On Sherlock Holmes And The Adventure Of The Impudent Scholars

One of the best bits of recent Holmes-iania came from Pierre Bayard -- "Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong: Reopening the Case of the Hound of the Baskervilles." In another of his books he contends that the murder of Roger Ackroyd was, in fact, committed by the novel's narrator. Both well worth looking into.

Posted on November 2, 2011 at 12:54 pm 0

On Herman Cain, Remixed

Ha! I made that. Thanks for the love.

Posted on October 25, 2011 at 12:46 pm 6

On We Must Go Back in Time to Prevent the Awful Season Finale of 'Doctor Who'

Think you meant to say, "the viewer is betrayed along with Holmes Watson, who registers that betrayal."
Otherwise, all too true -- that last episode was mind-numbingly, space-time bendingly idiotic.

Posted on October 3, 2011 at 2:09 pm 0

On Harvard Student Takes Off Harvard T-Shirt When Leaving Campus

Personally, I took my Harvard t-shirt off whenever I left campus simply because of my incredible physique.

I suspect Wyatt needs to spend more time at the Hemenway Gym, and less time hanging out at the Crimson.

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 1:23 pm 0

On Man Attacks 'Times' Success on Behalf of Its Readers

Not "...less than halfway..."? Awl Ombud please resolve.

Posted on August 29, 2011 at 4:31 pm 0

On 'Daily News' Endorses Prison Rape

But surely it can't be as nice as Palermo's Ucciardone prison...
"Prisoners' wives, who were refused permission to deliver designer clothes to the 19th-century jail after the introduction of the new rules, said they were furious with the governor."

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 9:23 am 0

On Many People Taking Not-So-Serious Book Far Too Seriously

I am anxious to read the forthcoming denunciations of "Rock a Bye Baby". That shit is scary.

Posted on June 28, 2011 at 12:23 pm 1