"Dear Diary, Today I slit the throat of a man named Carl Bishop...."
What do you do when you can't stop yourself from killing those who you believe are the scum of society? When the inside information you're receiving about your targets is coming from a mysterious source seemingly inside of law enforcement? But more importantly, how do you know if you've gone insane?
Diary of a Madman is a suspense-filled, splatterpunk symphony of hardcore violence and sex wrapped in a tight-as-nails noir narrative about loss of self. Told in a casual first person style, Diary of a Madman details one man's fixation with infamous serial killers such as John Wayne Gacy, Harv "The Hammer" Carignan, The Genessee River Killer, and Andrew Cunanan, and his obsession with catching the serial murderer known as the "Interstate Slasher".
During the day, he hides behind his bland persona as a salesman but outside of the office politics he is very serious about his "hobby". However, as he kills more victims, his world begins to unravel around him, and what he finds on his murder and sex-fueled journey will shock you right to the very last minute.
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