My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

In 1912, A Horrific Murder Happened In This House…Now It’s A Bed And Breakfast

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You don’t hear much about axe murders these days. Sure, there are plenty of shootings and terrible accidents, but hardly any axe murders. A century ago, however, they seemed to be all the rage. One of the most brutal murders of this variety occurred in 1912 in the small town of Villisca, Iowa. In Villisca, […]

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A Kid Brought In These VHS Tapes To Be Digitized And They Are Creepy As Hell

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Remember good ole VHS tapes? Yeah, me too…they were such a pain. In 2016, there are still a lot of people who have them, though they aren’t necessarily able to watch them. The only way to watch them these days is to either use an old VHS player or have their content converted into a […]

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While Walking On A Trail Near His Home, He Received The First Of 8 Creepy Notes

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Are you familiar with Slender Man? What started as a spooky Internet meme about a thin, unnaturally tall man who stalks children has crept its way into the American consciousness. His bizarre story was even the inspiration behind a child’s murder. Redditor spork_bandit became aware of Slender Man in a particularly creepy way. While walking […]

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Native Americans Speak Out On What Christopher Columbus Means To Them

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Every Columbus Day, we are reminded of Christopher Columbus’s “discovery” of America. While more and more cities are instead recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the nationwide recognition of Columbus Day can bring up many complicated feelings for Native Americans. Although many people have accepted that we’ve been fed a false narrative about […]

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The Murder Of Sylvia Likens Goes To Show That You Never Really Know Your Neighbors

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If you’ve ever read Jack Ketchum’s “The Girl Next Door,” you may not know that the novel was loosely based on the horrific story of Sylvia Likens. While the 16-year-old and her sister, Jenny, were staying with the Baniszewski family in Indianapolis, Indiana, Sylvia became the unfortunate victim of sadistic abuse. Only three months after […]

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What Happened At This Crime Scene Is The Stuff Of Pure Freaking Nightmares

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It might be difficult for the average person to understand why serial killers do the things they do. More often than not, the “logic” behind the acts is difficult to understand…and the case of Christopher Porco is so intriguing. There was seems to be no rhyme or reason for the violent attack which left one […]

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These Are Canada’s Most Famous Killers — What They Did To People Is Disgusting

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By most estimations, the United States is the serial killing capital of the world. However, every once in a while, we get eclipsed by a regional rival. In this case, it’s Canada. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, a pair of serial killers rocked the nation. Their crimes were […]

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Richard Speck Was One Of The Most Sadistic Serial Killers Of All Time

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An Alleged Murderer Left His Mic On In The Bathroom What He Said Is Chilling

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WARNING: spoilers ahead! As part of the holy trinity of modern true-crime stories along with Serial and Making a Murder, The Jinx is a documentary that follows Robert Durst, an extremely wealthy real estate heir to a New York City mogul and accused murderer of three…possibly more. The documentary is well worth a watch, but […]

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They Were Both On The Same Bus, But Only One Of Them Got Off Of It Alive

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If you’ve ever taken public transportation, you know that weirdos abound. I’m sure that Canadian Tim McLean, a frequent rider of public buses, had a variety of tactics in his arsenal when it came to avoiding said weirdos. But on the night of July 30, 2008, no strategy could have saved him from what happened. […]

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