Reprinted from Puck, June 11, 1890.
"Yes, I Shot to Kill."
Commerce on the busy intersection of Twenty-Fourth and J Streets, in Omaha, Nebraska, was interrupted, the evening of October 16, by the crack of three pistol shots. A young woma...More...Murder By Gaslight - 3/18/2017
The Missing Piece: Soapy Smith's Exploded Headstone.
The last piece of Soapy Smith's 3rd headstone
Protected within a "stone bench"
courtesy of Valerie Feero
HE MISSING PIECE:
Soapy Smith's blown-up headstone.
Soapy Smith's first and se...More...Soapy Smith's Soap Box - 3/11/2017
1563: Jean de Poltrot, assassin of the Duke of GuiseOn this date in 1563, Jean de Poltrot de Méré was ripped apart in the streets of Paris for assassinating the Duke of Guise. The opening act of the civil war between Catholics and Huguenots that would ...More...Executed Today - 3/18/2017
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Corner in the Moulin de la Galette by Henri de...More...Little Penny Dreadful - 3/18/2017
New Lizzie Flick headed for the big screenThis is GREAT news. We have high hopes for this one with Hanks at the helm! http://variety.com/2015/film/news/kristen-stewart-chloe-sevigny-lizzie-borden-movie-1201629091/ Filed under: "Lizbits...More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts - 10/29/2015
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