Charles Manson is most likely the closest we’ll ever get to a real-life Hannibal Lecter; a master manipulator and a physical manifestation of insanity locked in a cage for the world to admire, though obviously less eloquent than Thomas Harris’s creation. Naturally, Manson’s story has influenced a lot of popular culture, and now J. Davis […]
Charles Manson (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If a large group of people were raised from birth to believe a certain set of stories, it is reasonable to expect that many of them would continue to believe these stories into their adolescent and early adult years. Show More Summary
"Old Man" is a curious and compelling animation of phone chats between Charles Manson and Marlin Marynick, author of "Charles Manson Now." Directed and animated by Leah Shore. (via Devour)
In Manson Family Vacation, Jay Duplass plays a Los Angeles family man whose life is upended when his burnout brother Conrad, played by Linas Phillips, shows up on his doorstep. Conrad doesn’t just want to chill on the couch, however....Show More Summary
Charles Manson is not dead, but reports of an alleged suicide note have sparked what became a viral death hoax for the infamous criminal. Rumors about the 80-year-old’s death spread this week after a report from a site called Now 8 News claimed that Charles Manson died in his prison cell. Show More Summary
After a Charles Manson disciple failed in her attempt to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975 in Sacramento, it was longtime Lombard resident and then-Secret Service agent Tom McCarter who led Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme off in handcuffs.
There’s few real-life figures that must be as intimidating to portray as notorious cult leader Charles Manson, whose psychological and physical torment lead to some of the most graphic murders of the 20th Century. Yet few tackle the chilling character with the gusto of one-time GAME OF THRONES star Gethin Anthony, who embodies Manson in […]
Former Charles Manson acolyte Bruce Davis has been found eligible for parole—for the fourth time. Parole officials on Thursday determined it was safe to release the 72-year-old, who has spent 43 years in prison for the 1969 murders of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea. As on...
A California parole board on Thursday recommended parole for Bruce Davis, a Charles Manson disciple convicted of two murders in 1969. The decision by a Board of Parole Hearings commissioner and deputy commissioner, however, is not final and actually means that Davis is only eligible for release. Show More Summary
Bruce Davis, an associate of Charles Manson who was convicted in two of the nine killings tied to the cult, was found Thursday to be eligible for parole, corrections officials said.
Release has previously been recommended for Bruce Davis, but blocked by California governors
After 43 years in prison and 29 parole hearings, officials are considering whether it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.
Charles Manson's eerie ability to control his "family" of young hippies in California remains as mysterious and intriguing today as it did in 1969, when Manson orchestrated the infamous murders of Sharon Tate and Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Many...Show More Summary
To horror hounds, the name ‘Marcus Nispel’ is mostly associated with his Platinum Dunes-produced remakes of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2003) and FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009). But in 2015, the talk has shifted to new, original territory with the bloody possession flick EXETER. The film, which follows a group of teenagers who decide to party […]
They robbed banks, committed kidnappings, and killed cops. Their ranks included a Public Enemy #1 who taught Charles Manson how to play guitar. Though the legend that a matriarch led them into battle is largely untrue, the Barker/Karpis Gang lived up to the most fearsome aspects of its reputation. Read more...
You mean to tell me that people who incessantly post annoying videos about their family are facing backlash? Poor Sam. (via YouTube/Sam and Nia) Sam and Nia, or as I like to call them, soon-to-be Charles Manson and Shelley Duvall from...Show More Summary
From the unflattering—and viral—drawing of quarterback Tom Brady to the iconic rendition of Charles Manson that jump-started a young artist's career, check out these eight riveting courtroom sketches and the stories behind them.
One of the joys of the Nationals’ annual trip to Dodger Stadium is the added incentive it provides Nats fans with an MLB.com TV or audio subscription to listen to Dodgers announcer Vin Scully. The 87-year-old Scully is in his 66th season broadcasting Dodgers games and his stories are as entertaining as ever.Read full article >>
Kanye West is a phenomenally talented entertainer and loved by millions. Charles Manson is a failed wanna-be pop star and infamous murderer who we hope will remain locked up for the rest of his life. Read the rest
Panorama inside a jail cell similar to one that held murderer Charles Manson for some time during his trial in the Hall of Justice in 1971. Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times This jail cell from row 1001 is similar to one that held murderer Charles Manson for some time during his trial in the Hall...