Sunday, David Lynch broke the collective hearts of millions of Twin Peaks fans the world over when he announced on Twitter that he’d be pulling out of the revived series because “not enough money was offered [by Showtime] to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done.”
Twenty-five years ago this week, Americans got their first glimpse of the small Northwestern town of Twin Peaks. They heard the chords of that theme song for the first time, and they had just begun to wonder, “Who killed Laura Palmer?”
Is this the summer of Kickstarter? We’ve seen no shortage of drives for off-the-wall causes, foremost among them that infamous Kickstarter for potato salad that has so far received more than $50,000 in pledges. But potato salad hasn’t cornered the market on weird ideas. Here are five that caught our eyes.