Counter to what we’re taught with traditional angling, we don’t run out to buy a vest and a thousand dollar rod simply to fish the vastness that is the murk water. Rather, we’ll be channeling a lot of Arthur Conan Doyle, and learn the weaknesses of our quarry and his environment, knowing that we’re not [...]
Benedict Cumberbatch is a talented actor. But Benedict Cumberbatch is not hot. Here are 917 people who are hotter than Benedict Cumberbatch. 1. Martin Freeman 2. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 3. Jeremy Brett 4. Your mom 5. Ron Artest 6. Metta World Peace 7. Show More Summary
L.B. Morse's set design for Seattle Repertory Theatre's adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's second-greatest novel (number one, of course, is The Sign of the Four) is dazzling. His genius conjures up an impressive system of floating paintings,...Show More Summary
Did Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes out of thin air? Elementary, my dear Neatoramanauts, he did not. Meet the real life inspiration for Sherlock Holmes: Dr. Joseph Bell, a physician and lecturer at the medical school of the University of Edinburgh. Show More Summary
Arthur Conan Doyle wants to keep Sherlock Holmes in copyright. Their argument for why a judge should side with them raises serious questions about the future of pop culture. The post Is Sherlock Holmes A Character? Or An Archetype? A New Copyright Fight Raises An Important Question appeared first on ThinkProgress.
For a few years now we've discussed a few times some of the confusion as to why Sherlock Holmes isn't considered in the public domain in the US, even though he probably should be. As we've explained, all of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes books except for one are in the public domain. Show More Summary
1) Sherlock Holmes was originally going to be called Sherrinford. The name was altered to Sherlock, possibly because of a cricketer who bore the name. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Holmes, was a fan of cricket and the name 'Sherlock' appears to have stuck in his memory. Show More Summary
By Navellier & Associates: In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1902 novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes famously pointed to the dog that did not bark. A modern Sherlock, looking for clues about the future of the stock market, might examine the positive trends that don't make the front page. Show More Summary
Last week, the second installment of Watson and Holmes from New Paradigm hit retail shelves across the country. A modern, urban take on the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic, the book posits an intern and former military medic drafted into a helping a possibly delusional self-trained detective and “stealth procurer” named after the iconic detective, [...]
2. Sherlock. This BBC adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories offers a stylish, contemporary re-imagining of a classic series.
Sherlock, the BBC/ PBS Masterpiece television modern interpretation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, held court on Thursday at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con. And while producers Moffat, Gatiss and Sue Vertue were present, the Sherlock Holmes (Star Trek Into Darkness’ Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. [...]
The Project: Sherlock, BBC’s Cumberbatch-powered modern-day retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved Baker Street Detective series The Panel: Executive
PBS series Sherlock is making its first trip to San Diego’s Comic-Con this month, reports EW. But the popular modernized take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth will absent stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. Neither...Show More Summary
I love this signed photo of Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sherlock Holmes author has a phenomenal handlebar moustache and must have preened it prior to having the photo taken. While we’re talking about the great man, here is a video of Conan Doyle from 1928 discussing his famous detective with an appearance from Doyle’s dog. [...]
Lydia Davis has won the 2013 Man Booker International Prize for her very short stories. A 1928 film of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle discussing Sherlock Holmes (with a cameo appearance by Doyle’s dog). Allen Ginsberg’s “Celestial Homework” for his class on beat poetry at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Show More Summary
Elementary has gotten some flak for being the "lesser" modern-day Sherlock Holmes. But now that its first season is over, we're realizing this show understands the Arthur Conan Doyle canon — it's just not afraid to ask questions. Here's why Elementary is the Sherlock Holmes we never knew we always needed. Read more...
The second season premiere of CBS’ crime drama Elementary will be filming in London, marking the first time the series has shot on location outside of New York. The series, which is a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes, is not only set in the United States, but also features a female Watson [...]Show More Summary
From Penn News: A select group of local young authors is looking to unlock a mystery. Following in the footsteps of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who penned Sherlock Holmes, or Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express, a small group of up-and-coming mystery writers headed to the Penn Museum in April to research [...]
I'm a bit obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. I haven't read any Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in awhile so my memory is sketchy when it comes to any pure recollection of the Holmes canon. But given the tweaking the stories have seen thanks to so...Show More Summary
Watson and Holmes by Karl Bollers and Rick Leonardi is a comic book reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and John Watson as African Americans in New York City’s Harlem district. The project, which claims to be the “first African-American Sherlock Holmes series” is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. via Baker [...]