Wednesday, April 18, 2018

"see what V has to say" [SUSS] 


Among the cases that Watson tantalizingly dangles before us, "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire" offers the Matilda Briggs and the giant rat of Sumatra (one of the tales we mentioned in Episode 55 concerning Weird Animals), one of the most famous of the untold adventures.

But it also offers up a handful of others in quick succession, coming from the 'V' volume of Sherlock Holmes's index, rather than from the tin box mentioned in "Thor Bridge," and they are worthy of discussion. Along the way, we question why some of these cases find their way into this volume.

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  • This episode: ihose.co/trifles68
  • "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire"


  • Music credits

    Performers: Uncredited violinist, US Marine Chamber Orchestra
    Publisher Info.: Washington, DC: United States Marine Band
    CopyrightCreative Commons Attribution 3.0




    Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    "abstruse chemical analysis" [SIGN] 


    Along with the deerstalker, Inverness cloak, magnifying glass and curved pipe, Sherlock Holmes is most often associated with chemistry – chemical compounds as well as chemistry equipment.

    In this installment of our Inside 221B series, we take a look at Sherlock Holmes's experience with chemistry and other laboratory setups we encounter in the stories.

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  • This episode: ihose.co/trifles67
  • Sherlock Holmes Knew Chemistry
  • The Chemistry of Sherlock Holmes


  • Music credits

    Performers: Uncredited violinist, US Marine Chamber Orchestra
    Publisher Info.: Washington, DC: United States Marine Band
    CopyrightCreative Commons Attribution 3.0



    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    "I was overwhelmed by the honour" [BERY] 


    Sherlock Holmes was a well-known public figure. But he was also a known and sought-after expert specifically by other well-known public figures and entities.

    Which notable public figures sought and received Holmes's services and then bestowed upon him some gift other than cash?

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  • This episode: ihose.co/trifles66
  • The Legion of Honor


  • Music credits

    Performers: Uncredited violinist, US Marine Chamber Orchestra
    Publisher Info.: Washington, DC: United States Marine Band
    CopyrightCreative Commons Attribution 3.0



    Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    "I heard you marching about" [SIGN] 


    From the first cricket match in England in 1877 to the wireless mentioned in 1914, there are numerous things connected to Sherlock Holmes that happened in the month of March.

    As the month draws to a close, we reflect on happenings historical and Canonical. Let's see if our bluster lives up to the weather this month is known for.

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  • This episode: ihose.co/trifles65
  • History of cricket
  • The Boat Race
  • The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Jean Leckie
  • Guglielmo Marconi


  • Music credits

    Performers: Uncredited violinist, US Marine Chamber Orchestra 
    Publisher Info.: Washington, DC: United States Marine Band
    CopyrightCreative Commons Attribution 3.0


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    Scott Monty and Burt Wolder are both members of the Baker Street Irregulars, the literary society dedicated to Sherlock Holmes. They have co-hosted the popular show I Hear of Everywhere since June 2007.

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