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Could Jack the Ripper have been a woman?

Could Jack the Ripper have been a woman?

I know, I know. I can hear what you’re thinking. “We’ve had too many theories about Jack the Ripper already. Do we really need another?” Good question, and it has some merit. But hear me out–this is quite interesting. People are obsessed...
IWSG: Saying goodbye

IWSG: Saying goodbye

Hello everyone, First of all, I apologize for not responding to all the comments from the last Insecure Writer’s Support Group post yet. It’s been quite the month. Attempting to deliver an in-class experience to my students online has been challenging, and...
Are zombies real?

Are zombies real?

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sick of zombies in general–at least, the undead, stumbling, murderous variety. The real thing is much scarier. In the early 1980’s, a Canadian ethnobotanist by the name of Wade Davis traveled to Haiti to...
Mysteries of the Titanic

Mysteries of the Titanic

The sad fate of the RMS Titanic continues to haunt us. On April 14, 1912, over 1500 people lost their lives due to a tragic combination of human errors. Oddly enough, the disaster could have been avoided if Captain Edward Smith had only read Futility, a work of...