Welcome to Diane… #26

Join Rosie, Adam and Bob as they pick at episode 24 of Mark Frost and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, also known as Wounds and Scars.

Dashing Dale Cooper’s game of give and take with Wyndham URL becomes antipositional as the tokens move from hand to hand: Thomas Eckhardt leaves a final piece of his being at the mill. Donna accepts a trinket from a dead doctor. And Dick Tremayne serves up a smorgasbord of quite exquisite fashions.

‘Tis the season to be giving, so let’s talk about The Gift!

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What is striking, curious, is that this knot, like that, that I described as Borromean, you should now know why, is a support for thinking…That allows thinking to be written differently.

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Welcome to Diane… #25

This time on Diane the world of Mark Frost and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks feel alive with interior intelligence, as Rosie, Adam and Mark peer at episode 23, also known as The Condemned Woman, through the lens of ANIMISM.

A refreshed Benjamin Horne goes green, three angels find rapture in the lonely shore, and a beautiful woman gets eaten by the wood.

What is a drawer knob and, dear listener, what happened to Josie?

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If the world is truly quantum animated, then there is an immense amount of invisible inner experience going on all around us that is presently inaccessible to humans, because our own inner lives are imprisoned inside a small quantum system, isolated deep in the meat of an animal brain.

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Welcome to Diane… #24

SHE’S BACK! This week Rosie, Adam and Bob struggle to the end of the series’ rough patch, discussing the twenty-second episode of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks, sometimes called ‘Masters and Slaves’. The show we all love is here somewhere but it’s like a black film has grown over it.

This week on Diane then, we talk veils.

Windham Earle employs a surrogate, the mists at the Great Northern finally clear, and Evelyn mourns the passing of the wild ride. Work slowly and with care. Everything must be written in a steady, uncompromising hand.

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In the Heaven World, we look at Reality minus two veils. If I have in my Heaven World a friend whom I love, I see him minus two veils, As I know my friend here below, he and I are both veiled. I loved him when on earth; but when later after death I enter the Heaven World, then I shall see him minus two veils, and he will reveal to me certain attributes of himself.

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Welcome to Diane… #23

Things fall apart as Rosie takes a week off, leaving Ad, Mark and Bob to explore Episode 21 of Mark Frost and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, also known as ‘Double Play’ – and all without reasonable supervision.

Predictably enough boytime reigns and our #lads look at  this episode through the lens of SUPERVILLAINRY: Leo reasserts his authority over the Johnson house, Ben’s therapy takes a turn for the problematic, and the omens don’t look good for Dick and Andy. Amid the gathering darkness, the old goat and scarlet  woman have decided to adopt a child!

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He is no longer the pretext for a story: the story itself renders him homage. He can neither be destroyed nor accept modifications. He requires more of others than of himself. He is never completely invisible. His likeness can be seen through his face. His science is more precious than the word. It is not possible to guess it – and no one can doubt its power.

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Welcome to Diane… #22

Our theme is blackout, as the lights go off and we struggle for consciousness. Major Briggs is unable to recall his time in the woods, Jean Renault prays that the nightmare will end, and Leo Johnson wakes.

Things are happening out there in the dark, ladies and gentlemen.  Let us be your light.

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The now deceased emperor casually asked Zheng: What is the place of the ruler of mankind, should he unify heaven and earth, should he move the ghosts and spirits, like in the Xiangjing with many binding rules, how shall I govern?

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The Secret History of Twin Peaks

Welcome to this special mini episode of Diane…!

This week Rosie and Bob give their initial reactions to Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks novel, The Secret History of Twin Peaks. Listener, they liked it!

The whole Diane team will be covering The Secret History in MUCH more depth at some point in early 2017. This is just a first impressions kind of thing.

…And please be warned: in a change to our usual policy there be SPOILERS all over the flipping shop here, so proceed with caution unless you and Twin Peaks are very old and familiar friends.

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The first case assigned to Major Milford for Grudge was mind altering. It came to him from an oblique angle, and his work on it took place over a three-year period , at the end of which the polar axis of UFO investigation would shift yet again…

 

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Welcome to Diane… #21

This week Rosie, Adam and Mark get tangled up in Twin Peaks episode 19, also known as The Black Widow.

When Dale Cooper handed in his badge and gun he, and we, lost more than his earthly raiment and authority. Twin Peaks lost a lightning rod, and  this week on Diane storms strike haphazardly in the fashion of everyday magic.

Ben Horne raises a monolith, Little Nicky is plagued by persistent random misfortune, and Lana Milford is bewitching. Our monitors are pointed at deep space but perhaps the messages we’ve been intercepting are coming from right here in the woods.

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She guardeth the Abyss. And in her is a perfect purity of that which is above, yet she is sent as the Redeemer to them that are below. For there is no other way into the Supernal mystery but through her and the Beast on which she rideth.

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Welcome to Diane… #20

This week we cover Twin Peaks episode 18, also known as Masked Ball. As we find ourselves deep in season two the narrative structure seems to have collapsed

But isn’t this the fate of all structures?

Join us as  we channel the disembodied voice of Windom Earle and insist that THE KING MUST DIE. Ben Horne considers his fallen empire, Mayor Milford mumbles his way off stage, and Dale Cooper can no longer be constrained by the governing authorities of the FBI. Dear listener, it’s time to focus out beyond the edge of the board.

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Thou mayest go to the mountain
Whereon three temples stand,
And see there this affair.
Keep watch
Inspect thyself
And shouldst thou not bathe thoroughly
The Wedding may work thy bane.
Bane comes to him who faileth here
Let him beware who is too light. 

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Next episode: Tangled webs woven

Three days later: Welcome to Diane… #19.

In this episode Rosie, Bob and Mark explore the unfamiliar territory that is the seventeenth chapter of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks, A Dispute Between Brothers. Beware the ides of Twin Peaks, beware Mordred’s promise, beware the Baba-Yaga’s welcome, and beware all close encounters of the firs kind*.

The great beast has fled – for now – and so we enter the wilderness unafraid. Catherine found her way through the dark night of the woods, Norma’s witch is finally banished, and the Bookhouse Boys crossed into forbidden lands where the cops go clothed in red. Ladies and gentlemen, would you care to join us for an incredibly pleasant evening of night fishing? The choice is yours, but remember, if you want to catch little fish, you can stay in the shallow water. But if you want to catch the big fish, you’ve got to go deeper.

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The “alien” is as much a herald from the dark of the universe as it is a signal from the depths of our own minds. 


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