Episode 127: From Holmes to Sherlock

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere show

Summary: "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. When the Canon was completed and the stories appeared in the first version of The Complete Sherlock Holmes; when Vincent Starrett brought forth scholarship and fun in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes; when William S. Baring-Gould, BSI ("The Gloria Scott") took a stab at compiling research and chronologies in The Annotated Sherlock Holmes; and now as Mattias Boström, BSI ("The Swedish Pathological Society") has chronicled the rise of Sherlock Holmes in popular culture. From Holmes to Sherlock looks not at Conan Doyle's life as a biography would, and does not look at the stories as scholars would. Rather, it shows how Sherlock Holmes was brought to life and how the character evolved over time through the many creators, actors and fans who have kept the interest going. We talked with Mattias about the creative process, his inspiration, and his other major Sherlockian works. We hope you'll learn a few things along with us. Information on sponsors, links, and notes available below.   And please consider becoming a Patron of the Arts. Your support helps us to ensure we can keep doing what we do, covering file hosting costs, production, and this year, transcription services. SponsorsThis episode includes our two longtime sponsors, plus a new addition. Please support our sponsors by visiting their sites: Wessex Press, publishers of Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle in the Newspapers.The Baker Street Journal, where you can find the BSI Press International Series. Would you care to become a sponsor? You can find more information here. Download [Save As] | File size 35.1 MB, 1:16:06 Notes1:35 Hi and welcome 2:10 An astounding—even an amazing—revelation 4:40 An obvious number 6:40 Wessex Press 8:31 Mattias Boström joins us 10:42 Where the idea for the book was born 14:13 Models for the unique style of the book 22:29 Research materials and locations 30:05 Vincent Starrett's visit to FDR's office in 1914 33:02 Mattias' first meeting with Sherlock Holmes 37:42 One of our earlier guests was a pen pal of Mattias during their childhoods 44:35 Scandinavia and Sherlock Holmes 47:57 The Baker Street Journal 50:42 The Parallel Holmes 54:27 The most influential Sherlock Holmes 57:55 Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle in the Newspapers 1:05:32 Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples 1:07:55 Our biggest surprise from the book 1:10:32 Sherlock Holmes Brand Halloween Products1:12:40 A final plea LinksFrom Holmes to Sherlock"If you love Sherlock Holmes, you'll love this book" - Michael Dirda's review of From Holmes to Sherlock in the Washington PostScandinavia and Sherlock Holmes via the BSI Press"Original Holmes and Parallel Holmes"Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle in the Newspapers from Wessex PressEpisode 80: The Great Detective Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at ihose.co/flipsherlock, as well as on the The Sherlock Holmes Community on Google+ (with over 4,000 members), as well as through our accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Please subscribe to us on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher or Spreaker—or the podcast player of your choice—and be kind enough to leave a rating or review for the show. And please tell a friend about us, in any fashion you feel comfortable. Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at (774) 221-READ (7323). Transcript Transcript not yet released --