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Jun 3, 2024

She's dead! Wrapped in plastic!

Thought I'd open the drapes (and close them) (and open them again) (and close them) (and...oh, you've probably watched Twin Peaks, right? you get it) to remind you (or inform you, if you had no idea...I don't know your life!) that The Detective and the Log Lady, the weekly Twin Peaks (re)watch podcast I'm doing with Mike Muncer of The Evolution of Horror launches in earnest today with a discussion about the 90-minute pilot episode. Huzzah! And phew! That was a long sentence.


You can of course find the show wherever you getcher podcasts--your Apples and your...I don't know, Podplops or whatever--or you can listen right on the Evolution of Horror website.

From now on there will be a new episode every Monday. I doubt I will post reminders here every week, that seems like a lot if you ask me. I'm not sure why I feel so weird about possibly over-promoting my work on my own website, but hey, what's a little complex between friends, amirite. The point is, if you like the show, subscribe somewhere.

I love the weekly one-episode format, which is preventing me from any binge-watch urges and also makes the experience feel a bit retro. And I think it's cool as heck that there are listeners diving into the show for the first time, just like moi. Not sure why it took me so long to get to this show, but now that I'm here I'm excited to finally get invited to all the parties!

11 comments:

Richard said...

Loved it, and am extremely tempted to do a watchalong again.

Stacie Ponder said...

Thank you and DOOOOO ITTTTTTT

How long has it been since you've seen it?

The weekly aspect really has it feeling like a water cooler show, at least in my mind. A real vintage experience *cue the All in the Family theme song*

Tom said...

How exciting! I've been eager for a rewatch for the umpteenth time and I'll keep to your weekly rhythm, which just feels like the good old days.

Steve W said...

Twin Peaks has always been a blind spot of mine...but that ends now. I cannot wait to watch and listen along! So happy to have you back in my ear holes on a regular basis.

Jason Adams said...

I started re-watching with every intention of watching it weekly... and quickly found myself finishing the fifth episode lol. I DON'T HAVE THE WILLPOWER. Hopefully I can slow my roll and get back on the schedule with y'all because listening to the episode I was already forgetting what happens when. It doesn't help I also decided to watch the international pilot, which I'd never watched before and which drops in a shit-ton of spoilers for the entire season in its extra footage. But yeah the pod rocks, I am so excited to hear you take in the wackiness week by week!

Stacie Ponder said...

Oh yeah whether it's this or a movie or anything, I can only watch whatever it is the night before a recording. I need to keep it fresh! I can't do the "watch a week before we record" thing, I'll forget it all.

And Mike warned me well away from the Intl version, saying it was full of spoilers, so I'm saving it for a future rewatch.

Steve K said...

Whenever you say something that causes Mike to say "YES!" he says it in the exact way I imagine the person in the SICKOS meme/cartoon saying it.

Also, kudos to you on setting Peggy Lipton's resume straight!

MorganAC said...

Eye patches are always in style

Steve K said...

I'm here for the weekly recitation of the Bravo log lady intros!

(I totally get why you're not creating separate blog posts each week of the podcast; do you mind if we keep discussing it here?)

Unknown said...

I absolutely adore this podcast so far - I've been needing a reason to watch Twin Peaks for the first time (me and one of my best pals are huge horror lovers but when it comes to Twin Peaks he's a diehard fan and I've never seen it!) - it's also giving me my fix now that Gaylords of Darkness has ended.

I love the weekly format because I'm terrible for binging shows and not taking it all in properly. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the show as it progresses, I subscribe heavily to any and all Stacie Ponder content!!!

Stacie Ponder said...

@Steve - please, feel free to discuss forever! I wish there was a way for me to pin a post or something. If folks end up being interested in ongoing conversations, who knows, maybe I'll bite the bullet and make weekly posts :D At least that might help keep things to "current" spoilers only...

@Unknown, even though your name was in the comment notification, no idea what's going on there - thanks for the love! And I'm with you on the bingeing. I'm sure I'd be at least finished with season one by now if not for the weekly format. It's nice to savor it, especially when it's a red string-riddled show like this.