The Nose Explores True Entertainment and "Normcore"

Mar 7, 2014

Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) in HBO's True Detective.
Credit HBO

Can great television be as satisfying as great literature? On today's Nose, we'll apply that question to HBO's True Detective. 

We also look at "Normcore", a fashion movement that favors dressing, well, like I do. In the manner of a stopped clock, I may be fashionable twice in one lifetime.

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  • Theresa Cramer is a writer and the editor of E-Content Magazine, where she covers the world of digital media.
  • Jim Chapdelaine is a producer, award-winning composer, and recording engineer.
  • Irene Papoulis teaches in the Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric at Trinity College.