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"See How It Glints and Sparkles" [BLUE] "See How It Glints and Sparkles" [BLUE]

This was too good to pass up. Over at the discussion forum Holmesian.net , I came across some wonderful stick artwork by a member named whor...

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"A Certain Annual" [SPEC] "A Certain Annual" [SPEC]

For anyone reading this blog, there has never been a time when the world as you know it has been without Sherlock Holmes. As a matter of fac...

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Special Episode: Compliments of the Season 2007 Special Episode: Compliments of the Season 2007

This time of year always draws our minds to " The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle ," the only Sherlock Holmes story that takes pla...

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"In His Yorkshire Days" [HOUN] "In His Yorkshire Days" [HOUN]

For the good people in the northern portion of England, there's about to be a special museum feature afoot. The Yorkshire Museum in (wh...

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"Recent Services to One of the Royal Houses" [SCAN] "Recent Services to One of the Royal Houses" [SCAN]

I think the 21st century is finally starting to catch up with us. As a reader of this blog, you no doubt have seen some wonderful things, th...

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Episode 16: Collectors' Corner - Jerry Margolin Episode 16: Collectors' Corner - Jerry Margolin

We're pleased to welcome Jerry Margolin, BSI ("Hilton Cubitt") to this show this week. Jerry has been a collector of so...

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"I Shall Get the Tickets" [BOSC] "I Shall Get the Tickets" [BOSC]

[ Notice : this is one of a number of contests that I'll be running on the blog here over the next few weeks. I've been lucky enough...

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Episode 15: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 2) Episode 15: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 2)

In the previous episode of the show, you heard us get into some pretty interesting topics with Mike Whelan, head of the Baker Street Ir...

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"The Giant Rat of Sumatra" [SUSS] "The Giant Rat of Sumatra" [SUSS]

Sometimes you come across a news item that's just too good to be true. Or in this case, too Canonically accurate. It's almost fright...

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"Holmes Gave Me a Brief Review" [THOR] "Holmes Gave Me a Brief Review" [THOR]

You may recall our announcement of the opening of two one-act plays by Andrew Joffe, BSI ("Sir Charles Halle"), starring Paul Sin...

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"The Chaplain, No Less!" [GLOR] "The Chaplain, No Less!" [GLOR]

Once again, it is with a heavy heart that I take up my pen to write of the passing of another member of the Baker Street Irregulars. Benton ...

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Episode 14: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 1) Episode 14: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 1)

In this episode of the only Sherlockian podcast, we begin our interview the head of the Baker Street Irregulars - the internationally renown...

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"That Mask Which He Was Wont to Assume" [SIXN] "That Mask Which He Was Wont to Assume" [SIXN]

While searching on Brightcove , a video search and aggregation site - like YouTube , but with longer form videos - I came across a number of...

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"Suddently Sold Out" [VALL] "Suddently Sold Out" [VALL]

I've been informed that the block of rooms that the Baker Street Irregulars booked at the Algonquin Hotel for the BSI Weekend has been ...

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"I Tell You That It Is Friday" [TWIS] "I Tell You That It Is Friday" [TWIS]

In the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving Day is typically referred to as "Black Friday," because this is the day in the...

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Remembering Paul Smedegaard, BSI Remembering Paul Smedegaard, BSI

"keenly on his guard" [HOUN] Sadly, the Baker Street Irregulars have lost another one of our own, just over a month after th...

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Episode 13: Arthur Conan Doyle - A Life in Letters Episode 13: Arthur Conan Doyle - A Life in Letters

We're pleased to welcome two noted authors to the show this week: Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower. The recently edited a biogr...

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"For Sixty Years the Bulwark..." [BLAC] "For Sixty Years the Bulwark..." [BLAC]

This is an all-points-bulletin to heads of Sherlockian societies around the world. If you haven't received an email from Gary Thaden, th...

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"Those Week-End Parties" [SOLI] "Those Week-End Parties" [SOLI]

To every Sherlockian, it is always the weekend. This is it! The long-awaited announcement of the January festivities that we Sherlock Holmes...

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"There Is Nothing New Under the Sun" [STUD] "There Is Nothing New Under the Sun" [STUD]

Evidently, Sherlock Holmes was onto something. Today's Wall Street Journal (that other journal) column "The Informed Reader" ...

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A Report from the Unveiling of Gillette's Old Locomotive A Report from the Unveiling of Gillette's Old Locomotive

"the very man was a witness" [WIST]  Today we have a report from the field - that is, one of our readers who went to an event...

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Episode 12: Bob Thomalen (Part 2) Episode 12: Bob Thomalen (Part 2)

We pick up where we left off in Episode 11 , talking with Bob Thomalen, BSI ("The Three Garridebs") about how he was able t...

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"A Presentation, I See" [HOUN] "A Presentation, I See" [HOUN]

A few weeks ago I wrote about The Secret of Sherlock Holmes , a play that is being produced by Shakespeare & Company out in Lenox, Massa...

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"One Theatre Party" [MISS] "One Theatre Party" [MISS]

Friend and fellow Irregular Paul Singleton ("Covent Garden") does his fair share of acting. With letters like SAG, AFTRA and AEA a...

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"Whom Would you Recommend Then?" [HOUN] "Whom Would you Recommend Then?" [HOUN]

The Beacon Society is a Sherlockian group that was founded some 5 years ago to support and recognize exemplary educational experiences th...

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Episode 11: Bob Thomalen (Part 1) Episode 11: Bob Thomalen (Part 1)

Scott and Burt interview Bob Thomalen, BSI to learn more about his involvement with the Sherlockian world, including his claim to fame, Aut...

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Remembering Francine Swift, BSI Remembering Francine Swift, BSI

"she is swift" [NOBL] One of the most difficult tasks we undertake with this site is reporting on the deaths of fellow Sherl...

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"Quite a Little Parlour Game" [3STU] "Quite a Little Parlour Game" [3STU]

Last month, I wrote about a PC computer game that had just been released in the U.S. called Sherlock Holmes: the Awakened . Well, the guys o...

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"We Do All Our Correspondence with This Machine" [IDEN] "We Do All Our Correspondence with This Machine" [IDEN]

Darlene Cypser made this discovery and shared it with the Hounds-L list yesterday. I thought it was worth showing here. If Sherlock Holmes o...

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