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'True Detective' Meets 'The Family Circus' Is Pure Evil Genius

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

When one recalls the adorable, kid-friendly comic strip "The Family Circus," our memories don't exactly conjure thoughts of overwhelming existentialis...

True Detective and the Satanic Panic

Maurice Chammah | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media
Maurice Chammah

I took my time finishing the final episodes of True Detective. The twists and turns demand contemplative viewing, at least until the end. The detectiv...

Netflix, HBO Accused Of 'Unfair' Practices

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf had a lot to say about the current state of the TV business when he took both HBO and Netflix to task for what he called...

A Juice Box Becomes A Flat Circle In This 'True Detective' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.12.2014 | TV

What do you get when you mix those Beck Bennett AT&T commercials and Rust Cohle of "True Detective"? Some serious philosophical education. Someone ...

You Have To See Pete Holmes' 'True Detective' Parody

Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy

Ok, seriously, we promise, this is the last "True Detective" parody we'll post. But "The Pete Holmes Show" really knocked this one out of the park, wi...

Moby Talks Apocalypse and True Detective

Jose Martinez | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

Introverted, sober and not part of the Hollywood scene, it almost makes sense Moby would become interested in creating his own "cult."

Netflix Can Usually Predict What You'd Like, Except When It Can't

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.19.2014 | TV

It can be hard to know what to watch on Netflix with their overwhelming amount of TV shows and movies. We've already given you a few tips and trick...

True Detective: Dude, Where's My Carcosa

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Like its gritty heroes, the show is mesmerizing, good-hearted, occasionally brilliant -- and occasionally flawed.

Patton Oswalt Channels Rust Cohle

Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy

Sure, there have been a lot of Matthew McConaughey in "True Detective" impressions — some pretty great — but in this promo for the Comedy Central ...

What To Watch This Weekend, Because There's No 'True Detective' Ep. 9

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski and Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.15.2014 | TV

If you're looking forward to Sunday night's episode of "True Detective" ... don't. There's not going to be one. Though one of the most exhilarating, e...

Mystery Of 'True Detective' Credit Cameo Solved! (Sorry, Sasha Gray)

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.13.2014 | TV

UPDATE: March 13 -- Sometimes in a flat circle, you pass yourself coming the other direction, and sometimes in a flat circle you think you're looking ...

Watching TV Religiously

David S. Simon | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

I'm just wondering, in the spirit of debate, if the golden age of drama television is really a second coming -- or perhaps a third and our holy water ...

Look Who's Starring In 'True Detective' Season 2

Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy

If the close of season one of "True Detective" has got you down, fret not! Season two will be here before you know it, and some other familiar faces a...

Mike Ryan

Why Your TV Series Finale Sucks | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.11.2014 | TV

The HBO series “True Detective” on Sunday night finished its eight-episode arc exploring the partnership between one Detective Rustin Cohle (Matth...

The McConaissance or "I Wear No Mask"

Timothy Braun | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

In The McConaissance, McConaughey has become not an anti-hero, but an anti-matinee idol.

Leo vs. Matthew -- Two Guys Defining What it Means to Be an American Man

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.

'True Detective' 8-Bit Theme Song Is Just Too Perfect

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Going through "True Detective" withdrawals already? A guy going by the moniker Mike 2600 on SoundCloud has created something that just might cheer you...

Here's What 'True Detective' Season 2 Will Be About

Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Even though the first season finale just aired last night, we already know what the second season of "True Detective" will cover. The first season ...

The 29 Most Badass TV Detectives

Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Fictional detectives are some of the best characters on TV: they save lives, they solve mysteries, and they don't take anyone's crap. Now that the ...

Maureen Ryan

The Highs And Lows Of The 'True Detective' Finale | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.11.2014 | TV

Do not read on unless you've seen "Form and Void," the "True Detective" Season 1 finale. "I just follow what the big man says. It's how this all w...

Uh Oh, HBO GO.

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology

Uh oh. HBO GO, the cable network's online streaming service, crashed for some users on Sunday night during the highly-anticipated "True Detective" ...

I Ain't Gonna Work on Maggie's Farm No More: 'True Detective' and the Deep Dark Secret of the American Psyche

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Geoffrey Dunn

If I'm right, then Nic Pizzolatto took a serious -- and brilliant -- artistic gamble in the narrative arc of his screenplay, a wager calculated on a deep dark propensity in the American psyche. And, if I'm right, like Ruston Cohle, I'll "close the loop" on that speculation when it's over.

Does Anyone Understand 'True Detective'?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.07.2014 | TV

If you've ever struggled to understand what Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson were mumbling on "True Detective," never fear. A new video from "C...

5 Things Boomers Don't Get About Young People

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty

1) Why young people don't use phones for conversation. Phones have many functions, but isn't their original and primary purpose to speak on them? Con...

OMG, Watch This Perfect Matthew McConaughey Impression

Posted 03.06.2014 | Comedy

No time for a thorough explanation as we have to get back to watching this video over and over again. Suffice it to say, this "True Detective" spoof c...