When the documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness,” was released on Netflix it swept the nation. Viewers fascinated by the crazy life of Joe Exotic; the owner of a tiger park in Oklahoma and the self-declared “Tiger King.” It is easy to get caught up in Joe Exotic’s theatrical personality and two husbands and feud with animal rights activist in Florida, Carole … [Read more...] about The Real Crime in “Tiger King”
Preemptive or Purgatory?
There is one crime that murderers and the public can agree deserves to be punished and that is the sexual abuse of children. Pedophiles are the one group of criminals that everyone thinks is especially heinous. However, how far is too far to get these abusers off the street and away from children? There are constant stings done by law enforcement to catch pedophiles by … [Read more...] about Preemptive or Purgatory?
Glorification of Serial Killers
Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer; these have become household names. With the rise of true crime podcasts and popular shows like Making a Murderer and Criminal Minds there has been a rise in the interest for murder shows and pop culture has capitalized on this. After the release of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly … [Read more...] about Glorification of Serial Killers
The Reversal of Power in the Witch-hunt
The term witch-hunt has been used throughout history to describe events in America. It has even been recently used to describe the Me Too Movement. However, there are many misconceptions about the Salem Witch Trials. Women suspected of being witches were not burned at the stake nor were they were tied up and thrown into lakes to see if they would sink or float. The mania over … [Read more...] about The Reversal of Power in the Witch-hunt