France’s Bluebeard, Henri Landru


This update on #545 -- The tale of a modern Bluebeard -- is from the UK Spectator, December 8, 2018 edition. The book review comments that this was France’s response to the English Jack the Ripper, except the London police never apprehended Jack.  Richard Tomlinson the author of Landru’s Secret, documents Landru's journey from penning … Continue reading France’s Bluebeard, Henri Landru

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Bicycling Julius “Nicky” Arnstein


He was born Julius Wilford Arndstein in Norway on July 1, 1879, the son of a German Jew named Moses Arndstein and his Dutch wife, Thekla Van Shaw¹.   They came to the United States when he was an infant and received a good education and worked as a contractor for a time. But Nick was … Continue reading Bicycling Julius “Nicky” Arnstein

Child Murderer Albert Vincent Dyer, did he do it?


This is the data from Elbert Zain's book. He felt strongly that Dyer did it. Maybe but we felt that the time was off and rectified it to 8:30 that morning and got this. Dyer has a fixed trine in his chart and mutable cosmic cross. If you look at the aspectarian below you will … Continue reading Child Murderer Albert Vincent Dyer, did he do it?

Lizzie Borden took an Axe


Netflix has a series on Lizzie Borden starring Christina Ricci, best known for playing Wednesday in the television show, the Addams Family.   https://youtu.be/tvamfpszgCI The Netflix show deals with the the infamous Lizzie and the gruesome murder of her father & stepmother in Summer of 1892 that inspired the famous ditty:         … Continue reading Lizzie Borden took an Axe

Larry Gerard Nassar, Osteopath


This is has been rectified to 09 Libra.  Interestingly, his chart does not make the "power zone" criteria that Michel Gauquelin set forth for medical doctors and scientists but does for politicians as his Moon is right at the Midheaven at the Culminating Degree. Dr. Nassar received his osteopathic medicine degree from Michigan State University … Continue reading Larry Gerard Nassar, Osteopath

The daring do of the Robber from Zutphen


This chart comes from Alan Leo in his November 1909 magazine. He notes that Saturn is at 01 Cancer right near the Ascendant at 08 on the cusp of the second house of resources. Since it is in its fall, we wonder does that mean that appropriating others resources will be their calling and not … Continue reading The daring do of the Robber from Zutphen

No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson


Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in a hospital in Kern County, Calif., north of Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been behind bars for most of his life. The California … Continue reading No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson