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Forum: Pub Talk 09-27-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,379
Posted By YomRippur
There have been plenty of Youtube videos (such as...

There have been plenty of Youtube videos (such as this one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGyRtL_kO28)) showing unedited captures by home-made rockets flying out to space and showing the round...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-26-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,510
Posted By YomRippur
God took a look at our world and saw all these...

God took a look at our world and saw all these morons down there and thought, hmm, maybe it wasn't such a good idea to let these clowns into heaven just yet. Better wait another million years for...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-12-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,510
Posted By YomRippur
They may think the world is ending but secretly...

They may think the world is ending but secretly they hope it isn't, so that they can continue this ponzi scheme of theirs and fleece as many fools as they can. After all, the old adage is true: a...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 08-27-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,377
Posted By YomRippur
I checked out of this show long ago. Right now...

I checked out of this show long ago. Right now I'm looking forward to Scorsese and DiCaprio's upcoming pic on H.H. Holmes, which will be a film adaptation of "The Devil and the White City." But The...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-23-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
I just re-watched the "Scream" films,...

I just re-watched the "Scream" films, and noticed once again the killers' predilection for throat-cutting and "seeing the inside" of victims, which is very Ripper-esque to say the last. These are...
Forum: Witnesses 08-23-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 21,906
Posted By YomRippur
All murder sites, except Mary Kelly's home, were...

All murder sites, except Mary Kelly's home, were relatively high-risk, exposed public areas. All the prostitutes, except Kelly, had no homes to take their clients to, and had to conduct their...
Forum: Martha Tabram 08-23-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 84,410
Posted By YomRippur
She is definitely the most likely non-canonical...

She is definitely the most likely non-canonical victim. The type of victim, the proximity in location, the proximity to the date of the Nichols murder, the relative rarity of murders back then, the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-23-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,356
Posted By YomRippur
I doubt there were too many fat people in such an...

I doubt there were too many fat people in such an impoverished area as that. And certainly not the standard of "fat" we have today.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 140,092
Posted By YomRippur
Poor and uneducated, but not necessarily...

Poor and uneducated, but not necessarily unintelligent, though. They might not have been able to afford to go to college, but might have had valuable life experiences, work experiences, and other...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,409
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Posted By YomRippur
Anyone has any luck finding a neo-Nazi that is...

Anyone has any luck finding a neo-Nazi that is "a good person too" like the president said? I wonder what will happen first: us finding Jack the Ripper or finding a good neo-Nazi. We are so blessed...
Forum: Maybrick, James 08-08-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,722
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Posted By YomRippur
I love "true facts" (sad that you have...

I love "true facts" (sad that you have qualify facts with "true" these days), but I also love to read Ripper fiction if it is clever and well-written. If the Maybrick diary is indeed a hoax, it is...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-01-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
Just want to stay on topic by mentioning another...

Just want to stay on topic by mentioning another Ripper-esque thriller: the 1996 Italian thriller "The Stendhal Syndrome," about a female police officer who is attacked by a prostitute-murdering...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-01-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
Watching a bootlegged copy on Youtube is no way...

Watching a bootlegged copy on Youtube is no way to watch a film properly, and should only be done as a last resort, such as when no home video is available. "M" happens to be readily available on...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 07-27-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,377
Posted By YomRippur
Episode 3 of American Ripper was another...

Episode 3 of American Ripper was another disappointment. The DNA test on Eddowes' shawl from last episode yielded no match to H.H. Holmes, no surprise there. But the real disappointment was that...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-26-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
"Deadline at Dawn" is included on this...

"Deadline at Dawn" is included on this DVD set (https://www.amazon.com/Film-Noir-Classic-Collection-Desperate/dp/B003G9IT3C) from 2010. I was able to rent the disc from Netflix. "Stranger on the...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-26-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
The two high-profile titles in the TCM Noir Alley...

The two high-profile titles in the TCM Noir Alley series are "Woman on the Run" (1950) and "Too Late For Tears" (1949), since both had been long unavailable and were only recently restored. I think...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 07-26-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,841
Posted By YomRippur
Three things: 1. You should only give credence...

Three things:

1. You should only give credence to profiles written by people who are actually good at profiling, such as the FBI (see their profile on JTR here...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-26-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
It was pretty well-known to indie film fans, but...

It was pretty well-known to indie film fans, but pretty much unknown to the public, especially when another vampire film called "Twilight" was released around the same time. It did spawn a pretty...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-25-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 187,529
Posted By YomRippur
Speaking of horror films, I've recently delved...

Speaking of horror films, I've recently delved into a slew of seminal European horror films in the 60s and 70s that remain quite influential, especially to American horror films. Many Italian...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 07-25-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,280
Posted By YomRippur
The house was indeed modified as shown in the...

The house was indeed modified as shown in the photos below. The area where Regan's bedroom used to be was completely removed. Instead of a few feet away from the staircase, the house is now about...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 07-24-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,280
Posted By YomRippur
I love the movie as well, and have also read the...

I love the movie as well, and have also read the original novel. While the movie is pretty clear that a genuine possession is taking place, the novel still maintains the possibility that both the...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 07-24-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,280
Posted By YomRippur
And the film is geographically correct about the...

And the film is geographically correct about the location, too. That staircase was indeed only a few feet from the house, so that a person could actually fall from a window down to it, just as...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 07-21-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,280
Posted By YomRippur
The whole thing definitely has similarities to...

The whole thing definitely has similarities to the Mary Kelly murder. He goes to the girl's home. He even brings along an assistant, his "Netley." The girl is lying in bed. And she is probably...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-20-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,763
Posted By YomRippur
By now, you have probably heard that the theories...

By now, you have probably heard that the theories about the photo have been debunked, and in embarrassing fashion, I might add. The photo wasn't and isn't some top-secret item, but a mere travelogue...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 07-20-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,823
Posted By YomRippur
Is the line in the graphic novel too? If so, can...

Is the line in the graphic novel too? If so, can you or anyone show me where it is? I have the book right in front of me but can't find where it is.
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