Tag Archives: Sherlock

Apple, Hello Kitty, and Me

Apple, Hello Kitty, and Me

What do a computer company, a Japanese cat, and a GeekMom have in common? They’re all turning forty this year! Find out what other geeky things and people share Rebecca Angel’s birthday year of 1976. Read More

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Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 2015

Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 2015

It’s a good time to be a Sherlock Holmes fan. There’s less than a month before the Season 4 premiere of ‘Elementary’ (CBS), and December is nearing so fans of the BBC show ‘Sherlock’ will get the much anticipated Christmas special that drops Cumberbatch and Freeman into their same roles but jumps back from its modern day setting to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Victorian-era setting. Read More

‘Sherlock Chronicles’ Delivers the Details on the BBC Hit Show

‘Sherlock Chronicles’ Delivers the Details on the BBC Hit Show

This will be an easy decision to continue reading or not–if you’re a fan of the BBC show ‘Sherlock,’ then do keep reading. If you’re not a fan (of the show or Sherlock Holmes in general), then this book will be of little interest to you. And finally, if you’re not sure because you haven’t watched the show (or have only watched a few of the nine 1.5-hour episodes spread over three seasons), this book AND review are full of spoilers. Read More

Happy Birthday, Sherlock! (But We Get the Gifts…)

Happy Birthday, Sherlock! (But We Get the Gifts…)

Sherlock’s “official” birthday is observed every January 6, so on this momentous day (Happy 160th, Sherlock!) here are some new Sherlock-related gifts for fellow fans that may or may not have been missed, in no particular order. Well, not completely true… the first episode of BBC One’s Sherlock is fresh on my mind from two same-day viewings, so here goes… Read More

Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau

Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau is the second Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes novel penned by Guy Adams. The first in the series, The Breath of God, saw Holmes and Watson dealing with zombies and teaming up with ghost hunter Thomas Carnacki. The supernatural theme continues in this new book as they try to stop the creation of an army of beast men. Read More

Sherlock Season Two Starts May 6 on PBS

Sherlock Season Two Starts May 6 on PBS

Here’s a teaser for Sherlock Season Two, which will start its PBS Masterpiece Mystery run in the US on May 6th. The series chronicles a modern day Sherlock Holmes and his adventures solving mysteries. Knowledge of the book series is helpful but not necessary. The adaptations loosely follow the originals with modern twists. Sherlock was co-created… Read More

The Official Doctor Who Convention – Part One

Last weekend saw the first-ever Official Doctor Who Convention at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales. The Centre is famous among Whovians not only as the fictional headquarters for Torchwood 3, the Cardiff branch of the organization tasked with protecting the Earth from aliens (the headquarters are beneath the plaza in front of the Centre),… Read More

Sherlock–Modern Day Version Does Right by Holmes & Watson

Sherlock–Modern Day Version Does Right by Holmes & Watson

I’ve been a Sherlock Holmes geek since I first discovered Hound of the Baskervilles in the stacks of my junior high school library. After finishing, I eagerly devoured the whole Canon, up to and including the two-volume annotated set by W.S. Baring-Gould. I also tried to regale my junior high circle of friends with tales… Read More