“It was one of those days when the all of your summer dreams are burned out of your memory, like butt flesh on a super-heated backseat.”
Oh Pete and Pete, only you can make heat of 102 tolerable.
Twin Peaks is a series that screams “fall” to me. I can’t hear the intro without thinking of snuggling up under a blanket, cherry pie and a “damn fine cup of coffee.” The characters are so lovable, but often bizarre — Nadine and her eyepatch (and curtains), the backwards-speaking little person, Laura Palmer. There are infinitely more reasons to love this show, but ultimately, it’s certainly lives up to its cult status — which results in an incredible breadth and variety of fan art. Case in point, these can-size, miniature dioramas that show key moments from the series, including “the red room,” the scene of the crime (that’s Laura in a plastic bag, not a weird doobie, FYI) and many others.
Find more can-size dioramas in Box Artig’s shop on Etsy.
For everyone without a fireplace, channel the experience with this kitschy fix. Luuurve.
I am so thankful that I grew up with Popeye and Looney Tunes reruns on television. “Clean Shaven Man” comes into my head every now and again, and I thought it would be worth revisiting the original. Upon closer inspection as an adult, Bluto is a total bear, Shelly Duvall was perfectly cast as Olive Oyl, and Popeye is a clever ‘roid user with a half-paralyzed face. Discuss!
I’m getting itchy to pull out my copy of Rushmore and commence with the annual viewing. For some odd reason, probably deeply rooted in my continually teenange-ish mind, I can only watch it when the time is right.
That time, for me, is fall. There have to be some leaves on the ground and a nip in the air for the DVD to come out of the case.
As Ms. Cross once quoted, “Nihilo sanctum estne? (Is nothing sacred?)”
What’s your unfailing tradition?