We loved True Detective season one. We wanted to like season two, but creator Nic Pizzolatto had trouble keeping the anthology series’ magic alive in a new setting with new characters. There might be chance for redemption, now that Pizzolatto has signed a new HBO deal—but TD3 isn’t a sure thing yet.
HBO’s True Detective returns tonight with an all new cast and story. We all have questions: will there be weird philosophizing? Will Colin Ferrell’s mustache be the villain? Will it be as good as the first season? We’ll see tonight: weigh in on the comments with your thoughts and comments tonight!
With just two episodes of True Detective left to air, and with dreams of Yellow Kings dancing through our fevered locked room monkey brains, what clues can we derive from Rust Cohle's nihilistic existential rantings? Spoilers for True Detective to follow.