The Best TV Shows of 2012 | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.

Steam-Powered Hard Drive: Sherlock Holmes As Modern Superhero From 1887-2012 | 29 Aug 2012 // 5:12 PM

As the world continues to celebrate Sherlock Holmes, PopMatters takes readers on a tour of the famous fictional phenomenon that spans books, radio, television and films.


Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV | 17 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.

The Way We Watch Television: 'Sherlock' By the Numbers | 12 Jun 2013 // 5:30 PM

A survey of Sherlock fans supports what broadcasters have long suspected: international viewers won't wait for new episodes on cable when the Internet is oh, so close to home.


Michael Price: Entanglement | 14 May 2015 // 9:05 PM

Entanglement is a very personal expression of my obsessions: music, love, physics and the inter-connectedness of things.

'Sherlock' and the Case of the Changing, Challenging Identities | 11 Feb 2014 // 1:10 AM

The third season of Sherlock becomes much more meta and challenges the very concept of who Sherlock Holmes is, and suggests change is indeed in the (east) wind.


'Episodes': The Transnational Televisual Extravaganza | 25 Mar 2011 // 1:00 AM

As with so many trends, the increasing prevalence of transnational television is either a building block in a utopian post-national society enabled by the democratising power of new media, or the inevitable by-product of the audience fragmentation and personal atomisation occasioned by new media.

'Sherlock' Is Divorced from Reality, Yet Deeply In-Tune with an Irresistible Alternate Reality | 3 Dec 2010 // 6:30 AM

The modern Sherlock Holmes is so compelling because he is a modern intellectual appealing to audiences who, for the most part, live in a world dissociated from intellectualism.


TV’s ‘Sherlock’ widens viewers’ familiarity with British actor | 14 May 2012 // 5:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — If the title character of television’s “Sherlock” ever went looking for Hollywood’s Holmes, it would be the quickest case in the

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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