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At David Lynch's Festival of Disruption, the filmmaker wants artists with 'knowledge and mystery'

At David Lynch's Festival of Disruption, the filmmaker wants artists with 'knowledge and mystery'

As a fairly recent acolyte of filmmaker David Lynch, musician and comic Reggie Watts decided to indoctrinate himself: first with the 30 episodes of the original “Twin Peaks” TV series, followed by the film prequel “Fire Walk With Me,” before diving into this year’s 18-hour revival “Twin Peaks: The Return.”

“I really feel like I know the planet that he’s drawing from,” said Watts, an improvisational, free-associating artist also known as the leader of James Corden’s late-night TV house band. “He’s got a great dark sense of humor.”

Watts and others will be diving ever deeper into the director’s surreal universe this weekend for Lynch’s second Festival of Disruption amid what...

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