The basis of the award-winning film starring Orson Welles, Compulsion gives a shocking fictionalized account of the Leopold-Loeb murder case - in which two young graduates of the University of Chicago kidnapped and killed a child for the intellectual challenge.
"More Than Amazing"
All her life Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt's South Carolina plantation instead - a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.
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In Obsessed: The Compulsions and Creations of Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz, author Steve Volk ventures deep into the mind of Jeffrey Schwartz, a controversial, often combative psychiatrist and expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Considered a pariah among his academic peers, Schwartz’s unconventional treatment methods draw on his fascination with the Holocaust, his experience with Buddhist meditation and his pioneering work documenting the neural circuitry of OCD.
A tipsy young woman seeking aid on a desolate highway disappears into the inky black night. A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Two women are butchered after closing time in a small-town beauty parlor. The ultimate whodunits, these crimes demand the attention of LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his collaborator on the crime beat, psychologist Alex Delaware.
"Got a Little Lost..."
After secretly filling out Lucent Storme's Master/slave contract of consensual ownership, Elise resolves to give it to him. She's thought about it overnight and they've had a good connection. It makes sense. It's probably a terrible idea. With Lucent irrationally irritated about the contract, refusing to accept her acceptance, perhaps they should go their separate ways. Except they're trapped in the library. And now the power's out. He's mad. He's not mad. He's mad and not mad and Elise can't keep up. Is this it?
Investigative journalist Maxine "Max" Revere is covering the high-profile New York City trial of serial killer Adam Bachman, and Max is excited when she's granted a rare interview with him. She has a lot to ask him, and she's also hoping to find out if Bachman knows anything about a couple who's been missing since the week before his arrest. But her time with him doesn't go quite as planned.
"BOOK PROBABLY BETTER READ; REVIEWS WRONG."
In these end-times, compulsions, obsessions and addictions are at epidemic levels. Satan uses compulsions, obsessions and addictions to force his slaves to build up his kingdom. Satan also uses compulsions, obsessions and addictions to prevent Christians from living the abundant life. As compulsion, obsession or addiction becomes too painful, people reach out for help.
"Great Old Testament Study"
A tipsy young woman seeking aid on a desolate highway disappears into the inky black night. A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Two women are butchered after closing time in a small-town beauty parlor. These and other bizarre acts of cruelty and psychopathology are linked only by the killer's use of luxury vehicles and a baffling lack of motive.
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A young woman who disappeared into the black night; a retired school teacher stabbed to death in broad daylight and two women butchered in a beauty parlour. Three murder cases, linked only by a perplexing lack of motive. But then LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware are called to the scene of a bizarre "crime". A stolen car has been anonymously returned to its owner, undamaged and unblemished - except for a tiny, solitary bloodstain.
This Dragnet episode originally aired on April 12, 1953.
It's about time Susie got around to asking, "Do you suffer from sexual compulsion?" Susie asks you to take a little quiz to find out if your sexual thoughts are getting in the way of the rest of your life, and more. Susie also found a news story about an innocent water balloon that exposed a gay porn site in Florida. In her Try This at Home mailbag, Susie answers a woman whose lover keeps telling her her size really matters too.
A friend of Frank Clevenger, a brilliant forensic psychiatrist, desperately needs help in solving a chilling murder. One of the infant twin daughters of billionaire Darwin Bishop has been murdered in her crib. The suspected killer is her adopted brother, Billy. As Clevenger becomes convinced that Billy may be innocent, it becomes clear that the killer is circling another victim - the remaining twin. Clevenger lays a trap to reveal the killer in an unforgettable finale.