Dude Nails Matthew McConaughey Impression In Spot On ‘True Detective’ Spoof (Video)

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“True Detective” is what’s hot in the streets right now, and based on the mystical way the world works that also means “True Detective” parodies now make up 40 percent of the videos uploaded to the Internet.

Despite being a casual fan of the HBO drama (or perhaps because of it), I’m not going to be amused by your run-of-the-mill parody. This purported “Yellow King” theory made me laugh because it perfectly captured the absurd sense of conspiracies and deep readings surrounding the show. I like this one with Joel McHale because it has Joel McHale.

What sets this video apart from Jon Rudnitsky’s is what might be my favorite Rust Cohle impression yet. Sure, the accent isn’t perfect and he might not look exactly like McConaughey, but he captures the character better than anyone else that I’ve seen and the end result is fantastic.

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Connor Toole

Connor Toole is the Senior Humor Writer for Elite Daily, begrudgingly living in New York City and burdened with the daunting task of entertaining the discerning masses online (where he assumes everything is fake by default). He grew up in Connecticut (not the rich part) and graduated from Boston College, where he spent most of his time writing things on the Internet while majoring in a topic he didn't realize he hated until he earned the necessary credits. Standing at 6' 10", he is required by Giant Law to utter "Fee-fi-fo-fum" whenever someone asks him to. His interests include Mark Ruffalo. Feel free to contact him at ctoole@elitedaily.com as long as you aren't annoying.

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