Sherlock Holmes

Baker Street Elementary — Merely Players

Bringing stories to life in the minds of readers or theater-goers can be a challenge. We know that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a talented storyteller …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Elementary Finale Recap: Mind Games

<i>Elementary</i> fans, how thankful are you for the show’s renewal after Sunday’s finale cliffhanger, which left Sherlock possibly facing his own mortality?<p>…

TV

Take Me Out contestant reveals what goes on behind the scenes from how the girls are picked to the pressure to be the funniest

SO excited for you all to watch @takemeoutitv this Sat at 6:45pm on @itv Let Leanne see the man ✌️👸🏽 #takemeout #takemeoutgirls #flirty30 #brunette …

New Year's Day

This is how the world’s great writers made a living. It wasn’t from their books

Postal clerk. Poacher. Propagandist. And nine more extraordinary professions for writer.<p>It’s a lean time for writers, as arts funding shrinks on all …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Data Reveals the Top 20 Shows in the World

Conventional wisdom would say that <i>Game of Thrones</i> is the world’s most popular show, while Netflix shows like Marvel’s <i>Iron Fist</i> or <i>13 Reasons Why</i> are …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Unless your a chess master

Routine doesn’t do much for the intellect, routine is eventually planted in our computer, just as breathing is<p>A good friend and mentor points out how …

What to Do with Too Many Books (Is There Such a Thing?)

by Chris Redmond May 19, 2017<p><b>"There is a great garret in my little house which is stuffed with books" [LION]</b><p>My father, Don Redmond, BSI, was an …

Arthur Conan Doyle

This is the world's most popular Netflix show

We doubt you'll guess it<p>We all have our favourite TV shows that we bingewatch again and again on Netflix, but is yours the same as everyone else's? A …

Benedict Cumberbatch

The Whaboom ‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Has Already Been On A Reality Dating Show

With every season of <i>The Bachelor</i> and <i>The Bachelorette</i>, fans are forced to analyze whether or not the contestants are there for the “right reasons.”<p>The …

UC Berkeley

Welcome back Dale Cooper! The world needs a TV detective who's not a grump

From Sherlock to Broadchurch, TV is overrun with rude, miserable detectives. Thank goodness for the return of the goofy, smiley special agent Dale Cooper<p>The last time special agent Dale Cooper was on our TV screens, he wasn’t in the best of places. The charmingly boyish fop who also happened to be …

TV

Setting the record straight

The reason I started writing about the death penalty is that almost everyone gets it wrong. In the worlds of thrillers, television and movies, the …

Justice

Two-Book Tango: Curious Affair of the Somnambulist & the Psychic Thief

Welcome to another installment of Two-Book Tango: an ongoing series in which Unbound Worlds pairs two books we think go well together. Today’s …

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sound of Sherlock: Stephen Fry Voices the Master Sleuth

<b>SHERLOCK HOLMES</b><br>By Arthur Conan Doyle<br>Read by Stephen Fry<br>63 hours. Audible Studios<p>If any fictional character can be said to be immortal, it is Sherlock Holmes. Surviving his own author’s attempts to kill him, he has caught the imagination of each new generation, which has either faithfully continued …

Arthur Conan Doyle

The train station that saw two Tsar Nicholases and three Anna Kareninas

Maybe you’re the expert traveler to Russia and 'tired' of all those St. Petersburg palaces and embankments. Well, if you’ve already seen the classic St. Petersburg sights then take a stroll around Vitebsky railway station. This Art Nouveau architectural gem was built in the early 20th century and …

Art Nouveau

13 Great Nonfiction Reads for Your Book Club

Looking to mix things up with your book club? Choosing a nonfiction read not only provides a change of pace, but can inspire thought-provoking …

Books

20 - The Duke and the Doctor

20 - The Duke and the Doctor<p>Scott Monty 7:57 AM 0<p>"His Grace is surprised, Dr. Huxtable" [PRIO]<p>The opening of "The Adventure of the Priory School" is …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Like a cyborg Sherlock Holmes, this AI detective finds clues humans might miss

Why it matters to you<p>VALCRI is a crime-solving computer system its creators hope will give human investigators a much-needed helping hand.<p>There’s a …

Crime

38 Cartoons From The ‘90s We Don’t Talk About Enough

SooOOooOOo many animated adaptations.<p>Posted on May 15, 2017, 23:46 GMT<p>1. <i>2 Stupid Dogs</i><p>Hanna-Barbera Productions<p><b>Why we should talk about it:</b> Because it was so damn weird and quirky.<p>2. <i>Cow and Chicken</i><p>Cartoon Network<p><b>Why we should talk about it:</b> Because, again, WEIRD. AND. QUIRKY. Wins everytime.<p>3. <i>I Am</i> …

Jim Carrey

Why James Bond doesn’t need a new actor but a new approach

Who should play British agent 007 on the screen? Is that the real question?<p>As someone who has recently taken to reading Ian Fleming’s books, I am …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Sana Takeda Covers Sherlock: The Great Game Manga

The Great Game is nearly afoot, with Sana Takeda providing the cover for Titan Comics and Jay's latest Sherlock manga adaptation.

TV

Child killer Ian Brady in his own words

Below are some of the quotes from his evidence, in which he talked about the "value" he got from his crimes and compared himself to Tony Blair.<p><b>:: On</b> …

UK News

PlayStation Store Sales in North America: May 16, 2017

PlayStation Store Sales in North America: Week of May 16, 2017<p>May 16, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning<p>This week on the North American PlayStation Store, …

PlayStation

Tories edge towards the tax they dare not name

Conservative Party

Discover “The Ghost Club,” the Historic Paranormal Society Whose Members Included Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle & W.B. Yeats

If you were to ask a random group of reasonably well-educated 21st century people to name the most pressing issues of the 1800s, you would likely …

Arthur Conan Doyle

50 Best Crime TV on Netflix: Sherlock season 4

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: (L-R) Benedict Cumberbatch, Boyd Hilton and Martin Freeman attend a screening of the Sherlock 2016 Christmas Special …

Benedict Cumberbatch

Top 10 Historical Whodunits Worthy Of Sherlock Holmes

If the enduring popularity of Sherlock Holmes has showed us anything, it’s that people have always enjoyed a good murder mystery. Perhaps if Sir …

Crime

Read Octavia Spencer's Commencement Speech at Kent State

<i>Actress Octavia Spencer delivered the commencement address at Ohio's Kent State University on Saturday.</i><p>Wow. Wow, wow, wow. That is a wonderful …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Part 5: Emergence of East Asian Identity In Television

<i>This article is the sixth and final part in the “East Asian Representation in Mainstream American Cinema & Television from 1970-2013” series.</i><p>In …

TV

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other (10+ pics)

The idea is pretty simple: each of these images contains an "intruder" that simply doesn't belong there, and your mission is to find them! So take …

Humor

Box Office: 'King Arthur' Earns Poor $1.15 Million In Thursday Previews

The poorly-reviewed and not-terribly-anticipated <i>King Arthur: Legend of the Sword</i> got its opening weekend off to a challenging start last night, earning $1.15 million in Thursday previews. The Guy Ritchie film, which ended up costing $175m (reshoots are expensive), was moved around the release …

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