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Subject: Re: Is Twin Peaks anti-woman? Are Twin Peaks fans?
From: chiang@iris.ucdavis.edu (Tom Chiang)
Date: 1990-11-16, 01:31
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <39597@ucbvax.BERKELEY.EDU> jbuck@galileo.berkeley.edu (Joe Buck) writes:
> >contains violence against women.  I would prefer that violence be depicted
> >as Twin Peaks does it, with all the horror that that violence really has,
> >than in the sanitized form that the rest of the media portrays it in
> >(exception: Hawk's knife in the back to rescue Coop and Harry at OEJ's.
> >I thought the TP gang were above that).

...i think everyone who keeps mentioning this is being a little too
critical of the show...they surely weren't going to be able to rescue
audrey w/o some sort of confrontation, and there was one involving
hawk and the knife...what would u have preferred?...julee cruise
crooning in the background?...how else would u have written it?...i
think they realized a confrontation was necessary, and made it short,
sweet, & to the point...like it should have been

console cowboy


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