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50 Cent Joins “The Frozen Ground”

on September 21, 2011 at 8:16 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has joined the cast of “The Frozen Ground”, a biopic about Robert Hansen. 50 Cent will play a pimp. 50 Cent, best known as a rapper, has actually acted in a number of movies, although most of them went straight to DVD.

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Episode 046: Questions & Answers II

on September 16, 2011 at 7:16 am in Podcast Episodes, Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

This week, we’re having our second Questions and Answers episode. The questions we’ll answer are: How many serial killers are active at any one time? What do you think of the cultural hero-worship of some serial killers? Why do so many killers have three names? Are there many serial killers…

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Edward Bass Making Film on Belle Gunness

on September 15, 2011 at 10:09 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Edward Bass, known for producing films such as Bobby and Come Early Morning, is writing, directing, and producing a biopic on Belle Sorenson Gunness called Belle. Says Bass: I have begun shooting a documentary on the life of Belle Gunness, as I had just finished penning the screenplay for the…

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Ceri Radford on Appropriate Adult, Episode 2

on September 12, 2011 at 10:09 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers, Video Reviews by | No Comments

The second and concluding episode of Appropriate Adult aired yesterday evening in the United Kingdom. While I’m not seeing too many reviews yet, it appears that Ceri Radford of The Telegraph liked the show. She recaps the story of Fred West, which most regulars to this site and podcast already…

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John Wayne Gacy Artwork on Display in Las Vegas

on September 1, 2011 at 9:32 am in Murderabillia, Serial Killers by | No Comments

The rather creepy artwork of John Wayne Gacy is about to be on display in Las Vegas. According to Las Vegas Weekly, an exhibit of Gacy’s artwork opens tomorrow at The Arts Factory on East Charleston Boulevard. The venue is usually free, but a grand opening will be held Friday…

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Gary Hilton on Dateline NBC

on August 24, 2011 at 4:24 pm in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Friday’s episode of Dateline NBC is about Gary Hilton. The episode, Mystery on Blood Mountain, explores Hilton’s stalking of hikers along the coastal region of the south-eastern United States. The episode features Dawson County Sheriff’s Lt. Col. John Cagle, a former special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Cagle…

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Soil for Sale from Anthony Sowell’s Yard

on August 23, 2011 at 1:17 pm in Murderabillia, Serial Killers by | 1 Comment

I don’t generally get my dander up about murderabillia, but this is really quite disgusting. Eric Gein (unrelated to Ed, as far as I know) managed to acquire two sandwich baggies full of soil supposedly from Anthony Sowell’s yard. He’s selling it online for $25 per gram. He expects to…

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Rose West is a Monopoly Wiz

on August 14, 2011 at 9:40 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Rose West has taken up the game Monopoly in the Low Newton prison near Durham. A source told the Mirror: Rose took up the game to lessen the boredom but soon got hooked and is definitely the unit’s Monopoly champ. Rose is a bit of a strategist and a sharp…

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Episode 040: Modus Operandi, Ritual Behavior, and Signature

on August 5, 2011 at 7:00 am in Law Enforcement, Podcast Episodes, Pop Culture, Psychology, Serial Killers by | 2 Comments

Charles Albright removed the eyeballs of his victims. The Zodiac Killer signed his letters with a distinctive mark that included a cross and a circle. Richard Ramirez drew Satanic pentagrams on the walls of his victims’ homes, and sometimes on their bodies. The Boston Strangler tied his ligatures into birthday…

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Robert Hansen Movie in the Works?

on July 27, 2011 at 8:31 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

John Cusack and Nicolas Cage are in talks to star in The Frozen Ground, the true story of Robert Hansen, who kidnapped women, set them free in the Alaskan wilderness, then hunted them down. If things go according to plan, Cusack will play Hansen, and Cage will play the Alaskan…

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