1925 Los Angeles Library “Character Analysis In Photography” One-Man-Art Exhibit by then Eighteen-Year-Old Poet/Photographer George Hill Hodel

February 24, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington Self Portrait Artist/Poet George Hodel circa 1924 In December 1925 young George Hodel having just turned eighteen (18), had a one-man art exhibit which he termed “Character Analysis in Photography” which displayed his photographs in the DTLA Public Library in the Metropolitan Building, located at 5th and Broadway. GHH…

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A Thank You and Congrats to my Good Friend and Fellow Author and Longtime Editor, Robert J. Sadler-Retired Dallas Police Officer, Author, Poet, Photographer and All Around Good Guy

February 21, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington This morning I would like to take a moment to recognize the extraordinary skill and abilities of my good friend and fellow author, Robert J. Sadler. Robert and Friends Robert and I connected about fifteen ago online. Then I had a chance to meet him in person when he…

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The 1945-6 Chicago Lipstick Killer Murders; The Teen William Heirens Letters and the George Hodel Timeline

January 26, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington Note to Readers providing questions/responses in my Comment section. Since the inception of my blogging (2005) I have always welcomed and encouraged questions, comments, and constructive criticisms (“feedback method that provides specific actionable suggestions for improvement”) from readers. That said, of late, I have been receiving several rude and…

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David Thomson, Author, Film Critic-Historian Extraordinaire Thank You for Your New York Times Book Review of Black Dahlia Avenger and an EarlyHappy Birthday!

February 6, 2023 Birch Bay, Washington I want to wish author and film critic/historian David Thomson an early (February 18) HAPPY BIRTHDAY. (Turns out we are the same age, and David¬† is just eight months my senior.) I would also like to take the opportunity to thank and reprint his New York Times Book Review…

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