Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Six Serial Killers and the Artists They Loved

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4. John Wayne Gacy - REO Speedwagon

John Wayne Gacy was an evil dude who dressed up like a clown. He murdered young men. He was pudgy and liked Kentucky Fried Chicken. While awaiting his execution, he replied to a survey someone sent to him and stated that he looked up to JFK, read William S. Burroughs and enjoyed REO Speedwagon.

I am not going to make a joke about how REO Speedwagon probably made him murder people.

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3. Wayne Williams - B.B. King & Bobby Bland

One of the most notorious child killers in history is Wayne Williams, a music promoter from Atlanta, Georgia. Williams was sent to jail for the murder of two adults; however, he was believed to have been the source of at least 23 of the 28 murders of young African Americans from 1979 to 1981.

Williams has always maintained his innocence in connection with the child murders and has insisted (along with others) that his implication was a conspiracy and that the killings were associated with the Ku Klux Klan. A DNA test in 2007 pointed further evidence linking Williams to the murder of an eleven-year-old boy named Patrick Baltazar. In 1995, Wayne Williams replied to a letter sent to him while he was in prison asking for sealed cassette tapes. First on the list was B.B. King and Bobby Bland's "I Like to Live the Love," followed by soul singer Tyrone Davis and blues singer Z.Z. Hill.

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