Posts by Michael M. Hughes

twin peaks

Against Explanations: How to Watch the Return of ‘Twin Peaks’

There’s no wrong way to watch season 3 of ‘Twin Peaks’ but here’s the best way… If surreal times require surreal comic art, then David Lynch is the auteur we need right now. And the third season of Twin Peaks, returning 25 years after its initial run, is nowhere better synchronized with our sociopolitical meltdown as in this mashup tweet from co-creator Mark Frost: At almost halfway through the new season of Twin Peaks, it seems        …read more

tarot card reading

Tarot Card Reading with Beautiful Ancient Decks

In praise of the rich, evocative imagery of ancient decks in tarot card reading. If you read tarot cards and live in the US or England, or if you’ve had a tarot card reading outside of continental Europe, chances are the cards laid down in front of you were from the ubiquitous Rider-Waite deck or one of its many variants and clones. Occasionally, you might run into a reader who uses the Aleister Crowley–designed Thoth        …read more