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Amy Thomas reviews The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes: The Sherlockian Artwork of Norman Schatell

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The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes: The Sherlockian Artwork of Norman Schatell Reviewed by Amy Thomas The Baker Street Babes "As an art lover, I derive special joy from visiting museums like the Met in New York or the National Gallery. There’s a somewhat impish part of me, however, that takes more than a little delight in The Far Side and any collection of cartoons from The New Yorker I can get my hands on. It’s difficult to explain the appeal of a humorous cartoon—you either get it or you don’t, much like lolcats or anti-joke chicken. If, like me, you’re the sort of...

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Amy Thomas from The Baker Street Babes reviews Benedict Cumberbatch, In Transition

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"When I was a young teenager, I was utterly besotted with Prince William. What can I say? While my friends were eagerly snapping up magazines featuring N’Sync and the Backstreet Boys, I bought a short and fairly abysmal unauthorised biography of the royal heir. I didn’t care; it was something. Thankfully, Benedict Cumberbatch fans of any age no longer have to face the indignity of wasting money on shoddy prose. Benedict Cumberbatch, In Transition is an exhaustively-annotated and impressively-detailed account of a young actor’s career. Some might ask if now is the time for such a book, releasing arguably nearer the...

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Holmes Podcasts to go head to head in the Great Sherlock Holmes Debate

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The match-ups in The Great Sherlock Holmes Debate are getting fascinating, with the two leading Sherlock Holmes podcasts - I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere and The Baker Street Babes lining up on opposite sides of the debate. As we announced a few days ago, 'The Babes' will be supporting BBC's Sherlock and now 'The Lads (as it were) from I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere, Scott and Burt, will be contributing to the Guy Ritchie films. They have a secret weapon too - they have interviewed an adviser to the films on their podcast so have lots of material to work...

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