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.
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.
Finding Uniqueness in the Otherwise Mundane on the Sets of 'Sherlock' and 'Wizard vs. Aliens' | 5 Mar 2013 // 8:45 PM
Designing a web site for Sherlock dominatrix Irene Adler, or developing Wizard vs. Aliens’ alien language, is all in a day’s work for artist/designer Dale Jordan Johnson.
'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.
Brainy is the New Sexy: 'Sherlock Season Two' | 22 May 2012 // 5:15 AM
Irene Adler aptly deduces that “Brainy is the new sexy.” Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes and the second season of Sherlock are just that--as well as increasingly popular around the world.
'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