The ‘True Detective’ Finale Crashed HBO Go

HBO had a surprise hit on their hands with the first season of their ongoing miniseries, True Detective, which stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew “Always Google My Name Before You Spell It” McConaughey as two Louisiana detectives on the trail of a cultish serial killer. The very grisly show has had fans combing through episodes for clues, and cross-referencing those clues with everything Bayou geography to obscure horror fiction to ancient mystic texts. The big reveal came Sunday night, and so many people tuned into HBO Go to watch it happen that a lot of people didn’t see it happen—the television streaming service collapsed, sending people pounding their TV sets in blind rage …

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