Why Psychopaths are Successful

He’s our favorite spy, played by seven actors over 26 films notably, the late great Sean Connery.  But is James Bond a psychopath?  Maybe.  Ian Fleming’s swashbuckling secret agent is supposedly based on British WWII spy Forest “Tommy” Yeo-Thomas, known to Nazis as the “White Rabbit.”  Like Bond, he was known for his daring, ruthless exploits and ability to seduce beautiful […]

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What Makes American Serial Killers So Popular

Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Aileen Wuornos also known as the “Damsel of Death.”  The Zodiac Killer, The Green River Killer, The Night Stalker, BTK, The Boston Strangler, Son of Sam, So many serial murderers we recognize by name or nickname, And all of them American as apple pie, Two-thirds of all serial killers since 1900 have been American […]

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Five Things You Need to Know about Serial Killers

According to Dr. Scott Bonn of Drew University, author of Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World’s Most Savage Murderers, public fascination with fictional serial killers and real-life serial killers, has boomed since the 1970’s – and says as much about society as it does about the “celebrity serial killers” themselves.  We don’t care […]