25 Festive Crimes ~ Part II

The following crimes are far more gruesome and tragic than Part I, even without throwing Xmas into the mix. Have a read, and then give your family members an extra hug or two when you see them throughout the festive season. Ignore trivial fights and arguments, and be grateful that you (likely) don’t have friends, neighbours, relatives, or local Santa’s like these…

Merry Xmas to you all!

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Targeting Australia’s attempt at gun control

In the wake of another school shooting in the United States, the ongoing debate about gun control has predictably flared up for the billionth time. The issue will eventually scatter away into the darkness, just long enough for people to kind of forget what happened, before another school shooting will command the spotlight yet again.

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My Top 10 List of Individual Horrific Murders

I’ve compiled a top ten list of the most horrific, individual incidents that resulted in murder in recent times. I’ve steered clear of serial killers, school shootings, bombings and the like to give all you folk some idea of the lesser known crimes that linger within the dark depths of our wonderful world.

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Beware the bite of the black widow

There is little doubt the male species dominate the serial killer landscape, accounting for approximately 90%. However 10% of female serial killers is still a significant figure and it would be unwise to completely neglect this species of evildoers. It’s not like they don’t exist. But how many names can you rattle off the top of your head? Continue reading

The Moral Dilemma of a Real-Life Dexter Morgan

The moral dilemma of a real-life Dexter Morgan

Work for the Miami Police Department? Tick.

Kill bad guys in his spare time? Tick.

Claim you’re doing a good deed for society? Tick.

I’m not referring to the character Dexter from the successful television series of the same name. I’m talking about a real man by the name of Manuel Pardo.

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Serial Killer Smackdown #2

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Son Of Sam –v– The Zodiac Killer

In the yellow corner, we have the curly-haired, demon-possessed, David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam with a record of 6 dead by gunshot, 7 wounded.

In the black corner, the cryptic, mysterious, date-interrupting, yet to be identified Zodiac, with 5 killings and a further 37 unsubstantiated. Zodiac, if you’d like to present me with your real name for the entry announcement, just leave a message…

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A Matter of Life or Death

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I have been inundated with a flood of news articles, tweets, opinion pieces, and Facebook posts about capital punishment and the loudest, most bellowing of opinions are voiced by those who oppose it. I’m part of the minority when I say I would not oppose the death penalty returning to Australian shores. But it should only be used for the most heinous of crimes, and it should be used sparingly.

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