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Forum: Other Mysteries Yesterday, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
"Wartime Crime" documentary series on AHC

Thought some of you would be interested in this new true-crime history series on the American Heroes Channel (formerly the Military Channel). Episode 1 is called "The Godfather of London" and tells...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-13-2017, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Hi, Mystery Singer, wow, that's a wide range of...

Hi, Mystery Singer, wow, that's a wide range of behaviors. Blake seems to have been a manic-depressive, what we now call being bipolar.

Surprised he wasn't in a lunatic asylum, especially after the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-12-2017, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Very interesting, MysterySinger. I noticed at...

Very interesting, MysterySinger. I noticed at once the mention of "walked from Romford", and wondered about our old friend George H.

But the difference in occupations between the Blake who confessed...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-09-2017, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
I had to look up Dowson; he must not be as well...

I had to look up Dowson; he must not be as well known here in the States as Thompson is. Seems he was a bit "decadent", surely.
Can't help with the article, but it might be archived at the...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-09-2017, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Yeah, folks, this thread is a real gas! Ignore...

Yeah, folks, this thread is a real gas!

Ignore that smell, it's just the cheese being cut.

Come on in and toot your horn!
Forum: Non-Fiction 11-09-2017, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Hello, BDivison, welcome to Casebook. Many of us...

Hello, BDivison, welcome to Casebook.

Many of us here are interested in other Victorian mysteries and law enforcement of the period. Station Cat, for example, is fascinated by the constables serving...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-09-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Pcdunn
I hear shrunken benches can find excellent...

I hear shrunken benches can find excellent employment with model-makers in hobby shops.
Forum: Visual Media 11-09-2017, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
This article says Jan. 22, 2018, 9:00 pm Eastern...

This article says Jan. 22, 2018, 9:00 pm Eastern time on TNT.

http://deadline.com/2017/10/the-alienist-premiere-date-trailer-daniel-bruhl-luke-evans-dakota-fanning-tnt-1202186845

I like your take...
Forum: Visual Media 11-08-2017, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Yes, saw a new ad for it tonight and it is coming...

Yes, saw a new ad for it tonight and it is coming January, 2018. Very interested in this series on TNT.
Forum: Pub Talk 11-08-2017, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
"The 68-year-old wrestler, who has been...

"The 68-year-old wrestler, who has been hospitalized with multiple organ problems..." Proof, I think, that excessive drinking does NOT prolong one's lifespan.
Forum: Pub Talk 11-08-2017, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Strangely, there is a psychological disorder some...

Strangely, there is a psychological disorder some people have, in which they become romantically obsessed with inanimate objects. I don't think all of them try to have sex with park benches in...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 11-06-2017, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
I did locate this...

I did locate this one:

http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/9466/jack-the-ripper-monster-of-whitechapel

Jack the Ripper, the Monster of Whitechapel, by Joe Dickinson, dates from 1989, and is a...
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2017, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Hello, TomTom. I think if the story was...

Hello, TomTom.

I think if the story was published today, it would likely be in glorious full color, too, not the black-and-white, which was rather cool-- like viewing an old horror movie.

Good...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-06-2017, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Hello, TomTom. I like to read Ripper fiction....

Hello, TomTom.

I like to read Ripper fiction. I've also co-written a couple of stories featuring the Ripper which were published in fanzines. One had Druitt as the culprit, the other went further...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 11-06-2017, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Pcdunn
"Jack the Ripper" 1889 play/s

Found my notes on a brief search in the database Colorado Historic Newspapers in which I came across several one-line ads announcing "Jack the Ripper at Charlie Boyd's Comique."

These brief...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Maybe the Torsoman was Jack the Ripper's father...

Maybe the Torsoman was Jack the Ripper's father or mentor? Could explain the Torsos killings seeming more accomplished, while Jack seems to have a learning curve in his series.

I'm only half-joking,...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-05-2017, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Chris, re the marker of the inventor of the Ouija...

Chris, re the marker of the inventor of the Ouija Board-- turns out the largest collection of "talking boards" is out here in a Denver home, AND the woman who named the Ouija Board is buried in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-05-2017, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
CIA wondered if Oswald's passport request was for...

CIA wondered if Oswald's passport request was for escape after assassination.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/04/politics/oswald-cuba-russia-visas/index.html

CIA also missed seeing Oswald's visit to...
Forum: Casebook Announcements 11-04-2017, 02:15 PM
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Views: 687
Posted By Pcdunn
Thanks for posting that link, Robert. I'm sorry I...

Thanks for posting that link, Robert. I'm sorry I didn't have the chance to "meet" Suzi-- as a fellow lover of felines, we probably would got along well.

My condolences to her family and friends.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-03-2017, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Grace Marks case from 1840s is adapted for Netfliix

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-making-of-alias-grace-a-margaret-atwood-murder-mystery_us_59fb3367e4b0415a420a1b9e?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

Technically, it is the adaptation of the novel...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 11-02-2017, 09:35 PM
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Views: 356
Posted By Pcdunn
Hmm... Looks like a bearskin rug... Is...

Hmm... Looks like a bearskin rug... Is "peau" French for "pelt", perhaps?

Very gallows humor there!
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 10-31-2017, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Japan's own Dahmer, perhaps? The insanity is...

Japan's own Dahmer, perhaps? The insanity is spreading...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-30-2017, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Caught a TV documentary last night called...

Caught a TV documentary last night called "Helltown", about a supposed town in Ohio, Boston, which was evacuated in the 1970s by the government. It's a national park now, they saw, and the town's not...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-30-2017, 05:58 PM
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Views: 120
Posted By Pcdunn
Article on Death Masks

Fascinating article on the history of death masks, from Egypt to the Victorians. Includes a interesting interview with a British artist (son of the "Great Train Robbery" mastermind) who makes and...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-29-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,171
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Posted By Pcdunn
Don't butchers cut cattle carcasses in half...

Don't butchers cut cattle carcasses in half lengthwise? Is that what you mean?
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