Melissa Milazzo

Melissa Milazzo works in scientific publishing, but is neither a rocket scientist nor a brain surgeon. She spends far too much time with her nose in a book or a screen. The best place to keep track of her reading, writing and rants is http://melissamilazzo.wordpress.com/. She lives in San Diego, California with her novelist husband and two illiterate dogs.

BOOKS AND MOVIES BY MELISSA MILAZZO

The World Needs Bad Men: Essays on True Detective, Season 1

The World Needs Bad Men: Essays on True Detective, Season 1 (author)

MAGAZINE CONTENT BY MELISSA MILAZZO

HeadshotTrue Detective and Breaking the Hard-Boiled Code

Of all the genres used in True Detective, hard boiled detective fiction is the most easily recognizable. Detectives Marty Hart and Rust Cohle have front row seats to the graphic violence and systemic corruption in… [more]

errolandsisterTrue Detective Explores the Roots and Branches of Southern Gothic

Set on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, and filled with images of hurricane-wrought destruction, the first season of True Detective uses many Southern Gothic visual elements. Physical decay evokes themes of moral decay, which are… [more]

rust-cohle-true-detective-hallucination1True Detective as Minotaur Myth

I recently binged all of HBO’s True Detective. Though not perfect, the show is gorgeous and full of enough mystery and symbolism to keep me puzzling over it long after I was finished watching. Nic… [more]

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