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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 was interviewed on Beyond Reality Radio (50 stations across the US and Canada) on June 20, 2018,by Ghosthunters star Jason Hawes and J.V. Johnson on Jack the Ripper Suspect Dr. Francis Tumblety:




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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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