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No Big Deal: Sowell Drawing on Serial Killer Memorabilia Site

It’s never clear enough to folks that convicted criminals cannot profit on any proceeds connected to their crime. This story in Cleveland’s Plain Dealer, which I am...

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Special districts, special favors. An insider network of favors surrounds these proliferating governments in Texas

October 29, 2012 By Steve Miller, Texas Watchdog For decades, Texans have relied on special districts for services that local municipalities can’t provide. Water to...

Rock and Roll Memoirs You May Have Missed

  The rock and roll autobiography. What a notion, in which an artist attempts to make his or her life sing in real words on paper, rather than relay it on...

Read Anthony Sowell Letter to Author

 Down to journalists who are writing his life story, Anthony Sowell remained a control freak. In a letter written to me in February, Sowell confirmed I was on his...

Old, tattered, used, overplayed 7-inch record sells for $3,760

$3,760 for this. A first class ticket to Europe. I wish I could say I accept this, but I still can’t get over the collectabilityof the first single by the Fix. ...

Check it Out: The Rock HOF LIbrary is Actually Good

Rock HOF Library Card It’s easy to beat up on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a beacon of many things that went wrong with the money grab that continually assaults the...

Cleveland: Sowell Contacts Everywhere

I keep running into Sowell people here in Cleveland. Today, a friend here who does home renovation called me about something and mentioned that he was working with a guy...

WMMS, WJW, Cleveland Appearances

From the 70s: Was it W “Magic MushroomsS”? This morning I did the morning show on WJW, the local Fox affiliate in Cleveland and Rover’s show on WMMS....

Anthony Sowell Psyche Exam, Prison Records

If you haven’t read the psychological report on Anthony Sowell, it’s here.  Completed in September 2005, it finds Sowell has a low chance of recidivism, or...

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Nobody’s Women: The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer

(Penguin/Berkley 2012) For two years, women kept disappearing from the streets of Cleveland, and few noticed. They were mostly damaged goods; drug users, prostitutes and...