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‘Twin Peaks’: How The Show’s Original Fans Created the Internet As We Know It Today

Original story at IndieWire• 2 mentions • 5 days ago

IndieWire 5 days ago

 
The original run of “Twin Peaks” has been credited with changing the way we think about television. But if you talk to media scholar Dr. Henry Jenkins, its influence goes beyond the small screen. Thanks to a subset of passionate fans in the early ’90s, “Twin Peaks,” created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, may have helped create media discourse on the internet as we understand it today. In fact, Frost revealed to IndieWire that it was something he was aware of at the time, answering a question that’s had hardcore “Twin Peaks” wondering for decades. READ MORE: David Lynch ...
 
 
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19 May
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