What is A Guy, A Girl and Cthulhu?

By Girl As you have probably guessed, A Guy, A Girl and Cthulhu is a blog that myself and guy have created in which to give voice to our True Detective obsession.  We are going to use this tiny island of internet space in which to show each other new clues, tell each other what…

The Guy Responds

By Guy Alright, Guy here.  Clearly.  Girl gets it mostly right up there.  ‘Mostly’.  One thing I can’t say enough, is that I’m very happy to have thrown Girl down the rabbit hole this show has torn into our common national consciousness, as she is a hyper vigilant and astute watcher of TV.  Have you…

Hypervigilance is my superpower…

By Girl Hello, I’m Girl and I’m hyper vigilant.   Sometimes it is a curse, like when I’m at the ER with a friend at 5:30 in the morning, trying to entertain her by dancing around to the 80’s music spilling out of my iPhone when the Nurses walk by the open door and I…

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…