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  • John 11:35 am on September 28, 2021 Permalink | Reply
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    Publishing my book, if you want… donate. 

    GoFundMe link

    Become a patron at Patreon

    Or, just follow me on Twitter @ JWWONDERLAND123

    This site will always be FREE 😀

    EXCLUSIVE CONTENT TO MEMBERS, FOR AS LITTLE AS $2

    • New podcast 🙂 Coming Very Soon

    • Sample chapters from my book – ASAP

    • Imagery from the Wonderland archives, not seen before. Uploading items right now…

    • Special posts regarding lesser known vintage crime cases (that will amaze … and creep you out) – I am digging through my thumb drives this weekend.

     

     
  • John 7:52 am on November 26, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Alan Geauxtreaux, man's dark imagination   

    True Crime – Man’s Dark Imagination 

    Alan and company are setting the benchmark for this genre of videos for true crime and legendary dark tales. Follow your dark imagination…

     
  • John 11:29 am on November 25, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: thanksgiving, vintage cookbook   

    1890s Thanksgiving Recipes & Cookbook 

    Special thanks to LA Daily Mirror site for posting! (Click here)

     
  • John 11:23 am on November 25, 2021 Permalink | Reply
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    Walking to the Wonderland House at Night! 

    Scott runs a cool Hollywood and true crime channel (lots of great, even obscure topics and tours here). But today…. if you have ever wanted to walk to 8763 Wonderland Avenue at night on Thanksgiving… come along now.

    I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend… golf, tennis, true crime, or whatevs makes ya happy! 🥸

     
  • John 10:06 am on November 23, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: black friday   

    A Brief History of Black Friday 

    Be careful while out hunting those great bargains. No brawling please and always wear your mask.

     
  • John 9:22 am on November 23, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: johnny torrio, mob   

    Death of Big Mobster Goes Unnoticed by Media For Weeks 

    –Torrio was the main mentor to Alphonse Capone–

    From 1957…

    Johnny Torrio got his start and found mischief in about 1902 in NYC. Nicknamed “The Fox” for his brains and cunning, John was also once a member of the old-timey, infamous Five Points Gang.

    At the time of his death in 1957, the Fox was probably the last of the early pre-five-families mob bosses. This post is simply about how the media missed his death for a few weeks. Torrio was one of a handful of big names to have lived a full life – dying of old age more or less.

    1957 though was a helluva year…to the media’s cred… a laundry list of exciting mafia events had occurred that year, such as – the Apalachin mob meeting fiasco and its after effects, Albert Anastasia, yes…the Lord High Executioner… was gunned down in a hotel barber shop, and of course Frank Costello somehow dodged a point blank bullet to the head and thus voluntarily went into retirement. Al Capone was already dead too, having died of syphilis ten years prior. Let the good times roll.

    Some big Wonderland posts are coming this week, in lieu of some final fact-checking.

    Thanks for subscribing. PLEASE… Don’t be like these guys, YOU stay out of trouble. Happy Thanksgiving week, I hope you get some time off to read and watch YouTube with me. God bless….

     
  • John 5:39 pm on November 22, 2021 Permalink | Reply
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    80s After Dark Mysteries 

    Featuring Sid and Nancy… and the Wonderland Murders.

     
  • John 1:18 pm on November 22, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: rusty Lee murder   

    80’s Crimes – The Acquittals 

    I learned something today. Rusty Lee…

    Their other videos are pretty awesome.

     
  • John 8:37 am on November 22, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: david bowie, internet   

    1999 – David Bowie on Internet Tonight 

    Those were great times. See all three parts…

     
  • John 5:28 pm on November 21, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: oldest photo   

    Oldest Photos of All Time 

    Pretty old… Life and its environs were pretty rough looking. Somehow, the 1980s do as well.

     
  • John 8:37 am on November 13, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Felix pappalardi   

    The Life and Death of Felix Pappalardi 

    Felix was a huge part of some of the biggest rock songs of all time. The ladies over at the Murder Dictionary podcast share all of little details… put on a pot of black coffee and click Play:

     
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