All Roads Lead to Carcosa

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And so it ends.  Admittedly, there were some loose ends I would have liked to have seen sewn more tightly, but ultimately, for me, True Detective’s maiden voyage was a high point in television drama. I’m better for having watched it, though I fear the flood of imitations that are sure to follow in its wake. True Detective, I found, cut close to the bone of the type of stories I like to tell, that descent into darkness while clinging to the light. It was the perfect cocktail of drugs, sex, violence, and esoterica, a modern occult detective story with classic noir underpinnings. If nothing else, it has inspired me to continue on the path I’m on…

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One Response to “All Roads Lead to Carcosa”

  1. […] I drank the Kool-Aid regarding True Detective. I blogged about it twice, at the beginning and the end. I heralded it as brilliant television, as something altogether special. I proclaimed Nic […]

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