Tag Archive: sherlock holmes

Jan 14

The Monolithic ‘Magnussen’ Mind Palace – Fact Or Fiction?

The Curious Case of the Criticized Capability Today on Tumblr (yes I actually opened a post this way) a blogger openly attacked the BBC’s use of the “Mind Palace” technique. They also expressed criticisms regarding the capacity of Charles Augustus Magnussen’s Mind Palace. Magnussen was of course a character in “His Last Vow,” the incredible …

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Dec 31

2014: The Year Of The Deductionist…

Hello friends and Happy New Year! I’ve written this special New Years post to share with you what I’ve been up to, a monolithic project I’m sure ALL of you are going to thoroughly enjoy! Firstly, as any Sherlock Holmes fan knows January 1st is the premier of the third season of the BBC’s epic …

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May 26

Peter Cushing As Sherlock Holmes: A Force To Be Reckoned With…

Today marks the 100th birthday of the brilliant, and quite literally prolific actor, Peter Cushing. This week droves upon droves of bloggers around the world are taking part in the “Peter Cushing Centennial Blogathon.” This post is my humble contribution. It will certainly be of no surprise to my readers that I’ve chosen to share …

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May 22

Happy Birthday Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – A Tribute To The Prolific Genius Who Inspired Generations…

Today is a very special day for millions of people around the world, including myself. It is the day a man we owe so very much to was born, Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle. Doyle was born on May 22nd, 1859 at 11 Picardy Place in Edinburgh, Scotland to mother Mary Foley and father Charles Altamont Doyle. His …

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May 10

“Psychic” Sylvia Browne Exposed In Yet ANOTHER Web Of LIES, Amanda Berry Is Alive And Well. (Video)

Anyone that knows me is well aware of my ongoing mission to expose fraudulent psychic mediums who prey on the weak and grieving for their own personal gain. Sylvia Browne is one of the WORST, most despicable human beings on this planet. In my book “The Real Sherlock Holmes” I spend the first portion exposing the methods …

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Apr 23

The Shackles Of Sherlock Holmes With David Burke – A Must See Documentary…

Hello friends, I thought I would take a quick detour from the usual articles, interviews & reviews I post and share something I absolutely adore with you. I’ve seen a plethora of Sherlock Holmes related documentaries in my day, yet very few that pleased me as much as this one did. Hosted by David Burke, …

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Apr 17

Graphology: A Deductive Dive Into The World Of Handwriting Analysis…

Before we begin here’s a few words on the subject of Graphology from Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty in the film “Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows” courtesy of Warner Brothers: This interaction actually brings up a few points I want to make before we actually jump into learning about handwriting analysis. You’ll notice that …

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Apr 10

A Quick Q&A With A Mastermind… “How To Think Like Maria Konnikova”

  If you haven’t heard the name Maria Konnikova, you haven’t been paying attention. Maria Konnikova is an accomplished psychologist, journalist and author of the highly acclaimed book Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes. This brilliant book combines neuroscience and psychology to explore Holmes’s unique methods of mindfulness, astute observation, and logical deduction.  This is a must read …

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Jan 09

The greatest gift I was ever given… Sherlock Holmes comes around full circle…

In life we have very few truly profound moments, I just had one of mine… For the past week or so I’ve been visiting the small town where I grew up, I left this place when I was 17 years old and have never came back, not once. Since I’ve been back it has been …

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Nov 20

Book Review: “Holmes And Watson: End Peace” by David Ruffle

Hello friends, I’ve recently finished “Holmes And Watson: End Peace” by David Ruffle. I couldn’t wait to share my thoughts on this very innovatively written little masterpiece. So here goes…
End Peace is filled with nothing but my favorite part of any Sherlock Holmes pastiche, dialogue. This fascinating book is literally 100% dialogue, it reads like a literal transcript of one long conversation and is completely delightful to digest.

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