Fuck Yeah Caitlin Moran
Most notable of all, however, it made an overnight star of its Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch. Previously the kind of well-respected theatre actor who popped up in award-winning thinky dramas on BBC Two, Cumberbatch, with his clay-white skin, sexy-sloth face and pub-time jaguar growl—became instant pin-up totty; eventually going on to become GQ magazine’s “Man of the Year”, and be hailed by Steven Spielberg—who then cast him in his forthcoming War Horse—as “the greatest onscreen Holmes”. Sherlock has changed Cumberbatch’s life.
My Love Affair With Sherlock by Caitlin Moran, the Sunday Times (via lazyocean)