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"Visions" a Talk With Kelley Armstrong

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural.

'Sherlock': Brainy Modernity's Last Bow

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

In the hands of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has reappeared, but this time as a manipulative intellectual lacking in empathy or warm feelings.

Undeniable Labors of Love

George Heymont | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Politicians, warriors and self-important fools frequently fail to learn anything from the past. But for creative types, the past offers a wondrous portal which invites them to explore science and history (as well as the history of comparative religion, costume design, distant cultures and lots more).

Comedy, Tonight!

George Heymont | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

A popular show business axiom insists that "Dying is easy, comedy is hard." While any performer who has bombed onstage will quickly acknowledge this bitter truth, the bottom line is that comedy depends on good ideas and solid execution.

The Problem of the Two Sherlocks

Frank H. Wu | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

Sherlock Holmes duels with himself on television. Two 'modern dress' productions are running simultaneously. Each has been successful critically as well as commercially: the English Sherlock and the American Elementary.

Season 4 Of 'Sherlock' Is Happening!?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

Season 3 hasn't even aired yet, but if the stars of "Sherlock" have their way a fourth season would not be far behind, according to Radio Times. Be...

TV Worth Reading: 'Sherlock'

Stephanie Earp | Posted 05.14.2012 | TV
Stephanie Earp

I'm drawn to the idea of converting an old story into a modern context. If it's done well and done seamlessly, it proves something about its timelessness. BBC's Sherlock does this beautifully.

PHOTOS: 7 Famous Homes Turned Museums

BootsnAll | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

These house museums give us a sense of what life was like in a different period and a glimpse of what went into making artists, writers and great thinkers who they were.

First Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Novel To Be Published

BBC News | Emma Saunders | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

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

New Sherlock Holmes Novel Out In November

The Guardian | Maev Kennedy | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

The answer, Watson, is elementary. The reason Sherlock Holmes' latest adventure, The House of Silk, is only being published 81 years after the death o...

Sherlock Holmes Breathed New Life In 'The Sherlockian'

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tales of Conan Doyle and White, told in alternating chapters, make up "The Sherlockian," Graham Moore's entertaining debut novel. Both mysteries a...

Love Mysteries?

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

Classic or modern, we love our detectives, and reading the best of them, from Poirot and Wimsey in the last century to Harry Bosch and Harry Hole today, they belong to us.

Sherlock Holmes Gets the US Weekly Treatment, and I Couldn't Be Happier

Graham Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Graham Moore

There are a lot of detective shows on television, and all of them owe a debt to Sherlock Holmes. The socially maladjusted detective, the bantering partners, the curious charm of a guy who knows he's smarter than anyone else in the room.

'Sherlockian': Graham Moore's Debut Mystery On The Central Mystery Of Conan Doyle's Life (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What would Sherlock Holmes do? It's the question asked by the main character of "The Sherlockian" while he paces a crime scene: In December 1893, She...

The Medium With the Twisted Lip

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The government is broken and so is American journalism. However, like then man with the twisted lip, journalism will find a way to live and prosper.

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

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

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. ...

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.

Louisa May Alcott Documentary Shows She Was The JK Rowling Of Her Time

Los Angeles Times | Mary McNamara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For those who know Louisa May Alcott only as the author of some of the most enduring classics of children's literature, "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman ...

Quiet Teacher: Part Four

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

The final online installment of Arthur Rosenfeld's new novel, Quiet Teacher; a new thriller about the lives, loves, and action adventures of Dr. Xenon Pearl, neurosurgeon by day and vigilante by night.