Skip to content

Category Archives: In the Media

In the Media: Recent Crime-Related Blog Articles

Some notable crime-related blog articles have appeared over the last week or so. Ben Ruset of the NJPineBarrens has written a fascinating article on Captain John Bacon, a notorious outlaw who took advantage of the American Revolutionary War to commit robbery and burglary in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. ExecutedToday.com notes the execution of Thomas […]

In the Media: Interview with Lucy Inglis of Georgian London

I was recently in London and had the good fortune to interview and enjoy afternoon tea with Lucy Inglis, who is the author/publisher of Georgian London. Lucy and I met on Monday, April 18 at Blacks in Soho, London, and we talked about eighteenth-century London, crime, and the perception of Americans by Londoners during […]

In the Media: An Interview with the Author/Publisher of The National Night Stick

Robert Wilhelm, the author and publisher of the excellent Murder by Gaslight blog has just launched a new website called The National Night Stick. Readers of crime on the Web have come to expect engaging tales of 19th-century murder and mayhem on Murder by Gaslight, and The National Night Stick promises to follow in this […]

In the Media: EAC Is Now Available as a Podcast

If you have not noticed already, Early American Crime is now available as a podcast. Beginning with “Early American Criminals: Thomas Mount and the Flash Company,” you can enjoy the tales of America’s earliest criminals by listening, reading, or both. Simply click on the “Play” button of the media player at the beginning of the […]

In the Media: The Supreme Court and the Execution of Children

J. L. Bell, who writes the Boston 1775 blog, recently wrote a series of posts that breaks down the recent ruling by the Supreme Court on whether a life sentence for a seventeen-year-old convicted of two armed robberies–or for any juvenile offender who hasn’t committed murder–constitutes “cruel and unusual punishment” under the Eighth Amendment to […]