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New York Times Bestselling Author Steve Hodel

Posts by Steve Hodel

Professor Roland Giolli Dies At 85: Respected Neurobiologist Provided Key Information Corroborating LAPD Chief Parker’s Knowledge That Dr. George Hodel Was The Black Dahlia Killer

November 9, 2019 Los Angeles, California Roland Andrew Giolli  PhD 1934-2019 Professor Roland Giolli at his microscope (Photo courtesy of and taken by his son, Mark) This morning I received an email notification from Mark Giolli, the son of Professor Roland Giolli, informing me that his father passed away some five months ago. Sad news.…

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LAPD’s Sgt. Joe “Just The Facts” Friday of Dragnet Fame (Actor Jack Webb) Provides Second Account Corroborating That Black Dahlia Killer was Dr. George Hill Hodel

October 31, 2019 (Halloween) Los Angeles, California Actor Jack Webb in the role of LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday Click on graphic for Dragnet Introduction (1 minute) This is the city. Los Angeles, California. Population four million. It was a brisk Holloween Eve and I was working the night watch out of my home office when…

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“Professor X” Discovers a Seventy-Year-Old Major “Thoughtprint”- Man Ray 1948 Drawing Depicts A Couple Witnessing a Nude Woman Being Sexually Assaulted in the Courtyard of Dr. George Hodel’s Sowden/Franklin Residence (1947 Black Dahlia Crime Scene)

October 22, 2019 Los Angeles, California BACKGROUND: 1948 Gift from Man Ray to Dr. George Hodel Man Ray sculpture, “Objet de mon affection- L’oculiste” 13 ¼ x 8 x1 ½” created in 1944 and gifted to his good friend Dr. George Hill Hodel in 1948 just after the publication of Alphabet For Adults (Copley Galleries,…

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Author Interview with Journalist Zack Kopp-“George Hodel’s Exquisite Corpse(s): Beyond The Black Dahlia”: Setting The Record Straight On Miniseries, “I Am The Night”

October 19, 2019 Los Angeles, California GEORGE HODEL’S EXQUISITE CORPSE(S): BEYOND THE BLACK DAHLIA Here is a link to a just-posted interview I did with journalist Zack Kopp which deals with my overall investigations and setting the record straight regarding the fictional miniseries, I Am the Night. Here is the lead to Zack’s interview: Former…

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Black Dahlia Crime Scene Photos: New Investigation-Hard Evidence and Forensics Revisited 2019

  October 1, 2019 Los Angeles, California Below scenes from Director Michelangelo Antonioni’s classic 1966 film, BLOW-UP showing “Thomas” (Actor David Hemmings) examining his “blown up photographs” which reveal evidence of a crime. In the updated Black Dahlia Avenger (HarperCollins 2006) paperback edition I added several new chapters. One of these was entitled, “New Investigation:…

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Gemma Taccogna: A Fred Sexton Survivor and Artist Extraordinaire

September 28, 2019 Los Angeles, California Gemma Taccogna  Born May 10, 1923-Died May 8, 2007 RIP GEMMA “Spring Flowers” by Gemma In the summer of 2003, just a few months after the publication of my first book, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder, I was invited to give an author book signing in Torrance,…

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