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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Mar 14, 2008

A visit to a venerable scion society, the Sons of the Copper Beeches, in October 2007. Headmastiff Gideon Hill describes the group's history, assisted by Scott Bond, who then offers remarks about his 25 years as the Baker Street Journal's cartoonist. We close with an Editor's Gas Lamp from July, 1959 featuring Edgar Smith's thoughts "On the Forms of Address."

Show Notes:

1:30 The Great Interruption
6:20 En route to the SOCB
7:40 Meeting Gideon Hill
9:00 Gideon's history of the SOCB
11:10 Encountering Peter Blau
12:35 Scott Bond recalls the SOCB in the 1970's
14:45 Making friends at scion society meetings
17:35 Introducing Scott Bond's remarks
18:50 The Lament of the Sherlockian Cartoonist
23:15 Carl Barks and Walt Disney
30:30 A cartoon a month
31:00 How it all comes together
35:30 Camouflage in Japan
41:15 Scott's production process
46:00 Editor's Gas Lamp from the Baker Street Journal Volume 9, No. 3, July 1959: "On the Forms of Address"

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