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5 Things: Braintree High Senior Finals, Board of Health and Assessors
Born on this day in history: Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , conservative oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens , gay rights activist Harvey Milk , MLB pitcher famous for his surgery, Tommy John and English singer Morrissey .
Mon May 20, 2013
Cape Cod Times
For Easy Rawlins, the big sleep is over
Say hallelujah: Easy Rawlins has risen from the dead. At the end of his 2007 novel "Blonde Faith," his 11th book about the Los Angeles private detective, Walter Mosley left Easy hanging between life and death and Mosley hasn't written about him since.
Fri May 17, 2013
University City Review
Curio Theatre Company's The Hound of the Baskervilles Is a Howl
Hound cast: back row from left to right, Harry Slack and Steve Carpenter. Down front, CJ Keller.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sherlock Holmes lecture examines the detective's cultural staying power
Solve the mystery behind the allure of Sherlock Holmes - the most enduring character from literature, radio and film over the past century - during a special free lunchtime lecture.
Tue May 14, 2013
Do not name these things
MMash-ups are everywhere these days: zombies keep finding their way into historical novels, and softcore porn into Jane Eyre.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Robbinsville mom explores the dark side of good people in 'Opium Dreams'
ROBBINSVILLE - Until recently, township native Jennie Giardine Smith was a part-time teacher and full-time mom with a passion for creative writing.
Sat May 11, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Review: Walter Mosley brings Easy Rawlins back from the brink
At the end of his 2007 novel Blonde Faith , his 11th book about the Los Angeles private detective, Walter Mosley left Easy hanging between life and death - and Mosley hasn't written about him since.
Wed May 08, 2013
University City Review
Curio Theatre Company spoofs The Hound of The Baskervilles in Philadelphia premiere
Cast photo: from left to right, Harry Slack as Sir Henry, CJ Keller as Doctor Watson and Steve Carpenter as Sherlock Holmes.
Mon May 06, 2013
Book Review: Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Goal by Gyles Brandreth
In May of 1895 Oscar Wilde was convicted of "gross indecency" and sentenced to two years of hard labor in prison.
Sat May 04, 2013
Wyoming PBS Welcome!
MASTERPIECE "Mr. Selfridge, Part 6"
In Episode 6 of Mr. Selfridge, two dead relatives show up at a store seance prompted by Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.
Thu May 02, 2013
Risk Chat: How Can Companies Mitigate ERM Data Risks?
Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is supposed to have said, "It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data." But what about theorizing before one hasclean, high-quality data? The answer is elementary: at least 40 percent of business initiatives fail due to poor-quality data, according to IBM.
Wed May 01, 2013
Masterpiece Classic: Mr. Selfridge, Episode 6
Two dead relatives show up at a store sA©ance prompted by Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.
Queen Anne View
Attention Sherlock Holmes buffs - free presentation on the staying power of Holmes next Tuesday
Sherlock Holmes first came to life in 1886 in the page of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A" Study in Scarlet" - a work that he wrote in 3 weeks and published in 1887.
Fight Like Sherlock Holmes: A Victorian Martial Art Makes a Comeback
Sherlock Holmes, of course, is a fictional creation-but, for a long time, the sleuth's fans thought that his preferred method of hand-to-hand combat was fictional too.
Why the Saradha mess is NOT a 'chit fund' scam
One could not have imagined that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Bertrand Russell will have anything to do with Saradha Realty - the company that has been making the headlines lately.' In the absence of any accessible and reliable records, various estimates of questionable authenticity, ranging between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 22,000 crore , are being ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Sherlockians to meet May 6
The group will discuss "The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger," a story that appeared in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes." The evening also will feature a quiz about the story and a presentation by film student Monica Schmidt, who will discuss a little-known silent film made in 1922 in which John Barrymore plays Holmes.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Author's new book is inspired creation
Andrew Lane has already penned a series of Young Sherlock adventures that have been published in 37 languages and sold more than 200,000 copies all over the world.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
'Displaced Detective' author Stephanie Osborn to discuss Sherlock...
When Stephanie Osborn wrote her first Sherlock Holmes story in high school, a teacher thought she'd plagiarized the work - from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Thinking lessons from Sherlock Holmes
'You see, but you do not observe,' Sherlock Holmes tells his faithful chronicler, Dr.
Follow That Bike
The direction a bicycle has traveled can be determined by examining its tracks and thinking about tangent lines, geometric constraints and the bike's steering mechanism The question goes back to the early days of the bicycle age and a 1903 Sherlock Holmes story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle called "The Adventure of the Priory School." Surprisingly, ... (more)