was Bobby the murderer in a jealous rage? Was it Leo as part of a dangerous sex game? It’s time to stop peeking and have all be fully revealed--so join the Now Peaking hosts as they discuss this Lynch-directed episode!

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Now Peaking Episode 14: Demons - For Annual Subscribers

On Wednesday, March 8, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: It was a time for goodbyes.  Donna and Maddy steal Laura’s secret diary, ending her flirtatious relationship with shut-in Harold. Her romantic reunion with James has Maddie sensing it’s her time to return home as well. Josie is also leaving town for good with the mysterious Mr. Lee. But Leo isn’t going anywhere--the catatonic thug can’t even lift his face out of a cake. All this and a small Mexican chihuahua are in this episode of Now Peaking, so stop delaying and press Play now!

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