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'True Detective' Creator Nic Pizzolatto Teases Saga Of Rust & Martin Could Continue In Books

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 1:29 PM
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So, is that all for Rust Cohle and Martin Hart? Star-gazing and pondering the eternal battle of light versus dark? Certainly, their story won't continue on the acclaimed HBO series, as it came to a close last night (read our recap here), with the second season focusing on a whole new set of characters and a case that hints at a grander storyline (read those details here). But there is some hope for those expecting more about Rust and Marty.

'True Detective' Creator Nic Pizzolatto Reveals Alternate Endings & Shares Season 2 Story Details

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 11:18 AM
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"True Detective" has finished, and now the debate begins on its legacy. Did it live up to the promise in the first half of the season? Was the story concluded in a satisfactory manner? Is this really one of the greatest shows in TV history? We'll let you hash it out in the comments section, but in this writer's opinion, there hasn't been a TV drama this dense, rich and satisfying in a long, long time. That said, last night's finale did leave a slightly sour taste in the mouths of some. Obviously, **SPOILERS AHEAD**.

Watch: Martin Hart From 'True Detective' Finally Sees The Red Wedding On 'Game Of Thrones'

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With the first season of "True Detective" calling it a day, a rewatch might be in order to pick up on the clues, themes, philosophies and more spread throughout the show. And we bet you missed this detail. Read More »

Say Goodbye To 'True Detective' With All The Music From The Series

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 9:11 AM
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And just like that, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart have disappeared from the psychosphere of our television sets, with HBO airing the final episode of "True Detective" season one last night. And everyone was watching. In fact, so many people hit the network's HBO GO service that it crashed, leaving many fans looking at an endless load sign, as they took to the Internet to voice their fury. But by now, fans have caught up with the fate of Rust and Martin and their search for The Yellow King, and are left with that feeling of what to do next.

Recap: 'True Detective' Finale Season 1, Episode 8 'Form And Void'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 2:50 AM
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For over fifteen years a conspiracy and myth has haunted Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson), one involving a yellow king, a man with scars and the mysterious destination of Carcosa. An evil had spread its branches across Louisiana, something pervasive, powerful and for the longest time untouchable. The name of God was used as a cover for unspeakable crimes and killings, and Rust, Martin and anyone else who touched that darkness, found it touching them right back. "All my life I wanted to be nearer to God. The only nearness? Silence," Joel Theriot (Shea Whigham) said in episode six, "Haunted Houses." But in "Form And Void," that silence has answers.

Watch: 'The Simpsons' Couch Gag Directed By Sylvain Chomet Plus 'True Detective' Parody

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 7, 2014 5:18 PM
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So, what are people going to do on Monday when "True Detective" is over and parodies will quickly become dated? Well, "Game Of Thrones" and "Mad Men" are right around the corner, but before that, The Yellow King needs to be found, and "The Simpsons" have done just that.

Check Out These Illustrated Posters For 'Mad Men' & 'True Detective'

  • By Joshua Encinias
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  • March 7, 2014 3:33 PM
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Your favorite TV shows might be winding down, with the “True Detective” season finale this weekend and “Mad Men” kicking off its two-part seventh season this spring, but both shows continue to inspire, most recently with a couple of nifty pieces of art coming down the line.

Nic Pizzolatto Debunks Marty/Rust Killer Theories In 'True Detective,' Season 2 May Have More Than One Director

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2014 3:24 PM
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We're just over 72 hours or so away from finding out the secret behind the killing in "True Detective," and theories continue to fly fast and furious through the psychosphere. But among the more absurd notions that are still being argued in some corners of the internet, is that Rust (Matthew McConaughey) or Martin (Martin Hart) are somehow involved in the killings. It would fly in the face of everything the show has established, and yet, there are some who are still spinning the theory. Well, series writer and creator Nic Pizzolatto is here to tell you quite simply: you're wrong.

Watch: 'True Detective' "Yellow King" Video Takes The Piss Out Of All The Crazy Theories

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iO9 did a wonderful job during the first few episodes of HBO’s “True Detective,” laying out all the weird fiction-genre literary references that the show evinced. Especially Robert W. Chambers' “The King in Yellow,” a collection of short stories published in 1895. Writer/creator Nic Pizzolatto is heavily influenced by the genre and its themes of nihilism, solipsism, existential dread and whatnot have clearly made its way into the show. Read More »

Watch: 'True Detective' Opening Credits Remade In The Style Of 'Law & Order'

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As you watch the teaser trailer for the finale episode of "True Detective" over and over again searching for vital clues, here's something to lighten the mood in a really great way. Read More »

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