Jun 25, 2020
Jun 17, 2020
It's the third week of the month, which means it's our regular feature in Season 4: Mr. Sherlock Holmes the Theorist, the episode in which we investigate an old piece of Sherlockian scholarship and offer our commentary.
This month, we feature "The Historicity of Sherlock Holmes"...
Jun 10, 2020
"I have never loved" [DEVI]
When you think of crimes in the Sherlock Holmes stories, many of
them were crimes of passion. In a 1981 article in The Baker Street
Journal, Julie Maynard makes the case that as many as twenty-five
percent of the Canon involves adultery or implied
What was going on here? Was it an...
Jun 3, 2020
They say confession is good for the soul. It's also good for the detective story. Sherlock Holmes found the suspects he sought in many cases, but he didn't have the backstory for all of them.
The solution? A confession. Driven by fear, love or finality,...