Are there real criminals like The Joker?

Well if he does exist we're fucked aren't we? But probably, NO. just think about it. How can a guy eke out such fool proof plans and expect them to materialize in real life like it does in the god-awesome movie? Heck he got caught voluntarily and made the good guys work

Do alcoholics become more belligerent over time? What causes this?

Alcohol impacts the brain in many ways. If your friends keep drinking heavily it is a good possibility they will get "Wet Brain," a very real condition known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Among other things that can cause severe memory problems and auditory/visual hallucinations (without drinking.) Your friends are

Who is the best serial killer from any horror movie?

My favorite serial killer is definitely Patrick Bateman just because I'm a huge fan of American Psycho (2000). But I think the best serial killer is Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men (2007) because his character has the most accurate representation of a psychopath. The word psychopath is thrown around a lot and kinda lost it's true

Would it be easier or harder for serial killers like Ted Bundy to kill someone nowadays then back in the 70/80's?

Infinitely more difficult. The way Bundy killed was up close and personal, and he was a necrophile who masturbated on and had sex with the corpses of his victims, so he would have left DNA evidence all over the place. If DNA collection techniques that we have

How to determine if a stranger is a serial killer

You probably won't be able to before it's too late.Most live ordinary lives, often with a family while holding down a job. Ann Rule worked alongside Ted Bundy, a man she became close friends with. Even when she learned he was a prime suspect in a series of murders she dismissed the possibility and

If a serial killer confessed their acts to a priest as they occur, would the priest have a moral obligation to let the police know?

If a serial killer confessed their acts to a priest as they occur, would the priest have a moral obligation to let the police know?The only way for a killer to confess their crimes as they occur is to drag his

What are some good serial killer films?

One of the best serial killer movies that I have seen is Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (filmed in 1986 and released in 1990). Based very loosely on the real-life serial killing duo Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole, the eponymous lead is played by Michael

What could happen if someone attempted to contact a dead serial killer or a terrorist with a Ouija board?

They could channel their credulity and gullibility so powerfully that they scare themselves out of their wits and faint. They would then no doubt conclude that their passing out was the result of a supernatural murder attempt by a homicidal

Why do killers in horror movies never run?

Actually, both Jason and Michael Myers have run at several points in their movie lives, not to mention Freddy Krueger. And that's not even counting the many ‘human' killers out there in media (since I use that term loosely; they're no more human than Freddy or Jason, in a

What are The Top 10 best Serial Killer Movies?

This is a tricky question because the Federal Bureau of Investigation cautions us against Hollywood's penchant for glamorizing what the Feds refer to as Serial Murder - among the most serious of violent crimes, convictions for which bring the harshest penalties, including Capital Punishment.We also

Do alcoholics become more belligerent over time? What causes this?

Alcohol impacts the brain in many ways. If your friends keep drinking heavily it is a good possibility they will get "Wet Brain," a very real condition known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Among other things that can cause severe memory problems and auditory/visual hallucinations (without drinking.) Your friends are

How to determine if a stranger is a serial killer

You probably won't be able to before it's too late.Most live ordinary lives, often with a family while holding down a job. Ann Rule worked alongside Ted Bundy, a man she became close friends with. Even when she learned he was a prime suspect in a series of murders she dismissed the possibility and

If a serial killer confessed their acts to a priest as they occur, would the priest have a moral obligation to let the police know?

If a serial killer confessed their acts to a priest as they occur, would the priest have a moral obligation to let the police know?The only way for a killer to confess their crimes as they occur is to drag his

If murder and all other crimes were not illegal, would serial killers still find satisfaction in murdering people?

Hard to say. I mean, serial killers as such (as opposed to mass-murderers, who kill large groups of people at once) didn't even really exist before the end of the 19th century. Jack the Ripper was such a sensation because he was, if not the first serial killer, then the first public serial killer. It was a new

What are some good serial killer films?

One of the best serial killer movies that I have seen is Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (filmed in 1986 and released in 1990). Based very loosely on the real-life serial killing duo Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole, the eponymous lead is played by Michael

What could happen if someone attempted to contact a dead serial killer or a terrorist with a Ouija board?

They could channel their credulity and gullibility so powerfully that they scare themselves out of their wits and faint. They would then no doubt conclude that their passing out was the result of a supernatural murder attempt by a homicidal

Who is the best serial killer from any horror movie?

My favorite serial killer is definitely Patrick Bateman just because I'm a huge fan of American Psycho (2000). But I think the best serial killer is Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men (2007) because his character has the most accurate representation of a psychopath. The word psychopath is thrown around a lot and kinda lost it's true

Would it be easier or harder for serial killers like Ted Bundy to kill someone nowadays then back in the 70/80's?

Infinitely more difficult. The way Bundy killed was up close and personal, and he was a necrophile who masturbated on and had sex with the corpses of his victims, so he would have left DNA evidence all over the place. If DNA collection techniques that we have

Does writing a mystery story with a psychopath serial killer as protagonist make you a psychopath?

Of course not, any more than writing a story with a female protagonist makes me a woman.Writers write about all sorts of everything, that doesn't necessarily reflect on their own nature. To write a good story about X you need to

What makes some people so fascinated with serial killers?

It depends. Fascination as in, you love reading books and seeing movies or video on the subject, stuff like that, is normal. There are many things of interest intellectually in that subject, for instance, the methodology of the killers, how long they were able to pursue their murderous pursuits based on their cleverness, and the

What is the psychology behind serial killers?

They may show various  stages of mental  illness  in which they develop  homicidal  tendencies . Some people  who are mentally  ill ,  they are prone  to think they are another person  or they  are compelled to murder. Some of the  serial killers shows behavioural  traits 

Would a psychopath be intimidated in the presence of a serial killer?

No.If some random person out of nowhere told me they were a serial killer, I'd get into my armchair psychologist mode and say

What turns people into serial killers?

Disclaimer; if I ever feel like I'm getting to the point I may actually become one I will seek help.If you don't wanna read all of this then just read the first and last

How rare are female serial killers?

Here's a page that shows extensive statistical breakdown, including one by gender:http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/S...For the most part, male serial killers vastly outnumber females...The last date given indicates 97%-3%.But oddly, around the turn of the century, the ratio is much higher. Of course, one might question the statistics since the term

Why are most psychopathic serial killers so smart and quiet?

Not all are , but those that are often are quiet for 2 reasons , 1 searching for weaknesses in people , 2 there not very good at putting on a mask and so stay quiet. There only smart because the plan and see patterns of behavior because they take a step back to observe.

What's the difference between a psychopath and a killer?

A psychopath is someone possessing a specific cluster of personality traits to a degree not common in the typical population (likely arising from a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors and often with demonstrable structural differences in the brain).A killer has killed someone (or something, not sure if you wish to include

Are most serial killers insane?

No, most serial killers are not insane, at least not in the legal sense of the term. Someone is insane of they are unable to tell right from wrong because they are out of touch with reality. Examples of conditions where people lose touch

Are sociopaths (not psychopaths) ever serial killers?

Let me introduce you to Richard Kuklinski, whom I suspect to be most likely a sociopath.

Are all psychopaths killers?

No. Many are gardeners.A true psychopath simply isn't human in brain patterns. Some express this with a rage. Most express this with a withdrawal from society.Being a psychopath doesn't require violent feelings, or acting on them. Just being wired sufficiently different that they are disconnected from humanity.Normal people kill much more often. Just generally for the typical motives.

Are psychopaths good looking?

I wasn't attracted to my husband at all when I first met him. I'm 5'9" and he may be 5'7" at the most. I wasnt physically nor mentally attracted to him. I've always said he hypnotized me. It was really almost as if he cast a spell on me. I can't answer

What is the difference between a murderer and a killer?

A killer is someone who commits a homicide, homicide being defined as one person causing the the death of another. Homicides can be accidental or deliberate, or they can be justified, excusable, or criminal.A murder is a criminal homicide that is committed with malice aforethought, that is some deliberate evil intent that led to the

Have you known someone who you later found out was a serial killer?

Yes, he's a mystery wrapped inside a riddle buried in an enigma. His story involved an act of revenge he said. Here's what he said. Over a wet February weekend two people had travelled north west across water then across land to a place that was sacred to him he

Why are most serial killer fans female?

If you're talking about real-life serial killers, I think the answer already provided, regarding them being male is probably a large part of it.If you're talking about fictional serial killers, I don't think it's true. Yes, the intelligent, well spoken ones like Hannibal Lecter and Dexter might appeal to women, but don't forget

How would I spot a psychopath or a serial killer?

EDIT The most direct and effective way to spot a psychopath is probably to speak to someone who has known them intimately since puberty. They were just as messed up then but they did not know how to hide it. All Psychopaths exhibit conduct disorder prior to the

What is it like to interrogate psychopath serial killer/s?

Depends why your interrogating me and what you want to know. Most likely I'm being forced so I'm going to

Who are some infamous serial killers that are not psychopaths, sociopaths or narcissists?

There isn't one. They all have a mental illness of some sort. It may be narcissism, schizophrenia, psychosis, anti-social personality disorder (which is much worse than it sounds) or any other of a myriad of mental illness. In fact, the

What serial killer has the most kills?

We will probably never know for sure which one was THE most prolific, but we can make a list of them who are the most likely to be the or amongst the most prolific serial killers. I have answered it there: Gessy-James Dion's answer to Who is the most prolific serial killer recorded?

Are serial killers narcissists?

I'm unsure about this. Serial killers are usually solo operators and need to stay mum. Narcissists are seldom solo operators, and they often gossip. Where is the serial killer narc's ego supply? Where are his flunkies? Where's his narcissistic bubble?And yet, I'm certain that a percentage of

What is the dark side of psychopath/sociopath serial killers?

A few things... psychopaths=/= serial killers. We are people, we have

What are some of the stories of psychopath, serial killers?

I just wrote this:Competition Kills.Chef was catering to a graduation party tonight. Chef's special was going to be the show stopper, as it always is. He switched on the stove and waited for the heat to go up. He was sweating. Such orders always took a

Are serial killers and spree killers rational?

Are serial killers and spree killers rational?In the case of long term serial killers? Very much so. Their actions and activities are meticulously planned to provide for both crime and escape. Their rationality is twisted, but solid.Spree killers, not to much. They very rarely have any escape plan other than a bullet. They may have planned their

Are all serial killers psychopaths?

Once more for the record books. The VAST majority of serial killers are neurotypical. Very rarely are they psychopathic. And in NO WAY are psychopaths serial killers.They are not even close to being related. At all. Period. If a person is a serial killer and

Are all serial killers intelligent?

I've explained before that there are different types of serial killers, they are not monolithic.The

Has a serial killer ever killed a serial killer?

It's not likely.The only reason I say that is because in order for one serial killer to kill another, they have to find them first. And if the police haven't caught onto the killer yet, it's unlikely that a random stranger will do a better job.Of course, there could

Why do we glorify serial killers and psychopaths/sociopaths?

I think part of making them attractive and  charismatic is because many sociopaths and psychopaths are by necessity, base on my research. Psychopaths, more so.Part of the media's thing, though, is no one expects the good looking guy to be have an 'evil' side. A that looks are deceiving.

Do most psychopaths/sociopaths know that's what they are?

They absolutely can. Most of us know that we're different, although we probably won't think