Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Episode 287 – Sherlock Holmes and Advertising

run down to the advertising agency and have this put in the evening papers” [BLUE] 

We know Sherlock Holmes valued the agony column; we discussed that previously on Episode 50. Looking back at a paper by an advertising executive from the mid-20th century — a real-life Mad Man — we find the makings of an expert copywriter and marketer.

We even identify a media buyer. All of this and more, related to advertising in the Canon. It's just a Trifle.

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Music credits

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


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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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