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The Baker Street Babes are an all-female group of Sherlock Holmes fans dedicated to approaching the fandom from a female point of view, as well as engaging in fun, lively conversations about the canon, film and television adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s work, and associated topics.

Sep 14, 2013

Sex. Porn. Slash. The elephant in the room is no more. Babes Curly, Liz, & Lyndsay talk dirty with Les Klinger, Sketchlock, reapersun, and Madlori in this first of two episodes about doing the dirty in Sherlockiana. This is the first of a two parter episode. In the first part we cover Victorian Pornography, how Les started collecting Sherlockian porn, his recommendations, and then why women like slash. Below are some links of what we talk about:

  • The Sexual Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes [x]
  • The American Adventures of Surelick Holmes [x]
  • Kissing Sherlock Holmes [x]

Leslie Klinger: Leslie S. Klinger is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on those twin icons of the Victorian era, Sherlock Holmes and Dracula. He is the editor of the three-volume collection of the short stories and novels, The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, published by W. W. Norton in 2004 and 2005, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work and nominated for every other major award in the mystery genre. He is also the editor of The New Annotated Dracula (W.W. Norton 2008), which possesses a similar in-depth examination of Bram Stoker’s haunting classic and its historical context. http://lesliesklinger.com/


María Murcia
almost six years ago

It was really really good. It gave me a lot of insight about Holmes erotica, and it's awesome to know there's a lot of material that goes beyond the realm of online fanfiction. I for one am glad to have acquired this kind of information!
And it was also my first time listening to the podcast and I can tell you I'll be doing so from now on :D Cheers!