Arthur Conan Doyle

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Predicts the Future of Sherlock Holmes

The novelist and NBA legends says the detective could be "an alien" or 'transgender.'<p>The biggest name in Sherlock Holmes fandom is without a doubt, …

Sherlock Holmes

Benedict Cumberbatch hints at a female future for Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch has hinted that BBC One's Sherlock could return for a new series – though he may not be back as the titular detective.<p>When asked if he had spoken to the show's writers about plans for a future series, he said "maybe", rather than denying it outright. Speaking to Radio Times, …

TV Series

9 Emmy-Nominated TV Shows that Were Books First

1 of 9<p><i>BIG LITTLE LIES</i><p>The Reese Witherspoon-led limited series about of a group of mothers dealing with a murder in the otherwise picture-perfect …

TV

10th September 2017

When reviewing Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone, it would be easy for me to put, that it is a gothic, detective novel about a missing diamond, plain …

Books

Coming soon Biddy Trott by Donna Marie McCarthy

A book I'm looking forward to, no release date yet but I will keep the site up with news.<p>Biddy Trott by Donna Marie McCarthy<p>If Biddy knows no rest, …

Books

Thupparivaalan movie review: Director Mysskin and actor Vishal deliver a solid thriller

With <i>Thupparivaalan</i>, ace director Mysskin has delivered another solid aesthetic thriller, which entertains due to smart writing and good filmmaking. …

Movie Reviews

The Flynn Family Appears to Be a Major Piece of Robert Mueller's Puzzle

Charles P. Pierce<i>A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. Fire burst from its open mouth,</i> …

Liberal View

25 Instagram Captions For Yours And Bae's Cute AF Halloween Costume Pics

It's that time of year when you either indulge in the incredibly spooky or downright spunky. And if you're not going solo to Halloween parties this …

George Carlin

20 Under-the-Radar Things to Do in London

We're going underground.<p>Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the British Museum are famous for good reason, and of course, they should be on any London …

London

How to Think Like Sherlock: Improve your powers of observation

Overview<p>How to Think Like Sherlock: Improve your powers of observation by Daniel Smith<p>You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear'. …

Sherlock Holmes

Create Your Own Hampstead Home

<i>Ever wanted to live in a Hampstead home? Get a piece of the pie with 'Property from a Hampstead Collection' - an amalgam of works kept in private</i> …

Sherlock Holmes

The best British crime shows, thrillers, and police dramas

TV

Friday Afterlife Report September 8th 2017

<b>September 8th 2017</b><p><b>COMMENTARY: What is the purpose of life really?</b> The purpose of life is to gain a variety of experiences in the physical and to …

Spirituality

Six authors who found inspiration in Switzerland

Here are six authors whose visits to Switzerland had a strong influence on their work. We challenge you to read them and not feel inspired to travel …

Literature

Ah Sing Den's Exotic Name Matches Revamped Food and Drink Menu

Asian-inspired tipples and morsels are on the menu at Ah Sing Den<p>After a seven-year run, East Side Showroom bid adieu last July, after owners Trudy …

Sherlock Holmes

Corrections

In a Sept. 8 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misstated that the <i>New York Times</i> reported that Russia created hundreds of thousands of fake Facebook and …

Sherlock Holmes

The great British fairy hoax: how a bunch of kids fooled a nation

One of the greatest hoaxes of the 20th century inspired Hazel Gaynor’s novel The Cottingley Secret<p>Thu, Sep 7, 2017, 06:00 Updated: Thu, Sep 7, 2017, …

Literature

8 Awesome Spy Gadgets Fit for a 'Kingsman'

As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.<br>From classic characters created by the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming, to Mark Millar and Dave …

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Sparkhill through the years: Spotlight on this corner of the city

In our latest look at the Birmingham of yesteryear, we have delved into the archives to shine a spotlight on the Sparkhill area of the city.<p>The …

Birmingham, UK

What makes Thunder Bay important? Culturally, it's our diversity

Thunder Bay has diverse makeup, contributed to national arts, politics<p>A diverse cultural makeup, and a large immigrant population nearly a century …

Canada

10 Books Coming Out This Fall for 'Outlander' Fans

If you can’t wait until Diana Gabaldon‘s next installment in the bestselling <i>Outlander</i> series and you want some supplemental reading for season three …

Books

Cutting ’Em Down to Size

Lisa Larson-Walker Every critic knows that readers love a spirited hatchet job, whether or not the author being chopped is one whose work they’ve …

Literature

Shipwrecks With Strange and Sordid Pasts

<i>Wrecks are an interesting visual on the ocean floor, but what really captivates scuba divers are their histories and how they wound up underneath the</i> …

Scuba Diving

The Science of Fairies

They used to be normal. Stolen away into the jungle by evil wizards who cut out their tongues, the Asiki children were transformed, their woolly hair …

Culture

The good, bad and ugly sides to being a tourist in Edinburgh | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>THE GOOD</b><p>“I’m not a fan of the new pound coin, but then again, I hate all change.”<p>The Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival. Last …

News (China)

Morse as the Mystery in “Endeavour”

Endeavouring to understand Inspector Morse.<p>Thirty years after the first <i>Inspector Morse</i> episode aired, we find ourselves back in 1967 with season four …

Sherlock Holmes

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 …

Sherlock Holmes

“19 years later,” Harry Potter’s biggest legacy is how it shaped modern fandom

Like many people, some of my favorite memories from high school are of road tripping to concerts with my friends. Only in my case, we were driving to …

Harry Potter

23 Bingeworthy Book Box Sets

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Books

The Greatest Goths in Literary History

Today marks 220 years since the birth of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, whom you know as the author of <i>Frankenstein</i> and perhaps the greatest …

Literature