Steven Moffat Promises Sherlock Season 4 is an "Emotional Upheaval"

Moffat recently did an interview with Entertainment Weekly about the upcoming (and highly anticipated!) season four of Sherlock. Here are a few of the highlights, or you can read the interview in full here. Slight spoilers if you haven't watched the first three seasons. » 3/27/15 4:38pm Yesterday 4:38pm

This acceleration of time shows no sign of slowing down...

...in fact, within the fabric of our own lives, we can almost daily, hourly, by the minute, feel it speeding up, taking hold. It's a cliché that time is moving faster and faster – a cliché of the mass media – but I want to suggest that this is not a perceptual illusion, or a cultural mirage: that this is actually… » 3/27/15 12:54pm Yesterday 12:54pm

On the Hero's Journey, and Actually Choosing To Start

Good day, Nerds! I wish to put the following question to you; so give it some earnest thought. How many recent (sic) heroic adventure stories actually show the protagonist choose the heroic path? As in, are they deliberately motivated to take action? Alternatively, do their possibly-dire circumstances give them no… » 3/27/15 12:25pm Yesterday 12:25pm