You know the plots, but what about the minutiae? We delve into the Sherlock Holmes stories and answers questions that arise, clarify... more
"It is fortunate for this community that I am not a criminal."[BRUC] Sherlock Holmes certainly ran with a rough crowd.... more
characters in the Sherlock Holmes stories are afflicted with brain fever. What was it, exactly?
Part 2 of our reading of Vincent Starrett's "No. 221B Baker Street" from The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. And... more
It's the most legendary street address in literature. And Vincent Starrett honored it repeatedly.
What is a mongoose? What role did it play in fiction? And in which Sherlock Holmes story did it occur?
Professor Moriarty was noted for two publications in the world of mathematics. What were they and what did they mean?
Holmes and Watson shared plenty of meals together. Remember that time they were at the buffet line? No? It's just... more
The Sherlock Holmes stories are littered with colors. What do they tell us about the author and the characters?
Dr. Grimesby Roylott had strange taste in animals.
What do we know of the types of sticks that various characters carried in the Sherlock Holmes stories? It's just... more