Serial Killers

9.19.19

How Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Became a Cult Hero

To her fans, Wuornos's story offers a powerful example of a survivor who defies the respectability politics of victimhood.

1.31.19

We Don’t Need Any More Stories About Ted Bundy

By making Bundy a subject of movies, songs, TV shows, and podcasts, we’re giving a narcissist exactly what he always wanted—attention.

1.30.19

Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Pleads Guilty to Eight Counts of Murder

The former landscaper was accused of preying on men with ties to Toronto’s Gay Village.

10.30.18

LA's Museum of Death Proves We’ve Always Been Obsessed With Crime

There's plenty of gore on display, but it's the history of gore obsession that's more interesting.

9.11.18

Victoria’s Worst Serial Killer Is Now Doing Tarot Readings in Prison

Serial killer Paul Haigh was banned from using tarot cards because they featured illustrations of naked women. He took the case to the Supreme Court.

8.22.18

This Author Thinks We Might Be on the Verge of a New Generation of Serial Killers

In ‘Sons of Cain,’ investigative historian Peter Vronsky argues war and economic crisis play a role in making murderers.

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5.8.18

The Golden State Killer Case Shows a 'Path' to Finally Catch the Zodiac

A prominent Zodiac sleuth told us about new evidence he said he's seen exclusively and how he thinks cops should move ahead from here.

1.31.18

How Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Compares to Other Infamous Murderers

Experts weighed in on what burial patterns and alleged sexual relationships tell us about McArthur.

1.29.18

How Cops Botch Serial Killer Investigations

We spoke to an investigator about police bias when marginalised people go missing.

11.29.17

Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.

11.15.17

A New Murder Suggests a Serial Killer Is Prowling Florida

Experts and local cops say the latest grisly slaying bolsters their theory of a serial assassin stalking the street, but locals we talked to aren't ready to hide indoors.

11.11.17

Having These Personality Traits Might Mean You're Evil

We talked to Dr. Michael H. Stone, author of 'The Anatomy of Evil,' about the qualities that unite the worst people in history.

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