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David Lynch and Donald Trump: A brief, surreal history

A back and forth between a president and an art-house auteur sprung up this week, with a strange and misconstrued endorsement ultimately ending in rejection

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Andrew R Chow | NYT
The saga might not be as bizarre as a red room, a severed ear, or a dumpster monster — but it’s close. A back and forth between a president and an art-house auteur sprung up this week, with a strange and misconstrued endorsement ultimately ending in rejection.
 
On Saturday, the filmmaker David Lynch was interviewed by The Guardian while promoting “Room to Dream,” his idiosyncratic new biography. He mused on his marriages, the return of “Twin Peaks” — and President Trump. “He could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history because he has disrupted the thing so

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 9:27 PM IST

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