In 1980, a Washington Post writer named Janet Cooke wrote a heart-wrenching story about an eight-year-old heroin addict in Washington D.C. "Jimmy's World" was a heroic piece of journalism, shedding light on an often unseen world of addiction and poverty and misery.
Above is a breathtaking shot of Sharon Tate, the gorgeous 1960s starlet who ended up a grisly victim of the Manson murders. She'll be discussed this evening at 10 PM, along with other celebrity victims like Phil Hartman, Dorothy Stratten, and Nicole Simpson in the Biography Channel's Crime Special: ... More >>
There's a new book that's to die for! It's Morbid Curiosity: The Disturbing Demises of The Famous and Infamous by Alan W. Petrucelli, and it's a Hollywood Babylon-style rundown of the best (as in worst) star deaths--how they croaked, what they last ate, what they last said, and who smoked the ... More >>
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