I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

By Scott Monty | Covering the intersection of popular culture and the world of Sherlock Holmes.

Canonical Connections in Conan Doyle's "Our Midnight Visitor"

“the adventure of the Paradol Chamber, of the Amateur Mendicant Society, who held a luxurious club in the lower vault of a furniture warehouse, of …

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Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'.<p>Sherlock Holmes applies his chemical skills in this …

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A case of Sherlockian identity: Irregulars, feminists, and millennials | Potts

Millennials

Episode 128: Sherlockian Coin Collecting

by Scott Monty September 15, 2017<p>"a case of ancient coins" [3GAR]<p>“I am a very busy man. I am a doctor in practice.”<br>“That is no answer. If a man has a …

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37 - The Student Days of Sherlock Holmes

37 - The Student Days of Sherlock Holmes<p>Scott Monty 6:00 AM 0<p>"I have no idea what he intends to go in for" [STUD]<p>It's our Back to School Blowout …

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How Much Do You Really Know About Sherlock Holmes? Listen To This Podcast And Find Out

Sherlock Holmes holds which Guinness World Record?Did Holmes ever really say "elementary, my dear Watson?"How many times did Holmes and Watson ride …

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See Arthur Conan Doyle's Portable Writing Desk

by Scott Monty September 01, 2017<p>"a sumptuous writing-desk" [SECO]<p>With the ubiquity of laptops and various thin and portable black mirrors (aka …

Arthur Conan Doyle

36 - Tradesmen in the Canon

36 - Tradesmen in the Canon<p>Scott Monty 6:00 AM 0<p>"I was already in debt to my tradesmen" [COPP]<p>With Labor Day just behind us, what do we find in the …

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Nerve and Knowledge

This weekend, I attended my first Baker Street Irregulars event, Nerve and Knowledge II: Doctors, Medicine and the Sherlockian Canon, hosted by the …

FOR THE LOVE OF SHERLOCK

<i>Upon closer inspection I've discovered that the aforementioned interview can be broken down using the following four factors. One: It's an interview.</i> …

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Sherlock Holmes & the Green Lama: The Heir Apparent - A Review

<b>"an inheritance with a vengeance" [HOUN]</b><br>Writing team-ups involving Sherlock Holmes and other Victorian-era characters and concepts seems natural, …

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Baker Street Elementary — Quit Your Ribbin'

English is a strange language. For many of us who first met Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the printed page, we were exposed to words that were …

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What Was in Sherlock Holmes's Everyday Carry? Part 2

<b>"transfixed by a jack-knife" [MUSG]</b><i><br>In the first installment of this feature, we began our investigation into the everyday carry habits of Mr.</i> …

Knives

34 - A Mysterious Box

34 - A Mysterious Box<p>Scott Monty 7:30 AM 0<p>"the matter is more mysterious" [CARD]<p>"The Cardboard Box" opens with an iconic diversion on a hot August …

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Episode 126: Becoming the Gillettes

What Was in Sherlock Holmes's Everyday Carry? Part 1

by Tim Greer August 18, 2017<p><b>"here in my secret pocket" [MAZA]</b><p>If the response of manufacturers is any indication, the everyday carry movement is …

Knives

33 - Thumb Up for Engineers

33 - Thumb Up for Engineers<p>Scott Monty 6:06 AM 0<p>"Very well thumbed, I assure you" [HOUN]<p>"The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb" marks the only time …

To Be a Sherlockian

by Steve Mason August 16, 2017<p>"a family mannerism can be traced" [REIG]<p>As we celebrated Father’s Day this year, I thought it was the perfect time for …

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The Bimetallic Question: A Canadian Sherlock Holmes Group

"A point which involves the Navy, India, Canada and the bimetallic question" [BRUC] <br>I write these notes aboard a train, heading home after a quick …

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If you love Sherlock Holmes, you’ll love this book

In 2002, at the end of a festive January evening, I was made a member of the Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society devoted to Sherlock Holmes. As part of what is called an investiture, a new Irregular is assigned an alias — a name or phrase drawn from the 60 canonical adventures recounted, …

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Here’s how Sherlock Holmes keeps getting remixed

He has been a literary hero, a movie staple, a TV phenomenon, even a board game character.<p>The great thing about Sherlock Holmes is that he’s in the …

32 - A Return to Normalcy via Norwood

32 - A Return to Normalcy via Norwood<p>Scott Monty 6:37 AM 0<p>"you will find your time very fully occupied" [NORW]<p>In the opening of "The Norwood …

Remembering Robert Hardy

"The stage lost a fine actor" [SCAN] <br>Multifaceted character actor Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91. He was recognizable to generations of fans …

Literature

Holmes off the Page

Some of Sherlock’s iconic features—curved pipe, deerstalker hat—were not invented by Conan Doyle. Michael Saler reviews ‘From Holmes to Sherlock’ by Mattias Boström.<p>Beginning in the 1890s, Sherlock Holmes became the first avowedly fictional character to be widely and persistently treated as if he …

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a book review by Michael J. McCann: From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon

<b>“highly entertaining and easy to read. . . . despite its length and sheer poundage in paperback is unputdownable.</b> <b>Bravo . . .”</b><p>In January 1940 Denis …

Episode 125: Revenge of the Sherlockian Nerd

Sherlock series 5 - is Sherlock coming back? Mark Gatiss shares Nazi-fighting black and white idea for potential special

Could the next Sherlock special see the duo fighting the Nazis in World War Two?<p>Exclusive | Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss shares an idea that he …

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However Improbable

Even the most devoted Baker Street Irregular or Baker Street Babe must have trouble keeping up with the frenetic celebration of Sherlock Holmes and …

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Sherlock: There Are "No Immediate Plans" for More

The gap between Sherlock series could swell to more than two years, Mark Gatiss admits... • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>News TV Rob Leane Louisa …

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