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Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-07-2017, 06:13 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Hi Chris. Martin Fido has been on record for...

Hi Chris.

Martin Fido has been on record for some time as now considering the Nathan Kaminsky element of his Kozminski hypothesis "a bridge too many". He has said that is purely speculative that...
Forum: Rippercast 12-04-2017, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jmenges
:laugh4: There's a good chance a lot of...

:laugh4:

There's a good chance a lot of Americans had known about Gyles Brandreth prior to this Jack the Ripper book. I pretty much live in my own bubble wholly ignorant of much of popular culture...
Forum: Rippercast 12-04-2017, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Gyles Brandreth tweets out his appreciation for...

Gyles Brandreth tweets out his appreciation for the Whitechapel Society....
Forum: Rippercast 12-03-2017, 09:57 AM
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Posted By jmenges
WS1888: Gyles Brandreth & 'Jack the Ripper: Case Closed'

Rippercast is pleased to bring to you the December 2017 meeting of the Whitechapel Society 1888 with its guest speaker Gyles Brandreth.

Mr. Brandreth is a well known former politician and celebrity...
Forum: Ripperologist 12-01-2017, 04:16 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Thanks all. Joe's article is great, too. Every...

Thanks all.

Joe's article is great, too. Every article about Tumblety these days is changing what we thought we knew.

And congrats to Karl Coppack for having his debut in the Rip make the cover....
Forum: Ripperologist 11-30-2017, 05:46 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Ripperologist 158: October/November 2017

The October/November issue of Ripperologist Magazine is OUT NOW!

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To subscribe to the...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-28-2017, 05:04 PM
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Posted By jmenges
From what I understand, due to the various...

From what I understand, due to the various appeals and such that took place after the original probate decree was filed, certain testimony was given in a different court and so those transcripts sit...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-28-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By jmenges
I've contacted Tim Riordan and it turns out there...

I've contacted Tim Riordan and it turns out there is a very good reason why his book 'Prince of Quacks' did not contain any of the startling information discovered by Michael Sandknop and revealed by...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-26-2017, 06:01 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Some people do see merit in Dillon as the killer....

Some people do see merit in Dillon as the killer.
I don't, and taking your points, here are my reasons. I admit I'm no expert either.
He insinuated himself into the investigation by mentioning his...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-20-2017, 05:35 PM
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Posted By jmenges
The first charge stating "with Force and...

The first charge stating "with Force and Arms" indicates that Tumblety forced the men to commit an act. The second charge stated he "unlawfully and indecently did make an indecent assault" on the...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-20-2017, 05:00 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Quoting Pinkerton In Norris' testimony he...

Quoting Pinkerton



In Norris' testimony he states that Tumblety, with a knife in his hand, locked the door to his room, unzipped Norris' pants and fondled him. Norris then says Tumblety undressed...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-17-2017, 02:34 PM
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Posted By jmenges
It'll be next Spring. Meet me in St. Louis. :) JM

It'll be next Spring. Meet me in St. Louis. :)

JM
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-17-2017, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jmenges
Wolf's suggestion that Norris mistakenly believed...

Wolf's suggestion that Norris mistakenly believed that the Whitechapel Murders occurred years before they actually did is a plausible one, given what has been made public. Which is apparently the key...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-17-2017, 07:22 AM
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Posted By jmenges
The information about T's probate and the fight...

The information about T's probate and the fight over the will in Tim Riordan's 'Prince of Quacks' doesn't come close to even mentioning the issues brought out by Mike Hawley's and Sandknops...
Forum: Rippercast 11-05-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By jmenges
Jack the Ripper & Western New York

Rippercast is pleased to bring to you a talk by Michael Hawley and Brian Young at The Cro Club in Buffalo, New York on 30 October...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-31-2017, 12:04 PM
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Posted By jmenges
It doesn't take an expert to pick up on some of...

It doesn't take an expert to pick up on some of the things you mention that are problematic when it comes to Dillon as a suspect. Like you said, the fact that two years passed before the supposed...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-31-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By jmenges
I'll be the one reviewing both this and ' The Man...

I'll be the one reviewing both this and ' The Man from the Train' in the next issue of the Rip. Similar books that deal with innocent people talking themselves into the center of murder...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 06:26 PM
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Posted By jmenges
I don't know first hand of the Casebook Admin...

I don't know first hand of the Casebook Admin censoring posts unless they contain personal attacks -and leave the rest if the remainder of the post has merit. I do know however what occurs with posts...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 05:36 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Oh, that's a shame. Does JtRForums now allow...

Oh, that's a shame. Does JtRForums now allow personal attacks to just fly back and forth? How uncivilized.
Anyway, rules are rules, and I didn't write them as this is not 'my site'. I do enjoy...
Forum: Non-Ripper Books by Ripper Authors 10-19-2017, 03:28 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Mob Town by John Bennett

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Forum: Maybrick, James 10-17-2017, 12:34 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Members of JtR Forums are just as capable of...

Members of JtR Forums are just as capable of responding over here unless they have managed to get themselves banned for bad behavior. I don't believe anyone contributing to this discussion falls into...
Forum: Rippercast 10-10-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By jmenges
Thanks, GUT. I hope you enjoy it. In my opinion...

Thanks, GUT. I hope you enjoy it. In my opinion this is one of the best WS presentations I've had the privilege of releasing. They've all been very good, some have even been great, but I really liked...
Forum: Rippercast 10-10-2017, 05:49 PM
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Posted By jmenges
Thanks, Neil. I'm nervously looking forward to...

Thanks, Neil. I'm nervously looking forward to it. Lets hope that the wifi and Skype gremlins are on holiday this weekend.

JM
Forum: Rippercast 10-09-2017, 06:36 PM
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Posted By jmenges
WS1888: Mock Trials and Re-Trials with George Fleming

Rippercast continues its partnership with the Whitechapel Society 1888 by bringing to you the October 2017 guest speaker George Fleming.

Mr. Fleming gives a fascinating presentation on how mock...
Forum: Rippercast 10-05-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By jmenges
There's nothing preventing you guys (and Ally)...

There's nothing preventing you guys (and Ally) from recording yourselves talking back to the podcast as a commentary track. We won't respond though. If we do respond you should probably unplug your...
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