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Langridge, Hirsch Give Sherlock Holmes a Supernatural Spin in "Baker Street Peculiars"

Roger Langridge & Andy Hirsch tell CBR about reinventing Arthur Conan Doyle's characters as supernatural mystery solvers in London at BOOM!

Questions from the Archives

Jenn Shapland had the pleasure of cataloguing the archives of Carson McCullers, Gertrude Stein, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Their possessions left her with a few lingering questions. Pair with Shapland’s piece on cataloguing David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King.

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Arthur Conan Doyle's THE POISON BELT

Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Death of God

The connection hinges on the meanings of the word mystery, but it’s worth considering. Creation, after all, is the scene of the greatest whodunit of all time—theoretical physicists and speculative metaphysicians alike engage in perpetual forensic evidence-gathering, but they have failed… Continue reading ?

First Promo For Fox’s Arthur Conan/Harry Series HOUDINI & DOYLE!!

First Promo For Fox’s Arthur Conan/Harry Series HOUDINI & DOYLE!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Apparently famed author Arthur Conan Doyle and famed escape artist Harry Houdini were great friends in real life. Fox’s...Show More Summary

We asked a neuroscientist if Sherlock Holmes is actually a sociopath and his answer surprised us

A new "Sherlock" special premiered Jan. 1 on PBS and in special theatrical screenings. At one point in the MASTERPIECE/PBS TV series, which is based on the novels of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, policeman Philip...Show More Summary

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Arthur Conan Doyle's THE LOST WORLD

Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 11-17

FRIDAY | "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose": Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's holiday mystery follows an investigation into the disappearance of a precious gem. Through Jan. 4 at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.; 773-338-2177 and SATURDAY |  "The Orchestra": Akvavit...

Arthur Conan Doyle called it "the high-water mark of [Stevenson’s] genius."

We begin a little known Robert Louis Stevenson mystery, The Pavilion on the Links, at Forgotten Classics. Contrary to what you might expect, there is neither golf nor lemonade involved.

Remembering Frances Yates

Throughout the BBC series Sherlock, the updated version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master detective (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) can be seen visiting his “mind palace,” an imaginary building where, mentally, he stores great quantities of information. Show More Summary

The ‘Sherlock’ Christmas Special Trailer Is Here

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are a hoot as the 19th-century versions of their "Sherlock" characters, just as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle intended.

New 'Sherlock' trailer released for special airing eventually

 “Sherlock” is back, and there’s a brand-new trailer to prove it. The one-off special of the BBC/Masterpiece co-production is set in the Victorian England era of Arthur Conan Doyle’s books, a departure from the modern reinterpretation that the series typically opts for. Though no air date has been...

Coming Distractions: Benedict Cumberbatch plays dress-up in the new Victorian Sherlock trailer

Sherlock rocketed itself to success by taking Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic characters and conundrums and updating them for the modern era, with a sneering, frog-faced detective mocking the cops on social media and spending vast swathes of time cracking the passwords on people’s phones. Show More Summary

‘Sherlock’ Victorian Special Trailer: What A Difference A Century-Plus Makes – Or Does It?

A new PBS trailer provides some clues about Sherlock‘s long-anticipated and well-guarded one-off special set in Victorian times. Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s hyper-perceptive sleuth, along with his Baker Street flatmate Dr. Show More Summary

Art in the Blood - A Rousing Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. Show More Summary

An American Tragedy

--Exodus It is a capital mistake to theorize before one's data --Scandal in Bohemia, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away If you can use some exotic booze There's a bar in far Bombay Come fly with me, let's...Show More Summary

Sir Arthur and the Fairies

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

by Mary Losure In the spring of 1920, at the beginning of a growing fascination with spiritualism brought on by the death of his son and brother in WWI, Arthur Conan Doyle took up the case of the Cottingley Fairies. Mary Losure explores...Show More Summary

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle turns sleuth in 'Arthur & George' miniseries on PBS

5 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The collected works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are a gift that just keeps on giving. Especially to television, where "Elementary" (CBS) and "Sherlock" (BBC America) currently deliver two very different iterations of the world's first and most famous consulting detective.

Cyber Sherlocks and the Case for Digital Watsons

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson form one of literature's most memorable crime-fighting partnerships. When he dreamt up his characters, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle could not have foreseen the meteoric rise of computers, nor the fact that battling malicious hackers would become one of the world's most complex and pressing challenges. Show More Summary

Sanctions Without Purpose: U.S. Penalizes Sudanese People to Punish Their Government

KHARTOUM, SUDAN -- Like the dog that didn't bark in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tale, little advertising promotes American goods in Khartoum. Ads ubiquitous elsewhere in the world are absent. U.S. products can be found -- usually resold through third countries. Show More Summary

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