Episode 63: Con Drop
In which we try to cure our con drop by remembering the fun we had in Atlanta with a Cro-wedding, recordings of panels, top tens, and recs to cheer us up.
0:00:25 – Host Opening
0:12:49 – Coroner’s Report
0:18:16 – TPP Live: Identifying with Characters
0:49:26 – Top Ten Cosplays for Sherlock Holmes
0:50:33 – Live from 221B Con: The Detective and His Blogger
1:13:35 – Top Ten Cures for Con Drop by Dr. John Watson
1:15:03 – Cro-Wedding Toasts
1:26:13 – Sherlocked PSA
1:26:37 – Live from 221B Con: PWPs
2:03:28 – Top Ten Things Moriarty Did at the Airport When His Flight to 221B Con Was Delayed
2:04:43 – Live from 221B Con: Drugs and Poisons
2:36:44 – That’s My Division
2:51:49 – Post Mortem
Shownotes, contact details, and credits below.
Host Opening (0:00:00)↑
Consulting Fans: Emma, Caroline, Cookie, Vex, Smirk, Science, AlexxPhoenix42, Finnagain, and B
Producer/Editor: Sunday Duck
Recorded live in the TPP suite, while we were recovering from con revelry.
- Cro-Husband Reception in the TPP Suite
- TPPSuite2017 roundup 
- Finn and intimate taping in the suite
Coroner’s Report (0:12:49)↑
Consulting Fan: Caroline
All the news that’s fit to fandom.
- 221B Con 2018: April 13-15 at a new hotel, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Best Road
- Gridlock DC on official hiatus
- Sherlock Seattle on hiatus for 2017, perhaps permanently
- Minneapolis/Twin Cities-area con for summer 2018, organized by mssmithlove1
- Sherlocked USA: May 26-28 at LAX Marriott
- Violin coach Eos Counsell tumblr post about series 4
- Benedict Cumberbatch
- Martin Freeman
- Rupert Graves
- Louise Brealey
- Andrew Scott
- Handsome Devil premieres in Ireland
- Almeida Hamlet transfers to West End, June 9 – September 2
- Sian Brooke
- Mark Gatiss
- Queers at the Old Vic and BBC Four 
- Returns as Iron Banker in Game of Thrones season 7 this July
- May 1st – happy 80th birthday, Una Stubbs!
- May 6th – happy 53rd birthday, Lars Mikkelsen!
- May 22nd – happy 158th birthday, Arthur Conan Doyle!
TPP Live: Identifying with Characters (0:18:16)↑
Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Smirk, B, AlexxPhoenix42, Caroline, and Chelsea
Live from 221B Con 2017, panelists discuss the characters of BBC Sherlock, identification with them, and how that affects their relationship with fandom.
Top Ten Cosplays for Sherlock Holmes (0:49:26)↑
Consulting Fan: Cookie
Live from 221B Con: The Detective and His Blogger (0:50:33)↑
Consulting Fans: Berlynn Wohl, Chelsea, Boomsherlocka
Producer/ Editor: Finnagain
Panelists discuss Sherlock Holmes and John Watson: why do we love them so?
- Berlynn Wohl’s 73 Johnlock fics
- Live from Sherlock Seattle: Transposing Sherlock to Different Cultures
- Will Ferrell’s 2018 “Holmes and Watson“
Top Ten Cures for Con Drop by Dr. John Watson (1:13:35)↑
Consulting Fan: Alexxphoenix42
Live from 221B Con: Cro-Wedding Toasts (1:15:03)↑
Consulting Fans: Smirk, B, CWB, Hockeybella, Blue, Jen, Songlin, Anna Bagnell, Fran
Producer: Caroline, Editor: B
Toasts for the happy crocheted couple, recorded at the wedding reception!
Sherlocked PSA (1:26:13)↑
Consulting Fan: Chelsea, CWB, hockeybella, Jen, Fran
Live from 221B Con: PWPs (1:26:37)↑
Consulting Fans: Berlynn Wohl, Urban Hymnal, Michi-the-Killer, Cookie
Plot what plot? Fans discuss the PWP form of fanfic and its importance in our fandom lives.
- Slam poetry on fanfic and porn
- TPP Fandom and Sexuality survey 
- The NEW Sherlock Kinkmeme
- “The Handmaiden” (movie), recc’d by Michi
- Smart Bitches, Trashy Books (website), recc’d by Cookie
Top Ten Things Moriarty Did at the Airport When His Flight to 221B Con Was Delayed (2:03:28)↑
Consulting Fan: Vex
Live from 221B Con: Drugs and Poisons (2:04:43)↑
Consulting Fans: Smirk, Monica Schmidt, Christopher Zordan
Producer: Finnagain, Editor: Caroline
Panelists discuss drugs and poisons in ACD’s time, in the Sherlock Holmes canon, and in subsequent adaptations.
- The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, by Nicholas Meyer
- Chasing Heroin (Frontline NBC on opiates) and accompanying article
- DEA schedule of drugs
- Arthur Conan Doyle experimenting on himself as medical student
- Paracelsus: “The dose makes the poison”
That’s My Division (2:36:44)↑
This month, we’re rounding up pick-me-ups, fix-its, and escapist fics to help with con drop.
- Caroline’s recs
- Transition Game, by emmagrant01
- Your Garment Plunders My Eyes, by songlin
- Oh, What a Night, by penumbra/anotherwellkeptsecret, also available on ao3
- The Losing Side, by penumbra/anotherwellkeptsecret, also available on ao3
- Anchor Point, by trickybonmot
- Omegaverse Serial Secondary Sex Change AU series, by trickybonmot
- SundayDuck’s recs
- Alexxphoenix42’s recs
- (Never) Turn Your Back to the Sea by DiscordantWords
- The Pieces that Fall to Earth by Itsallfine
- We Agreed, No More Secrets by SherlocksSister
- The Perfect Stranger by 72reasons
- so let’s go to bed (before you say something real) by JenTheSweetie.
- My-Sun-My-Baelish’s recs
Post Mortem (2:51:49)↑
Consulting Fans: Emma, Caroline, Vex, Cookie, Smirk, Science, AlexxPhoenix42, Finnagain, and B
Unless otherwise indicated, all music is available for purchase through online retailers such as amazon.com and iTunes.
- Show Intro – David Arnold and Michael Price, Sherlock: Original Television Soundtrack Music From Series One: Opening Titles
- Coroner’s Report – Breaking News: Eye on the World Broadcast News
- TPP Live: Identifying with Characters – KT Tunstall, Eye To the Telescope: Suddenly I See
- Live from 221B Con: Cro-Wedding Toasts – Pink: Raise Your Glass
- Live from 221B Con: PWPs – Color Me Badd, New Jack City: I Wanna Sex You Up
- Live from 221B Con: The Detective and His Blogger – Grover Washington, Jr., The Essential Bill Withers: Just the Two of Us (feat. Bill Withers)
- Live from 221B Con: Drugs and Poisons – The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness: Can’t Feel My Face
- That’s My Division – John Coltrane, My Favorite Things [Deluxe Edition]: My Favorite Things, Part 1
- Show Outro – Bee Gees, Saturday Night Fever [The Original Movie Soundtrack]: Stayin’ Alive
Episode Producer: TPP crew
Episode Banner Artist: Fox Estacado
Episode Audio Editor: Caroline
Distribution funded by Fans!