The U of M

Seeing as how I spent part of my Monday post tearing into a Washington Post op-ed piece that vilified small college faculties for the few hours they put into their job, then followed it on Tuesday by spotlighting a couple of articles about the value of the liberal arts, today I’d like to praise another … More The U of M

More Sherlock!

Earlier this month I took a break from blogging about history, teaching, and theology in order to share my love of Sherlock Holmes — most recently as the character was embodied by Benedict Cumberbatch in a BBC show that will have its second series of episodes premiere Stateside next year. Until that premiere, I’ve tried … More More Sherlock!

Sherlock!

The day after we got back from Thanksgiving travels my wife and kids went to bed early, so I seized the chance to watch something I’d had on our queue for a long time: the first episode of the BBC’s Sherlock, an updating of the Sherlock Holmes character to the 21st century that features the … More Sherlock!