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this day in crime history: july 29, 1976

On this date in 1976, an unidentified man shot two women, 18 year old Donna Lauria and her friend, 19 year old Jody Valenti, while they sat in a car in the Bronx. 105 more words

True Crime

William E. Hauser Revealed As ‘Son of Sam’ Throat-Slashing Suspect

New York Post — “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz’s throat was slit with a razor blade in Attica Correctional Facility 36 years ago in an attempt at vigilante justice that remains technically unsolved. 88 more words


A County of History and Mystery

Westchester County set just outside New York City is known to many by two ideas, “Westchester is affluent” and “Westchester is upstate.” This community of nearly one million in approximately 500 square miles believes in something else. 405 more words

The Voices (2014)- Preview

After American Psycho and Dexter, another perspective of serial killing comes alive in this year’s darkest comedy!

This bizarre film tells the story of Jerry ( 345 more words

Film Archive

Follow-Up Notes: "The Dog Made Me Do It!"

Let’s say I’m a big, fat murderer. I strut with confidence and a zeal I know only
my redeemer can give me. I was a football star when I was young man. 488 more words


PODCAST: "The Dog Made Me Do It!"

Colin Hall and David Lawler discuss murderers David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz and Charles “Tex” Watson and their later born-again Christian lives in prison. Is it possible to forgive killers for their heinous acts of violence because of their newfound love of God and the perceived stability of religion? 468 more words


altars and colossi

The Queens Cobbler, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

For several years one has been documenting the appearance of single shoes, divorced from their life partners, scattered about the larger Newtown Pentacle. 2,327 more words

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