I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

166 EpisodesProduced by Scott Monty & Burt Wolder

It's like Fresh Air for Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. Find out what's going on in the world of Sherlock Holmes, including pop culture, Sherlock Holmes societies around the world, and a reflection on how this great character - from William Gillette to Jeremy Brett and Basil Rathbone to Benedict Cumber… read more

166 Episodes | 2007 - 2019

Sherlock Holmes, Popeye & More

March 15th, 2019


“clad in a rude sailor dress with a pea-jacket,” [SIGN]  The town of Chester, Illinois contains a few interesting items. One is the Chester Baskerville Society. Another is the Popeye and Friends Character Trail. And the …

221B Con

February 28th, 2019


“an event of extreme importance” [SIGN]  What do two energetic and passionate Sherlock Holmes fans do when they're sparked by a new Sherlock Holmes …

Deadly Harpoon

February 15th, 2019


"tucked like an umbrella underneath his arm" [BLAC] The BSI Press is busy again this year, adding another volume to the Manuscript Series. In this …

Canon Law

January 30th, 2019


“good practical knowledge of British law” [STUD]    Following the Baker Street Irregulars Weekend, the BSI Press is cranking again. We picked up …

Adapting Sherlock Holmes

January 15th, 2019


“singularly adapted to our needs” [MISS]    With our first episode of 2019, we're pleased to welcome fellow podcasters Jeremy Latour and Arielle …

The Science of Sherlock Holmes

December 30th, 2018


“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science” [SIGN]    We promised you a science-filled December, and we're keeping that promise. Following our …

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

December 15th, 2018


“They had among their exhibits” [VEIL]  We're accustomed to seeing Sherlock Holmes on the printed page, screen, stage and even the Internet as a …

Sherlock Holmes Cyclopædia

November 30th, 2018


“Volume 'H' in his encyclopaedia of reference” [PRIO]    If you were looking for the Sherlock Holmes media pundit, you've come to the right place. …

The Complete Paget Portfolio

November 15th, 2018


“colored plates illustrating the difference” [SIGN]  Sherlockians and Holmesians everywhere have been waiting decades for a book like this. All it …

The Annotated Leslie S. Klinger

October 30th, 2018


“Leslie...is certainly a man of energy and character” [MISS]    Without a doubt, one of the greatest Sherlock Holmes scholars of our time is Les …

Live from the Red Carpet

October 15th, 2018


"Your pictures are not unlike you" [3GAR] There's no question that being with other Sherlockians makes things eminently more enjoyable. And that was proven to be quite true during From Gillette to Brett V in …

The Rooms at 221B Baker Street

September 30th, 2018


“a single large airy sitting-room” [STUD]    It's always fun to take a Sherlockian field trip. The British are fortunate in that they can hop on a train or in a car and find themselves at some of the original locations …

Holmes & Watson

September 15th, 2018


“the well-wrought crisis of a play” [SIXN]  Lee Eric Shackleford is a man of many talents. So many, in fact, that we don't have time to get into all of them in a single episode.    Suffice it to say that between his …

Memoirs from Mrs. Hudson's Kitchen

August 30th, 2018


“I will cable to Mrs. Hudson” [LADY]  Mrs. Hudson. We know her as one of the stalwarts of the Baker Street Scene. Together with Sherlock Holmes, Dr. …


August 15th, 2018


“"Excellent!" I cried. "Elementary," said he.” [CROO]    We'll be honest. The CBS drama series Elementary, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu doesn't get enough attention here on I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere.   …

Conan Doyle for the Defense

July 30th, 2018


“requisitioned for the defense” [VALL]    Conan Doyle's real-life turn as Sherlock Holmes has typically been shared through the George Edalji case. …

Roger Johnson and Jean Upton

July 15th, 2018


“a most united couple" [DANC]     Another episode in our Florin Society series, this time with Roger Johnson, BSI ("The Pall Mall Gazette") and Jean Upton ("Elsie Cubitt"). The Florin Society of course refers to spouses …

Sherlock Holmes and Silent Films

June 30th, 2018


"no ordinary merit" [REDH]  In 2014, the Sherlockian world was taken by complete and utter surprise when William Gillette's 1916 film Sherlock …

Revision, My Dear Watson

June 15th, 2018


“a slight nick” [SILV]    If you're a regular Sherlockian, you've likely discovered that many other people in this hobby also enjoy Star Trek (which …

From Gillette to Brett

May 30th, 2018


“at this conference” [MAZA]     Steven Doyle, BSI ("Western Morning News") is many things, among them half of the publishing team at Wessex Press and the Baker Street Journal. But more importantly for our topic on this …

The Chronologies of Sherlock Holmes

May 15th, 2018


 “The date being—?” [CREE]    We all owe a debt of gratitude to the more clever, adventurous, and tireless among us – because this is the profile …

P.G. Wodehouse and Sherlock Holmes

April 30th, 2018


"fixed like a plum" [SIXN]     The casual reader wouldn't necessarily associate Sherlock Holmes with P.G. Wodehouse. Or P.G. Woodhouse with Sherlock …

The Criminal Mastermind of Baker Street

April 15th, 2018


"he was a young schoolmaster" [MUSG]    We're constantly impressed at the onion-like tendencies of Sherlockians. That's not to say that they're …

Baker Street Beat

March 30th, 2018


"He’s a man who is not to be beat." [SIGN]    Baker Street Beat is many things: it's a book. It's a website. But more importantly, it's Dan's personal passion that combines many of his life interests.   In this …

Sherlock Holmes and the Elusive Ear

March 15th, 2018


"Has anything escaped me?" [HOUN]    Sherlock Holmes has been associated with the stage since Charles Brookfield was the first to play the character …

The Strand Magazine

February 28th, 2018


"the rushing stream of life in the Strand" [ILLU]    The Strand Magazine and Sherlock Holmes are inextricably linked. It was the stories of the …

The War Service of Sherlock Holmes

February 15th, 2018


"in and among the trenches" [SIGN]    In the previous episode, we talked with Ross Davies about supporting the fighting men of World War I. Now we …

Boxes From Royalty

January 30th, 2018


"one of those boxes" [REDH]  At the start of the First World War, there was a mass outpouring of sympathy and charity for the men fighting for Britain. The Royal family were not immune to this and in October 1914, the …

Sherlock Holmes: The Lost Radio Scripts

January 15th, 2018


"the faded script" [HOUN]  We've all had experience listening to Sherlock Holmes audio programs. Right? RIGHT??   And just as we have favorite screen …

Episode 135: Helene Yuhasova: Woman of Mystery

December 30th, 2017


"that glamour of mystery and of experience" [VALL]  Generations of Sherlockians are the beneficiaries of the poems penned by Helene Yuhasova. Yet this enigmatic individual has remained something of a legendary, even …

Episode 134: The Junior Sherlockian Society

December 15th, 2017


"Beacons of the future!" [NAVA]  Sherlock Holmes appreciated education. He admired the "[c]apsules with hundreds of bright little seeds in each" as …

Episode 133: The Sherlock Holmes Collection of Dan Posnansky

November 30th, 2017


"the Colonel possessed a varied collection" [CROO]  There are certain hallmarks of good collectors that make them stand out. One is that they enjoy …

Episode 132: Unquiet Spirits

November 15th, 2017


"full of spirits and energy" [GLOR]  Bonnie MacBird returns to the show, this time to regale us with her own adventures that came with …

Episode 131: The All-New Sherlockian Dot Net

October 30th, 2017


"Fixing the Nets" [HOUN]  When Chris Redmond decided to give up Sherlockian.net after 22 years, there was great uncertainty about its future. Would …

Episode 130: The Hounds of the Baskerville (sic)

October 15th, 2017


"a gang in Chicago" [DANC]    The 75th anniversary of a Sherlockian organization is a fine time to reflect on its history. So we did just that with …

Episode 129: Pop Sherlock

September 30th, 2017


"he soon acquired a great popularity" [VALL]  Peggy Perdue, BSI ("Violet Westbury") has held the enviable position of librarian in charge of the …

Episode 128: Sherockian Coin Collecting

September 15th, 2017


"a case of ancient coins" [3GAR]  Dr. Watson was once on the receiving end of a rebuke by Baron Adelbert Gruner in "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client," Gruner upbraided Watson (who was incognito as Dr. Hill …

Episode 127: From Holmes to Sherlock

August 30th, 2017


"this is my special hobby" [STUD]  Every once in a great while, a book with special significance is published in the world of Sherlock Holmes fans. …

Episode 126: Becoming the Gillettes

August 15th, 2017


"they are an extraordinarily astute couple" [VALL]    Harold and Theodora Niver (that's Tyke and Teddie to all who know them), are a unique couple, …

Episode 125: Revenge of the Sherlockian Nerd

July 30th, 2017


"a field for those peculiar qualities which my friend possessed" [FIVE]    Curtis Armstrong, BSI ("An Actor, and a Rare One") is known by many names. …

Episode 124: Replay - To Keep the Memory Green

July 15th, 2017


"seared into my memory" [SPEC]    Richard Lancelyn Green, BSI ("The Three Gables"), who died in March 2004, was the world's leading expert on the life and works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He amassed one of the finest …

Episode 123: Scott and Burt

June 30th, 2017


"a pair of professional beauties" [STUD]    We like to interview people who are doing interesting things related to Sherlock Holmes. Our interview …

Episode 122: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce

June 15th, 2017


"actors in this drama" [SECO]  Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. Their names are forever linked, just as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are. And it is …

Episode 121: Canada and Sherlock Holmes

May 30th, 2017


"in the northern provinces" [SIGN]    The Baker Street Irregulars International Series continues to forge ahead, as it published its sixth volume at …

Episode 120: Firsts in the Canon

May 15th, 2017


"something which had never before intruded"  [VALL]  You probably remember the first time you came across Sherlock Holmes. Whether it was a Saturday …

Episode 119: A Brace of Interviews

April 30th, 2017


"he braced himself to tell his story" [BERY]    It's always a treat to have guests on our show when we air interviews. But two interviews in a single show? It just isn't done! Until now, that is. We were pleased to see …

Episode 118: The Future of Sherlockian Scholarship

April 15th, 2017


"have even contributed to the literature of the subject" [REDH]  We know that the field of writings about Sherlock Holmes has been plowed thoroughly …

Episode 117: Arthur and Sherlock

March 30th, 2017


"it is the only personal introduction" [SUSS]  "Just what the world needs," you tell yourself. "Another biography of Arthur Conan Doyle." Full …

Episode 116: Can't Get Enough Sherlock Holmes

March 15th, 2017


"not enough to hold her back"  [YELL]     You can't swing a dead cat without hitting a Sherlock Holmes news item these days. Wait — perhaps that's …

Episode 115: Sherlock Holmes and the Theater

February 28th, 2017


"we appeared to be two theatre-goers" [CHAS]  Tim Greer, BSI ("The Ragged Shaw") joins us for this episode in which we explore some of the …

Episode 114: Escape with Sherlock Holmes

February 15th, 2017


"Has anything escaped me?" [HOUN]  There's a reason Vincent Starrett wrote "Here, though the world explode, these two survive,/ And it is always eighteen ninety-five." Whether it was in the 1940s or today, the world …

Episode 113: Dancing to Death

January 30th, 2017


" dancing across the paper" [DANC]  The opportunity to see an original Conan Doyle manuscript up close and to transcribe it word for word is a rare …

Episode 112: Anno Holmes 130

January 15th, 2017


"their celebrated colleague" [VALL]    It's 2017 and we're back from the BSI Weekend, with tales of friends, listeners, authors and more. Things we …

Episode 111: Hip Hop Holmes

December 30th, 2016


"Yes, Mr. Holmes, I teach music." [SOLI]    It's our final show of 2016, we welcome Karen Wilson to the program to discuss a variety of musical …

Episode 110: Sociable and Clubbable

December 16th, 2016


"It is for the convenience of these that the Diogenes Club was started" [GREE]  Sherlockian societies are literally everywhere. Go ahead and check — we'll wait. And just as there are many things that make them unique, …

Episode 109: Behind the Canonical Screen

November 30th, 2016


"Holmes crouched down behind the screen" [HOUN]   Every four years, the Baker Street Irregulars host a conference of sorts. We shared with you some …

Episode 108: Becoming a Sherlockian

November 15th, 2016


"If a man has a hobby, he follows it up" [ILLU]  One of the perennially favorite sets of episodes is the Sherlockian 101 series we did (originally …

Episode 107: A Scintillation of Scions

October 30th, 2016


"Excellent, Watson! You scintillate today." [ILLU]  In 2017, we'll celebrate the 10th anniversary of A Scintillation of Scions, appropriately called "a family reunion for Sherlockians." In this episode, we're fortunate …

Episode 106: The Ebb and Flow of Sherlock Holmes

October 15th, 2016


"now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned" [TWIS] After nearly 130 years in print, it seems like the phenomenon of Sherlock Holmes …

Episode 105: Echoes of Sherlock Holmes

September 30th, 2016


"The detectives and I must have echoed it" [VALL]    Laurie R. King, BSI ("The Red Circle") and Leslie S. Klinger, BSI ("The Abbey Grange") are no strangers to the mystery genre. Laurie is probably best known for her …

Episode 104: Sherlockians at Chautauqua

September 16th, 2016


"I had never heard of the institution" [GREE]    Every four years, the Baker Street Irregulars, the New York-based literary society dedicated to …

Episode 103: Coupling with Sherlock Holmes - Al & Julie Rosenblatt

August 30th, 2016


"they were said to be a most united couple" [DANC] You might call them the first couple of the Baker Street Irregulars. Albert ("Inspector …

Episode 102: Summer at Baker Street

August 15th, 2016


"In summer it is a favourite resort" [VALL]    How often do you think of hot summer weather when you read the Sherlock Holmes stories? According to …

Episode 101: Rebecca Romney

July 30th, 2016


"the professional enthusiasm which carried my companion" [SIGN]    When your interview guest says that she was hooked on Sherlock Holmes based on the …

Episode 100: A Sherlockian Centennial

July 15th, 2016


"I am one of a hundred" [ILLU]  Well, we managed to do it. And it only took us nine years, an 18-month hiatus, one lost episode and thousands of fans.   That's right, it's our 100th episode.   We asked you what you …

Episode 99: Chris Redmond

June 30th, 2016


"Billy had appeared in answer to a ring." [MAZA]                It's a rare thing to find a Sherlockian legend these days, but Chris Redmond certainly qualifies as one. From his investiture in the Baker Street …

Episode 98: Europe and Sherlock Holmes

June 15th, 2016


"Oh, he has a European fame, has he?" [REDC]  While Sherlock Holmes is firmly rooted in London, the connections to Europe in the Sherlock Holmes …

Episode 97: The Sydney Passengers

May 31st, 2016


"After an excellent voyage the Hotspur landed us at Sydney" [GLOR]       Australian Sherlockians are some of the most amazing people. We had the opportunity to put our theory to the test not once, but twice. And the …

Episode 96: A Study in Spring

May 15th, 2016


"See how beautifully the spring works" [STUD]   Spring is here! Suh-per-ing is here! Life is skittles and life is beer... You may not have realized …

Episode 95: A Curious Collection of Dates

April 30th, 2016


"It is a
curious collection." [MUSG] 
You've probably heard us extolling the virtues of A Curious
Collection of Dates: Sherlock Holmes Through the Year …

Episode 94: News & Nonsense

April 15th, 2016


"absolute nonsense" [VALL] 

This episode is a little different. As you know, we alternate between interview shows and Burt and Scott discussing …

Episode 93: Nerve and Knowledge

March 30th, 2016


"He has nerve and he has knowledge." [SPEC]
If you're a regular listener of our show, you may remember that in Episode 76: Out of the Abyss, we …

Episode 92: An Irish Stew

March 15th, 2016


"dreaming of the bright green fields" [CROO]
Mid March means it's time for the wearing of the green, as St. Patrick's Day approaches. Accordingly, we grab our shillelaghs and affect a brogue as we discuss some of the …

Episode 91: The Confidence Game

February 29th, 2016


"it is a likely ruse" [ENGR]

February is a shorter month, so the latest episode of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere comes to you a day earlier.
We're joined by Maria Konnikova, whom you may remember as the author of …

Episode 90: Love in the Canon

February 14th, 2016


"I loved with such a love as comes once in a lifetime" [PRIO]

We're aware of the quotes "to Sherlock Holmes, she was always the woman," and "I have …

Episode 89: The Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes

January 30th, 2016


"the cleverness of women" [SCAN] 
When the Baker Street Irregulars finally made the watershed decision to admit women to its membership in 1991, …

Episode 88: The Abominable Show

January 15th, 2016


"a malicious and abominable smile" [DYIN] 

You've likely seen the online chatter and either managed to see the episode or miss the spoilers for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride to date. Before listening to this episode, …

Episode 87: Otto Penzler

December 30th, 2015


"with the big book under my arm" [STOC]


If you've been with us for a while, you'll have heard about Otto Penzler, BSI ("The King of Bohemia") …

Episode 86: Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue

December 15th, 2015


"an extraordinarily astute couple" [VALL] 
Anyone who has been following Sherlock Holmes on television and in popular culture over the last five …

Episode 85: Nicholas Meyer

November 30th, 2015


"its neat morroco case" [SIGN]
Those Sherlockians who came to the hobby from the 1970s onward will be familiar with the name Nicholas Meyer, BSI ("A …

Episode 84: Our Favorite Sherlockian Things

November 15th, 2015


As the holiday shopping season nears, we thought it was a great time to create a shopping guide for the Sherlock Holmes fan in your life.
If you're …

Episode 83: Art in the Blood

October 30th, 2015


"the sister of Vernet, the French artist" [GREE]

Did you ever have a chance to talk with someone with whom you immediately felt a connection? That's exactly how Bonnie MacBird impressed us when we chatted with her …

Episode 82: The Sincerest Form of Flattery

October 15th, 2015


"Holmes was accessible upon the side of flattery" [REDC]

We all know that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Sherlock Holmes is no stranger …

Episode 81: Mycroft Holmes

September 15th, 2015


"Some of my most interesting cases have come to me in this way through Mycroft." [GREE]
If asked, who would you say is the biggest Sherlock Holmes …

Episode 80: The Great Detective

August 15th, 2015


"this exhibition of the great detective" [VALL]
If you were tasked with writing about the significance of Sherlock Holmes in popular culture, how …

Episode 79: Collectors' Corner - Glen Miranker

July 15th, 2015


Glen Miranker, BSI, 2s ("The Origin of Tree Worship") is one of the foremost Sherlockian and Doylean collectors in the world. To see his collection …

Episode 78: Legal and Leisure Ramblings

June 15th, 2015


The 15th of every month brings a new episode, and our latest is chock full of Sherlockian nuggets. There's a legal case afoot, in case you haven't …

Episode 77: The Speckled Band of Boston

May 15th, 2015


"It is a nice household" [SPEC]
It's been exactly one month since our last episode, as as is our tradition on the 15th of every month, we bring you …

Episode 76: Out of the Abyss

April 15th, 2015


"a tremendous abyss" [FINA]

The BSI Manuscript series continues to churn out remarkable books on an annual basis. In 2015, we're pleased to see the manuscript for "The Empty House" printed, analyzed and opined in Out of …

Episode 75: Prince of the Sherlockian Realm

March 15th, 2015


"she loved the Prince" [SHOS]

For our diamond jubilee episode - our 75th - we're pleased to welcome Sonia Fetherston, BSI ("The Solitary Cyclist"), …

Episode 74: BSI Weekend 2015

February 16th, 2015



The #BSIWeekend 2015 is in the history books. As usual, it was a reminder of the richness of friendship and fun that are the side effect - and in …

Episode 73: Playwright Ken Ludwig

January 22nd, 2015


"on miracle plays" [SIGN]


Theatrical Sherlockians probably know Ken Ludwig best for his play The Game's Afoot, which focused on William Gillette and won an Edgar® Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the …

Episode 72: The Sherlockian Tannenbaum

December 27th, 2014


"the compliments of the season" [BLUE]



As you know, December 27 marks "the second day after Christmas," the day on which Dr. Watson called up on …

Episode 71: A Conversation with the Head of the BSI

December 15th, 2014


Mike Whelan is the "Wiggins" of the Baker Street Irregulars and has been such since 1997. He joined us as a guest on I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere …

Episode 70: Sherlockian Jeopardy

November 28th, 2014



This. Is. IHOSE!
In our 70th episode, we've joined forces with three of the formidably intelligent Baker Street Babes to create a Sherlockian …

Episode 69: Sherlock Holmes on Radio, Part 2

October 18th, 2014



In Episode 68, we explored some of the early days of Sherlock Holmes on radio with Bert Coules. We're pleased to present the second part of that …

Episode 68: Sherlock Holmes on Radio, Part 1

September 29th, 2014


Sherlock Holmes has a rich history on radio, beginning in the 1930s and running clear through to the 2010s. From William Gillette to Basil Rathbone, …

Episode 67: The Sherlock Holmes Collections

August 26th, 2014



Well, we've done it. We've finally produced a mega-episode. And what better topic to go all epic on you than the outsized Sherlock Holmes …

Episode 66: Get Your Kicks with Sherlock Holmes

July 21st, 2014


It's summertime and the Sherlocking is easy! In our 66th episode, we travel down the road with the top down and enjoy the sites and news along the way.
Our breezy conversation ranges from hockey and snow (it's Christmas …

Episode 65: Art in the Blood

June 21st, 2014


  After a slight delay (thanks to a crashed hard drive and a lost interview), we're back with a super-sized episode that we hope will make up for our absence.   We're pleased to welcome Tom Richmond, one of the …

Episode 64: Sherlock Holmes in Translation

May 16th, 2014


After a long hiatus, we're back in the Collectors' Corner. This time, we're joined by the Maniac Collector himself, Don Hobbs, BSI ("Inspector …

Episode 63: Irregular Stain

April 10th, 2014


The Baker Street Irregulars Manuscript Series has another entry, and once again we find ourselves chatting with co-editors Robert Katz, MD, BSI ("Dr. …

Episode 62: Inside the BSI Weekend

March 14th, 2014


"those weekend parties" [SOLI] 

While our last episode was recorded during the BSI Weekend in New York, we thought we'd cover some of the happenings in and around the BSI Weekend itself.
Our opening comments center …

Episode 61: The Private Life of Vincent Starrett

February 10th, 2014


"...my little bookshop at the corner..." [EMPT] 

When we have the opportunity to sit on a couple of sofas and interview some of the most erudite and …

Episode 60: Sherlock Holmes - the First 60 Years

January 11th, 2014


"About sixty" [BOSC]

We've arrived at the Canonical number of 60 episodes of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere, so we thought it was time to celebrate in a manner suitable to such an important number.

As you well know, there …

Special Episode: Free Sherlock

December 30th, 2013


"the lawyers have been at it" [REIG] 

As you've no doubt observed, if you've seen anything of the news of the past few days, the "Free Sherlock" case has concluded, with the plaintiff emerging victoriously. It's been big …

Episode 59: Sherlockology

December 11th, 2013


"We both thought the best resource" [SCAN]

We can unabashedly say that we're huge fans of Sherlockology. So it was with great pleasure that we sat …

Episode 58: Thankful for Sherlock

November 11th, 2013


"We must be thankful for what we've got." [VALL] 

For those in the United States, November is the month in which we celebrate Thanksgiving. We thought …

Episode 57: A Sherlockian Halloween

October 14th, 2013


"No ghosts need apply." [SUSS] 

Holmes and the occult is our subject for this Halloween episode of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere, and we're joined by …

Episode 56: Sherlock Peoria

September 2nd, 2013


While our show normally allows us to inform our listeners about the Sherlockian world (and occasionally share gossipy tidbits and commentary), it is always a joy when we have the opportunity to welcome a guest to …

Episode 55: The Central Press Syndicate

August 11th, 2013


It's a show chock full of Sherlock Holmes news!

Of course, Horace Harker was a reporter for the Central Press Syndicate in "The Six Napoleons," but in …

Episode 54: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

July 14th, 2013


It's easy to assume that Sherlock Holmes's powers were something of an anomaly - that Holmes was a superhero with something akin to super powers, and …

Episode 53: For the Sake of the Trust

June 9th, 2013


The Baker Street Irregulars are widely known as a literary society dedicated to the study of Sherlock Holmes. Since 1934 the group has been gathering …

Episode 52: Sherlockian Mythbusters

May 11th, 2013


When a figure like Sherlock Holmes has been around for over a century, there are bound to be misconceptions that creep into public thinking. We blame …

Episode 51: Who is a Sherlockian?

April 16th, 2013


We thought we'd stir up the discussions a bit and try to get to the bottom of a couple of controversies that have been roiling the world of Sherlock …

Episode 50: A Golden Passage

January 21st, 2013


Our 50th episode is a fitting one. As you know, a 50th anniversary is typically celebrated with gold. Because we appreciate our listeners so much, we …

Episode 49: I'll Have a Blue Christmas

December 19th, 2012


"Compliments of the season" is how Watson described his activities regarding a visit he paid to Holmes during the Christmas season.And we know "The …

Episode 48: Dangerous Work

December 5th, 2012


When Conan Doyle embarked on his whaling adventure at the age of 20, little could he have guessed what awaited him.And little did the world know how …

Episode 47: Re: Vampires

October 27th, 2012


It's our Halloween show!With Victorian and Gothic influence in a number of the Sherlock Holmes stories, the Canon can be great fodder for the …

Episode 46: Elementary, My Dear CBS

October 12th, 2012


Joining the BBC's Sherlock on television this fall is another high-powered outing by the network CBS in the United States. If you haven't yet heard, the new show is Elementary and it stars Jonny Lee Miller as a …

Episode 45: Sherlock Holmes and Politics

September 15th, 2012


The political season is upon us. At least in America, that is.

In case you've been hiding under a rock for the last 18 months, the presidential …

Episode 44: Watson and Holmes

August 19th, 2012


A new modern urban re-interpretation of Sherlock Holmes. That's how the digital comic Watson and Holmes is being referred to.
The recent revival in …

Episode 43: Fathers in the Canon

June 24th, 2012


Sometimes, when there's a topic that bears a discussion-based episode between the two of us, we like to do a little research to see what's been written previously, so we can have some reference material upon which to …

Episode 42: BBC Sherlock - Cumberbatch Returns

May 6th, 2012


Sherlock mania as at its heights. The second series of the BBC's Sherlock is making its way to the U.S. shores currently, and fandom online and offline is continuing to grow.On behalf of the show, Burt made his way to …

Episode 41: The Woman

April 19th, 2012


"To Sherlock Holmes, she is always the woman" [SCAN] 
To Burt and Scott she will always be the guest. While you may have heard her mentioned by the …

Episode 40: One Voice of Sherlock Holmes

March 23rd, 2012


While our listeners normally have to deal with the voices of Burt Wolder and Scott Monty, this episode is different. We're pleased to be able to …

Episode 39: #BelieveInSherlock

February 11th, 2012


When a fictional character's impact overflows to reality to affect what people are talking about, where they go and how they act, it's quite an accomplishment. When it happens in a nearly identical, if time-appropriate …

Episode 38: On Conan Doyle

January 22nd, 2012


One of the great benefits of being a member of the Baker Street Irregulars is that we get to meet a lot of interesting and famous people. Chief among …

Episode 37: The Lost Conan Doyle Manuscript

November 22nd, 2011


You may recall that we had Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower on the show [Episode 13]when they published Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters in 2007. The pair has returned with another publication, but this time …

Episode 36: Michael Hoey and the Fabulous Faces of Universal

October 5th, 2011


It's not very often that one has an opportunity to speak with someone who has a direct connection to a legend. In this case, Burt and Scott spoke with Michael Hoey, the son of Dennis Hoey -Inspector Lestrade to Basil …

Episode 35: Sherlock Holmes in the News

September 19th, 2011


In this episode, we catch up on some of the interesting tidbits of news that have touched the world of Sherlock Holmes lately. From a new television …

Episode 34: William Gillette, America's Sherlock Holmes

August 24th, 2011


Episode 33: Remembering Edward Hardwicke

June 12th, 2011


Episode 32: Untitled Les Klinger Sequel

April 24th, 2011


Episode 31: A Chat with Les Klinger

March 2nd, 2011


Episode 30: The Sherlockian

January 30th, 2011


Episode 29: Baker Street Irregular

December 12th, 2010


Episode 28: Friendship

September 27th, 2010


Episode 27: Sherlockian Potpourri

July 11th, 2010


Episode 26: A Musical Stroll Down Baker Street

May 20th, 2010


Episode 25: Sherlock Holmes for Dummies

April 15th, 2010


Episode 24: Sherlock Holmes and His Worlds

March 31st, 2010


Episode 23: Weekend in Review (49:08)

February 14th, 2010


Episode 22: Sherlock Holmes at the Movies (Part 2)

January 16th, 2010


You'll recall that on the last episode, we were joined by David Morrill, BSI ("Count von Kramm"), who offered an informed opinion about the new …

Episode 21: Sherlock Holmes at the Movies (Part 1)

January 5th, 2010


Well, it's been in the news quite frequently lately. The new Sherlock Holmes movie has brought new life to the literary franchise we all know and …

Episode 20: Cleaning (The Empty) House

December 26th, 2009


As we finished the last episode, we realized that we never got around to talking more about "The Adventure of the Empty House," as we had promised. We've filled that gap nicely this time out, with a discussion ranging …

Episode 19: Sherlockian Year in Review

December 9th, 2009


In the Sherlockian world, the "Great Hiatus" is known as the period from 1891 to 1894 when Holmes was presumably dead after his showdown with …

Episode 18: The Sons of the Copper Beeches

March 14th, 2008


A visit to a venerable scion society, the Sons of the Copper Beeches, in October 2007. Headmastiff Gideon Hill describes the group's history, assisted by Scott Bond, who then offers remarks about his 25 years as the …

Episode 17: Collectors' Corner - Otto Penzler

January 4th, 2008


we pick up where we left off last time. You'll recall that previously,
we interviewed Jerry Margolin about giving up part of his collection;
in …

Special Episode: Compliments of the Season 2007

December 28th, 2007


This time of year always draws our minds to "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle,"
the only Sherlock Holmes story that takes place at Christmas. It's …

Episode 16: Collectors' Corner - Jerry Margolin

December 23rd, 2007


We're pleased to welcome Jerry Margolin, BSI ("Hilton Cubitt") to this show this
week. Jerry has been a collector of something or other nearly his …

Episode 15: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 2)

December 18th, 2007


the previous episode of the show, you heard us get into some pretty
interesting topics with Mike Whelan, head of the Baker Street
Irregulars. We …

Episode 14: Michael Whelan, Wiggins of the Baker Street Irregulars (Part 1)

December 10th, 2007


In this episode of the only Sherlockian podcast, we begin our interview
the head of the Baker Street Irregulars - the internationally renowned
literary …

Episode 13: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A Life in Letters

November 9th, 2007


We're pleased to welcome two noted authors to the show this week: Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower. The recently edited a biography about Sir …

Episode 12: Bob Thomalen (Part 2)

October 19th, 2007


We pick up where we left off in Episode 11, talking with Bob Thomalen, BSI ("The Three Garridebs") about how he was able to make his events so …

Episode 11: Bob Thomalen (Part 1)

October 13th, 2007


Scott and Burt interview Bob Thomalen, BSI to learn more about his involvement with the Sherlockian world, including his claim to fame, Autumn in …

Episode 10: The Secret of Sherlock Holmes

September 29th, 2007


In the late 1980s, Jeremy Brett commissioned Jeremy Paul to write a play for him. The collaboration yielded The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, which ran …

Episode 09: Our Favorite Books

September 15th, 2007


This week, we take a break from our interview schedule to get back to the
basics. We discuss the man who determined the foundations of a good …

Episode 08: To Keep the Memory Green

September 1st, 2007


Editors Steven Rothman and Nicholas Utechin join us for a chat about a book they have co-edited: To Keep the Memory Green, some recollections from …

Episode 07: Peter Blau (Part 2)

August 24th, 2007


The chatfest with Peter Blau continues as we enjoy more conversation in
an even more interesting vein, if you can imagine. From the early days
of the …

Episode 06: Peter Blau (Part 1)

August 18th, 2007


We do another interview show, this time when we have a conversation
with longtime Baker Street Irregular Peter Blau ("Black Peter"). Peter
is one of …

Episode 05: Sherlockian 101 (Part 2)

August 4th, 2007


The discussion continues from last week's episode's topic of the basics
of the Sherlockian world. You'll hear us discuss the societies,
scholarship, …

Episode 04: Sherlockian 101 (Part 1)

July 27th, 2007


We've received a lot of correspondence from listeners asking us
about some of the basics of the Sherlockian world – thank you for
taking the time to contact us and let us know what's on your mind. In
order to ensure that …

Episode 03 - Mike Berdan

July 12th, 2007


In this episode, we sit down for a chat with Mike Berdan, BSI to
discuss his article "The Adventure of the Dead Detective" in the Spring
2007 Baker Street Journal. Mike tells us about:How he came to be interested in …

Episode 02 - Wessex Press

June 28th, 2007


In this episode, Scott & Burt interview Steve Doyle and Mark Gagen,
who run the very successful Wessex Press. You'll hear us speak with
this very …

Episode 01 - Welcome and Introduction

June 14th, 2007


We're very excited to debut the first episode of I Hear of Sherlock
Everywhere. To set the stage for what you'll expect, Scott Monty and
Burt Wolder …

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