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How the Tiny Town of Lily Dale Brings Death to Life

Elizabeth Kissam | Posted 12.21.2016 | Religion
Elizabeth Kissam

In Lily Dale, New York, residents nourish a belief in a literal afterlife not too different from our present existence. For over a century, they have ...

Who Really Wrote The Newly Discovered Sherlock Holmes Story?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.23.2015 | Home

A long-lost Sherlock Holmes story, reportedly penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for a benefit bazaar to raise money for a bridge in Selkirk, Scotland, ...

These Couldn't Possibly Be Real Fairies... Could They?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.06.2015 | Weird News

A British professor is getting a swarm of attention for a series of photos depicting tiny creatures that he suggests look like fairies. John Hyatt,...

Why Huffington Went Literary

Nicholas Miriello | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
Nicholas Miriello

Though there have been grumblings about new technologies' detrimental effect on more traditional forms of literature, we believe that these media are not mutually exclusive. We can hold on to, and elevate, the things we love about books and still embrace the worlds opened up by more recent developments.

ReThink Review - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

My problem with A Game of Shadows isn't the characters and actors in front of the camera, but with the man behind it. That's because Guy Ritchie is simply not a good director -- and arguably never has been.

Writer Wednesday: Should You Kill Off Your Protagonist? | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

There are many reasons writers decide to kill off their protagonist. The trick is to do it for the right reasons and in a way that won’t make the re...

First Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Novel To Be Published

BBC News | Emma Saunders | Posted 08.07.2011 | Home

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first novel, The Narrative of John Smith, is to be published for the first time....

Sherlock Holmes Debut Book, 'One Of The Rarest Books Of Modern Times,' Up For Auction

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The copy of A Study In Scarlet, the debut novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of only two inscribed examples known to exist. Sotheby's will aucti...

Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If Guy Ritchie and producer Joel Silver (whose ham-handed fingerprints are all over this film) wanted to make a James Bond film set in Victorian times, why call him Sherlock Holmes? Why not Terlock Scones? Merlock Bones? Parkway Homes?

Sherlock Holmes: Decent Movie, But Couldn't They Do Better Than This?

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

All the glitz pf Guy Ritchie's steampunk London makes Holmes's simple deduction powers seem slightly mundane. And that's the plot's real problem.

5 Authors More Badass Than The Badass Character They Created | Rohan Ramakrishnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

if you look at the authors behind some of the most iconic heroes of all time, you find a writer who's every bit as badass. Not only did these guys ins...

Sherlock Holmes: Arthur Conan Doyle's Ambivalent Feelings Towards His Character

The Wall Street Journal | JOHN J. MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For Sherlock Holmes, the most important date on the calendar is Christmas--and not just because the latest film to feature him comes out on Dec. 25. ...

10 Best Victorian Detective Stories

The Guardian | James McCreet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sherlock Holmes and his predecessor, Edgar Allan Poe's Auguste Dupin, were always fantasy detectives. Their powers of deduction often bordered on the ...