The StoryMen welcome professor of American History Scott Poole. Scott's an expert in the sociology of horror, so he dives in with us to discuss the groundbreaking first season of HBO's True Detective.
IN THIS EPISODE:
0:00 – Scott Poole and the Horror of True Detective
10:00 – The High Cost of Horror: Lovecraft, Carcosa and the King in Yellow
18:00 – True Detective is Just Plain Gorgeous
22:30 – SPOILERS
29:00 – Russ, Pessimism and that Ending
38:00 – Is TRUE DETECTIVE anti-female, anti-Southern, or anti-Christian?
50:00 – Favorite moments in the show