Literature ThemesJune 5, 2016 – 08:00 pm

Literature Themes

“I lift my head and it seems to me that I see … the sharp minarets of mosques rising proudly and invitingly heavenward. Pale blue, lavender, grey. I can already hear the muezzin’s call to prayer.” Tatiana Mazepina, who won Russia’s coveted Debut Prize for young authors in 2010, wrote these words at the start of her prize-winning memoir about an overland journey from Russia to Egypt, Traveling to Paradise. Fountains and folktales Islamic images are…

True Detectives cast Season 2May 24, 2016 – 06:39 pm

True Detectives cast Season 2

The plot We ve been teased with a reverse Russian doll of plot synopses for season two, each one getting gradually longer and more detailed. The first one offered by Pizzolatto early on was that the season would be about hard women, bad men and the secret occult history of the United States transportation system. The official line which has since been released states that season two centres on three police officers and a career criminal, who must…

University for DetectivesMay 4, 2016 – 05:10 pm

University for Detectives

Detective Commander: Lt. Paul Giardino The MSU PD detective bureau is staffed by specially trained officers who are responsible for the investigation of all criminal acts reported to the University Police. The detectives conduct follow up investigations in an effort to detect and apprehend criminal offenders. In addition to their investigative duties, detectives maintain property and evidence, monitor the TIPS hotline, provide crisis intervention…

True Detective True storyApril 26, 2016 – 05:01 pm

True Detective True story

Though True Detective is a work of fiction, creator Nic Pizzolatto has said that season two of the HBO drama is rooted in reality. The city of Vinci is based on a small industrial town south of Los Angeles called Vernon. With Vernon s history of corruption, we re thinking that Pizzolatto is taking more inspiration from the city than just its V name. Take a look below to find out what you need to know about the city — there could be some hints about…

True Detectives 2April 14, 2016 – 04:15 pm

True Detectives 2

Colin Farrell and Rachel McAdams in ‘True Detective.’ HBO So that’s how one of the most divisive, scrutinized and debated seasons in recent television history ends — with bullets, hearbreak and survival. Did it leave you satisfied? For all its faults, the gonzo, gripping, silly, bleak and dense L.A. noir season of Nic Pizzolatto ‘s “True Detective” ultimately made for entertaining television. Even the viewers and critics who ended up disliking what…

True Detectives 2 ExplanationApril 10, 2016 – 04:12 pm

True Detectives 2 Explanation

Lacey Terrell/HBOIt s all going to make sense now.Warning: spoilers ahead if you aren’t caught up on the season The thing about the police procedural is you have to have a grasp on a lot of names and events to really follow the plot. Season 2 of “True Detective” has both in mass quantities. So leading up to the season finale on Sunday, here are some major points from the show you should be familiar with. 1. Here’s the deal about those blue diamonds…

What Kinds of Detectives are there?March 9, 2016 – 02:09 pm

What Kinds of Detectives are there?

“But down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. The detective in this kind of story must be such a man. He is the hero, he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather weathered phrase, a man of honor, by instinct, by inevitability, without thought of it, and certainly without saying it. He must be the best man in his world and…