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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Jul 30, 2021

“I have all the facts in my journal” [STUD] 

For our 221st episode, we had to make it as deeply Sherlockian as we could. What better topic than The Baker Street Journal, the first (ir)regular publication about Sherlock Holmes scholarship?

First published in 1946, the BSJ is a stalwart in the Sherlockian community,...

Jul 15, 2021

“Interesting, though elementary” [HOUN] 

Rob Nunn found the Sherlockian world not long ago, and since then, our impression of him is one not too far from the name of our show: "We hear of Rob Nunn everywhere."

From winning the coveted Beacon Award from the Beacon Society in recognition of his work in the classroom...

Jun 30, 2021

“An almanac!” [VALL] 

When Ross Davies, BSI ("The Temple"), first published Sherlock Holmes content in his publication, The Green Bag, he had no idea what he was in for. 

Let's just say that the response was enough to ensure that Sherlock Holmes got his own starring role in another publication, which became The...

Jun 15, 2021

"the prize at Olympia" [LAST] 

It's a well-known fact that Arthur Conan Doyle went up against the legendary cricket player W.G. Grace on the field in 1900. But his interest in sport went much further than that.

From cricket to golf, motorcycles to auto racing, downhill skiing and more, Conan Doyle equated physical...

May 30, 2021

"many excellent qualities" [MISS] 

One of the latest books in the BSI Manuscript Series from the BSI Press is The Staunton Tragedy, the manuscript for "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter."

Edited by Wiggins emeritus Michael F. Whelan, the book brought together Sherlockians of all stripes for a wide variety of...