The brilliance of Sherlock lies in its modernization of the characters and their preoccupations while keeping true to the spirit of the original works. And it does this so brilliantly that I've been counting down to the release of the upcoming third series for well over a year. Now that we're in the home stretch I thought I'd take a little time over the next six days to revisit the previous six episodes.
If there is a war on Christmas, I want no part of it. A lot of people, children especially, enjoy its traditions. So why quibble? Let them eat their yule log! But, if you're like me, you look for ways to avoid all that sap. So here are some well informed choices you can make amid the holiday frenzy that still satisfy the some-say-cynical-I'll-take-hypercritical among us.