Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered

Hello and welcome to 2020 and part two in our series of the history of state executions. To start 2020 off on a truly odd note, I thought it would be interesting to explore arguably the most grotesque public spectacle in English history, the act of hanging, drawing, and quartering. HDQ was a state-sponsored executionContinue reading “Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered”

Executions Part 1: Riding the Lightning

For Halloween this year, I thought it would be cool to do a series of articles that deal with the macabre. Thank you for checking out our first in a series of articles about the worst ways to die via government sanction execution. Since the beginning of organized law and government, there has been capitolContinue reading “Executions Part 1: Riding the Lightning”

Wayne County, West Virginia Execution

When researching for this week’s article, I came across a fact that, to be honest, shocked me a bit, in the entire history of Wayne County, West Virginia, there has only been one sanctioned execution in our history. This is not to say there wasn’t an “eye for an eye” justice, or vigilante justice throughoutContinue reading “Wayne County, West Virginia Execution”

The Demon of the Night

It all started for myself when I had a traumatic experience working for the local Police Department. My local PD made Andy Griffith look like the big city, we only really dealt with drunks, speeders and the occasional domestic violence call. I had crisis training, but it was never put into action until one fatefulContinue reading “The Demon of the Night”

How to travel the country on a budget

Hello Again, This week I am writing to you from the road, and the road is what has inspired me to write this article. You can look at this article as some friendly advice from a guy who has lived it and has realized the true value in traveling with your family. This summer, orContinue reading “How to travel the country on a budget”