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Who Killed Elizabeth Short? The Black Dahlia Series Part 1B - Elizabeth

At the start of 1947, Elizabeth Short was a beautiful, vibrant, hopeful 22-year-old woman with stars in her eyes. 15 days into the new year, she was the victim of one of the most heinous and senseless murders in American history; a crime that made England’s Jack the Ripper look like quite the amateur. 360 more words

Cold Cases

Who Killed Elizabeth Short? The Black Dahlia Series Part 1A – Myths

Dispelling 10 Myths About Elizabeth Short and the Black Dahlia Murder Mystery

  1. Elizabeth’s middle name was Ann. This has never been substantiated by friends, family, or official documents.
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Cold Cases

Who Killed Elizabeth Short? The Black Dahlia Series Part 1

In 2004, I stumbled onto James Elroy’s fiction novel, The Black Dahlia. I found the story a bit “out there,” but all in all, I enjoyed the book. 314 more words

My Two Cents

A Criminal Line Up

I must have read The Black Dahlia about four times, now and I still love it even though I’ve come to see its many flaws. Ellroy had such a knack for hard-boiled dialogue, grotesque characters and dark scenes that I find myself swept along each time I pick it up. 40 more words

Books

Thursday June 16, 2016 -- NYTimes Crossword No. 0512

Thursday June 16, 2016 — NYTimes Crossword No. 0512

Fun puzzle today. I look forward to Thursdays because there’s always a cute trick. Today’s was not overly difficult. 815 more words

NYTimes Crossword

Neat.

I didn’t really expect such a response to the poem I posted? That was cool, thanks for that. I didn’t quite intend to make this a poetry blog, but I do have loads of it. 191 more words

Poetry

The Tale of Elizabeth Short (Ballad)

Another aspiring actress in the city of angels
Who knew I would be famous for being mangled?
Thick raven mane with crystal doe eyes
Who knew I would leave this city mystified? 133 more words