Articles Tagged 'Arthur Conan Doyle'

Personality Quiz: Which Sherlock Holmes are You?

You’d think that there would be very little room for gradations of personality in a character as well-defined as Sherlock Holmes. He has his foibles—his violin, that stern intellect—and his inability to deal with people on a human level. Surely one Sherlock is just like any other? Not according to the startling array of Holmeses […]

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WATCH: The REAL Sherlock Holmes! Meet the Man Who Inspired Arthur Conan Doyle

From Jeremy Brett‘s mercurial depressive to Benedict Cumberbatch‘s high-functioning sociopath, we’ve seen many different takes on Arthur Conan Doyle‘s brilliant but complicated sleuth. But did you know that Sherlock Holmes was based on a real-life man who had skills as formidable as Conan Doyle’s creation? Our host Siobhan Thompson looks at the professor who provided […]

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10 British Things About Oklahoma City, OK

British expats are making their move to Oklahoma City, OK slowly but surely—typically for work or if married to an American—with stores and restaurants popping up in a steady manner according to English-born Jean Conway who runs the Tulsan-based The British Lunch Bunch. There are plenty of British things going on as seen here: 1. Baker […]

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Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is Public Domain in the U.S.

The copyright for Arthur Conan Doyle’s characters in the stories of Sherlock Holmes, excluding the last ten Sherlock Holmes stories released in the U.S. after 1922, has expired in the U.S., making the content public domain, reports NPR. Chief Judge Rubén Castillo of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern […]