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Tales from the Crypt – a Mechanical Mastery

INTRODUCING THE CRYPT KEEPER One of the all-time mind-blowing puppets on TV has to be the Crypt Keeper. Five men were responsible for his creation, all of them big-time producers and directors: Richard Donner Joel Silver Robert Zemeckis Walter Hill David Giler A 6th man, Kevin Yagher, was in charge of CK’s production. He designed Chucky… Continue reading Tales from the Crypt – a Mechanical Mastery

18 or older only · abnormalities in the vanilla world · crime and punishment · death - the new live · forensics

We Need Psychopaths, Sometimes

Oddly enough, the other side of the psychopath is the one that seems to do good for others. You’ve heard of the psychopath test about the train track and flicking the switch, I’m sure, but just to quickly recap: you’re the engineer of a train with 200 people on it.  Ahead of you the track forks… Continue reading We Need Psychopaths, Sometimes

18 or older only · abnormalities in the vanilla world · crime and punishment · death - the new live · forensics

John and Jane Does Lie Unwanted, Unclaimed, Unloved

There are thousands of “John and Jane Does“, forensic talk for murdered or dead bodies, that have been sent to morgues to be claimed by loved ones, but no one ever arrives.  Due in part to sheer volume, missing persons and unidentified human remains cases are a tremendous challenge to state and local law enforcement… Continue reading John and Jane Does Lie Unwanted, Unclaimed, Unloved

18 or older only · abnormalities in the vanilla world · crime and punishment · death - the new live · forensics

Long Day’s Journey into Jail

If you’re going to commit a  felony or misdemeanour, you’d better think twice until you learn about the  arduous journey ahead. Having your day in court, including if you are falsely accused (something over which you have no control, alas), is a long process. Some cases end quickly with a guilty plea and a fine, while others… Continue reading Long Day’s Journey into Jail

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Ancient Greece and the Original Olympics

While we’re on the topic of Ancient Greece and physical, luscious beauty (my Irish ancestors are Greek…), in the spirit of the London Olympics wherein my country Canada fell down upon itself, (especially compared to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics wherein Canada set a historical record for the most gold medals in winter Olympics history), a time… Continue reading Ancient Greece and the Original Olympics