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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...

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...

Donald Pee Wee Gaskins

Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins – The Meanest Man in America

Born on March 13th 1933 in Florence County, South Carolina, Donald Henry Gaskins Jr has been given a number of nicknames including the “Meanest Man in America”, “The Redneck Charles Manson”, “Junior P...

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...

Funhouse Massacre

The Funhouse Massacre isn’t Funny or Scary But it is Bloody

Who’s in the mood for an indie horror film? This week I’m reviewing Andy Palmer’s comedy horror The Funhouse Massacre. I’m a sucker for horror-comedies and decided to give this...

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...

Worshiping Monsters: America’s Obsession with Serial Killers

In American pop culture, there are certain names of famous–or, sometimes more accurately, infamous–people who are household names across the nation. People like Rihanna, Jon Stewart, and L...


Making a Murderer: Was Steven Avery Framed By a Serial Killer?

Following the Netflix premier of Making a Murderer in December, there have been countless theories as to who could have killed Teresa Halbach. While many believe that Steven Avery is responsible for t...

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