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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

2 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

3 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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3 months agoHumor / 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

3 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

4 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,...

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