For the lovers of Nirvana, for a musical generation, Kurt Cobain’s death in April of 1994 was the same sort of blow to the psyche that the murder of a vibrant President had been for earlier generations in 1963.Read More
Over 1,500 people lost their lives the night of April 15, 1912. Are we sure, even now, what led to the collision, and what sunk an ‘unsinkable’ boat? Will the books ever really be closed on the mysteries of the Titanic?Read More
Time moved on and he served an astounding 46 years in the U.S. Senate, until his death in 2009. But the cloud, the mystery, and the unseemly smell of the incident never entirely went away. The best spin doctors money can buy could never quite cleanse the image of a girl drowning in a car while the Senator went on about his business. And different theories have emerged of precisely what happened those hours of July 18 and early the 19th, 1969.
We set off to explore personal tragedy, wrapped in political intrigue.Read More
Now that the murder case recedes into history, you’ll hear less and less about Amanda Knox. But what happened in Perugia, Italy that fateful evening that so ignited emotions on both sides of the Atlantic? Why the loathing, and informal conviction of Knox by the mainstream Italian press, and Italian people, years ago? Amanda’s case is a classic small town tale, of bias and posturing, and genuine crime, and corruption. What journey of understanding can she take us on?Read More
There’s an old saying among professional swindlers that “you can’t con an honest man.” The “mark” was looking for something for nothing, or even running their own con, and just got taken in by a better one. A rationalization? Yes, but don’t be too quick to dismiss it. What type of person does fall for the too-good-to-be-true scenarios that con men concoct, and who enables them?Read More
The case haunts us, and like a prism reveals the colors of a dozen intriguing questions, each of which splits off into the shades of a dozen more. MindOverMystery explores this story, the most tragic of stories. We open the File.. Whatever happened to JonBenet Ramsey?Read More
It wouldn’t really be a disaster if “the clowns were running the circus,” somewhere. Our society could probably survive a corrupted circus. But when criminals run law enforcement organizations, the outcomes can be very sinister.Read More
It may have been as crazy, for it’s time, as the Salem Witch Trials. It’s called the Duke Lacrosse Case, but could as easily be called ‘The Year That Durham Went Mad.’
Join us for a classic case of the mysteries of mass psychology.