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by egdcltd
7 years ago
Book Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London is a new urban fantasy book by Ben Aaronovitch, the first in a series of the same name.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
5 years ago
Movie Review: Horns

Ignatius "Ig" Parrish is a pariah in his town and widely believed to have murdered his girlfriend. This belief that Ig is a devil seems to result in him gaining demonic powers and appearance.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Fallout from the Serial Murders of 10 Rillington Place

Reg Christie was a true serial killer; it seems unlikely that he failed to murder (after his second victim in 1944) for the next five years before killing Beryl Evans. Consideration should be given for examining unsolved British murders of women fitting Christie's M.O. for those "missing years" of criminal activity when he was at liberty and free to kill anytime he wished.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Boy Fiend

Jesse Pomeroy was one of America's earliest sadistic killers. His death sentence was later commuted to life in prison to be spent in solitary confinement. More interesting, though, is that when he committed his torture-murders he was 14 years old. His victims? Other children.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

Probably one of the most sinister and sensational murder cases in this country's history escaped much public notice for almost 70 years, until Clint Eastwood brought one aspect of this bizarre crime to the big screen as his movie, The Changeling. But the bigger case upon which this film was based is far richer, more complex, and darker, and ranks as one of the more notorious episodes in American crime.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Sundown Slaying of Carol Jenkins

Carol Jenkins, a 21-year-old black woman, went out in a Sundown Town in the Midwest one night in 1968. She was selling encyclopedias door-to-door when she was murdered on the street for no reason. Her case was unsolved for 34 years, and the surprise was who finally turned in her killer.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Movie Review: Scream 4

Ghostface is back, and he's after Sidney again. Ten years have passed since the original Woodsboro killings, and Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) has returned to her home town as part of her book signing tour for her new self-help book.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Damaged Justice in the Career Girls Murders of 1963

When two young women--both working professionals, one a teacher, the other a magazine "copy girl"--were found stabbed to death in their apartment in 1963, police had only one thing in mind: close the case.  However, their initial suspect, a mentally incompetent black man, turned out NOT to be their killer, though he was arrested, confessed, and put behind bars.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Hall-Mills Murder Case

The 1920s produced many classic murder cases. The one involving a cheating minister and his choir member partner, The Hall-Mills Murder case, ranks high on the list of tabloid-sensational murders.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Snyder-Gray Murder Case

Ruth Snyder along with a bungling paramour committed the very pedestrian crime of killing her husband for profit. However, Ruth Snyder's memory lingers not for her largely-forgotten crime, but for the image taken of her execution by an enterprising newsman.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Movie Review: Killing Them Softly

Brad Pitt stars as enforcer Jackie Cogan in this crime thriller set in New Orleans.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Movie Review: The Watch

The Watch stars Ben Stiller as Evan, who forms a Neighbourhood Watch which ends up defending the Earth from an alien invasion.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Moonlight Murders & The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Silvery, cold moonlight and night conspire to create an eerie sense of foreboding and terror.  For the night stalkers of the world – the serial killers, the sexual predators – a moonlit night provides just enough illumination to see the prey, but not so much light that the victim can easily identify the assailant. Presuming the victim remains alive, of course.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Movie Review: Burke and Hare

Set in Edinburgh in 1828, and loosely based on the actual Burke & Hare murders. William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis) are unemployed Irish workers desperately trying to make money.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Movie Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a film based on the first book in Steig Larsson's posthumously published bestselling Millenium trilogy. This isn't the first time the book has been made into a film; in 2009 the entire trilogy was made into a series of films in Swedish. This version starring Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist is in English.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Cleveland Torso Murders

In one of his last high-profile cases the famous "Untouchable", Eliot Ness, may have solved a notorious murder spree of the Depression. But, due to circumstances, Ness could not get his man. He knew who the killer was; in this case, though, it was the killer, and not Ness, who was "Untouchable".

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
4 years ago
America's First Serial Killer and the Texas Servant Girl Murders

While perhaps serial killers and their activities may be as old as humanity itself there is one case from the late 1800s from Austin, Texas, that points up the probability of nailing down America's first documented string of serial killings. 

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Black Dahlia

Death is many things: a great equalizer, a bringer of humility, and the inevitable end for all.  In some cases, however, Death may give the deceased fame not achieved in life.  Death provided such immortality to a lonely young woman who will long be remembered as The Black Dahlia.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Hannibal Lecter: True Story?

Fiction writers frequently plumb headlines for story or character ideas.  Many of crime fiction's best known figures and plot devices are based upon real criminals and criminal events. Albert Fish, the cannibal and killer of children, has echoes in one of the best-known literary characters of recent history, Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Plugin Walkthrough - Windfall: A Forgery, An Attack and A Frame

The quests A Forgery, An Attack and A Frame from the Oblivion plugin Windfall require the player to hinder the Imperial Legion from interfering further on the island, stop an attack on Windfall Town and frame a member of the opposing faction.

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