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Damien Echols

New 'Suspects' Named In West Memphis Three Slayings

Posted 03.29.2013 | Crime

The mother of a boy killed in the well-known "West Memphis Three" case alleges that her ex-husband and his drinking buddies are the culprits who mutil...

Mallika Rao

FedEx Causes Sponsorship Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

An entrepreneurship conference in Memphis, Tenn., was jeopardized after FedEx revoked its sponsorship to distance itself from one of the speakers, but...

'West Of Memphis' Promises A Gritty Look At Justice

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson owns the box office right now with "The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey," part one of his "Lord of the Rings" prelude. With the magnifice...

Revisiting the Crime Scene: West of Memphis and Paradise Lost Trilogy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.15.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit isn't the only film the director has opening. West of Memphis, the documentary he and partner Fran Walsh produced, revisits the murder of three 8-year-olds in 1993, and the three teens who went to jail for the crime.

Damien Echols: 'I Felt Like I Was Being Driven Insane'

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.16.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

"West Memphis Three" Damien Echols appeared on a segment for HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss his new book, "Life After Death" and the documentary...

Life After Death Row: Damien Echols Reveals What He Did After Being Released

Posted 11.15.2012 | Books

Damien Echols appeared on a segment for HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss his new book, "Life After Death" and the documentary “West of Memphis,...

Damien Echols, West Memphis Three 'Survivor,' Tells Henry Rollins About Life On Death Row

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.08.2013 | Arts
Mike Hogan

On Wednesday night at the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, Henry Rollins and Damien Echols had a 90-minute conversation about life in hell.

David Lohr

New 'West Memphis Three' Documentary Prompts Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

In the wake of a new documentary film about the "West Memphis Three," authorities in Arkansas are taking another look at the 19-year-old murders of th...

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 09.24.2012 | Books

"Life After Death" by Damien Echols Blue Rider Press, $26.95 What is it about? Damien Echols was one of the West Memphis Three, found guilty of ...

Is Life After Prison For 'West Memphis Three' Better Than Yours?

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- For nearly two decades, prison was the only home Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr. knew. Convicted as teen...

Q&A with Joe Berlinger, Director of West Memphis Three Documentary (VIDEO)

Joshua Kors | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Joshua Kors

"One of the great ironies of this three-film, two-decade mission is that we thought we were making a film about bad children, the inside story of why kids kill."

Last One To Make A West Memphis 3 Documentary Is A Rotten Egg!

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

It was only a few months ago that "Paradise Lost 3," the final chapter in the landmark documentary series about the conviction and subsequent release ...

Crystal Bell

Inside Latest 'Paradise Lost' Installment

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

After serving more than 18 years in prison for the murders of three boys in West Memphis, Ark., Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr....

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Last October when the documentary Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory premiered at the New York Film Festival, filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky celebrated an unanticipated event: the release from prison of the West Memphis 3.

The West Memphis 3 Memoir Will Be Published Next Year

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

Roger Friedman reports that Damien Echols -- one of the men known as the West Memphis Three for his wrongful arrest in West Memphis, Arkansas -- has s...

Lucas Kavner

The West Memphis 3 Reunite In New York City

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home

After serving over 18 years in prison for the murders of three boys in West Memphis, Ark., Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley -- or th...

Happy Endings at HBO: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

For documentary filmmakers, it doesn't get better than this: having your work bring about change.

New HBO Documentary Explores Controversial Murder Case

The Moviefone Blog | Alex Suskind (Subscribe to Alex Suskind's Posts) | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

How do you integrate yourself back into society after 18 years in prison? How do you cope when the ordinary activities most of us take for granted -- ...

The West Memphis Three: Damien Echols, Capital Punishment, And Christian Hypocrisy

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Capital punishment is incompatible with the Christian faith for a number of biblical and theological reasons.

West Memphis Three Released -- But Not Pardoned

AP | By ANDREW DeMILLO and JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 10.24.2011 | Crime

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The man with the power to grant pardons in Arkansas said Tuesday he doesn't plan to issue them in the "West Memphis Three" case u...

West Memphis Three Feature Film In The Works

Posted 10.20.2011 | Entertainment

The documentary "Paradise Lost 3" will not be the only on-screen word about the case of the West Memphis Three. The case, which in 1994 saw three t...

David Lohr

'West Memphis Three' Free After Serving 17 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

After serving 17 years behind bars for the brutal murder of three children in eastern Arkansas, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin...

Men Controversially Convicted Of Killing Boy Scouts Might Be Released

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

UPDATE: After serving 17 years behind bars for the brutal murder of three children in eastern Arkansas, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason...

Dixie Chick Starts Defense Fund For Convicted Killers

Fox News | Roger Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Dixie Chicks have a new controversy on their hands. In particular, lead singer Natalie Maines has started a defense fund for three Arkansas men th...