3 Wild Reddit Theories About Mapleton's Wild Dogs

3 Wild Reddit Theories About Mapleton's Wild Dogs

As series co-creator Damon Lindelof has admitted, there’s more to the animals of Mapleton than meets the eye. In this week’s "Solace for Tired Feet," the town’s wild dogs once again rear their furry heads. Kevin Jr.'s new "pet" had fans on Reddit buzzing about what the canines mean for the Garveys and Mapletonians at large. 

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Is Holy Wayne a Scammer or Savior?

Is Holy Wayne a Scammer or Savior?

The climax of Sunday's episode of The Leftovers, "Guest," involved an emotional moment – and potentially magical hug – between Nora Durst and Holy Wayne. Writer Kath Lingenfelter admits that "the way that Nora associates with people has changed," but does that mean that Wayne has a supernatural touch? Watchers debate the merits of Wayne's enterprise.

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Writer Kath Lingenfelter Explains 6 Big Ideas From 'Guest'

Writer Kath Lingenfelter Explains 6 Big Ideas From 'Guest'

Sunday's episode of The Leftovers pulls back the curtain on one of Mapleton's most grief-stricken residents, Nora Durst. Supervising producer Kath Lingenfelter, who penned the hour, spoke to WatchingTheLeftovers.com about the origin of some of the episode's most provocative elements. 

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3 Questions That Will Be Answered in the Nora Durst-Focused 'Guest'

3 Questions That Will Be Answered in the Nora Durst-Focused 'Guest'

As the tease makes very clear, this Sunday’s episode of The Leftovers is all Nora, all the time. So what can viewers expect to see? A better understanding of Mapleton’s most grieving woman? "I feel like in this episode we do give several answers," writer and supervising producer Kath Lingenfelter says.

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The Biggest Questions (and Theories) About the Guilty Remnant

The Biggest Questions (and Theories) About the Guilty Remnant

The all-white clothing. The smoking. The vow of silence...The Guilty Remnant certainly holds to some nonconventional principles. This week, even more eyebrows were raised when the G.R. – including Laurie Garvey and Meg – broke into Mapleton's homes and confiscated family photos they found inside, leaving frames empty. Audiences largely wondered what – and don't let the irony escape you here – the G.R. was trying to say.

WatchingTheLeftovers.com scoured online discussion, pulling together a handful of insights addressing watchers’ biggest questions about the G.R.

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Why Does He Persist? A Dream Analyst Interprets Matt Jamison's Dream

Why Does He Persist? A Dream Analyst Interprets Matt Jamison's Dream

Sunday's episode of The Leftovers, "Two Boats and a Helicopter," includes a dream sequence that touches upon Rev. Matt Jamison's childhood cancer diagnosis, the fire that killed his parents, the Oct. 14 car accident that left his wife in a vegetative state, and his pre-Departure sex life (complete with a surprise cameo from Laurie Garvey). What does it all mean? Dream analyst David Bedrick broke it down for HBO.com.

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Who Is Kevin's Mysterious Visitor?

Who Is Kevin's Mysterious Visitor?

It's no wonder that Kevin Garvey's confidence was shaken in "Penguin One, Us Zero" – his late night activities with the "mystery man" were called into question by everyone around him: his therapist Anthony, boss Lucy Warburton, direct report Dennis and even his daughter, Jill. Viewers had their own theories about the lonely dog shooter… none of which bode well for Kevin's mental state.

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'Penguin One, Us Zero' Writer Kath Lingenfelter Answers 7 Burning Questions

Kath Lingenfelter is a busy writer. Not only did she pen Sunday's episode of The Leftovers, "Penguin One, Us Zero," the scribe live-tweeted the hour, offering a bunch of insider tidbits that were both funny and informative.

Below is a round-up of seven answered questions from Lingenfelter's Sunday-evening missives.

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