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 …

I’m Pejman Yousefzadeh and I Endorse these Television Shows

For the longest time, I tried not to watch TV. I was a regular watcher when I was a kid, but when reality TV made its appearance on the cultural stage, and when it looked as though it would be the wave of the future--with the wave of the past appearing to encompass shows that …