All posts tagged: Why We Love Serial Killers

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

Dr. Scott Bonn Authors Psychology Today’s WICKED DEEDS!

Critically acclaimed author and criminologist Dr. Scott Bonn provides a regular column titled “Wicked Deeds” for the esteemed Psychology Today magazine website. This powerful column offers unique, stunning insights into criminal motives and behavior. The column is located at the following link: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wicked-deeds Dr. Bonn’s compelling posts on “Wicked Deeds” cover such diverse topics as the difference between sociopaths and psychopaths, the psychological/emotional needs of serial killer groupies and his theory on the identity of Jack the Ripper. Scott Bonn, Ph.D. is Professor of Criminology at Drew University, media commentator, public speaker and author. He is an expert on the behavior and the motivations of criminals. He offers insights into various types of crime, including white-collar, state crime, bullying, domestic violence, sexual assault and serial homicide. His expert commentary frequently appears in the popular news media. Bonn’s book on the public’s fascination with serial killers offers insights into the minds of infamous predators and explains how and why serial killers become monstrous popular culture celebrities. Titled “Why We Love Serial Killers,” this important book was released by …

Why We Love Serial Killers, Dr. Scott Bonn, ImaginePublicity

Barnes & Noble in Manhattan Hosts WHY WE LOVE SERIAL KILLERS Book Signing

Psychology Today blogger and Drew University criminology professor Scott Bonn converses with syndicated columnist and renowned journalist, Diane Diamond, about his new book,WHY WE LOVE SERIAL KILLERS: The Curious Appeal of the World’s Most Savage Murderers, Thursday October 23, 2014 7:00 PM at Barnes and Noble, 82nd & Broadway, 2289 Broadway, New York, NY. Serial killers and why they fascinate the public is an area of study and research for Dr. Scott Bonn. Along with his theories of media manipulation creating “celebrity monsters,” Bonn’s examination includes personal interviews with America’s most noted serial killers like BTK Killer, Dennis Rader, and Son of Sam, David Berkowitz. Unlike most other books on the subject of serial killers, the primary focus of Why We Love Serial Killers is not on the crimes and their details, but more to what kind of aberrations may create a serial killer, the most reviled type of criminal. With enough shocking facts and anecdotes for true crime enthusiasts, the book contains many conclusions of how serial killers are transformed into morbid pop culture personalities. Why We Love Serial Killers also examines the phenomena of serial killer groupies …

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Why We Love Serial Killers by Dr. Scott Bonn Available for Pre-Order

  Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World’s Most Savage Murderers by Dr. Scott Bonn is a compelling examination of the public’s attraction to cold-blooded criminals who commit monstrous acts of serial murder. Advance praise for the book has been enthusiastic, including rave reviews from professional criminologists and true crime authors to nationally recognized journalists. Why We Love Serial Killers is available to the public for pre-orders now from a variety of online sources including Amazon which is offering a special 20% pre-order discount. Customers will not be charged until the book ships in October. . This book is unique in its examination of serial killers as popular culture personalities. Unlike most other books on this subject, the primary focus of Why We Love Serial Killers is not on the crimes of serial killers. Much has already been written about that. Although this book offers many new insights into serial homicide and provides shocking facts and anecdotes for true crime enthusiasts, the really unique contributions of this work lie in explaining why …

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, …

An Hour to Kill with Doc Bonn Special Broadcast! Dr. Jim O’Kane author of Wicked Deeds: Murder in America

  Drew University professor, author, and media analyst, Dr. Scott Bonn takes to the airwaves with the crime related radio show, An Hour to Kill With Doc Bonn. Listeners can call in to the live broadcast to ask questions, or comment, and participate in weekly contests…yes, there are prizes! To listen LIVE at High Noon (ET)  Click HERE Taking a short break from writing his new book, Why We Love Serial Killers,( published by Skyhorse Publishing and due for release in 2014), Dr. Scott Bonn will be broadcasting his popular radio show Friday, November 8. An Hour to Kill with Doc Bonn welcomes guest, Dr. James O’Kane homicide expert and author of “Wicked Deeds: Murder in America”  which explains, ..“that homicide is actually rather predictable, and patterned with respect to its assailants and victims, the circumstances in which it takes place, the time and location where it occurs, and the motives which precipitate the murderous act.”  Wicked Deeds analyzes numerous categories of murder: intimate partner homicide, child and family murders, multiple victim killings, including mass murder and serial homicide. Each …