This is why Mystery Show is so damn great

‘You are full of information’, a stranger tells Starlee Kine in the most recent episode of her podcast Mystery Show. Listening to this line (from case number six, ‘Kotter’, about a guy who wants to discover the meaning behind the animation on the cover of a lunchbox) while sitting on the train to Dublin, watching the sheep-scattered dull green…

What if a woman wrote True Detective?

Spoilers abound, so be wise. Murder, the occult, the creepy Louisiana bayou, satanic abuse, time being unveiled as a flat circle, an exploration of American masculinity, revenge sex, mythology, Matthew McConnaughey resurrecting his acting career while wearing a range of fetching blazers – True Detective season 1 had it all. Except a believable and not sexualised…