Wade Wainio

Wade Wainio writes for Undead Walking, Pophorror.com and 1428 Elm.  He is also an artist, musician and college radio DJ for WMTU 91.9 FM Houghton.

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Thoughts on Liu Pengli, the Han Dynasty's Serial Killer Prince
5 days ago
Sometimes called the world's first serial killer, Liu Pengli was a 2nd century BC Han prince, and the nephew of the Emperor Jing. Basically, he's early evidence for the theory that power corrupts. Whi...
Murder Myths: Isolated Cabins and Rural Freaks/We Should Never Listen to Killers
a month ago
Let's look at some stereotypes and conventional wisdom regarding murderers. How well do certain claims regarding murderers hold up?
Serial Killer Todd Kohlhepp: A Devil on a Chain
2 months ago
Born in 1971, Todd Christopher Kohlhepp is a serial killer who murdered (at least) seven people between 2003 and 2016. Kohlhepp confessed to the 2003 quadruple homicide at the Superbike Motorsports in Chesnee, South Carolina, along with other crimes.
Serial Killer Suspect Bruce McArthur, Disposable Man Syndrome, and 'The Kids in the Hall'
3 months ago
Serial killers can be likened to viruses. Whenever they are discovered, they're evidence of something gone wrong. They symbolize a society on the fritz, so to speak They've also always been here, prob...
Catching 'The Beast' - Examining Serial Killer Luis Garavito's Capture (And Fate)
4 months ago
As forensic science advances, one can imagine technology solving more and more crimes. It's not crazy to imagine crime-solving “apps” used on a large-scale basis, even on cold cases. Nevertheless, not...
Overcoming Fear: Personal Impressions of Plagues and Poisonings
4 months ago
It sounds bleak, but let's face it: There are so many ways to die. It can require mental skill and determination to not be afraid. One of the ways one could go? Death by poison. It's one of the oldest...