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Novemver, 2006

Added INLAND EMPIRE Articles and news, etc.

October, 2006

Added INLAND EMPIRE Articles and news, soundtrack info, etc.

September, 2006

Added INLAND EMPIRE Articles.

August, 2006

Added INLAND EMPIRE Articles.

August, 2006

Updated INLAND EMPIRE pages.

May, 2005

New Lynch Film "INLAND EMPIRE"! more...

I've been working on a redesign of The City of Absurdity for... well, a few years now and hope to finally get things done before the new movie is out.

September, 2001

Updated Mulholland Drive pages.

July 30, 2001

Added release date info for Mulholland Drive.

July 6, 2001

Completely updated Mulholland Drive pages. Added pages for new projects Dumbland and Rabbits.

May 8, 2001

Mulholland Drive is completed as a feature film and will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 16

February 18, 2001

Added About The Third Place – A concentration of lynchian themes, an essay by Ludovic Ligot, Paris 2001.

January 20, 2001

Happy Birthday David Lynch!!!

January, 2001

Over the past month I revamped the whole site (in order to hopefully improve navigation and design). This process is not entirely finished yet and will hopefully be completed in a few weeks. The latest addition to the City of Absurdity is a section dedicated to Lynch's prints/collographs.

I also added a page with information on the the Blackhawk Bridge illumination project in Lansing Iowa. The bridge was highlighted in the movie The Straight Story.

December 1, 2000

Added mpg-file for the new PS2 "The Third Place" commercial.

December 1, 2000

Added new Lynch Commercials for JC Decaux and PS2.

March 28, 2000

Added the new issue of the LynchLetter.

December 2, 1999

Added more interviews & articles, as well as reviews and pictures to The Straight Story page. Also added info on Traphik.

November 320, 1999

Added several The Straight Story reviews and the New Yorker article on Mulholland Drive.

August 16, 1999

Added release dates for The Straight Story, some new Wagner quotes to Lost Highway

July 8, 1999

Added complete lyrics to the Julee Cruise section, plus a link to a Straight Story biker chat. Also changed the look of the Julee Cruise, Jocelyn Montgomery, Industrial Symphony and Cowboy and the Frenchman pages.

July 3, 1999

Moved Dune, Blue Velvet, and Wild at Heart into new sub-directories. Added missing lyrics to Blue Velvet and Wild at Heart

June 29, 1999

Finished re-arranging the papers & essayes section, also added some new papers. Moved Twin Peaks and The Elephant Man to separate sub-directories.

June 22, 1999

Re-arranged the Papers & Essayes section.

June 22, 1999

Added some enlarged pictures for The Straight Story. Also added The Oblivious Transfer, a paper on Blue Velvet.

June 17, 1999

Added some more On location pictures to The Straight Story and redid the design and format of some pages.

May 31, 1999

Rearranged the Straight Story Pictures section und added more Lynch quotes to the about the film page as well as 2 interviews and a article to the articles section. Also added Kohn/Turner Gallery info for those interested in purchasing a piece of Lynch art.

May 28, 1999

Added some French Reviews, some more Cannes Press Conference info,Cannes Pictures as well as film stills and On Location pics to The Straight Story page. Also added article Babes in the Woods to Twin Peaks section and some important 450SEL 6.9 info to the Lost Highway Story Bord pg13

May 25, 1999

Added The Straight Story at the Cannes Film Festival info and articles.

May 17, 1999

Now that the new film is going to premiere in a few days I finally managed to move all Lost Highway pages into a subdirectory.

May 12, 1999

Finally managed to redo the Lost Highway Story Board. There are now on 26 pages over 200 pictures along with scripts exerpts. Très chic (hopefully).

May 8, 1999

Added US distribution info for The Straight Story.

May 7, 1999

I finally managed to set up a newsletter – named LynchLetter – that will inform you about David Lynch's recent projects, upcoming events and the latest updates to this site.
I also re-arranged the paintings section so that it's now (hopefully) more convenient to enjoy and some of the paintings are now available in a wee bit better resolution. The same is true for the photos, images and on location sections.

April 28, 1999

Added thesis The Detective in 'Twin Peaks' to papers section.

April 15, 1999

Added The Straight Story at Cannes announcement to news & rumors.

April 7, 1999

Added Swiss Lynch event announcement

March 24, 1999

Added 1999 TWIN PEAKS LYNCH FEST announcement to events section.

March 18, 1999

Added a great paper on Industrial Symphony and Chaos Theory

March 12, 1999

Added 2 Twin peaks articles Like Nothing On Earth... and A Sleeper with a Dream..., the Time Wild at Heart Review Wizard of Odd and a Time info piece on Fire walk with me.

March 11, 1999

Rearranged the David Lynch Quote Collection and added a few entries. Also added Capital Times article on The Straight Story.

March 9, 1999

Added articles A Mysterious End on Jack Nance, Famous for her Face... on Isabella Rossellini's role in Blue Velvet and The 25 Most Intriguing People of 1990: Laura Palmer. Plus Lost Highway review by Richard Rayner.

February 25, 1999

Added People Twin Peaks article, 1990 People article/interview by Jim Jerome, People Wild at Heart premiere report, and set report.

February 22, 1999

Added Fire Walk With Me reviews, Twin Peaks article and review, Blue Velvet review, six Lost Highway Reviews, a Hotel Room review and I added quite a few things to the David Lynch Quote Collection.

February 18, 1999

Added Lynch on Talk of the Nation transcript, Lux Vivens Review and Newsday, March 9,1997 interview.

January 20, 1999

Happy Birthday David Lynch!!!

Added new paper and several reviews. Finally finished the new year tune-up, i.e. I also changed the make-up a bit. Hope you like it.

January 18, 1999

Added Interviews&Articles related to the works of David Lynch page w/ articles on Jack Nance, Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini, Angelo Badalamenti, Roy Orbinson, et al., plus some Lost highway Reviews.

January 14, 1999

Completed the new year's tune-up. Moved Ronnie Rocket, One Saliva Bubble and The Metamorphosis to own pages. Also added Franz Kafkas short story to The Metamorphosis page. Plus some Mulholland Drive articles.

January 8-13, 1999

The regular new year tune-up. Changed the design quite a bit. Added a few things here and there. And hope it's like every year a wee bit better.

January 1, 1999

Happy New Year! Added Straight Story article from French Film Magazine Studio including quotes and lotsa pictures.

December 30, 1998

Forgot to tell you about the recent additions in the update section. Sorry. Here's what I did (as far as I remember): Added an Events site plus info on the City of Absurdity event Lynch Night: Lost in Darkness and Confusion. I'm also working on a German version of this site.

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