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Jack the Stripper – Not a Typo

Everyone knows the name Jack the Ripper.  The serial killer who was never captured from the 1800s in London; however, there is a much less publicized killer from England dubbed Jack the Stripper.  Like his near-namesake, he slaughtered prostitutes, was never captured, and the killings ceased on their own for an unknown reason.   Between […]

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Anneliese Mickel: The Voice Of The Damned – A True Story Of Possession

  Do you remember 2005’s possession film ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’, starring Jennifer Carpenter, Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson and Campbell Scott? The film centers on the possession and exorcism of a 19 year-old college student (Carpenter). In a rare decision, the Catholic church approved her exorcism. What you might not realize is that the […]

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The Grimm Sleeper – A Modern Serial Killer

I have thought about how to close out this year of absolute insanity.  So many deaths!  Musicians, actors, politicians…nobody was safe from 2016!  So I thought that instead of a list of bests or worsts (although those are always fun and interesting) I will focus on the umbrella theme of this year: death.  There was […]

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Martin Scorsese Gives An Update On Serial Killer H. H. Holmes Film Starring Leonardo DiCaprio

Back in August of 2015 we reported that legendary director Martin Scorsese will be making a film about America’s first documented serial killer H. H. Holmes, titled ‘The Devil in the White City’. Since then news about the film has been silent, until now.     Scorsese has had his hands full on other projects […]

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Scott Foley To Play A Killer In The True Crime Film Final Vision

  Scott Foley has appeared in several successful series including ‘Scandal’, the medical comedy ‘Scrubs’, and the vampire series ‘True Blood’ . He also had a major role in Wes Craven’s 2000 sequel ‘Scream 3’. Now, Foley is making his return to the genre in the upcoming true crime film ‘Final Vision’ as real life […]

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Elizabeth Bathory – The Blood Countess

For the most part, I try (especially in this series of articles concerning serial killers and mass murderers) to stick to the facts.  I am of the opinion that these people’s deeds and lives are spicy enough without tarting them up with fantastical myths, rumors and opinions.  With that disclaimer, the focus of today’s article […]

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True Crime Documentary Beware The Slenderman Gets Premiere Date And Trailer

  We reported back in January that HBO, capitalizing on the current obsession with true crime documentaries like Netflix’s Making a Murderer, would soon release a dark documentary of there own titled Beware the Slenderman, from director Irene Taylor. Today, the television premiere date has finally been revealed as January 23, 2017 on HBO.   Beware the […]

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