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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.

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? 


Sep 23, 2018

Toni Sutherland takes a close look at irene Adler's treatment at the hands of male Sherlockians of the past century. Alan King talks about an odd thing in a bibliography.


Aug 11, 2018

Alan King gathers a Sherlockian think tank of notables for a free-wheeling discussion of Sherlock Holmes conspiracies . . . and maybe Keith Richards, if you listen long enough.