Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Charles Manson

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 724)


A court finds Manson and his “children” guilty in 1971

Charles Manson and three female members of his "family" were found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit murder and the murders.

Murderous Cool (27/11/14)

David Aaronovitch gets to the heart of what makes modern day Jihadis tick: a kind of detached 'murderous cool' that is similar in somevways to the absurd Helter Skelter philosophy of Charles Manson. Now the Manson Family operated inShow More Summary

10 Reasons Charles Manson Found True Love Before I Did

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons I was disturbed to find out that Charles Manson is engaged to be married. And I was disturbed not because Manson is still in prison. Or that he's a convicted serial killer. Or that he has a swastika carved into his forehead. Show More Summary

Ismaaiyl Brinsley killed two police officers, he claims over the death of a child with a toy gun

I compare the recent murder of two police officers supposedly over the killing of a little boy with a toy gun to Charles Manson's attempt to sponsor mayhem.

14 slang terms that dominated 2014

A lot of weird stuff happened in 2014, from the Ellen DeGeneres super selfie and Charles Manson getting married in jail. But perhaps the strangest of all is the vocabulary we picked up this year. Like with any job or hobby, there's a...Show More Summary

Charles Manson and Afton Elaine Burton: Married?!

The Internet craned its collective neck in curiosity when we first learned that Charles Manson planned to wed Afton Elaine Burton. Rumors about the details of the Manson wedding made the rounds online and we all cringed in horror atShow More Summary

Greed & Gore? Charles Manson’s Son Says Possible New Bride’s Intentions Are All About Money

Charles Manson … abused senior? That’s the latest scuttlebutt from the serial killer’s son Matthew Roberts, who said that his father’s would-be bride, 26-year-old Afton Burton, is only… READ ON

AP Vet Linda Deutsch to Retire

Linda Deutsch, a 48 year veteran of the Associated Press, is retiring. During her tenure, the courts reporter covered countless iconic news stories, such as Charles Manson’s murder conviction, the trial of the Exxon Valdez captain, and O.J. Show More Summary

Linda Deutsch to retire from AP

The trial reporter for Associated Press who got her start in the courthouse as a fill-in at the trial of the Charles Manson family in 1969 will retire on Monday. She plans to write a memoir, AP says.

Charles Manson’s Son Claims Star Burton Is After Serial Killer’s Hidden Fortune

Charles Manson’s son, Matthew Roberts, called Afton ‘Star’ Burton a “pariah” concerned only with the serial killer’s hidden fortune. Roberts, 47, is a musician. His mother was reportedly raped by Mason. Matthew Roberts opted to develop a relationship with Charles Manson, 80, even after learning that the convicted murderer raped his mother. Show More Summary

Introducing Mrs. Charles Manson

It appears that Charles Manson became a groom and is now married to Afton Elaine Burton, known as “Star”. Manson seems to have tied the knot with young girlfriend Afton Elaine Burton, since the 26-year-old was spotted leaving her home on Saturday proudly flaunting a new wedding ring. Manson,  the notorious mass murderer currently serving [...]

Review: P.T. Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' is a Strange, Wonderful Trip

Charles Manson really fucked this country up. Sure, a dozen contributing factors over decades have led America to where it is now, but those 1969 murders undoubtedly shook things up. The hippie movement and free love became ostracized, beaten down by the fears and paranoia suddenly knocking on every American door, especially in California. Show More Summary

No, Charles Manson never auditioned for the Monkees

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Did you ever hear about that time Charles Manson auditioned for the Monkees? Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? That's because it is. Read more...

The Monkees’ Mickey Dolenz Clears Up The Urban Legend Behind The Band’s Relationship With Charles Manson


Everything You Ever Wanted (or Feared) to Know About Charles Manson

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

True crime fans know there's more to Charles Manson lore than true crime tale Helter Skelter. Read more...

Another Teen Girl Vanishes, May Have Joined Jihadists

Teens vanishing to join religious cults is nothing new. Disillusioned teens in search of something meaningful have been fleeing home to join religious or political cults for decades now. Just ask Charles Manson. The reasons for such extreme actions are as varied as the teens that choose this path. Show More Summary

For Charles and the Future Mrs. Manson

Can I just say thank you to you, Charles, and the future Mrs. Manson for announcing your nuptials the same day of my therapy session? The timing had everything to do with uncovering an irrational fear of mine around the concept of safety. Show More Summary

Manson would be latest high-profile killer to marry while in prison

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

As much of the world now knows, mass murderer Charles Manson may be about to get married to Afton Elaine Burton, 26.

Charles Manson: Wedding Day With Afton Elaine Burton Approaches For Notorious Serial Killer

Charles Manson is just weeks away from his expected wedding date, and plans for the 80-year-old serial killer to marry his 26-year-old fiance are continuing to draw controversy. Manson announced earlier this month that he planned toShow More Summary

Many Things to be Thankful For; I Think

It's Thanksgiving again, when folks go home to bear the brunt of their parents' judgment. This year perhaps all you single folks out there will hear the delightful query from your moms, "Why are you still single, and Charles Manson isn't?"

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC