Panelists discuss drugs and poisons in ACD’s time, in the Sherlock Holmes canon, and in subsequent adaptations. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Smirk, Monica Schmidt, Christopher Zordan Producer: Finnagain, Editor: Caroline The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, by Nicholas Meyer Chasing Heroin (Frontline NBC on opiates) and accompanying article DEA schedule […]

63 – Live from 221B Con: Drugs and Poisons


Plot what plot? Fans discuss the PWP form of fanfic and its importance in our fandom lives. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Berlynn Wohl, Urban Hymnal, Michi-the-Killer, Cookie Producer/Editor: Vex Slam poetry on fanfic and porn TPP Fandom and Sexuality survey [1][2] The NEW Sherlock Kinkmeme “The Handmaiden” […]

63 – Live from 221B Con: PWPs


Live from 221B Con 2017, panelists discuss the characters of BBC Sherlock, identification with them, and how that affects their relationship with fandom. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Smirk, B, AlexxPhoenix42, Caroline, and Chelsea Producer/Editor: Drinkingcocoa John never makes tea meta post This segment was first released […]

63 – TPP Live: Identifying with Characters



Panelists discuss Sherlock Holmes and John Watson: why do we love them so? Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Berlynn Wohl, Chelsea, Boomsherlocka Producer/ Editor: Finnagain Berlynn Wohl’s 73 Johnlock fics Live from Sherlock Seattle: Transposing Sherlock to Different Cultures Will Ferrell’s 2018 “Holmes and Watson“ This segment was […]

63 – Live from 221B Con: The Detective and His Blogger



Fanvidders of the Sherlock fandom join us to share their stories, process, inspiration, and tips. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Lesley/Vanetti, Oreo/Superoreoman, Jenn/Duchesscloverly Producer://Editor: Caroline Lesley on Tumblr, video tag (also on my layout sidebar under “Stuff That I Made”), Vimeo, Twitter Superoreoman on tumblr, video tag, […]

62 – Fanvidders




SundayDuck interviews Michelle, creator of Crochet John and Sherlock, about their upcoming nuptials on the eve of 221B Con. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: SundayDuck, Michelle Producer:/Editor: SundayDuck Michelle’s Twitter Cro-Babies’ Tumblr Wedding FAQ Redbubble Etsy registry Spotify playlist This segment was first released on April 1, 2017 in Episode 62:  The […]

62 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Cro-Babies (Michelle)


Fans discuss the crack ships of series 4, starring balloon!John and Shermit. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Smirk, Vex, JL4L Producer: Smirk, Vex, Editor: DrinkingCocoa Balloon!John Recs Shawleylesres’s huge Balloon!John collection lynatikish’s balloon manips anotherwellkeptsecret’s adorable balloon art and sketch nim-lock’s balloon!johnlock kiss enerjax’s balloon!John art eliosu’s adorable […]

62 – We Ship It: Balloon!John and Shermit



The extended cut version of the Johnlocker Heartbreak panel that aired in episode 61: Emotional Context. Featuring analysis and assessment from fans who expected or hoped for Sherlock and John to become romantically involved in S4. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Pern_Dragon, Alexxphoenix42, IamJohnlocked4Life, UppityUmbrella Producer: Caroline and […]

61C – Johnlocker Heartbreak – Extended Cut


The extended cut version of the Geek Interpreter panel aired in episode 61: Emotional Context. Fan studies academics Dr. Joseph Brennan, Dr. Lori Morimoto, and Hannah Mueller join consulting fan finnagain to discuss the concept of queerbaiting, its relevance to transformative fandom, how it can come up in fan/creator interactions, […]

61B – Geek Interpreter: Queerbaiting & Transformative Fandom – Extended Cut


The extended cut version of our panel discussion about the “I love you” scene in The Final Problem. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, Emceefrodis, Anarfea, Bassfanimation, Drinkingcocoa Producer: Drinkingcocoa, Editor: Emma The panel discusses the “I Love You” scene from TFP, including why Eurus chose Molly, whether […]

61A – Under the Microscope: “I Love You” – Extended Cut




Analysis and assessment from fans who expected or hoped for Sherlock and John to become romantically involved in S4. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Johnlocker Heartbreak (0:51:18)↑ Consulting Fans: Pern_Dragon, Alexxphoenix42, IamJohnlocked4Life, UppityUmbrella Producer: Caroline and ScienceofObsession, Editor: Drinkingcocoa This segment was first release on March 1, 2017 in Episode 61: Emotional Context. […]

61 – Johnlocker Heartbreak


FThe panel discusses the “I Love You” scene from The Final Problem, including why Eurus chose Molly, whether Sherlock meant it, and headcanons about what happened afterward. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Under the Microscope: “I Love You” (2:29:40)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, Emceefrodis, Anarfea, Bassfanimation, Drinkingcocoa Producer: Drinkingcocoa; Editor: […]

61 – Under the Microscope: “I Love You”



Fan studies academics Dr. Joseph Brennan, Dr. Lori Morimoto, and Hannah Mueller join Finnagain to discuss the concept of queerbaiting, its relevance to transformative fandom, how it can come up in fan/creator interactions, and factors in and around the source media that affect that conversation. Listen here or download. Shownotes: […]

61 – Geek Interpreter: Queerbaiting & Transformative Fandom


An interview with the organizers of Tumblr-based charity auction Fandom Trumps Hate, held in the wake of the US Presidential Election. Listen here or download. Shownotes: From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Fandom Trumps Hate (0:19:07)↑ Consulting Fans: SundayDuck, Winter, Tilted Syllogism, Vulgarweed Producer: SundayDuck, Editor: SundayDuck, B This segment […]

61 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Fandom Trumps Hate




Recorded live at Sherlock Seattle 2016: Panelists QueerWatson, Lauren Karp, Krispy Bits and Caroline discuss gender changes in the Sherlock Holmes adaptations. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Live from Sherlock Seattle: Gender Changes in Holmes Adaptations (1:25:56)↑ Consulting Fans: QueerWatson, Lauren Karp, Caroline, Krispy Bits Producer/Editor: finnagain Note: This segment […]

60 – Live from Sherlock Seattle: Gender Changes in Holmes Adaptations


SundayDuck interviews our own Alexxphoenix42 about providing fic rec lists to the rec-hungry masses on Tumblr. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with AlexxPhoenix42 (0:52:43)↑ Consulting Fans: AlexxPhoenix42, SundayDuck Producer/Editor: SundayDuck Alexx’s master list of fic recs Cupidford’s fic recs SwissMiss’s fic recs This segment was first released on […]

60 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with AlexxPhoenix42


Emma and Chelsea discuss ways to find a beta reader when you’re new to the fandom and don’t know anyone yet. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Writers (2:01:05)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma, Chelsea Producer: Emma, Editor: Chelsea Beta Finder on tumblr (on hiatus) Find Me a Beta on livejournal Beta Reader […]

60 – Consulting Writers



With just a bit of time to reflect, consulting fans discuss their reactions to series 4 as a whole. Listen here or download. SHOWNOTES: Series 4 Reaction Roundtable (0:11:38)↑ Consulting Fans: Shannon, Qui, Chelsea, Drinkingcocoa Producer: Shannon, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Moriarty Entering To twitter 221B Explode To twitter Sherlock and Molly […]

60 – Reaction Roundtable: Series 4


Chelsea interviews Lee Douglass, founder of queer book publisher, Carnation Books. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Notebook of Kitty Riley: Carnation Books (1:33:04)↑ Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Lee Douglass Producer/Editor: Chelsea Carnation Books Carnation Twitter “Save the date” johnlock wedding invitations Trans Lifeline Benefit Anthology 2017 Elinor Gray / mistyzeo Indybaggins […]

56 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Lee Douglass of Carnation Books


In this live panel recorded at Sherlock Seattle 2016, fans discuss how creativity spreads and inspires others. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Krispy-bits, Chelsea, Lyra Ngalia, and Lucas Scheelk (Moderator) Lucas Scheelk’s recent poetry Krispy-bits’ art tumblr Lyra’s tumblr A Redhead Walks Into a Bar… by intricatearticulation (Cabin Pressure) […]

56 – Live from Sherlock Seattle: Inspiration from Another



Finn sits down with consulting fans to discuss the results of the fandom and sexuality survey that Three Patch ran in September. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Larry Albert, Caitlin Fairchild, Vulgarweed Sherlock Seattle 2016 The Case of Two Watsons comic, by Kate Beaton This segment was […]

56 – Live from Sherlock Seattle: Watson Isn’t Necessarily Nice


Finn sits down with consulting fans to discuss the results of the fandom and sexuality survey that Three Patch ran in September. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Chelsea, Alexxphoenix42 Jenga Facebook interview Finger tutting This segment was first release on December 1, 2016 in Episode 56: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (The […]

56 – Squee: Doctor Strange





Emma Grant and a host of consulting fans discuss the endless possibilities of sports AUs. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Emma, Librarylock, Urban Hymnal, and EarlGreyTea68 Librarylock’s recs: Oomarilliaoo’s Equestrian!lock fanart Eyes Up, Heels Down by CodenameMeretricious Fly Very High by yalublyutebya The discussion of DCI!lock, which someone […]

55 – Talkin’ Bout My Genre: Sports AUs


In this live panel from Sherlock Seattle 2016, Three Patch discusses BBC Sherlock fandom love in a larger world of Sherlockiana. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: B, Chelsea, Caroline, Fox, Finnagain This segment was first release on November 1, 2016 in Episode 54: Diving Into the Deep End. […]

55 – Live from Sherlock Seattle: From N. Gower St. to Baker St. (TPP Live)



In this live panel from Sherlock Seattle 2016, which was recorded with permission, fans explore transposing Sherlock Holmes to different cultures and discuss the duo’s universal appeal. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Vulgarweed, B, Lyra Fic and Pastiche references and recs: Watson and Holmes by Karl Bollers, Comic […]

55 – Live from Sherlock Seattle: Transposing Sherlock to Different Cultures


Consulting fans join Alexxphoenix42 in discussing the allure and appeal of balletlock and rugby!John. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Dani, ScienceofObsession Balletlock feels pic Sergei Polunin dances to “Take Me to Church” Thetwelfthpanda art [1] [2] [3] Shootbadcabbies art [1] [2] [3] Anotherwellkeptsecret art [1] [2] [3] […]

55 – We Ship It: Balletlock and Rugby!John


1electricpirate’s potterlock fic “you are a paradigm” gets the book club treatment. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Drinkingcocoa, and Fox Estacado you are a paradigm, by 1electricpirate Harry Potter Music Indian Tribute This segment was first release on October 1, 2016 in Episode 54: Potterlocktober. Music Credit […]

54 – A Study in Fanfic: you are a paradigm by 1electricpirate