Pilot Study 040: True Detective

News / Pilot Study / Podcast / December 23, 2016

We continue “Murder Month” with an hour-long discussion on True Detective. We dive into the Rust/Marty dynamic, some of Rust’s more memorable musings on life, along with much, much more.


2:30, Specs for “The Long Bright Dark”
7:08, Title Talk
9:55, Structure, Shortcuts
18:40, Plot breakdown
Identifying with Rust
23:40, Marty and Rust Dynamic
The dinner scene
28:06, Line-O-Rama
34:30, Random Roles
Michelle Monaghan
37:30, Random Notes + Reviews
49:00, Casting + Season 2
52:42, Reviews continued

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.