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Sherlock Holmes

"Baskerville" Bucks Theatre Trend with Action-Adventure

Daryl Rowland | Posted 02.06.2017 | Entertainment
Daryl Rowland

CLEVELAND -- "Baskerville," at the Allen Theatre in Cleveland's Playhouse Square, is a rarity in modern theater: an action-adventure play. Once a sta...

'Sherlock' Just Schooled Us On The Value Of 'Emotional Context'

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.19.2017 | Arts

Warning: “Sherlock” spoilers ahead, duh. Shrewd, deliberate, unsentimental. These are, apparently, the qualities we value in a fictional detectiv...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Directly Related' To Sherlock Holmes Author

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.05.2017 | Entertainment

“Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch is “directly related” to the man who created his onscreen character around 130 years ago, according to An...

The Game Is Definitely On In This Hilarious 'Sherlock' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.22.2016 | Comedy

“Sherlock” is back, but as you’ve never seen it before. YouTube parody masters “The Hillywood Show” is treating the crime-fighting sleuth’...

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 9: Teaching How to Think, Not What to Think

Frank Breslin | Posted 08.16.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

Getting Used to Thinking for Oneself Over the decades, students were surprised that they were being taught how to think, not what to think. No theory...

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Sherlock Holmes' Financial Situation

Quora | Posted 08.12.2016 | Weird News

Is Sherlock Holmes rich? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique in...

No Sh*#, Sherlock

Phyllis Sudman | Posted 03.18.2017 | Parents
Phyllis Sudman

No sh*#, Sherlock. How fun is this phrase? C'mon, you've used at least once in your life. You know . . . the answer or outcome is so completely obviou...

The Remarkable Reincarnation of John Watson as Joan Watson

Frank H. Wu | Posted 01.29.2017 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

Played by Lucy Liu, Dr. Joan Watson is of Chinese descent. She has left her employment as a physician under circumstances less than ideal in order to serve as a "sober companion" who helps recovering addicts. Retained by Sherlock's father, she eventually becomes his investigative colleague.

Sherlock, Seinfeld, Gillibrand and Various Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.26.2017 | Media
Tom Alderman

California drivers tend to think their turn signals are vestigial organs, something that exists existentially but doesn't really matter, which makes d...

Ian McKellen On Whether There Is a Place for Pacifism in These Troubling Times

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.25.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Ian McKellen is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished actors working today. In this clip, McKellen speaks on the history of pacifism in his family, and whether a philosophy of nonviolence still has a place in today's volatile world.

Web Storytelling Heads Back Offline With 'Sherlock Holmes and the Internet of Things'

Turnstyle | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Lance Weiler makes interesting stuff. If you follow the seam where entertainment and tech intersect than you've pro...

The Accidental Interrogation: Pinning Down Nikki Nelson-Hicks Part 2

Paul Bishop | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Paul Bishop

Nikki is an acerbic, sarcastic, hair-exploding, dart throwing contrarian - all of which shines through in the maniacal humor and power of her writing. In her day job as a cubical goddess, she plays with plastic dinosaurs on her desk while thwarting customer service terrorists.

Art in the Blood - A Rousing Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Paola K Amaras

Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.

The Price of Making Decisions Alone

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 08.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Levi Ben-Shmuel

Growing up, I loved reading Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories. Holmes's remarkable powers of observation and deductive reasoning never fail...

'X,' A Conversation With Sue Grafton

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Sue Grafton is best known for her alphabet mystery series (A is for Alibi, etc.), with her feisty protagonist Kinsey Millhone. NPR's Maureen Corrigan said the forthcoming conclusion of the alphabet series "makes me wish there were more than twenty-six letters at her disposal."

Surprise and the Summer Genre Picture

William Bradley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There's no one in the non-Arnold Terminator cast who is as strong as any of Cruise's compatriots and adversaries in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Broken Tentpole

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a day late and a dollar short -- actually, make that several seasons late, for anyone who watches the outrageously funny animated series, Archer.

INTERVIEW: Screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher on Mr. Holmes

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I absolutely adored this movie, and was very lucky to be able to pick the writer's mind about the movie, the character, and Sherlock Holmes' literary and cinematic lineage.

Sherlock Holmes, Family Man

Frank H. Wu | Posted 07.19.2016 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

The new Mr. Holmes film does what could not have been predicted and does it wonderfully. In an adaptation that betters the book, the sleuth is an elderly retiree minding his bees on the seashore.

CBS Loves Geniuses

Rick Rosner | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Rick Rosner

CBS has more shows about geniuses than any other network ever -- forensic and detective shows, threat-of-the-week shows, The Big Bang Theory -- at least a dozen programs, dwarfing the number of CBS shows about idiots (Big Brother).

Batman Vs. Sherlock Holmes: Who Is The Better Detective?

Quora | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment

First, Batman's skills have been demonstrated in the context of very complex modern cases with larger "casts" of suspects, bigger and more varied motives, and in which villains have a great deal more sophisticated means of deception at their disposal.

What Sherlock Holmes Can Teach Us About Problem Solving

Zach Dundas | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts
Zach Dundas

As I reread all 60 original stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, I realized that Holmes cracks problems with a method more accessible than I thought. In fact, you could call his approach the Seven-Step Solution.

San Francisco Silent Film Festival Celebrates 20th Year

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

There are plenty of film festivals scattered across North America, including a number devoted to silent film. The Denver Silent Film Festival, Kansas Silent Film Festival, and Toronto Silent Film Festival have all made their mark in recent years.

Movie Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron -- The End Is Nigh

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

These feel like cinematic end times -- not in terms of Hollywood movies (that horse is already out of the barn), but in the pack-mentality, "hey, it's good enough" approach of critics to the colossus that bestrides summer movies, otherwise known as the Marvel Universe.

The Fifth Heart: A New Sherlock Holmes Story

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Tom Alderman

And if you're a Holmes fan, this book is probably a must in the canon. Dan Simmons delivers personal details about Holmes' upbringing you may not have read before. The author details Holmes' fascination with the new wonder drug from the Bayer company. No, not aspirin.