Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Public Domain Kitchen Sink

sherlock holmes
January 3, 2014

We’ve got manic MMA Sherlock. We’ve got Sherlock-in-America with gender-bent Watson and Moriarty. We’ve got a modern day Sherlock obsessed with texting who recently dumped his boyfriend by faking suicide. You could even argue we have a time-traveling Sherlock whose Moriarty is headless and rides a horse. Now that we have actual permission to play with the characters as much as we like, what else should we do with the consulting detective and his long-suffering partner?


Five Movies I Can Watch Ad Nauseam

1. Clue (1985) – I can’t for the life of me remember where I first saw this film, but it was love at first viewing. It has an incredible cast and is just non-stop verbal banter and slapstick comedy based on a board game. Tim Curry is especially amazing – the speech he has to give multiple times in the end must be six pages long. This is a DVD…

March 19, 2010

Five Beloved TV Shows I've Never Seen

Out of utter desperation to maintain my weekly feature, I present to you this sad little list which will no doubt get more hits and comments than any of my well-crafted essays: 1. Arrested Development. I feel like this is the television equivalent of (500) Days of Summer, i.e. if you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out and aren’t a chic indie hipster.*  AD is the show the characters in Summer…

March 12, 2010