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Peak peak Rumination 15: Verses of the same song

Peak peak Rumination 15: Verses of the same song

The #TwinPeaksRewatch schedule is at the bottom of the post! You can catch up, but it’d take a bit of serious binge watching… This week we hit episodes 25 and 26.

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Peak peak Rumination 14: It’s a pretty simple town

Peak peak Rumination 14: It’s a pretty simple town

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post! This week the #TwinPeaksRewatch is up to episodes 23 and 24.

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Peak peak Rumination 13: And the hippie too

Peak peak Rumination 13: And the hippie too

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post! This week the #TwinPeaksRewatch is up to episodes 21 and 22.

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Peak peak Rumination 12: Halfway through living it

Peak peak Rumination 12: Halfway through living it

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post! This week our the #TwinPeaksRewatch is up to episodes 19 and 20, and as conspiracies deepen, who better to write about these episodes than the mysterious Matthew Dentith! Illustration by Grant Buist (@fitz_bunny), check out his strip Jitterati. You’ll also find below the details of the original NZ screening of these episodes, courtesy Paul Scoones.

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Peak peak Rumination 11: Blessed with certain gifts

Peak peak Rumination 11: Blessed with certain gifts

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post! This week our the #TwinPeaksRewatch is up to episodes 17 and 18 but instead of diving into them, this entry by Amanda Lyons is delving into some unfinished business: the aftermath of the climactic events that have just unfolded. Illustration by Grant Buist (@fitz_bunny), check out his strip Jitterati. You’ll also find below the details of the original NZ screening of these episodes, courtesy Paul Scoones.

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Peak peak Rumination 10: That gum you like

Peak peak Rumination 10: That gum you like

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post! This week’s entry on episodes 15 and 16 is written by Paul Scoones (@paul_scoones), who is also behind the original screening info we’ve been including in every post – so you can see that down below as well. Thanks Paul! Illustration by Grant Buist (@fitz_bunny), check out his strip Jitterati.

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Peak peak Rumination 9: Missoula, Montana

Peak peak Rumination 9: Missoula, Montana

It’s not too late to catch up with the #TwinPeaksRewatch! Check the schedule at the bottom of this post!

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Peak peak Rumination 8: Sometimes the Can-Do Girls Can’t

Peak peak Rumination 8: Sometimes the Can-Do Girls Can’t

Have you started walking through the #TwinPeaksRewatch woods? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post!

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Peak peak Rumination 7: Bury her deep enough

Peak peak Rumination 7: Bury her deep enough

Have you started dancing the #TwinPeaksRewatch dance? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post!

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Peak peak Rumination 6: We want to help you

Peak peak Rumination 6: We want to help you

Have you started carrying the #TwinPeaksRewatch log? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post!

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Peak peak Rumination 5: Biting the bullet

Peak peak Rumination 5: Biting the bullet

Have you donned the #TwinPeaksRewatch saddle shoes? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post – episode seven is on the menu this week!

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Peak peak Rumination 4: Invitation to Love

Peak peak Rumination 4: Invitation to Love

Have you tasted the #TwinPeaksRewatch cherry pie? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post – episodes five and six are on the menu this week!

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Peak peak Rumination 3: Laughing at prayers

Peak peak Rumination 3: Laughing at prayers

Have you drunk the #TwinPeaksRewatch coffee yet? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post – episodes three and four are on the menu this week!

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Peak peak Rumination 2: Damn fine cup of coffee

Peak peak Rumination 2: Damn fine cup of coffee

Have you jumped on the Twin Peaks rewatch train yet? Check the schedule at the bottom of this post – episodes one and two are on the menu this week! That breathtaking image above is by Grant Buist (@fitz_bunny on Twitter), creator of legendary NZ comic strips Brunswick and the ongoing Jitterati.) Below: a writeup of the first episode of the regular series, which follows on from the pilot episode, so it’s sort of episode two ok?? This is by the marvellous Jenni Sands (@jennitalula on Twitter), who is currently reviewing the entire Empire Top 500 Movies list over on her blog. The format of this post is the same […]

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Peak peak Rumination: starting at the start

Peak peak Rumination: starting at the start

The Ruminator presents: The Official Ruminator Twin Peaks Rewatch Companion! In the coming months, we will follow along with the great Twin Peaks rewatch (see end of post). Join us every Tuesday for some tasty ruminations on Twin Peaks from a bunch of great writers! (Maybe including you?) This week: start your rewatch with the feature-length pilot to Twin Peaks! Here’s Ruminator regular Morgan Davie to set the scene… When Twin Peaks came to New Zealand, we were young. We liked St Elsewhere and Cheers and Dallas. It was Ancient Days, people. Your television was a curving screen the size of a magazine spread, and the picture was grainy and […]

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International, News, Politics, Uncategorized

Trump, the View From Moon Zealand

Trump, the View From Moon Zealand

For a while now I’ve wondered when exactly we should start taking seriously what is going on in US politics around Donald Trump. How foolish of me. The time is now.

by × March 31, 2016 × 1 comment

Feminism, News

Regarding “call-out culture”: the uncontained fury of the imagined teenage Tumblr feminist

Regarding “call-out culture”: the uncontained fury of the imagined teenage Tumblr feminist

Recently Jonathan Chait generated a lot of heat online for a New York mag piece raging about a new era of political correctness.

by × March 25, 2015 × 8 comments

Politics

Election 2014: Reckons Roundup (Updated)

Election 2014: Reckons Roundup (Updated)

After the election delivered National back into power, many people have been sharing their reckons. It has been hard to keep up with them all. So here is a roundup.

by × September 26, 2014 × 0 comments