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In a few days, I’ll be wringing my hands with glee before I give an awesome plush dinosaur to a 6-year-old boy I know, and a hippo to his little sister. The notion of being surrounded by giggles and silliness for a couple days before Christmas has struck me as a great thing for a [...]
In 2008, my brother’s closest friend from high school and his early 20s was killed in a bizarre Craigslist murder that has captured the media’s attention. Yesterday, the jury came back with a verdict of guilty. Mark Twitchell will, it seems, spend 25 to life behind bars. (Thanks, Jury.) My brother has obsessed over the [...]
On November 16th, 1959, Truman Capote read a New York Times article with only 300 words that would change his life, and American literature, forever. The article began: A wealthy wheat farmer, his wife and their two young children were found shot to death today in their home. They had been killed by shotgun blasts [...]
Recently, here in the Great White North, a murder trial ended and the accused were sentenced to life. A father and his son killed his daughter, all because she was too progressive to be a good little Islamic girl. Muhammad Parvez and Waqas, his son, murdered Aqsa Parvez on December 10, 2007, in the guise of [...]
It’s official — my brother’s friend was murdered by a filmmaker trying to recreate a death from the show Dexter. He had paid actors and everything. John, my bro’s now-deceased friend, was indeed lured to the garage in which he would be killed (as there is no corpse, but investigators say the “forensic evidence” gathered [...]
We’ve feared the worst and today have found out that the worst was something even beyond our imagination. Details are sketchy, but what we know is this: My brother’s best friend from high school and the years that followed took off years ago to live up north. Being that they’re the original “internet geeks” dating back [...]