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RIP Sid Haig: Thanks For The Scares

The horror entertainment world was shocked to its core over the weekend. Sadly, beloved horror icon Sid Haig passed away at the age of 80 in Los Angeles on September 21st, 2019. Haig, known for his ex...

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Social Media, Christchurch, and White Nationalism

On March 15th, 2019 a lone gunman walked into two separate Islamic Mosques during Friday Prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was arrested 21 minutes after the first emergency call, but in that sho...

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Five More Standout Episodes of Casefile True Crime Podcast

Almost two years ago, I introduced you to my five favorite episodes of one of the best true crime podcasts around, The Casefile True Crime Podcast. The series is still going strong in that regard, as ...

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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...

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RIP Lorraine Warren, Thanks For the Scares

The world of the paranormal has suffered a major loss this week. It was announced earlier that renowned paranormal investigator, Lorraine Rita Warren has passed away at the age of 92. Lorraine and her...

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6 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to After Season One of Serial

Feeling a sort of void in your life now that you’ve finished season one of  Serial? Nobody blames you. But, you’ll need something to satisfy that true crime hunger you have, right? Fear no...

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Is Scream Based on a True Story?

It’s August 24th, 1990. Sonja Larson and Christina Powell were friends, roommates and freshman to be at the University of Florida in Gainesville. They had their whole lives ahead of them. But th...

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A Nightmare on Elm Street was Inspired by These Terrifying Real-Life Events!

The idea of a sadistic child murderer chasing and killing teens in their dreams led to one of the most successful horror film franchises of all time. In 1984, A Nightmare on Elm Street was released to...

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True Horror: Are Ed and Lorraine Warren Actually Frauds?

Ed and Lorraine Warren are two of the most divisive names in the paranormal field. Their cases, of course, are legend. And they have found even more success as the subjects of the 2013 film The Conjur...

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