'True Detective' Writer Nic Pizzolatto Denies Plagiarism Claim

August 9, 2014 1:36 AM

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'True Detective' Writer Nic Pizzolatto Denies Plagiarism Claim

Rust Cohle's pessimistic monologues on HBO's "True Detective" have earned rapturous praise from critics and fans, and they even helped star Matthew McConaughey and writer Nic Pizzolatto score Emmy nominations. But some are saying that distinct dialogue sounds familiar — maybe too familiar.

On Monday, the editor of a site dedicated to the writings of H.P. Lovecraft published a lengthy article accusing "True Detective's" Pizzolatto, also a novelist, of plagiarizing directly from Thomas Ligotti's "The Conspiracy Against the Human Race."

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