Joseph Kallinger

Demographic Info

The Shoemaker3MaleCaucasianUSANomadicSexual, Sadistic1935/12/11 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)1996/03/26 (Epileptic seizure)


Shoemaker, The : The Anatomy of a PsychoticFlora Rheta SchrieberAmazon


Most Evil: Super Delusional (Episode 3x02)

Joseph Kallinger went on a crime spree with his 13-year-old son Michael in 1974. Over six weeks, they robbed and sexually abused four families, and murdered three people. They gained entrance to the houses by pretending to be salesmen.

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Episode 052: The Serial Killer Cycle, Part 2

on October 28th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Last week, we looked at 4 of the 7 phases of the serial killer cycle: the aura phase, the trolling phase, the wooing phase, and the capture. This week, we look at the last three phases: the murder, the totem phase, and the depression phase. By the way, this episode…

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Episode 011: Nature versus Nurture – The Making of a Serial Killer

on January 7th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by | 3 Comments

In this week’s episode, we look at what causes someone to become a serial killer. We’ll be mostly discussing psychopathic sexual murder, rather than psychotic murder. Psychopathy, also known as sociopathy or antisocial personality disorder, is a behavioral disorder characterized by an abnormal lack of empathy combined with abnormal immoral…

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