David Lynch. The Birth of the Golden Age of Television. Early Films. Attended Fine Arts school in Philadelphia The Grandmother (1970) AFI Supported family with odd jobs Worked on the script for Eraserhead (1977) Mel Brooks called him “Jimmy Stewart from Mars”. Surrealism.
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The Birth of the Golden Age of Television
Television mythologies allow viewers to feel like they are part of a special code. Shows with idiosyncratic mythologies tend to develop cult followings. Ex. Twin Peaks, Star Trek, X-Files, Lost
Also generated a rabid cult following
Development of character (of a dead girl) like Otto Primenger’s Laura
One of the most intriguing characters ever on television
Evil is represented as a an entity (rather than specific characters)
“Twin Peaks,” despite all its innovations, died an ignoble death, hemorrhaging viewers. Not even Lynch’s sort-of prequel film, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me,” could salvage the show.