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John H. Watson. Arthur Conan Doyle. Two men both appearing to have written about Sherlock Holmes with the same words. To one, he was real. To the other, a character of fiction. And somewhere out there, there's one guy crazy enough to think it was both.

Mar 8, 2019

Following earlier investigations into "the Old Women of Houndsditch," a group of the earliest Sherlockians who were parodied by Ronald Knox, Toni and Alan focus on one particular member of that group and what he may have been seeing. 


Mar 3, 2019

Bored with the same old "Sherlock Holmes is real" nonsense? Talon King, the not-a-Sherlock-guy brother of Alan King does some house-sitting and gets in some podcast-sitting at the same time! Hear stories! Learn things! If you listen to no other episode, this episode will not be like one of those!


Jan 28, 2019

A letter from a Sherlockian author not unfamiliar to the podcast sends Alan King off on a conspiracy binge involving Ronald Knox working against Sherlockians, the British government using Conan Doyle to distract Vincent Starrett, and other things that co-host Toni Sutherland would rather he not.


Nov 25, 2018

Toni and Alan delve into a Sherlock Holmes that actually was male . . . though not, perhaps, the Sherlock we know: The Sherlock Holmes of Esher. His legacy, both in offspring and a branch of Sherlockiana called "the Esherlockians" leads them to answers that were not immediately apparent.


Oct 11, 2018

Alan King explores an urban myth of a black hansom cab which appears annually to look for a man who called himself "Sherlock Holmes." Was an entire Sherlock Holmes scion society built just to stop that from happening?