True Detective Archive


My continuing commentary on HBO’s True Detective.

Oh, season two. This is no sophomore slump, I’m afraid, but more of a belly-flop into a pool of hardening concrete.

The io9 article that started it all:
The One Literary Reference You Must Know to Appreciate True Detective (io9). Over 1 million page views and counting.

Full blog entries.

Do Obscure Literary References Hold the Key to Unlocking True Detective? (The Connectivist)

And then the King in Yellow spread his malign influence over the planet—here are a few selected spawnings: