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Lizzie Borden

She's a Whack-a-Doodle Dandy!

George Heymont | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When conservatives and strict constitutionalists start bloviating about the intentions of America's Founding Fathers, it's interesting to think about which of those men still hold a place in popular culture. The success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's new hip-hop musical, Hamilton, led me to see who else's name appears.

Lizzie Borden Swings Her Axe in a Lifetime Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Christina Ricci adds another solid performance to her résumé with her turn as Lizzie Borden. Her thoughtful portrayal should hold the attention of all audiences and make this movie a popular one for Lifetime.

Christina Ricci As Lizzie Borden? Yes, Please!

Posted 11.21.2013 | TV

Lifetime clearly hasn't lost its flair for dramatics. Based on the chilling nursery rhyme, "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax" stars Christina Ricci as the ...

10 Major Crimes That Shocked the Nation (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

Throughout America’s storied history of crime, a handful of particularly unsettling homicides have not only made, but transcended headlines, shaking...

In Their Own Words: 4 Artists Talk About Their Natural-Born Hooker

Tomas Mournian | Posted 05.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Gary Indiana, Lizzie Borden, John Burdett, and Lee Houck -- I chose the four aforementioned artists and asked them to talk about why (or why not) a "natural-born hooker" was the central character in their films and novels.

Hacking Away At Lizzie Borden Mystery: New Journals Revealed

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Crime

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A series of journals kept by a lawyer who represented Lizzie Borden in her 1893 double murder trial are shedding new light on the...

NAMT Festival: Not Just For Unknowns Anymore

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has always been about giving shows that haven't had a big shot, a shot. That is why I was a little surprised to find Bloodsong of Love on this year's lineup.

Top 10 Haunted Houses In America | David Moye | Posted 12.24.2011 | Weird News

Some say the spirits of the deceased imprint themselves on the house in which they lived and died. The energy left by the dead manifests itself in str...

The World's Creepiest Places (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Regardless of how much faith you hold in the supernatural, there are certain places in this world where even the bravest souls might think twice befor...