Reprinted from Puck on Wheels, Summer 1886.
Murderous North Carolina.North
Carolina's greatest murders have found their way into enduring American folk songs - not always accurate but always engaging.
Poor 'Omie - The Murder of Naomi Wise -1807
The haunting fol...More...Murder By Gaslight - 8/20/2016
"To my old friend Soapy Smith"
Close-up of the note
courtesy of Wayne Selmer
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o my old friend Soapy Smith"
Friend, Wayne Selmer sent me the following photograph regarding a note and some...More...Soapy Smith's Soap Box - 8/5/2016
Vincent Van Gogh - Skulls (1887/1888)More...Little Penny Dreadful - 8/24/2016
A curious detective agency sign on Ninth StreetAppearing on the facade of Randall House, an apartment building at 63 East Ninth Street, is this very noir-ish and mysterious sign. It’s for the William J. Burns Detective Agency. Who was Willia...More...Ephemeral New York - 8/22/2016
1792: Arnaud de La PorteAncien regime minister Arnaud de La Porte was guillotined on this date in 1792* by the new order. Stock of a long line of Versailles courtiers, de La Porte (English Wikipedia entry | French) foll...More...Executed Today - 8/24/2016
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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