Tag Archives: Watson and Holmes

Goethe Is Always Pithy

Set aside that the beloved character that Arthur Conan Doyle created, that extraordinary consulting detective (as he calls himself) – yes, Sherlock Holmes – is a borderline dysfunctional sociopath. In that new movie Robert Downey Jr. plays him as such. … Continue reading

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Just Blowing Things Up

Perhaps the nation will debate forever what George Bush did – he involved us in two protracted land wars in Asia. The one in Afghanistan seemed like a good idea at the time – get rid of that Taliban government … Continue reading

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Hitting the August Wall

Sometimes there is just nothing to say. Sure, big things are afoot. As Sherlock Holmes used to say – Come, Watson, the game is afoot! And off they’d go. And Watson never said just stuff it, Sherlock. But what with … Continue reading

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