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The Adventure of the Deerstalker Cap

Calvero and the Sherlock Holmes hat

Or “How I got my Sherlock Holmes Hat”

(I have been asked a few times about my story about how I got my deerstalker.  I finally put fingers to keys and tell the tale.)

It was the Christmas season back in 1994 (almost 20 years ago… I feel sooo ooolllldddd!).  My family (parents, 2 sisters, [...]

Live Tweeting of the Sherlock Holmes Granada series – Join in!

A few weeks ago, I happened to catch on Twitter some discussion of tweets with people watching the more than awesome Sherlock Holmes TV series that starred Jeremy Brett and Holmes and David Burke (and later) Edward Hardwicke as Watson that was put out by Granada back in the 1980s-90s. Using the hashtag #GranadaHolmes, [...]

My Favoite Sherlock Holmes videos – part 6

The Reenactments It is fun to see how people re-enact scenes from a Holmes production. Below are live and animated re-enacted scenes both from the Granada series and BBC’s Sherlock. I include the original scene and same scene, redone:

The Dancing Men

Sherlock Holmes – The Dancing Men 1/6

Skip to 2:53 in the video [...]

My Favorite Sherlock Holmes videos – part 5

A Study in Time

On a roll now!

Since restarting this blog, there has been a new Sherlock Holmes series, called, simply. Sherlock (Original, right? LOL!). I will post my review of it here (I have it posted somewhere else at the moment). But I wanted to show some brilliant fanvids here.

A Study in Time

Oh My Gosh! [...]

My favorite Holmes videos – volume 4

To continue where I left off before being so rudely interrupted….

Jeremy Brett is too sexy!

A video that always makes me smile, if not laugh, is this one, done to Right Said Fred’s “I’m Too Sexy”

Jeremy Brett and Rowan Atkinson

On the theme of funny videos, there’s this [...]

Sherlock Holmes fan music videos, part 2

Wouldn’t you know it? The next day after my post about my favorite Holmes fanvids, I found another really good one…

Holmes & Watson- Fix You

I got a little choked up when I watched the Read My Mind fanvid, but this one really got me choked up. The below one is done to ColdPlay’s [...]

Some of my favorite Sherlock Holmes fan videos

In my last (regular) post, I talked about the official video for “Discombobulate”, the main theme for the recent Sherlock Holmes movie with Robert Downey Jr. (Hans was robbed of an Oscar! Shame on the Academy!!)

One thing I have become a fan of are fan-made music videos.  To keep in line with my last [...]

Past week's tweets 2010-02-28

Jimmie Johnson wins at Fontana! Go #48 http://is.gd/8TIQo Better than last week. #NASCAR # Time to fold some laundry & watch Sherlock Holmes “The Second Stain” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY2SfH_U9mI # next basket of laundry & more Sherlock Holmes – “Six Napoleons” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4geiLBevVok # Six Napoleons costars a British actress, Marina Sirtis, playing an Italian, right before [...]

Past week's tweets 2010-02-14

eating dinner and watching 60 minutes http://is.gd/7UNTk # watching Sherlock Holmes “Scandal in Bohemia” w/ Jeremy Brett, while eating cereal for lunch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uii2pzefVT4 # making pizza dough # Folding wash while listening to Mozart channel on Pandora’s site http://bit.ly/bx8pBk Hope to be done by 8 # good morning # eating brunch while wat@FatherRoderick from [...]

Past week's tweets 2010-01-17

don’t know what happened, but I had no internet since the 6th. And I survived without the internet for that long! Yes, it can be done! LOL # watching TWit from the other day at CES while I’m cooking dinner http://live.twit.tv/ # watching part 3 of HBO’s John Adams mini series while folding laundry. [...]