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Richard Ramirez: The Strange Fascination of A Notorious Serial Killer

Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez or Richard Ramirez known as the Night Stalker, is not an actor, musician, best-selling author, or controversial head of state. But, he has received so much publicity.
Richard highly publicized home invasion crime spree terrorized the residents of the greater Los Angeles area, and later the residents of the San Francisco area, from June 1984 until August 1985. Most of the attacks occurred at night and he would enter the homes of his victims to perform a variety of attacks. He used the number of different weapons, including handguns, knives, a machete, a tire iron, and a hammer.
Read the list and timeline of Richard's victims here
At his first court appearance on 22 October 1985, Richard accused of being the Los Angeles area serial killer. He was gesturing a two-fingered "devil sign" to photographers and muttered a single word: "Evil." 
Then at court on 24 October 1985, Richard raised his left palm showing a pentagram drawn on it, a s…

Brainwashed: A Warm Goodbye From George Harrison

God God God  You are the wisdom that we seek 
God God God  The lover that we miss  God God God  Your nature is eternity  God God God  You are Existence, Knowledge, Bliss
Brainwashed by the military  Brainwashed under duress  Brainwashed by the media  You're brainwashed by the press  Brainwashed by computers  Brainwashed by mobile phones  Brainwashed by the satellites  Brainwashed to the bone

- "Brainwashed" by George Harrison -

Almost a year after George Harrison's death, Brainwashed, his twelfth and final studio album was released on 18 November 2002. Brainwashed is the messages of spiritual solace, ecological warning, vaguely liberal snipes at capitalism, and the reality of dying, with positive vibrations. 
The recording began as early as 1988 and continued to do so in a sporadic manner over the next decade and a half. Progress was delayed due to his work with the Traveling Wilburys, Ravi Shankar, and his work on the Beatles Anthology.

After recuperating from being attacked and st…