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Joseph Loveless

Was Freddy Krueger’s Body Just Identified?

On the first day of the new year, it was reported that the bones of Joseph Henry Loveless, bootlegger and murderer, had finally been identified. In 1979 his torso was found in in a burlap sack in a ca...

Don't F**k With Cats

Armchair Detectives Get to Work in Trailer for Don’t F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

In the seedy underbelly of the Internet, there’s an unwritten rule, rule zero: Don’t F**k With Cats. In December of 2010, this rule was torn to shreds following the publishing of a video c...

Murder by Numbers

Is Murder by Numbers Based on a True Story?

Following it’s initial release in 2002, The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw dubbed the psychological thriller Murder by Numbers a movie consisting of “…a garbled, unbelievable plot; ...

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...

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...

white nationalism

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 ...

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...

Ed and Lorraine Warren

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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