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In August 2018, watch the very first episode of a new series on the Travel Channel called Hunting Evidence, hosted by Pat Spain. On October 8, 2017, I flew into Dublin, Ireland, and filmed for the episode, which is about Jack the Ripper and the stunning discoveries involving suspect Francis Tumblety. The host, Pat Spain, is a biologist, and we spent three full hours filming. Watch for the previews in July! 

                                      
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Irish film director Jason Figgis has reached out to me. He is in the initial stages of producing a documentary on Jack the Ripper suspect Francis Tumblety and asked that I be involved!

                                 

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I will be live on national radio at midnight on June 20 on Beyond Reality Radio! I will be interviewed by Ghost Hunters star Jason Hawes and JV Johnson. A podcast will soon follow.

                        

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I will be interviewed on a national podcast, Jim Harold, on July 11!

                       

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In the fall of 2018, Brian Young and I will be pairing up again and giving a lecture at the Buffalo Historical Society!

                           

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My new book has just been released!

                

Available at Sunbury Press Here


Available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle Version.


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 On April 22, 2018, I lectured at Mysterybooks in Mechanicsburg, PA. It went very well!


                                                        

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A report in the journal Humanities has cited my research article on the Waxwork museum in Whitechapel District during the Whitechapel murders!




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     I have been honored to author the Tumblety chapter in Prime Suspect: The Search for Jack the Ripper published by Secret Chamber Publishing - H Division Crime Club, with a publishing date of September 2018. 
 
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My lecture at the Jack the Ripper Conference in Liverpool, England, September 23, 2017, went amazingly well. Pics and details are on the Jack the Ripper page.


                                             


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Local Radio Appearance!

                                                         


I was interviewed for a radio episode of On Target, hosted by Judge Penny Wolfgang which was on Halloween weekend 2017. Click on the image for the podcast of the episode.  

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On Monday, October 30, I gave a lecture/book signing at the Cro Club in Buffalo, New York, with Jack the Ripper and Sports historian Brian Young. 


               


                                                

The lecture can be heard here on Rippercast.

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I participated in a podcast interview with 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries:


                                                      



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Ripperologist Richard Jones runs one of the top Jack the Ripper Websites, Jack the Ripper Tour, and has honored me by publishing an article of mine: 
                                        The Life and Crimes of Francis Tumblety

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Venture Galleries
did a great write-up on The Ripper's Haunts: 
                           Authors Showcase: The Ripper's Haunts by Michael Hawley

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I wrote and article for Historic Mysteries :
                                 Dr. Francis Tumblety - Amongst the Best Suspects

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In April 2016, I was honored to speak in Baltimore at the Jack the Ripper Conference (RipperCon) on my research.


                          
                            

The following is the first 17 minutes of my Rippercon lecture: 
Here

Jonathan Menges on Casebook.org has created a podcast of my entire lecture (along with the PowerPoint slides): 
Here


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I was honored to be interviewed on a local TV series titled 'Inside the Classroom' airing on 22 stations around New York State. Their TV cameraman came into my classroom and taped a lesson on astronomy. Although a dedicated 30-minute episode is scheduled in late fall/early winter 2015, I am one of three teachers showcased on the pilot episode scheduled for September 7, 2015 (in an abbreviated 10-minute interview). The YouTube video of the pilot can be seen below.

'Inside the Classroom' Pilot Episode


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The Ripper's Hellbroth and I have just been featured in the Niagara Gazette, the Tonawanda News, and a local Lockport newspaper in the Sunday, October 13, 2013 Lifestyle section.


                    



I did a cut -n- paste in order for you to see the entire article:



            



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   In June 2011, I was honored to be the subject of an article because of my first book, Searching for Truth with a Broken Flashlight:


                                        


You can read the article online here.



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Also in June 2011, Searching for Truth with a Broken Flashlight was the Book of the Month for the mega-website, Religious Tolerance (dot) org, which can be seen here.















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