Someone Just Solved True Detective, and I Can’t Believe No One Thought of This Before

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March 5 2014 1:18 PM

Someone Just Solved True Detective, and I Can’t Believe No One Thought of This Before

Warning: Don’t watch this video if you’re worried about spoiling the identity of the Yellow King.

Everyone who’s watched True Detective has heard of “the detective’s curse.” As Marty explains it, “The solution was right under my nose, but I was paying attention to the wrong clues.” When it comes to the identity of the Yellow King, this new video from Big Meeting (via Grantland) offers the most compelling evidence yet.

Forrest Wickman is a Slate senior editor. He writes and edits for Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

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