How Holmes and Watson came together

Homoerotic undertones? Homoerotic undertones?! You must be mad. No, the Sherlock Holmes stories are just the wholesome adventures of two confirmed bachelors who live together and go about the country wantonly ejaculating left, right and centre. What sort of depraved filth-merchant could possibly think otherwise? Here, courtesy of the HTML canon and a highly-developed propensity for innuendo, is a definitive ranking of Holmes' and … Continue reading How Holmes and Watson came together

Alas, poor Yorick. I interviewed him, Horatio.

PROFILE: THE KING'S JESTER by Helena Handcart I have arranged with Yorick's PA to meet him at the Nunnery, a popular vegetarian tapas bar on the outskirts of Copenhagen. The owners market it as the best place in Denmark to see and be seen, owing to their monopoly on candles. The choice of venue surprises me. … Continue reading Alas, poor Yorick. I interviewed him, Horatio.

I have somehow become Death, destroyer of words

As the documentary evidence makes quite clear, Herb Omelette was the first man to split the infinitive. He did it in 1897, two years before his closest rival Yevgeny Potemkin, a professional cigarette filter from Kiev. Potemkin claimed that what mattered wasn't who split it first but who split it furthest, and vowed to become … Continue reading I have somehow become Death, destroyer of words