Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Diane hypothesis
From: ewm@caen.engin.umich.edu (Ernst W Mayer)
Date: 1991-01-14, 12:35
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

I was catching up on movies over the holidays, and I saw something which
may explain who "Diane" is, or at least where the idea may have come from.
In the Rob Reiner - directed movie "Say Anything", Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack)
is in love with the high school valedictorian, Diane Cort (I forgot who played
Diane.) After she breaks up with him (and gives him a ball point pen, to
assuage his impending grief,) he starts driving around in his car at all hours
and recording his thoughts on a small, hand - held tape recorder. If I recall
correctly, he starts one of these "conversations" off by saying "Diane,...".
Recall that the first reference to "Diane" in TP is a shot of Cooper in his
car, about to enter Twin Peaks, speaking into his tape recorder.
This of course does not explain who "Diane" in TP is, or if she even exists,
just my $.02 worth.

Any comments to support or refute this, either to the email address below
or to the net, will be appreciated.

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