Despite the anomaly that 2020 had been, it seems that November and early December have been traditionally busier. Though they’re no where near as hectic as the previous years have been, the last two months have brought an unexpected amount of work and productivity. As most freelancers and small business owners have felt through this year, I’m just grateful for the opportunity to work at all. Likewise, Paul and I have been spending the last few weeks back in Dallas for him to take finals and for me to catch up with clients. Here are some bookmarks from the professional and personal aspects of my life in the last month(ish).
- MURDERED: Amy Mihaljevic (Crime Junkie Patreon) Amy Mihaljevic went missing from a shopping plaza after school in October of 1989. Her case has become one of the most infamous unsolved crimes in Ohio history, even in a time that was plagued by a number of abductions and murders of young girls.
- I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area. Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist who created the popular website TrueCrimeDiary.com, was determined to find the violent psychopath she called “the Golden State Killer.” Michelle pored over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was
- MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Elisa Lam Elisa Lam was found dead on the roof of the Cecil Hotel. But it was the strange footage of her mysterious actions in an elevator that have led to wild speculation online. What happened in that elevator? Was it paranormal? And did it lead to her death?