All posts tagged: Dennis Rader

Dr. Scott Bonn, Doc Bonn, Wicked Deeds, Psychology Today

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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Dr. Scott Bonn Appears on Strange Frequencies, Inside the Mind of BTK Killer

Strange Frequencies Radio welcomes back Dr. Scott Bonn on Sunday at 4pm Eastern  to talk about the BTK Killer! 40 years ago (1974) Wichita, Kansas was rocked with 5 murders later attributed to the BTK Killer, otherwise known as Dennis Rader, a church going former Cub Scout leader and someone living quietly in the community. Finally, in 2005 his terror stopped when he was arrested, confessed, and sentenced to 10 consecutive life sentences for each of the victims he murdered. What is inside the mind of someone who has the capability to “bind, torture, and kill?” Explore the motivations and explanations  with “Doc Bonn” who has had personal contact with Dennis Rader, and find out about his quest to stalk and kill 10 victims over a 30 year period, taking with him trophies to re-live his gruesome deeds. Doc Bonn has frequently talked and written about the public’s fascination with serial killers, criminal mental deviancies, and the sociopathy and psychopathy within their minds. His upcoming book, Why We Love Serial Killers, published by Skyhorse Press, …