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The Real Life Mystery That Inspired The Lighthouse

Visionary filmmaker Robert Eggers rose to notoriety back in 2015 with the Sundance debut of his film, The Witch. Four years later, Eggers dazzled us again with The Lighthouse, a hypnotic and hallucina...

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; ...

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Five More Standout Episodes of Casefile True Crime Podcast

Previously, 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, as is the popularity of true...

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Five Standout Episodes of The Casefile True Crime Podcast

Though it never truly left, true crime storytelling is back in the forefront again. One of the ways that true crime addicts like myself like to feed our fascination is by listening to podcasts. There ...

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

A cold case is an unsolved criminal investigation that remains open indefinitely pending the discovery of new evidence. There have been numerous unique cases throughout history, some of which remain u...

Podcasts

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...

Scream

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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