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The Doctor, The Detective

Last Sunday, the magnificent Sherlock, BBC’s modern take on the storied detective, aired its last episode of the season stateside. The next day,House, M.D. concluded its eighth and final season. And much like the characters, the shows are now inextricably linked. When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sought inspiration for his soon-to-be-legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes, he … Continue reading

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Nonsense

Ward Parkway

My Day As A Real Estate Agent Me: “All right, here we are! I hope you guys are ready to be dazzled!” Wife: “Oh wow, it’s beautiful! What kind of architecture is that?” Me: “It’s Pre-Colonial.” Husband: ” ‘Pre-Colonial’? What is ‘Pre-Colonial’?” Me: “It was built before the Colonial Era.” Husband: “That doesn’t make any … Continue reading

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