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America’s Jack the Ripper: The Servant Girl Annihilator

Three years before London’s most famous serial killer terrorized the prostitutes, a serial killer had the women of Austin, Texas in a constant state of dread. Given the moniker Servant Girl Annihilator by American author O. Henry, this killer was said to be responsible for eight axe murders during the years 1884 and 1885. All […]

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The Weirdest Jack the Ripper Appearances

At the end of the 19th Century, Jack the Ripper took the world by storm. His murders changed the world forever, giving us the first famous serial killer and giving tabloid journalism it’s first big story, altering the way we receive news even to this day. So powerful is the idea of Saucy Jack that […]

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4 Possible Theories on Jack the Ripper’s Identity

For over 100 years, people have pondered over the true identity of Jack the Ripper, the man (or woman) responsible for the brutal deaths of five prostitutes in Whitechapel, London in 1888. Countless people were considered suspects in the slayings. Given that at the time DNA evidence was a laughable pipe dream and with opium […]

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Jazz Maniac! Terror of THE NEW ORLEANS AXEMAN

In the darkest annals of true crime there is only one maniac killer who bent an entire city to his murderous will. Deep in the swampy terrors of New Orleans, amidst the honky-tonk jazz palaces, clip joints, lurking within iron wrought stronghold of voodoo, a disciple of the dark arts lay waste to an entire […]

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Composite Effects’ JACK THE RIPPER Mask Is Terrifying!

As of the last few years, one of the most amazing advances in the FX world is the way that silicone masks have become a viable alternative to the otherwise lengthy make-up application process. Companies like Composite Effects have created high quality masks that fully cover the head of the wearer and adapt with their […]