Category Archives: Heroes

The Creature

When I was a kid, I had these molded plastic figures of classic Universal movie monsters. I’m sure they were cheap, the sort of thing I could nag my mother into buying me on a visit to what passed for … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Jeffrey Dahmer, Part IV

This Is Out of Control (the last of four parts) On February 18, 1992, the New York Times ran an article about the sentence passed on Jeffrey Dahmer. I might not have paid it much mind if not for the … Continue reading

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