A Sip of Sherlock
Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 12:11 PM
This week, Studio 360 follows the ever-evolving Sherlock Holmes, who jumps off the pages of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle into the modern world as children's lit's Encyclopedia Brown and TV's Dr. House.
To get in the Holmes mood, I listened to hours of the 1940s radio drama, New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. After each episode, I had a hankering for a glass of fine wine, sherry, or port. The culprit? Perhaps it's the subtle mention of Petri products during each story. Or perhaps it's because Petri Family Wine sponsored the show each week. Or perhaps it's the cringe-worthy segues between show and advertisement, like this one:
And after you enjoy that aperitif, listen to this week's Studio 360 episode on the many reincarnations of Sherlock Holmes.