Why Holmes Peak in Tulsa, OK, isn’t so okay

In 1985, the Afghanistan Perceivers, a literary society dedicated to Sherlock Holmes, established Holmes Peak in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since then, it has been the source of occasional field trips by Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts, but not much else. The slope itself is relatively unremarkable with few distinguishing features—boring to anyone without mild interest in the famous […]

The Return of Enola Holmes

Fans of Enola Holmes will be happy to hear that the young detective is back and better than ever. The Netflix original film Enola Holmes came out in September of 2020 featuring Millie Bobby Brown (of Stranger Things fame) as the titular antagonist and was extremely well-received. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,  the […]

Holmes Peak in Tulsa, OK

Sherlock Holmes’ notoriety has resulted in many groups, both formal and informal, forming out of sheer interest and dedication to the canon. One of these groups is the Afghanistan Perceivers of Oklahoma. The Perceivers are an affiliated chapter of the Baker Street Irregulars, which is the first official Sherlock Holmes literary society founded in 1934 […]

Enola Holmes: A Brief Review

Enola Holmes breathes a breath of fresh air into the long-beloved Sherlock Holmes universe. Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) is armed with the same wit and intelligence as her famous older brother, and charms the audience with her fourth wall breaks to inject quips about the people and societal customs she comes across. With Ashley D. […]

Sherlockian Games For Your Tabletop, Computer, or Phone

It’s not hard to fancy yourself an amateur detective after reading a Sherlock Holmes adventure and solving the crime right alongside the famous duo. This sentiment has been felt by readers since Conan Doyle’s heyday, and has inspired game companies to create fun ways for enthusiasts to test their own abilities. The Parker Brothers, who […]

Amazon Alexa Offers Choose Your Own Sherlock Holmes Adventure Story

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have been inspiring readers since their debut in The Strand Magazine. Now, thanks to audio drama authors George Mann and Cavan Scott, anyone with an Amazon Echo has a chance to craft their own Holmes adventure without touching pen to paper. Simply download the free skill titled “The Great Game,” […]

Loch Ness Monster… Found?

When a Norweigen survey team took to the mysterious Loch Ness in 2016, they were intending to shed some light on the depths of the infamous Loch —  but were in no way intending to find the Loch Ness Monster. The sunken movie prop from 1970, that is. Close to 50 years later, a prop […]

The 2020 221B Con

As you are well aware if you have spent any amount of time on our site, there are an impressive amount of events centered around the Sherlockian canon and fandom. However, one of the most notable and exciting events is the annual 221B Con, an expansive two day convention that featuring countless speakers from the […]

The Left Coast Sherlockian Symposium

For many Sherlockians, fan meet-ups, conventions, and other comparable gatherings are the epitome of a good time. There is no better feeling than being surrounded by people who appreciate The Great Detective in the same way you do. Fortunately, there are an uncountable number of events ranging from the Scintillation of Scions to 221B Con, […]

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson might be fictitious characters, but it’s easy to forget that 221b Baker Street is a very real place. The decision to place Holmes and Watson in an actual London flat may have been carefully thought out by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, or it may have been an easier alternative […]