For all of you true crime fiends, armchair detectives, Wikipedia mongers, and amateur researches, I wanted to start a series presenting a “Crime of the Century” that you maybe haven’t heard of. Even though I find “mainstream” cases like Jack the Ripper, the Lingbergh baby, Ted Bundy, the Manson Family Murders, the Valentine’s Day Massacre, the Unabomber, …

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I finally got out of bed today! I had so much fun yesterday at the Cubs game with my lovely, hilarious, and generous friend, Danielle. I was very fortunate to experience the 1914 Club with its exceptionally good food (I had a veggie burger and arugula salad with gorgonzola and peanuts), lot of vodka sodas, …

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Some of my favorite books, stories, films, and histories are about tragic people. You know those individuals whose stars shine so brightly and flashes across the sky so quickly, it either burns out or comes to an abrupt halt? Well, I loved reading novels like Madame Bovary, Anna Karenina, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, The Virgin Suicides, etc. I still …

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Many of you have seen the news and my god was this a doozy! The Golden State Killer, aka the East Area Rapist, Original Night Stalker, and other monikers, was actually identified, arrested, and brought into police custody yesterday! Now, I don’t want to pretend I’ve heavily studied this case, because I haven’t. That said, …

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I have the great fortune of knowing Emily, an incredible person that also happens to be a fantastic, successful and passionate writer/blogger among many other things. She has been a huge inspiration and source of encouragement for this blog and I’m lucky to call her a personal friend as well! I asked Emily a few …

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Did you miss me? Were you sad not to have your little burst of sunshine that is my voice or what you think it sounds like on your morning commute or at the gym? Sometimes, to create the element of surprise, generate interest, none or all of the above, you have to withhold your greatness …

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