Which Sherlock Are You? An LWON Diversion

In our quest to not only see but also observe, the readers and writers of LWON have a lot in common with Sherlock Holmes—that famously exquisite observer, terrible flatmate, and devoted fan of intelligent crime. (Science writers may feel even more affinity with Holmes’ long-suffering chronicler Dr. Watson, but that’s another story). Which Holmes, though? Arthur […]

The Adventures of Dr. Watson, Science Writer

Sherlock Holmes is having another cultural moment, and as usual, I’m all in. I was raised on the original stories — thanks to a family friend who was a Baker Street Irregular — and this winter, I’ve treated myself to another trip through the canon. This time, though, my sympathies aren’t so much with Sherlock […]