2. In 2010, Takashi Tezuka (the director behind the earliest Legend of Zelda games) said that “Twin Peaks” was a huge influence behind “Link’s Awakening.”
“At the time, Twin Peaks was rather popular. The drama was all about a small number of characters in a small town,” said Tezuka. “So when it came to Link’s Awakening, I wanted to make something that, while it would be small enough in scope to easily understand, it would have deep and distinctive characteristics.”
3. You’ll have to thank Adrian Volovets for bringing all of this to its logical conclusion:
4. Here’s Laura Palmer’s theme:
- A conservation group in Zimbabwe reported that Jericho, the brother of beloved lion Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter. But some scientists monitoring the pride believe he is OK.
- Joe Biden has begun to "actively explore a possible presidential campaign," the New York Times reports.
- The trooper who pulled over Sandra Bland was disciplined for "unprofessional conduct" in the fall of 2014, records show.