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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

2 weeks 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

last monthHealth : 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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last monthHumor / odd : HiLobrow


Time To Remove U.S. Sanctions On Sudan

KHARTOUM, SUDAN—Like the dog that didn’t bark in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s tale, little advertising promotes American goods in Khartoum. Washington has banned most business with Sudan. As I point out on Forbes: “Sanctions have become a tool of choice for Washington, yet severing commercial relations rarely has promoted America’s ends. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things You Should Pay Attention to in Analytics

"I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I love this quote by Doyle, as it helps me visualize myself as sort of the Sherlock [...]

When Harry Houdini Met Arthur Conan Doyle

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“[They] were an improbable pair. One was very much the bluff Scottish Victorian gentleman, educated at a minor Catholic private school; the other a largely self-educated Hungarian immigrant to the US who had spent most of his life in rackety vaudeville. The two men were brought together by a shared interest in spiritualism, but it […]

INTERVIEW: Screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher on Mr. Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been played by more actors than any fictional character in history. And director Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes, currently in theaters, adds a new chapter to that storied legacy by casting Sir Ian McKellen (re-teaming...Show More Summary

Even Ian McKellen Can't Figure Out This Sign

Sir Ian McKellen may be one of the world's finest interpreters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic sleuth, but even McKellen can’t assertain how to park in Hollywood on a Saturday. Some mysteries will just never be solved. You shall not park, Sir McKellen.... More »

Mr. Holmes

Prof. Moriarty is renowned as Sherlock Holmes’ most notorious archenemy. But the world’s greatest detective grapples with an even more relentless foe in “Mr. Holmes,” the latest big-screen incarnation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary creation. Show More Summary

‘Mr. Holmes’ Review: There’s No Mystery Why This Film Is A Sherlock For The Ages

Sherlock Holmes is back, but we have never seen a Sherlock like this before. As I say in my video review (click the link above), the new Mr. Holmes is a completely different take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective. This newShow More Summary

'Mr. Holmes' smartly examines the great detective in winter

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Has there ever been a more durable, more adaptable fictional character than Arthur Conan Doyle's celebrated Sherlock Holmes? The great detective has been played by dozens of actors in every medium, and modern authors have placed him in new adventures set in locales as far from London as India,...

Mr. Holmes

Don't think you can take another Hollywood version of Sherlock Holmes? Snap out of it. Apologies to Robert Downey Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch, but what Ian McKellen does with Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective in Mr. Holmes is nothing short of magnificent. This is Holmes at 93, coping with a...

First Clip From Sherlock Christmas Special Gets Back to Book Basics

3 months agoHumor : Topless Robot

If you've ever wished Sherlock would just be set in Arthur Conan Doyle's time for more accuracy to source, you finally get your wish. This first look at Victorian Cumberbatch dropped last week,...

The case of the ageing detective

3 months agoArts : Prospero

WHEN Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes in 1886, he would not have predicted his hero's appearance on the stamps of Nicaragua, South Africa and Canada, or his role inspiring themed flashmobs in St Petersburg. Nor indeed would he have foreseen Holmes's eventual appearance in the Guinness Book of Records. Show More Summary

'Sherlock' Comic-Con Panel Interview: Executive Producer Steven Moffat Says They 'Won't Run Out' of Stories

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's source material teems with adventure stories of its main characters Sherlock and his side-kick Dr. Watson. Various adaptations on television and big screen presentations may overlap with the same plotlines but...Show More Summary

'Sherlock' Victorian-Era Trailer Will Have You Peeing Your Petticoats (VIDEO)

Post by Jenny Erikson. One of the coolest things about Steven Moffatt's modern-day retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes (aside from Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman) is that it's set in the 21st century. Why, then, are we so excited for the upcoming Sherlock special set in Victorian London?  Probably the costumes. Show More Summary

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