Yeahbut…Are We Just Chasing Our Own Tentacles?

By Guy Barely legible scratchings on a doorframe…black stars showing up everywhere…duplicate paintings showing up in the strangest places (don’t worry, we’ll get there)…Are we just seeing stuff that was never intended to mean anything?  Are we scrutinizing details which were never meant to be seen, never mind scrutinized?  Short answer:  fuggidaboutit.  I am entirely…

Suck It, Atlantic Reviewers!

By Guy I kid the Atlantic reviewing team, really!  Well, kinda.  In their multi-reviewer conversation of ep. 6 (True Detective’s First Disappointing Episode), one of the reviewers pans a particular shot as being to obvious and heavy handed in symbolism. In a way, Chris, you’ve been too kind on this episode. Because you missed the…

My Obsession… she’s my obsession…

By Girl   So, I left you with this: I’m just an innocuous photo of a girl…  reading.  Nothing to see here folks.  Just reading a book writing in the late 1800’s about a catholic mission in Africa.  Ho Hum.  Wait…  look over there… that is the girl from the headlines…  that is where the…

Home is Where the Hart Is

By Guy So, we’ve reached our first real disagreement.  I can’t fault Girl, because there is clearly a connection between the Hart house and that Asylum.  The question for me becomes “Thematic” or “Concrete”?  Girl is going the concrete route I think, looking at the two paintings, along with the the mysterious erasures on the…

The Fisher King

By Guy First of, on behalf of girl and I, thanks for visiting the blog!  We had no idea when we started this if anyone would want to read our ramblings, and now people in more than 15 countries seem to be, so thanks!  Keep checking back this week, as we’ll have a lot more…