True Detective: Omega Station

Oh, thank Jeebus, we’ve finally reached the end of SoCal police investigate the great jewel heist of 1992. That’s what was going on, right? And something about the trains. Who the hell knows. True Detective season 2 has come and gone like a tornado consisting of cigarette smoke and cocaine. Thusly, an odd season of…

True Detective: Black Maps and Hotel Rooms

We’re almost at the end of the road. Our long, mild, national nightmare is almost over. There is only more episode left in True Detective season 2. The old detecting gang sure have gotten into some hijinks over the last 7 weeks, living through mildly traumatizing shootouts, stabbing people at classy orgies, and doing cocaine-fueled…

A Really Late True Detective Post: Other Lives / Church in Ruins

Hello and welcome back to the True Detecting of True Detective. Oof, that’s a terrible title. Definitely not using that. Are you guys still on board? The buzz around season two has ranged from negative to nonexistent. It’s still drawing good ratings, not that those have ever been HBO’s top priority, but it’s just not…

True Detective: Down Will Come

Hey guys, you still with us here? This volume of True Detective is a real stop and go affair. Let’s talk about Velcoro’s family sbdji slb bd bklsdzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Look, there’s a weird corpse! “Down Will Come” continued that trend, rambling along for the first 40ish minutes and finishing strong.   Insemyonation Last week, Semyon procured…

True Detective: Maybe Tomorrow

Hi all, here is some filler to avoid any spoilers that might show up in even the preliminary description. That is if everyone hasn’t tuned out already. How was your 4th? Yeah, I know, that’s way too many hot dogs! Classic Mark. Oh, we’re good now? Lettttttttt’s go!   Die Another Day Well, I sure…

True Detective: Night Finds You

Before checking out the second episode of True Detective’s second season, “Night Finds You”, I took another look at the premiere. I didn’t particularly care for it the first time around, what with its ultra-manliness and ridiculous dialogue. Looking at it a second time, however, and knowing what to expect, I actually enjoyed it a…

'True Detective' is Back and More Serious Than Ever

The first season of True Detective was huge. The show was everywhere. Why wouldn’t it be? True Detective had a ton going for it between Cary Fukunaga’s dynamic direction, the creepy Louisiana setting, and compelling lead performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. There was an air of mystery and hints of Lovecraftian horror that…

Here's a Whole Bunch of True Detective Season 2 News and Rumors

Variety has reported that Justin Lin, the man behind 3 installments of the thought provoking and emotionally devastating Fast and the Furious series is in talks to direct some episodes of the second season of True Detective. The first season was praised for its cinematography and direction under Cary Fukunaga, who had directed all 8…

Breaking Bad Wins Another Barrel Full of Emmys

I didn’t watch the Emmys, mostly because FXX is still playing every episode of The Simpsons. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know Season 10 is where things start to go sour, but it’s still got Pinchy and Mark Hamill and Max Power. I couldn’t resist. I didn’t miss too much since most of the same people…

True Detective: Thoughts on the Season Finale and Podcast

In case you haven’t figured it out by now, there’s spoilers below. But are there really any spoilers when time is a flat circle? From the first note of The Handsome Family’s Far From Any Road, you know that True Detective is a different show. The haunting song accompanies the show’s opening credits and sets…