The Baker Street Babes
Nick Briggs & The Ordeals Of Sherlock Holmes

Nick Briggs is the Executive Producer of Big Finish, the Voice of the Daleks, and most importantly... he's Sherlock Holmes in The Ordeals Of Sherlock Holmes!

Babes Curly, Taylor, Kafers, Maria & Amy chat with Nick about the new box set from Big Finish, the love he has for audio and theatre, his amazing cast, tricking Benedict Cumberbatch, and what Holmes would deduce about a Dalek.

You can get The Ordeals Of Sherlock Holmes plus all the other Holmesian audios at BigFinish.com. Order Ordeals [HERE]!

Mentioned:

Jago & Litefoot [website]: Jago and Litefoot is an audio series from Big Finish Productions. The stories involve Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot, characters first introduced in Doctor WhoThe Talons of Weng-Chiang, who become Infernal Investigators, solving mysteries involving paranormal or alien 

The Confessions Of Dorian Gray starring Alexander Vlahos [website]: Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde spawned the notorious novel. Ghosts Of Christmas Past is the one where Nick as Holmes appears.

The Big Finish Podcasts [website]

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Episode 47: Sherlock- The Game (Is On!)

Did you know there is a Sherlock video game? Well, there is! And better yet, it's completely fan created. BSBs Curly, Maria, Taylor, & Ardy sat down with some of the team behind Sherlock: The Game Is On to learn how it started and to try and solve the puzzle of how such a collaborative project of this size even works.

Many thanks to Lynx, Carolyn, Yuri, Joey, & Becky for chatting with us.

You can find out more about the project at:

Tumblr: http://sherlock-thegame.tumblr.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherlockthegame

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SherlockTheGame

Their soundtrack is available on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sherlockthegame

And here is the vide they put out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyW-JBpBic4

Games Mentioned:

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sherlock-Holmes-Consulting-Detective-Board/dp/2914849893

The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes http://www.sherlockholmes-thegame.com/#p1

Creepy Watson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13YlEPwOfmk

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Babes Lyndsay, Melinda, and Sarah chat with the brains behind the Moriarty series from Image Comics, Daniel Corey.

Moriarty is a supernatural/dark crime comic that flips the Sherlock Holmes universe on its head--James Moriarty, its sinister and conflicted star, is now the protagonist.  Inspired in part by great Professor Moriarties including Laurence Olivier in The Seven Per Cent Solution and Daniel Davis in Star Trek: TNG, Corey set out to solve the mystery, who IS Professor Moriarty, since "He's mentioned here and there, but there's only two stories that involve Professor Moriarty and he's never actually onstage."

Who is the Professor in the absence of Holmes, and will his criminal empire ever come to fruition?  Did pop culture create the evil Professor as much as Sir Arthur did?  Are the Sherlock Holmes mysteries great literature or great pulp?  We chat over the myth that is Moriarty, some of our favorite versions of the character, and the ever-necessary elements of adventure and derring-do.

In order to continue the series, Corey has set up a Kickstarter campaign that lasts through the end of the month--don't miss this chance to help bring a unique Sherlockian creation to the page.  You can tweet Daniel Corey at @DangerKatt, and find the hardcover of his first two issues via Image Comics.

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Episode 45: Sherlock Holmes After Dark Part 2

Things are heating up! It's Part 2 of our Sherlock Holmes After Dark series. Join us as we talk female sexual empowerment, AUs, and tell you where to find Sherlockian porn today. Join Babes Lyndsay, Curly, & Liz with guests reapersun, Madlori, and Sketchlock for the second half of this tintillating conversation.

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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/

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Episode 43: Charles Augustus Milverton Appreciation

The worst man in London. The blackmailer. That guy from Jurassic Park that gets eaten by the shaky dinosaur thing. That douchebag. It's Charles Augustus Milverton and we love to hate him. Join Babes Curly, Lyndsay, Melinda, Ardy, Maria, Taylor, and Amy as they discuss the case, the man himself, the adaptations, and the historical figure behind Milverton.

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221B Con Special: Watsons Through Time

Recorded live at 221B Con, this panel was all about all the Watsons through ALL OF TIME! Well, as much as we could fit in just under an hour. Panelists were Kristina Manente (Curly), Ashley Polasek, Eddy Webb, and Roane. To learn more about 221B Con, go to www.221BCon.com

Direct download: 221BCon.WatsonsThroughTime.mp3
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Episode 42: Lestrade Appreciation

Detective Inspector Lestrade doesn't get the credit he deserves, so we're here to fix that! Join Curly, Lyndsay, Melinda, Kafers, Ardy, & Sarah as we discuss and coo about our favorite Lestrades, how he's important to Holmes, how to pronounce his name, & who our favorite Lestrudels are. Yes, Lestrudels.

Plus major announcements!

Our new home is on libsyn! bakerstreetbabes.libsyn.com & our AudioBoo channel (still a work in progress) is at audioboo.fm/channel/bakerstreetbabespodcast

Links to the things!

  • The Baker Street Boys TV series: Buy it [HERE]
  • The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade: Buy it [HERE]
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Episode 41: Daniel Stashower and The Hour of Peril

Babes Amy, Lyndsay, Melinda, Sarah, and Taylor have a truly delightful chat with award-winning author and friend Daniel Stashower about Sherlock Holmes, history, Sherlockian pastiches, childhood reading, lizards with grenades, and more! 

Dan (BSI name Thurston) is an acclaimed biographer and narrative historian and winner of the Edgar, Agatha, and Anthony awards, and the Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction, because he is never-before-seen levels of awesome. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP: The Magazine, and National Geographic Traveler as well as other publications, and his newest book, In the Hour of Peril, recounts the incredible true story of Alan Pinkerton saving president-elect Abraham Lincoln from an assassination plot.  Because that happened.

For links to all of Dan's marvelous pastiches and nonfiction, visit www.stashower.com for more information.

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A brief chat with some of those who star in the Hoxton Hall musical Sherlockian extravaganza! If you’re in or near London, go grab your tickets on Eventbrite (http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/3089020836?s=12712468) before the final performance on May 10!

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