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Wealthy Women Who Kill

Wealthy Women Who Kill: Three Terrifying Stories of Female Serial Killers

Wealthy women who kill oddly tied in this semester when I asked my criminal justice students about what topics they would like to cover. While picking the topic gives the students a break in the humdr...

The Devil's Rejects

The True Story Of The Real-Life Devil’s Rejects

Rob Zombie’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece The Devil’s Rejects is the far superior sequel to the equally gut-wrenching and terrifying House of 1000 Corpses. The pair of gore flicks follows th...

Todd Kohlhepp: A Chilling Profile of one of America’s Newest Serial Killers

Todd Kohlhepp is one of America’s newest serial killers. He was caught in November 2016 after being undiscovered for thirteen years in the American South. The following is an in-depth look of th...

In A Scene Ripped Right Out Of A Movie, Police Captured The Las Vegas Hammer Murderer

On January 3rd of this year, at 12:30am, the body of 46-year-old homeless man Daniel Aldape was found on a street corner in a deserted area of Las Vegas. He had reportedly been trying to shield himsel...

The Scariest, Most Overlooked Aspects of Real-Life Serial Killers

Real life, unfortunately, will always be more terrifying than the movies. There are plenty of people in history, even recent history, who have done all manner of unspeakable things. Some get away with...

The Hillside Stranglers

The Hillside Stranglers: Cousins Turned Killers

In 1979, cousins Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono were arrested as the main suspects in the kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder of ten female victims whose ages ranged from twelve to twenty-eight ye...

Albert Fish

Profile of a Madman: Albert Fish

While the name Albert Fish is synonymous with cannibalism, sexual fetishes, and his most famous victim Grace Bud, the rabbit hole goes much deeper. Although Fish is always included on lists of infamou...

My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer Is A Heart-Wrenchingly Accurate Portrait Of One Of America’s Most Infamous Serial Killers

My Friend Dahmer, a graphic novel written by John (or Derf) Backderf, is a conglomeration of the author’s experiences as a classmate of the infamous Jeffrey Dahmer and the facts, as we know them now, ...

Serial Killer Fandom - true stories

Here’s the Problem With the Serial Killer Fandom

There’s a cultural fascination with serial killers. It makes sense, too, because America has more of them than just about any country on Earth. Why we have so many, I can’t say. But I can talk about t...

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