posts by

Alejandra Martinez


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Part 8

This is the water and this is the well.

Everything I’ve written so far on Twin Peaks feels insignificant after this week. Read more.


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Part 7

I'll never forget it.

For the second week in a row, it looks like we’ve been getting closer and closer to putting it all together. Read more.


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Part 6

Don't die.

Every week on Twin Peaks, we are given an almost excessive amount of information. Read more.


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Part 5

The cow jumped over the moon.

Last week I talked about mixing the old and the new, but this week’s episode of The Return felt like a much more straightforward callback to the feel of the original in many ways. Read more.


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Parts 3 & 4

Call for help.

One of the most memorable things about the original Twin Peaks was its earnest quirkiness. Read more.


Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Parts 1 & 2

My log has a message for you.

Leave your coffee and slices of cherry pie at the door, everyone. David Lynch’s iconic Twin Peaks has returned with Lynch himself directing every episode -- and he does not care about your expectations. Read more.


“Below Her Mouth” Doesn’t Go Anywhere Else

Girl meets girl, sparks fly, but the story fizzles

A black screen accompanied by soft gasps and moans opens Below Her Mouth and gives viewers a hint of what they’ll be seeing for the next hour and a half. Read more.

#dothething, #feels, #popculture

Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now: A Playlist

Every day when your alarm goes off, your eyes flutter open and a sigh escapes your lips. Read more.

#feels, #popculture, #she-roes

7 Reasons Why General Leia Organa is the Hero We Need (and Deserve) Right Now

She’s a general, princess, leader of the Rebel Alliance, and a fascist-fighting badass — is there a better sci-fi lady to look to in our troubling times?

Leia’s tenacity and heroism are undeniable, essential, and resonant now more than ever. Here are 7 reasons General Organa is a hero worthy enough to face the challenges of our times. Read more.



A short story

The light bled through everything -- it was all Esperanza could see. Read more.