BBC Radio 4 has an adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ “The Haunted House.” “In 1860, the formidable Countess Narona marries a rich young aristocrat in London–but shortly after travelling to Venice her husband dies, apparently of natural causes, leaving the Countess a rich woman. Years later, guests in a […]
When I was a lad no older than ten, I was pretty sure I was going to become an archaeologist. This assumption regarding my future profession was based pretty much entirely on having just seen Raiders of the Lost Ark and figuring that the career would lend an […]
There is another world, a hidden one, the world of secret masters who control everything from wars, globalization and finance to our mundane lives as deftly as a puppeteer controls the strings of a marionette. It is a world of powerful men who proclaim themselves godly while leading […]
At Pornokitsch, Rose Biggin writes a list about writing Irene Adler.
At The Toast, Laura Sook Duncombe shares, “An Ode To Dana Scully.” Scully was the hero my pre-adolescent heart craved. Watching the show for the first time was like arriving at a place I’d never been but instantly knew as home.”
Gentleman’s Gazette has a piece on the sartorial splendor of Hercule Poirot and of Captain Hastings in the BBC television adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Poirot mysteries.