Videos/Pics from David Duchovny’s acoustic set at The Imperial in Vancouver 10/14/17.
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David Duchovny returns to Twin Peaks
CAUTION THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS SHORT RECAP OF DAVID’S TWIN PEAKS RETURN AS DENISE.
If you have not watched up through Episode 4, be prepared to be spoiled completely about David’s scene!
First of all, we never anticipated David’s scene to actually be with David Lynch. How awesome is that? What a nice treat. Not only reprising his character in a cameo of iconic tv show, but having the opportunity to do that cameo with the shows creator. It can’t get better than that.
There was also a wink-nod to X-files fans:
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If you are up to date on the series, you already know that Lynch has returned as FBI Deputy Gordon Cole, with the character of Gordon playing an even larger role than in the original series this go-round.
After being escorted into her office by none other than Richard Chamberlin’s “Bill Kennedy”, Gordon enters the office of the Chief of Staff and is notified that she is in a meeting.
Denise, now the Chief of Staff, enters with a big smile on her face. She thanks Gordon for coming in and asks him “what have you got?”
“It’s Cooper” Gordon says “We’ve found him”
When Gordon explains they found Cooper (unaware it’s actually Cooper’s doppleganger), in South Dakota, Denise says she heard.
Denise questions Gordon about bringing the beautiful younger agent Preston with him to South Dakota. “Really Gordon?” she quips..
“What are you getting at” asks Gordon. Denise shoots her an inquisitive look, brilliantly played by Duchovny.
Gordon then refers back to a time when he was her boss. Gordon points out how he supported her through her transition from Denis to Denise. ” .. when you became Denise, I told all your colleagues – those clown comics, to fix their hearts or die.”
Denise replies “As I’ve said many times before Gordon, I can never repay you enough for that kindness.” –Again a very heartfelt and sincere moment between the two characters, well played by both actors.
Gordon mentions that “Agent Tammy Preston has the stuff..”
Denise says she is speaking more as a woman now rather than the Chief of Staff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.. adding the funny line– “..Don’t you love saying that line at once. Federal Bureau of Investigation all at once. Unabbreviated? It just gives me such a thrill!”
Gordon agrees it is thrilling. Denise mentions that agent Preston is “so beautiful.” Gordon replies by flattering Denise stating “There’s room in this Federal Bureau of Investigation for more than one beautiful woman.”
Apparently flattery will get you everywhere! This makes Denise blush. “You know normally I can’t think like this. I have to forgo all that and grow balls of steel to do this job and it’s.. it’s a bitch–let me tell you sometimes. Not to mentions the screaming hormones”
Gordon’s response hormones comment …
Denise apologizes, saying that she trusts Gordon, “And I believe you’re on the trail of something big” she says. “10-4 Good buddy” Gordon responds.
After Gordon exits, we see a wide shot of Denise standing behind her desk fanning herself.
The scene was very sweet and cute. It was nice to see this character again and to see her in an authoritative powerful government position.
We’re very happy Denise had a chance to make her return in the series. Twin Peaks fans have been expressing their delight in seeing David reprise his role.
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We also did an hour long live video vlog discussion (Yes ONE HOUR) about episodes 1-4. I apologize for the sound. Something happened during the streaming process. Again don’t watch unless you want to discuss in detail everything that happened in those episodes.
The Beatles’ iconic album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, turns fifty on June 1, and, to celebrate, the book In Their Lives hits shelves today (May 23).
Edited by Andrew Blauner, the book features essays by the likes of Roz Chast on “She Loves You,” Jane Smiley on “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” Rosanne Cash on “No Reply,” Gerald Early on “I’m a Loser,” Rick Moody on “The End,” Maria Popova on “Yellow Submarine,” David Duchovny on “Dear Prudence,” Chuck Klosterman on “Helter Skelter,” David Hadju on “You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)” and more.
Click HERE to read an excerpt on David’s piece about “Dear Prudence”
David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson on “X-Files” Revival | E! Live from the Red Carpet
David and Gillian answered several X-files related questions about the upcoming Season 11. When asked about the Season 10 cliffhanger with Mulder and Scully, both seem to be in the dark about what Chris Carter has planned for their characters. “Chris Carter has not told me yet whether I’ve managed to save the human race” Gillian told E! “But given that we’re doing ten episodes that I save it for ten episodes worth of time.”
David also commented on something that MANY fans have literally been begging for on twitter, blogs and other social media platforms – the possibility of him contributing to the writing team “I don’t think that the people playing the characters are the best judges of where the show should go. Nor do I think the fans are to be honest with you”
(insert screaming face emoji here)
I do think that the show would benefit from David contributing to the story arcs as he did in the past. Some of my favorite mythology episode arcs were those that he developed with Chris Carter. They were some of the best episodes of the series in my opinion.
In regards to doing an X-files musical episode David laughed and said “I don’t think that’s a good idea but I’d be down for it. Sure.” Gillian on the other hand made it clear it was not something she would want to do “No. Nah-uh. No. No. No” she said.
While we clearly adore David’s music and have no doubt they could both make it work, I would have to side with Gillian on this one.
Excited for The X-files Season 11 yet? We’re definitely getting there! Here is something to hold you over until we (hopefully) start getting set pictures in August.
The elephant in the room – David’s arm is in a sling! We don’t know what happened but we hope it wasn’t too painful and hope he’s on his way to a speedy recovery. Between his injury and Gillian Anderson’s broken foot, it was an interesting sight on stage at the Webby Awards. David presented Gillian with the Best Actress award for her critically acclaimed role on The Fall.
The Webby awards ceremony will be available to watch on Youtube tomorrow.
In the meantime, we have some clips we have gathered from around the Twitterverse.
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Gillian Anderson: I would like to thank… pic.twitter.com/fNEQNDb5Rw
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After last week’s murder finale, “Aquarius” proved it has graduated to a different caliber television show. It continued that trend in Episode 9 — “Why?” — by tackling every hot issue, including race, gender and police violence.
It’s Christmas in LA, 1967, and there’s a storm brewing. The most brutal episode of the series kicked off with Ken Karns (Brian F. O’Byrne) visiting Manson once again. This time he’s there to break ties with him. Last week’s episode ended with Ken digging up the body of the girl he apparently killed and for whom Manson took the fall. Without the burial site to lead the police to, Ken no longer has to fear Manson. Rather than be enraged at the news he’s lost his leverage, Manson is inspired. He makes a speech about people being trapped in their own worlds and not allowing his love to set them free. The rant ends with him asking Ken directly if he loves him.
Meanwhile, Shafe (Grey Damon) is still covered in blood from witnessing Jimmy Butano’s murder last week. He’s back at the precinct telling Hodiak (David Duchovny) and Cutler (Chance Kelly) he’s not willing to make himself a witness to the murder if it means blowing his cover. He wants the entire drug trafficking operation, not just one guy. He and his informant Mike (Jason Ralph) go back to the brothel to get in good with Roy (David Meunier) and Lucille (Clare Carey), who are taking over the drug ring. He’s just making some headway when he gets a call from Hodiak, bringing the worst kind of news.
Charmain (Claire Holt) was out on her first ride along with two male police officers. They were getting breakfast at a coffee shop in a Black Panther-friendly neighborhood when a hooded gunman walked in and mercilessly shot the two male officers. Charmain, through a combination of luck and training, escaped unscathed. With two cops dead, it’s all hands on deck as the entire force converges on this one investigation.
Hodiak, who has proved time and again to be the honorary mentor and father figure to Charmain, manages to snap her out of shock and rely on her detective training to give him the clues he needs to track down the shooter. She didn’t see much but, in an emotional scene between the two characters, she was able to provide a description of the getaway car and that the shooter was white.
As the police track down every lead, Shafe pulls Hodiak aside to reveal he’s got a member of the Black Panthers in the neighborhood at the station. In a surprising move, Hodiak lays his cards on the table and gives up every bit of information they have on the shooter, including the fact that he believes it’s a white man. Hodiak managed to get him to use the Panther’s power to help the police canvas the neighborhood. He convinces the Panthers leader that the only way to keep SWAT teams from being a constant presence in the area is to catch the killer. As the police continue to chase leads throughout the night, word comes that two more police officers have been shot to death in the same area.
With the Panther’s help, Hodiak and Shafe make it to the residence of Glen Lesick, who is absolutely the shooter given how very villainous he looks. Shafe approaches the house with an excuse about owing Lesick money. His cover confirms Lesick is in the house but forces him to go inside. Hodiak goes around back and manages to bust in at the right moment to save Shafe from getting his brains splattered all over the kitchen wall.
Here is where things get really out of control. Lesick’s lawyer makes it clear to police he’s going to tear their case apart in court because they have no hard evidence linking him to the crime. Hodiak immediately pulls Charmain into the men’s locker room and, right in front of everybody, tells her that sometimes being a detective means breaking the rules. He tells her he needs her to lie and say she is able to recognize Lesick from the coffee shop even though he was wearing a mask at the time. She’s hesitant about lying, but once Hodiak makes it about being a real detective or a fake one, he manipulates her into violating her ethics.
The intense episode ends with Hodiak alone at a bar sipping a margarita with a little surprise floating in it. After Ken convinced Manson he can’t go after Hodiak with a gun without bringing the fury of law enforcement down on him, his followers and Ken himself, Manson decides to try and open Hodiak’s mind. He has one of his girls slip, what is presumably, LSD into Hodiak’s drink as he takes a big long gulp from the glass.
“Aquarius” airs Saturday nights on NBC at 9 p.m. EDT.