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Daffy Duck & Porky Pig in “Deduce, You Say!”

Daffy Duck & Porky Pig in “Deduce, You Say!”

“… when we had this comic interlude.” – The Adventure of The Three Gables (3GAB) Your editor has fond memories of rushing home from elementary school in order to watch the old Warner Brothers Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons that were syndicated to a local UHF TV station. There was also the Saturday morning show that appeared on… Continue Reading

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

“… all were equally puppets in his hands.” – The Adventure of The Solitary Cyclist (SOLI) Your editor is of the age that he grew up with the television show Sesame Street when it first started on Public Broadcasting stations in the late 1960’s. Oscar the Grouch was my favorite character, but I do remember seeing a… Continue Reading

2016 Mark Twain Coin Designs Announced

2016 Mark Twain Coin Designs Announced

“Are you not the author of a monograph…” – The Adventure of The Resident Patient (RESI) The first of several ceremonies to unveil designs for commemorative coins honoring celebrated author Mark Twain took place November 28, 2015 at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri. Twain is known in Sherlockian circles for his 1902… Continue Reading

Mark Twain Designs Reviewed for 2016 $1 and $5 Coins

Mark Twain Designs Reviewed for 2016 $1 and $5 Coins

“Are you not the author of a monograph…” – The Adventure of The Resident Patient (RESI) Designs for the 2016 Mark Twain silver dollar and the gold $5 half eagle were reviewed by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) at its March 5th meeting in Portland, Oregon during the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show.  Twain… Continue Reading

2012 Irish 10 Euro Coin Honors Creator of Chubblock Homes

2012 Irish 10 Euro Coin Honors Creator of Chubblock Homes

Holmes, however, like all great artists, lived for his art’s sake…. – The Adventure of Black Peter (BLAC) John “Jack” Butler Yeats, the famous Irish artist, was honored in 2012 as the subject of Ireland’s 10 Euro coin, which was part of the European Union’s Silver Coin Program. Each country participating in the program issued a… Continue Reading