History Channel’s Haunted History of The Murder Castle!

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RIPPEROLOGY

 There is a template to Ripper writing. First, review all the available evidence and theories, then come up with your own suspect. “The main problem for all Ripperologists is that the contemporary evidence doesn’t provide any clue about the IDENTITY of the Ripper- and what remains of the evidence is scanty.” The Guardian.  Precisely, EXCEPT

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Pathology

Ripperologists have long realized the most probative evidence concerning identity and modus operandi are the pathology reports of the first two victims. Those reports insist the killer possessed surgical skills as indicated by the knowledge he demonstrated precisely removing organs from the victim’s body cavities, i.e. H.H. Holmes. Authors Trevor Marriot and Patricia Cornwell sidestep

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO HEAR JACK THE RIPPER?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HEAR JACK THE RIPPER?  Well, as close as we can get it, anyway. The BLOODSTAINS audio book is finally out. Imagine, H.H. Holmes in your living room. Read by SAG Member Kim Estes, actor on Criminal Minds, NCIS, House, etc., ad infinitum. Kim’s voice soothes in that priceless historical fashion so

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BLOODSTAINS at the MURDER CASTLE! July 26th on History Channel.

Haunted History: Murder Castle The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair was a triumph of architecture and technology that offered 27 million amazed visitors a preview of 20th century. But a mere mile down the road from the fair, one man, H.H. Holmes, was making history in a far more sinister way. He had built a hotel

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Bloodstains the Book? Bloodstains the Movie!

Bloodstains the Book? Bloodstains the Movie! IT begins in earnest. At this very moment, the lawyers are in the traditional back and forth evolution so common with any Hollywood book purchase. At least that’s what I’m told. When finished, I’ll make public those portions of the contract the studio is comfortable with us releasing to

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Jack the Ripper face revealed by Scotland Yard using modern profiling techniques.

They make fun of the computer schematic of Jack the Ripper created by the BBC and Scotland Yard in 2006. The one which obviously resembles the photos of H.H. Holmes. Does it resemble others too? Of course. What police schematic doesn’t, and any good detective would be the first to qualify his opinion regarding this resemblance.   

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Descending from Evil: The Story of Herman Webster Mudgett

This is the full article from Oct 28th 2012 from Ancestry.com, an interview with Jeff Mudgett.   —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Descending from Evil: The Story of Herman Webster Mudgett Posted by kwilliams on October 29, 2012 in Guest Bloggers” On the surface Herman Webster Mudgett seemed to be a productive member of society. Born and raised in

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HH Holmes, America’s Worst Serial Killer

The latest review of BLOODSTAINS from Roger Marsh in The Huffington Post ……… Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? America’s Worst Serial Killer Jeff Mudgett spent early family life with a disjointed series of characters who invented lineage instead of talking about the truth. But the horrible news that befell Jeff over a family dinner at

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The H.H. Holmes Alibi

They make fun of the computer schematic of Jack the Ripper created by the BBC and Scotland Yard in 2006. The one which obviously resembles the photos of H.H. Holmes. Does it resemble others too? Of course. What police schematic doesn’t, and any good detective would be the first to qualify his opinion regarding this resemblance.   

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Elementary, or not?

The mansion was the scene of last year’s questionable suicide of Rebecca Zahua. You may recall she was the one found dead, hanging from her balcony, naked, with ankles and wrists bound behind her back with a slip knot a professional sailor would have been proud of. The police argued she had yoga’d herself into

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Genetics

Gregor Mendel, often called the father of genetics, developed theories in the 19th Century making us composites of our parents. This has been the basis for our understanding of genetics ever since. Well, lately, scientists have come to believe Mendel’s understanding was, at best, incomplete. Mom and Dad’s, and before them, genes imprint at different

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Last night’s Mudge Report on blogtalkradio

Don’t know how many of you appreciate just how difficult it would be for anyone, with minutes to go, for even a professional, to step in for an hour, live, and host such a show, even one as elementary as The Mudge Report. Dane and Susan rocked last night! Please join in and give them a

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Sell-out on Block Island!

Beth’s Bookstore was next to Nat’s Bar, making story telling and marketing of a book very, very easy! We hung a sign up announcing our presence and lo and behold, a crowd showed up… interested in the story! What a day we had. On a more somber note, the last three or four weeks, I’ve

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The Flat Earth Society

Somewhere, something is waiting to be known. Those who think all there is to be discovered has already been, are simply foolish. And down deep, they know it too. Our undiscovered country awaits in energy, the environments invisible to our eye, and yes, the spiritual. Carl Sagan once said, “Science is not only compatible with spirituality;

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Clara Lovering, the Monster’s Wife

Hard to tell really, except for that gut feeling which screams out all wives know, deep down, their men. Was she already aware he was a monster? Who knows? Neither Herman Mudgett nor Clara Lovering Mudgett ever disclosed the moment of their separation. Oh sure, it’s been widely speculated about by countless authors. What was

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Re-Writing History on Jack the Ripper

We’ve been working all week preparing our presentation for Saturday, October 6th, 5:30pm, at the Portage Theater in downtown Chicago. The audience will be sworn in as jury and offered the evidence which we believe establishes Herman Mudgett, aka H.H. Holmes, was the infamous Jack the Ripper from London in 1888. For 124 years over one

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Sherlock Holmes and HH Holmes

Mudgett worshiped him so much, his favorite alias soon became H.H. Holmes, taken precisely because of the famous literary character. Herman Mudgett was particularly fascinated with the game of chess Sherlock played with the diabolical criminals featured in all Doyle’s books, and his ‘inside’ knowledge of the forensics and techniques law enforcement was using at the time. H.H.

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