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April 26 2017

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes by Leonard Goldberg: A Visual Guide

GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This week, the daughter of the great detective teams up with...
October 6 2016

Review: Echoes of Sherlock Holmes, Edited by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger

In a stunning follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger present a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. When...
August 6 2015

And Now, The Starting Lineup for Your Maltese Falcons!

An observation I had in my years working for Sports Illustrated: athletes and the heroes of crime fiction have much in common, but most simply this—a ruthless clarity of purpose and an ability...
July 14 2015

Sherlock: A First Look at the Christmas Special

For its upcoming Christmas special, Sherlock will be traveling back to the time period in which it was written, and fans can get their first glimpse in the delightfully tongue-in-cheek teaser that was...
September 25 2013

Fresh Meat: The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes by George Mann

The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes by George Mann is a collection of short stories detailing the supernatural steampunk adventures of detective duo, Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica Hobbes in...
February 16 2013

Fresh Meat: Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, edited by George Mann

Encounters of Sherlock Holmes edited by George Mann is an anthology of short fiction featuring Sherlock himself in a variety of genres from steampunk to straight-up horror (available February 19, 2013). When...
January 13 2013

His Last Bow or the Case of a Sherlockian Ball

It is a rare occasion that brings together 75 Sherlock Holmes aficionados, their friends, and significant others in one place, but that’s exactly what happened on January 10 at the Salmagundi...
June 12 2012

A Sherlockian’s Farewell to House MD— Page Moved

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June 11 2012

It Wasn’t Lupus: A Sherlockian’s Farewell to House MD

From the day I started watching House MD on November 16, 2004, right up until this last month when the eighth (and final) season finished delicately extricating my heart with a dull ice cream scoop,...
May 17 2012

A Holmes Fan’s Mistrust of Elementary: An Open Apology to CBS

In 1971, Universal Pictures produced a film titled They Might Be Giants starring George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward as, respectively, “Sherlock Holmes” and Dr. Mildred Watson, chronicling their...
May 4 2012

Newest Criminal Element Member: Watson the Puppy

Yes, I really did name my puppy after Sherlock Holmes’s assistant Watson. And yes, this was an excuse to look at pictures of Benedict Cumberbatch without his shirt. Enjoy.
April 27 2012

Sherlock Pick-Up Lines: Is that a pipe in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

A few weeks ago we presented to you the Cumberb-otter sensation. Now we’re gearing up for a whole new season of Sherlock on PBS in just about a week and as we prepared our pipes and hunting hats,...
April 18 2012

My Dearest Holmes: The True Love of Watson for Holmes?

‘… The accounts of these cases are too bound up with events in my personal life which, although they may provide a plausible commentary to much of my dealings with Mr. Sherlock Holmes, can never...
April 16 2012

Now Win This!: Sherlock Season 1 on DVD

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January 16 2012

BBC’s Sherlock: Preparing for Reichenbach with Baker Street Irregulars

This morning I was at a brunch, the closing event for the Baker Street Irregulars’ birthday weekend of festivities in New York. (Almost English breakfast—much meat of various compositions and shapes!...
January 11 2012

Sherlock and The Hounds of Baskerville: Fear and Loathing in Grimpen Village

It might be the most widely recognizable phrase in the Sherlock Holmes canon, barring that business about “whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth” (which Holmes did say), and “Elementary,...
December 18 2011

Game of Shadows: Testosterone and a Powder Keg of Glitter

I like testosterone.  Always have. If you like your testosterone served piping hot, with more than a splash of Tabasco, a creamy dollop of ultraviolence, and a healthy slice of goggle-wearing,...
November 6 2011

Top 10 Rules for a Sherlock Novel?

Over at Mulholland Books, Anthony Horowitz, author of the just-released The House of Silk, a novel authorized by the Conan Doyle Estate about which we’ve been hearing great things, has blogged...
September 1 2011

I Decree Plummer Deserves Kudos as Holmes

There I sat in Caffé Trieste on Vallejo Street in The City, attempting to channel the spirit of Francis Ford Coppola (he worked on the script for The Godfather in this very café) as I pored over my...
August 8 2011

Finding Sherlock: My Tour of London

“It is a hobby of mine to have an exact knowledge of London.”                                             ...
August 6 2011

Witness The Trial of Sherlock Holmes

This Christmas, we get to see the second Sherlock Holmes film featuring Robert Downey, Jr. as the great detective. I know many people disliked the first film for all of its modernization of the character....
July 1 2011

Holmes & Watson On Your Case: Bicycles, Cat Musicals, and Online Dating

Sometimes life can seem like one great mystery that needs solving. Should you shave your beard? Will you find that perfect apartment? Who is your real father? Which superhero movie should you spend...
June 17 2011

Tinker, Tailor, Doctor, Dragon?

Benedict Cumberbatch, appreciated here most effusively for his role in the BBC’s new Sherlock (season 2 currently in production, to air in the UK in August), will also appear this year as Peter Guillam...
May 23 2011

A Lovely Dr. Watson: Edward Hardwicke, In Memoriam

Edward Hardwicke, known to fans round the globe as the second actor to play Dr. John Watson in Granada Television’s beloved Sherlock Holmes series, passed away due to cancer at the age of 78 on...