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Jung, Twin Peaks & Synchromysticism: A Northern Exposure Love Letter w/ Laura Shapiro & Recluse

Season 2

"Northern Exposure," film/TV, pop culture, 1990s, "Northern Exposure'''s legacy/influence, Pacific Northwest, Joshua Brand, Jeff Falsey, Jeff Melvoin "Twin Peaks," is "Northern Exposure" set in the same universe as "Twin Peaks," Carl Jung, Jungian psychology, Theosophy, magical realism, "Northern Exposure" vs "Twin Peaks," David Lynch, Mark Frost, "One Hundred Years of Solitude," Jungian archetypes, The Double in "Northern Exposure," The Shadow, Judaism, "Northern Exposure" and the Jewish experience in America, Judaism's influence on "Northern Exposure," metaphysics, Native Americans, shamans, synchromysticism, origins of synchromysticism, Robert Anton Wilson, James Shelby Downard, the influence of "Northern Exposure" on the synchromystical movement, community, Arcadia, community as a state of mind, why "Northern Exposure" still matters, "Northern Exposure" as a model of the 21st century community


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