Dark Places, Wicked Companions, and Strange Experiences

As I’m sure you all know, there is an uncountable number of Sherlock Holmes conventions, fan meets, and conferences. Ranging from small dinners to larger expositions, these gatherings are all centered around a deep love for Sherlock Holmes and the further dissemination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. For those of you who haven’t had […]

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Furtive Festivity: A Fan Made Film

There is no shortage of Sherlockian film and T.V. adaptations. From Jeremy Brett to Robert Downey Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch, a myriad of actors have set out to portray the Great Detective in film and on television. Outside of this mainstream media, countless Sherlockians have taken the re-presentation of Holmes into their own hands, and […]

The Arthur Conan Doyle Room: Editions One to Infinity

Sherlockians who are deeply invested in the fandom are probably familiar with the fact that there are numerous editions for each and every one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s works. Though each edition contains the same story, there are slight variations in the minutiae of the texts or formatting, and Sherlockians live in the details. Lucky […]

The Great Detective, Le Grand Détective, Der Große Detektiv

When thinking about Sherlock Holmes, your mind may race through the rolodex of the various stories in the canon, or maybe the innumerable film and literary adaptations of the Great Detective come to mind. However, it’s very unlikely that you also consider the immense privilege that is understanding Conan Doyle’s native tongue, and therefore his […]

Sleuthing Through Portsmouth

In reading Sherlock Holmes for however long you have, has there ever been a time when you felt an inclination to become a great detective yourself? It’s understandable, really. Through reading Dr. Watson’s accounts, you are just as involved and pertinent as any character moving within the pages. At a certain age, you likely dismissed […]

Our Statement on Chris Redmond

In lieu of the situation regarding Chris Redmond, the Sherlockian.net team is reassessing roughly 100+ pages of content and 500+ links. While we are contractually obligated to keep his name on our site and keep him on our board of advisors until October 2019, know that we stand with and support the survivors. We will […]

The Baker Street Babes: Carrying Sherlock into the Future

The original Sherlockian texts were composed some 130 years ago, and though they are foundational to the “Detective-Mystery” genre, they hold very few agreements with “genre writing.” Finishing a Holmes piece without the taste of decorative Victorian English on your tongue is inconceivable, and this has set the general tone for the way in which […]

The Baker Street Journal: Essential Sherlockian Reading

There’s no shortage of people forming groups, or participating in already formed groups, to study and share their knowledge of, interest in, and passion for literature and fiction. This is obviously the case for the Sherlock Holmes stories, apparent in the existence of this very website, but the first and most notable literary society pertaining […]

221b Con 2019

You’re sitting comfortably reading or watching something Sherlockian, and you stumble upon a line or passage so compelling that you must share it with someone. In a moment of pure literary elation, you pick up your phone only to realize that you don’t know a single soul who could possibly appreciate this excerpt as much as […]

The Latest Sherlock Holmes Adaptation

Overlooked among the deluge of other holiday films, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly delivered yet another adaptation of the Great Detective and his trusted Dr. Watson. Written by Etan Cohen, who is best known for writing and directing Idiocracy and Tropic Thunder, Holmes and Watson attempts to put a humorous spin on Conan Doyle’s […]