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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!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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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!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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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!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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Now Peaking Episode 13: The Orchid’s Curse - For Annual Subscribers

On Tuesday, March 7, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Maddy and Donna teamed up to steal Laura’s diary from housebound Harold. Agent Cooper and Sheriff Truman head north to try and recover Audrey from One Eyed Jacks. Her father Ben is distracted, though, when a strange Mr. Tojamura arrives with a generous offer for Ghostwood Estates. Plus Shelly and Bobby find out insurance money isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. So take a lift with Now Peaking as we break down this episode and get one day closer to finding out who killed Laura Palmer!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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Now Peaking Episode 12: Laura’s Secret Diary - For Annual Subscribers

On Sunday, March 5, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Ronette may be awake but Bob proved she’s not safe when he shoved a letter under her fingernail. Does Leland Palmer’s information about the Robertson in Pearl Lakes give the needed clue? Or can he even be believed when Jacoby fingers Leland in the murder of Jaques Renault? Jaques’ death has brought to town Jean, the third Renault brother, and he is out for revenge--and plans to use his new captive Audrey as the bait. Plus Donna meets Harold Smith, Nadine wakes up from her coma, and Albert reveals his true colors. So take the bait--get hooked on Now Peaking for all the details about The Man Behind Glass!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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Logan

For eighteen years Hugh Jackman has played Logan - the popular X-Men hero also known as Wolverine. His first appearance in 2000's X-Men helped launch the modern age of cinematic superheros. But now, after playing Wolverine nine times Jackman is ready to hang up his claws. His planned final performance is in Logan -- a violent and dour film that reteams Jackman with The Wolverine director James Mangold. Did Jackman save the best Wolverine for last? Join the Now Playing Podcast hosts to find out!

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