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Yes, it's true, David Lynch, director of such perverse favorites as Eraserhead, Elephant Man, Wild at Heart, Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, Straight Story, Mulholland Drive, and INLAND EMPIRE, is shilling organic coffees. David Lynch Signature Cup consists of one espresso, one house roast and one decaf house roast, each available in full bean or ground.
Coffee may not seem a huge stretch for the director/writer/producer, given his Twin Peak characters' frequent references to 'a damn fine cup of coffee'.
Twin Peaks, Episode #1.2, 1990
FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper: [to the waitress who has just poured him a cup of coffee] Wait a minute, wait a minute.
[he savors his first sip]
FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper: You know, this is - excuse me - a damn fine cup of coffee. I've had I can't tell you how many cups of coffee in my life and this, this is one of the best.
above: Kyle MacLachlan as coffee-loving Agent Dale Cooper in David Lynch's Twin Peaks
Partial proceeds from sales of the coffees, available in three different roasts, goes toward a Film Scholarship Fund in his name at the American Film Institute Conservatory.
The Organic House Roast:
The Organic Espresso
The Organic Decaf French Roast
More about it:
I'm just hoping I don't find an ear in my canister.
He is also the founder and chairman of the Board of Trustees of the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace.
Buy David Lynch Coffees and more here
Above: in case you wanted a David Lynch designed coffee cup from which to drink your Signature Cup coffees, buy it here.