Join in our holiday glee as we discuss festive projects by the Sherlock crew! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Holiday Film Squee (2:17:47)↑ Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Science, Smirk, Alexxphoenix42, Producer: Chelsea, Editor: Smirk Merry Gentlemen – Cabin Pressure Christmas Special Stickman trailer Prospects (Never Give Up) – Saving Santa Love Actually drinking game  Nativity trailer […]

71 – Holiday Film Squee


How are fat people represented on BBC Sherlock and other media? Listen here or download. Shownotes: Fat Representation (1:35:39)↑ Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Smirk, B, SundayDuck, vex Producer: Chelsea, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Twitter conversation about fat goth fan in TEH Article about Benedict being a “friend of a friend” of Sharon Rooney’s Positive […]

71 – Fat Representation


Consulting fans discuss their first encounters with reading and writing their fanfic. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Our First Fics (0:56:19)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma, Science, B, MK Producer/Editor: B My Immortal  A Date with Benedict Cumberbatch by detective_in_training Master-Apprentice archive (Star Wars prequels) Self-insert stories (TV Tropes) On Self-Insertion, Intersectionality, and Writing This segment was […]

71 – Our First Fics



Ever wondered what TPTB think of fans? Listen in as we discuss the depiction of fannish characters in BBC Sherlock, as well as their depiction in other media. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Who Do They Think We Are? (0:17:10)↑ Consulting Fans: Finnagain, SundayDuck, vex , Smirk Producer/Editor: vex Osgood the […]

71 – Who Do They Think We Are?


Thanks ever so much for your patience. All files have been restored to their rightful place. But if you find anything missing, do drop us a note any way you see fit.

Aaaand we’re back.


Due to a technical mishap (aka interference from The British Government), the casefile audio files are down for a few days. Everything should be put right again by Dec. 1st, 2017. (Or else Mycroft will have a very uncomfortable Christmas Dinner.) All of the audio posted here can still be […]

The Casefiles are gone! (temporarily)



Consulting fans discuss this 5+1 Johnlock fic with all the squee of your local book club. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Johnlocked, Sassy Producer: Alexxphoenix42 Editor: Caroline About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate by Atiki This segment was first released on November 1, 2017 in Episode 70:  Ready for Round […]

70 – A Study in Fanfic: About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate ...


Four fans from three continents rave over the spectacular sexiness of Rupert Graves. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Rupert Graves Squee Fest (2:51:35) Consulting Fans: Redscudery, Undun-duz, Wastingyourgum, Drinkingcocoa, Producer: Drinkingcocoa, Editor: DrinkingcocoaFour fans from three continents rave over the spectacular sexiness of Rupert Graves. Feast your eyes on photos of this beautiful man. Wearing cricket pads. […]

70 – Rupert Graves Squee Fest


Finn interviews fan studies scholar Milena Popova about consent, fanfic, and what we can learn from dubcon. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Interview on Consent in Fandom with Milena Popova (2:10:29) Consulting Fans: Milena, Finnagain, Producer: Finnagain, Editor: Caroline Milena on twitter @elmyra and their ko-fi page: http://ko-fi.com/elmyra Letter from Warner Brothers to The Restricted […]

70 – Interview on Consent with Milena Popova



Squee over Bearded!John!   Listen here or download. Shownotes: That’s My Genre: Bearded!John (1:41:49) Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42,B, Cookie, Smirk, Producer/Editor: Alexx Smirk’s recs Beard Contest art by reapersun Captains of Industry series by 221b_hound The List by distantstarlight Closer by hungryhippo_11 (reader/Martin Freeman) Fuzz by chibistarlyte Façade by distantstarlight Guide to types of gay men B’s recs Northwest Passage by Kryptaria Cookie’s recs Lumberjack art by thetwelfthpanda (neetols) […]

70 – Talking About My Genre: Bearded!John


Join us for a discussion of Amythe3lder’s rather…comprehensive list of possible BBC Sherlock ships. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Extreme Multishipping Interview with Amythe3lder (1:27:27) Consulting Fans: Smirk, Amythe3lder, Producer: Smirk, Editor: Smirk Spreadsheet of ships Twitter moments (1, 2, 3) This segment was first released on November 1, 2017 in Episode 70:  Ready For Round Two  […]

70 – Extreme Multishipping Interview With Amythe3lder


Chelsea interviews the team behind a new short film produced by students at Point Park University. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Sherlock Holmes and the Furtive Festivity – Interview (0:51:53) Consulting Fans: Chelsea Producer/Editor: Chelsea, Vex Sherlock PPU twitter Indiegogo fundraiser campaign Sherlock PPU tumblr Sherlock PPU facebook This segment was […]

70 – Sherlock Holmes and the Furtive Festivity Interview



We’ve all got ’em – those bulletproof fave tropes for sexy fic, the ones you’ll click on every time they pop up in the tags, even though you know how it’s going to go. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Sexy Fic Tropes (0:19:50) Consulting Fans, Emma, Sunday Duck, Vex, and Science Producer/Editor: Emma […]

70 – Sexy Fic Tropes


Three fanfic writers discuss the ins and outs ups and downs of writing a good sex scene. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Writers – Writing Good Sex Scenes (2:09:49) Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Cookie, SwissMiss Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 Sex Writing 101 by pasiphile This segment was first released on October 1, 2017 in Episode 69:  Delayed Gratification […]

69 – Consulting Writers: Writing Good Sex Scenes


The reasons we love fics posted serially as works in progress.  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Delaying Gratification: Reading and Writing WIPs (1:34:29)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, BakerStMel, CWB (aka conversationswithjohnlock), and Alexxphoenix42 Producer/Editor: Emma Grant BakerStMel’s recs: Damage by LifeonMars Ink Your Name Across My Heart by PrettyVK Truth May Vary by Amalnahurriyeh  (*note: […]

69 – Delaying Gratification: Reading & Writing WIPs



SundayDuck talks to Rolly about her jell-o creations for this year’s 221bCon as well as other sexy gelatinous creations! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Extreme Crafting: Sexy Jell-O (1:05:17) Consulting Fans: SundayDuck and Rolly Producer/Editor: SundayDuck Recipes & pics! This segment was first released on October 1, 2017 in Episode 69:  Delayed Gratification […]

69 – Extreme Crafting: Sexy Jell-O


Mrs. Hudson stans gather together for a We Ship It discussion about her exciting sex life in fic and how we need more! Listen here or download. Shownotes: We Ship It: Everybudders (0:30:55) Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Vulgarweed, Redscudery, and Coat Producer: Chelsea, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Get Mrs. Hudson laid – collection on ao3 […]

69 – We Ship It: Everybudders (Mrs. Hudson/EVERYBODY)


We give the book club treatment to the story Humdingers and Melancholies by flawedamythyst. Listen here or download. Shownotes: A Study in Fanfic (1:28:00)↑ Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Ayla, Smirkdoctor, Sunday Duck Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 This segment was first released on September 1, 2017 in Episode 68:  “They’re good dogs, Geoff” Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music […]

68 – A Study in Fanfic: “Humdingers and Melancholies” by flawedamythyst



B, Chelsea, and Smirk discuss animal adaptations of ACD canon stories and celebrate their favorites. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Chelsea, B, Smirk, Producer: Chelsea, Editor: B Sherlock Hound Japanese fashion line Watch Sherlock Hound on Crunchyroll Alvin and the Chimpunks – It’s Elementary, My Dear Simon Wishbone […]

68 – Squee: Animal Adaptations



If Sherlock can be a Consulting Detective, consider QueenMab3 and the “B”-Tender your Consulting Mixologists! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: B, Queenie Producer/Editor: B Sex in the Met (Sex in the Woods) recipe Dark & Stormy (AGRA) recipe QueenMab3’s Sherlockian Cocktails This segment was first released on August 1, […]

67 – I Love Everyone In This Bar



Kitchen shenanigans with B and fandom’s fave convention confectioner! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Notebook of Kitty Riley: Jennally’s Fandom Marshmallows (2:15:04)Consulting Fans: B, Jennally/Allison Producer/Editor: B Instagram Facebook Tumblr This segment was first released on August 1, 2017 in Episode 67:  For Science Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for […]

67 – From The Notebook of Kitty Riley: Jennally’s Fandom Marshmallows


Why does Sherlock do anything? It’s For Science, John! Listen here or download. Shownotes: That’s My Genre: It’s For Science! (1:40:51)Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Caroline, Cookie, SundayDuck, Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 A Cure for Boredom by emmagrant01 The Great Sex Olympics of 221B by XistentialAngst 34 minutes by bendingsignpost Fucking Cake by Random_Nexus John’s missing Wednesday by PlainJane Cookie The […]

67 – That’s My Genre: It’s For Science!


Real-life science folks assess the science in Sherlock…for science! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Science in Sherlock (0:52:07)Consulting Fans: Nicole, Ayla, Chris, Smirk Producer: Smirk, Editor: Emma Nicole on AO3, tumblr Ayla on AO3 Chris on tumblr, twitter Smirk’s twitter, AO3 Smirk’s blog post about fandom and how it shapes us The Scully Effect (1, 2) House MD as […]

67 – Science in Sherlock



Consulting fans discuss beekeeping. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Claire, Elinor, Producer/Editor: Chelsea Retired Beekeepers of Sussex Winnie the Pooh beehive Langstroth Hive Warre Hive The Backyard Beekeeper The Beekeepers Handbook Claire’s Fandom Guide to Beekeeping This segment was first released on August 1, 2017 in Episode 67:  For […]

67 – Beekeeping


Consulting fans sort Eurus (or try) into a Hogwarts house. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Shannon, Rachael, Drinkingcocoa, Finnagain Producer: Shannon, Editor: Caroline Genie the feral child Ariana Dumbledore This segment was first released on July 1, 2017 in Episode 66:  Conductors of Light Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music […]

66 – Sorting Eurus


In this meta segment, we discuss the Mind Palace: its evolution, the people who populate it, and how we understand the show and Sherlock Holmes through it. .  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Alexxphoenix42, Vex, Monika Krasnorada Producer/Editor: Caroline ASIP, “if it begins anywhere, it begins here” friendship […]

66 – Under The Microscope: The Mind Palace



Our own Smirk reports back on seeing Amanda Abbington’s limited run play, Abigail’s Party.  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fan: Smirk Producer/Editor: Smirk Mike Leigh on Abigail’s Party Theatre Royal Bath’s Website First look, production photos Richmond Theatre Review from the same night I attended My excited tweet (@chimpsinsocks liked it!!) […]

66 – Squee: Amanda Abbington in “Abigail’s Party”


Finn is live in London with fic author Pennypaperbrain on the Sherlock tours she gives to fellow fans.  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Pennypaperbrain Producer://Editor: Finnagain  Penny’s London Sherlock Guidebook The London Sherlock Tour tumblr Using the guide? consider donating to Bipolar UK This segment was first released on July 1, […]

66 – Sherlock’s London with Pennypaperbrain


Fans of the Jolto ship talk about why they love John Watson and James Sholto. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Cookie, Vanetti, Monika Krasnorada, Bree Producer: Cookie, Editors: Vex, Emma Vanetti on Tumblr and Twitter Monika Krasnorada on Tumblr and ao3 Bree on Tumblr and ao3 Fic recs discussed Wherever Destiny Takes Me, by justacookieofacumberbatch He Dared […]

66 – We Ship It: Jolto (John Watson/James Sholto)



Sherlock’s Classical Music playlist. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Cookie Producer/Editor: Finnagain This segment was first released on June 1, 2017 in Episode 64:  When I’m 64 Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online retailers such as amazon.com and iTunes. Sherlock’s Classical Music – Youtube […]

64 – Sherlock’s Classical Music


Interview with Danish acafan who studied female Sherlock fans over 50. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Shannon, Line Producer: Shannon, Editor: Drinkingcocoa TWC Article: “The florals”: Female fans over 50 in the Sherlock fandom by Line Nybro Petersen Line’s Twitter: thetwistedlip Line’s Academia.Edu Page : https://southerndenmark.academia.edu/LinePetersen Line’s University Webpage […]

64 – From The Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with Line Nybro Petersen


Contributors discuss their experiences of being older adults in fandom. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: SundayDuck, Emma, Vex, Meiringal, Alexxphoenix42 Producer: SundayDuck, Editors: SundayDuck, Alexxphoenix42 This segment was first released on June 1, 2017 in Episode 64:  When I’m 64 Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase […]

64 – Fans Over 40 Roundtable