All posts tagged: David Berkowitz

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Scott Bonn Joins Crime Time with Vito Colucci: Why We Love Serial Killers!

Sunday, July 6 at 11pm Eastern time, Dr. Scott Bonn joins the weekly broadcast of Crime Time with Vito Colucci on BizTalk Radio. Criminals, crime, and its many facets, are the traditional subjects of Crime Time with Vito Colucci, and this week listeners will gain understanding about the public’s fascination with some of the most horrible criminals, serial killers, as Doc Bonn and Vito Colucci discuss the media’s role in creating public perception, sometimes shaping these heinous individuals into pop culture heroes. The theme, Why We Love Serial Killers, is also the title of the new book by Scott Bonn. Bonn approaches the subject matter with an analytical eye, examining not only the motivations of the killers, but dispelling some of the myths surrounding serial killers and their crimes. Through his personal correspondence with two serial killers, David Berkowitz (Son of Sam) and Dennis Rader (BTK Killer), Bonn is able to give readers a first hand glimpse into the reality of the infamous killers and where they are today. Dr. Scott Bonn (“Doc Bonn”) is Professor of Criminology, media expert and analyst, …

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Crime Wire: Dr. Scott Bonn’s Prison Visit with Serial Killer David Berkowitz, Son of Sam

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE:http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz Yes, a new look, a new host, but the same quality show! Scott Bonn has been corresponding with Berkowitz for several years as research for an upcoming book (tentatively titled Monster Dearest: Our Macabre Fascination with Serial Killers) thus gaining his trust and finally being granted an in person visit at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, NY.  Bonn came away from the meeting with a sense of sincerity from Berkowitz about his conversion to Christianity and his ministry within the prison. Bonn reports that the Son of Sam is now known as Son of Hope because of his wish to help others spiritually. The debate about Berkowitz will go on for a long time, he will never be out from behind prison walls and, according to Scott Bonn, has no intention of asking for parole in the future. He seems content with his life, has made apologies, and is working on being an example to others. Dr. Scott Bonn will include even …

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Dr. Scott Bonn and Rita Cosby Talk About David Berkowitz, Son of Sam

On Monday, May 6, Dr. Scott Bonn joined television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best-selling author, Rita Cosby on her national radio show on WOR710 New York’s News and Talk to discuss his recent prison visit with David Berkowitz, the infamous Son of Sam. Cosby landed an in person interview with Berkowitz in 2002 when he wrote a three page letter to her during the DC sniper shootings imparting his opinions and asking for the sniper to stop. A common subject, Berkowitz, Bonn and Cosby share their views about their individual time spent with him. Scott Bonn has been corresponding with Berkowitz for several years as research for an upcoming book (tentatively titled Why We Love Serial Killers thus gaining his trust and finally being granted an in person visit at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, NY.  Bonn came away from the meeting with a sense of sincerity from Berkowitz about his conversion to Christianity and his ministry within the prison. Bonn reports that the Son of Sam is now known as Son of Hope because of his wish to help others …

Dr. Laurie Roth, The Roth Show, ImaginePublicity

The Dr. Laurie Roth Show: April 8-12

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com On The Dr. Laurie Roth show April 8-12 Monday, April 8 Hour #1 Weekly segment with Sher Zieve   Sher Zieve is an author and political commentator. Zieve’s op-ed columns are widely carried by multiple internet journals and sites, and she also writes hard news. Her columns have also appeared in The Oregon Herald, Dallas Times, Sacramento Sun, in international news publications, and on multiple university websites. Sher is also a guest on multiple national radio shows. Hour #2 Weekly segment with Ted and Whalid Shoebat Ted and Whalid Shoebat – Father and son experts and authors on Islam, Middle east and prophesy.  http://shoebat.com/shoebat-foundation/who-is-walid/     Hour #3  Larry Grathwol Tuesday, April 9 Hour #1 I Q Al Rassooli – Expert on Islam and its history.  Born and raised in Iraq, Arabic is native language and calls each week from an undisclosed location in Europe.  His life has been threatened because he dares to exercise free speech about Islam. http://www.al-rassooli.com/ Hour #2  Lowell …

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Doc Bonn Interviews David Berkowitz, the Son of Sam

Criminologist and professor, Dr. Scott A. Bonn has communicated with some of the most unsavory serial killers while doing research for his upcoming book, Why We Love Serial Killers including David Berkowitz, dubbed the Son of Sam in 1977 as he terrorized New York City with a .44 revolver and the shooting deaths of 6 innocent people. Recently Doc Bonn visited Berkowitz in prison. Knowing through years of correspondence that David Berkowitz was spiritually born again and now delivering his message as the Son of Hope, Bonn entered the prison with trepidation, wondering who or what he would meet behind the bars of Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, NY. The personal interview with David Berkowitz took a couple of years to establish, Bonn gaining his trust through letters written back and forth, until his request was granted by Berkowitz himself. Although the name Son of Sam is synonymous with evil, Bonn felt his 5 hour visit was enlightening, and was interviewed by CBS New York about his experience. See complete interview and story HERE “He knows that …