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Forum: The Unique Elements & Firsts Within The Whitechapel Murders Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Chris G.
Hi Howard I don't think the contemporary...

Hi Howard

I don't think the contemporary criticism of the Met is too surprising, given that even today we students of the case marvel at how the killer was able to get away scot free time and time...
Forum: Ripper Fiction Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By Chris G.
Glad to do it, Howard. As I mentioned to you in...

Glad to do it, Howard. As I mentioned to you in my email, Sam Gafford was an early member of Casebook Productions, Inc., the organization that mounted the first Jack the Ripper conference in Park...
Forum: The Unique Elements & Firsts Within The Whitechapel Murders Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 131
Posted By Chris G.
Ditto. Great find, Jerry! ...

Ditto. Great find, Jerry! http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3391/3480946546_76f0b0dc02_o.gif

Cheers

Chris http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3553/3480259031_abf7f5973d_o.gif
Forum: The Unique Elements & Firsts Within The Whitechapel Murders Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 131
Posted By Chris G.
Is "gay house" the actual term that MJK used? Of...

Is "gay house" the actual term that MJK used? Of course "gay" had a vastly different connotation back then. When you hear the term "Gay Nineties" it doesn't connote Cleveland Street.
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Still looking for an answer to this trivia...

Still looking for an answer to this trivia question unless Mr. Phillip Walton can produce information to show that H. H. Holmes lived in the Dominion of Virginia! Good luck, Phillip, and everyone...
Forum: The Unique Elements & Firsts Within The Whitechapel Murders Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 131
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Howard and Robert et al. The idea of...

Hi Howard and Robert et al.

The idea of coppers in drag is often brought up, but I think more often in a theatrical or fictional setting rather than in the real live case of 1888.

I agree...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 17th, 2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Tours BUS...

RipperCon 2018 Tours



BUS TOUR: Monday, April 9, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. $50 per person.


RipperCon 2018 will feature a bus tour of Baltimore that will include Fort McHenry,...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 17th, 2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Not the answer I was looking for. Do you have...

Not the answer I was looking for. Do you have information that H. H. Holmes lived in Virginia?
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 16th, 2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
Below we show where Dr Tumblety was living in a...

Below we show where Dr Tumblety was living in a lodging house at the corner of N. Liberty and Clay Streets in Baltimore circa 1900 to 1902, supposedly ill and in poverty. Nonetheless, as Joe...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 16th, 2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Here is the latest RipperCon swag-erama giveaway...

Here is the latest RipperCon swag-erama giveaway --

Name a Jack the Ripper suspect who lived in Virginia for a time and a Jack the Ripper suspect who lived in Maryland for a time and you could win...
Forum: The Fake Victim Photo Forum November 16th, 2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,448
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Howard Well said, Howard. Such...

Hi Howard

Well said, Howard.

Such fakery is unfortunately a mark of the Internet age, in which we see people pretending to be somebody they are not, outrageous claims spread far and wide, and,...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 16th, 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!

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CASEY SMITH—“William Joseph Ibbett (1858-1934): Poet, Printer, Piquerist, Ripper...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 16th, 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
This trivia question was correctly answered by...

This trivia question was correctly answered by Diane Williams on Facebook. She correctly answered that the "Saucy Jack" was an American privateer of the War of 1812. Diane's prize was duly...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 12th, 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Still looking for an answer to this trivia...

Still looking for an answer to this trivia question. What is the connection between the War of 1812 between Britain and the U.S. and the Jack the Ripper case? I wrote about it some years ago for...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 11th, 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!
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BRIAN W. SCHOENEMAN—“Sir Charles Warren, the Metropolitan Police, and the Whitechapel...
Forum: Suzi Hanney November 11th, 2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Robert Many thanks for this information,...

Hi Robert

Many thanks for this information, Robert. I knew Suzi from the Jack the Ripper conferences held in London and elsewhere. I wasn't aware that she lived in Wickham. It so happens that...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 9th, 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Robert Yes you are correct about the name...

Hi Robert

Yes you are correct about the name of the Australian Ripper magazine being Ripperoo but Jackie Murphy provided the correct answer last week on Facebook. Sorry! Better luck next time.
...
Forum: Ripper Tours November 9th, 2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Adam Thanks for telling us about your...

Hi Adam

Thanks for telling us about your experience of taking the tour with Jim Bennett. Like you, I am unsure whether there is any licensing by the local authority for such tours. As I said...
Forum: Ripper Television November 9th, 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By Chris G.
The Alienist, based on Caleb Carr's Novel

See this trailer for this upcoming TNT series --

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9867sT-Y1M

"The series, currently shooting [May 2017] in Budapest, is helmed by BAFTA-nominated director Jakob...
Forum: Remembering the Canonical Five and Other Possible Victims November 9th, 2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By Chris G.
Rest in Peace indeed.

Rest in Peace indeed.
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 6th, 2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!

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AMY BRANAM ARMIENTO—“‘How calmly I can tell you the whole story’: Murder in Edgar Allan...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 6th, 2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Caroline Sorry. I am dyslexic and have a...

Hi Caroline

Sorry. I am dyslexic and have a problem with names that are similar to each other. Not a good situation for a man who writes for a living. I also lead tours and can't tell my left...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 5th, 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By Chris G.
People who are on the RipperCon bus tour...

People who are on the RipperCon bus tour scheduled for 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, April 9 will visit the grave of the man who patented the Ouija Board.
...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 5th, 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Still need an answer to this one. Prior loot...

Still need an answer to this one.

Prior loot winners not eligible to enter. Do you hear me now, Linford?
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention November 5th, 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,093
Posted By Chris G.
Correct. Good work, Phillip. Now let me...

Correct. Good work, Phillip. Now let me determine whether you or a correct answerer elsewhere were the first to come up with the right response. Stay tuned....
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