Sunday, October 25, 2009
The Grand Rapids Ballet Company is doing Jack the Ripper for the Halloween season. From the article:

Classical ballet has told tales of princesses, mythical personalities and Shakespearean characters, but never about murderers -- which is what intrigued GRBC artistic director Gordon Peirce Schmidt.

"No one's done it," Schmidt said. "To my knowledge, no one's done 'Jack the Ripper.'"

Interesting. I know of operas (Lulu) and scores of songs, movies and TV shows about Jack. There really hasn't been a professional ballet before?

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Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Jack the Ripper as Video Game Hero?
Hmm. According to this site, the upcoming video game featuring Jack the Ripper has the player as Jack killing "demons."

This won't end well.
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Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Another Jack the Ripper Video Game?
Rumor has it that EA, makers of video games, has trademarked "The Ripper" to possibly be the name of an upcoming video game.
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Monday, October 05, 2009
Updated Story on Trow Suspect
Here is a link to a Daily Mail story concerning M.J. Trow's new book and the documentary coming out this month. Basically, Trow adds Alice Mackenzie and Martha Tabram to the five canonical victims and fingers the morgue attendant responsible for Polly Nichols' body as the suspect.
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Sunday, October 04, 2009
New Suspect/Book/Biography
M.J. Trow, author of numerous stories with Lestrade from the Sherlock Holmes stories and the book The Many Faces of Jack the Ripper, is publishing a book called Jack the Ripper: Quest for a Killer. The Discovery Channel is running a documentary based on Trow's findings called Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed on October 11th.

Trow names morgue attendant Robert Mann as the killer, and adds two victims to the Ripper's list.

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