More on the Return of Anti-Semitism

Its return is quite noticeable in Britain: In Britain, prominent Jewish figures are expressing concern about the rising tide of anti-Semitism in that country. Most recently the director of the BBC Danny Cohen has stated that he has never felt so uncomfortable being Jewish in Britain. He even went so far as to cast doubt …

Television Dialogue of the Day

MYCROFT: Don’t be smart. SHERLOCK: That takes me back. (In a little boy’s voice) “Don’t be smart, Sherlock. I’m the smart one.” MYCROFT (glowering at him): I am the smart one. (Sherlock looks off to the side reflectively.) SHERLOCK: I used to think I was an idiot. MYCROFT: Both of us thought you were an idiot, Sherlock. We had nothing else to go on …

In which Pejman Is Made Happy

In which Pejman is made very happy. In which Pejman reminds you--in the event that he hasn't mentioned it--that he has become quite happy. In which Pejman lets you know--just in case you are unfamiliar with certain aspects of his personality--that he writes in the third person only in order to mark momentous and consequential …