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this day in crime history: january 15, 1947

On this date in 1947, the mutilated remains of a young woman were found in Los Angeles. The woman would soon be identified as Elizabeth Short, an unemployed 22 year old, originally from Massachusetts. 30 more words

True Crime

Geary's Black Dahlia is in stores now!

Rick Geary’s latest entry in his now large library of one-of-a-kind Treasury of Murder books is about the famous Black Dahlia case, one which has other books of note on the subject but none like Geary can do! 29 more words


107: The One With Serial Killers

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky, they’re SERIAL KILLERS. Listen to the first Halloween episode of Life Amateurs and give us your feedback!


Episode 32: On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts

Thomas DeQuincy first wrote this week’s titular essay “On Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts” in 1827 as satire, but after almost two centuries; it seems old Tom may have been the herald of a genuine cultural phenomenon. 215 more words


Trivia Question for October 6, 2016 – Elizabeth Short

QUESTION: On January 15, 1947 Elizabeth Short was found murdered in Los Angeles. The case was referred to as the Black Dahlia. What ailment did Elizabeth suffer from? 34 more words


Interviews, Mentions, More

Update time, since I have no one major thing to say and it’s been far too long since I last spoke up here.



A great tool for research, inspiration and hours of fun

I recently received an email from nanowrimo nudging me to start preparing for this year’s novel. I have had my idea since April and decided to start doing some research. 515 more words