Friday, October 20th, 2017

Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker has an article about the discovery of one of the ships from the doomed Franklin expedition to find the Northwest Passage. He described the discovery as, “a very big deal.” To translate it from Canadian into American terms, it is as if someone had found, in a single moment, […]

The Sherlock series has been a not-always-successful updating of the famous Sherlock Holmes tales to modern day London. I haven’t seen yet the latest installments  of Sherlock, but if they are as painfully awful as this review in The New Yorker, I’ll go back to reading the originals. Emily Nussbaum tries to make a point about […]