Tag: Culture

How the Menendez Brothers’ Trial Changed America

On August 20th, 1989, Joseph Lyle Menendez, 21, and his brother, Erik, 18, shot their parents Jose and Mary Louise “Kitty” Menendez multiple times with shotguns in the den of their $5 million Spanish-style Beverly…

Becoming a Dog: What Happens After the Puppy Mill?

The day they rescued her from Patricia Yates’ puppy mill in suburban North Carolina, Humane Society workers had two concerns about the tiny white Maltese numbered B-16. The first was that she was in wretched…

Man’s Beating Death Captured on Own Snapchat

A week before Christmas, a Milwaukee man was beaten and left in the snow, where he ultimately died. After Snapchat videos emerged showing 20-year-old Delvin Mendoza-Chaparro being urinated on and forced to eat cat feces…

In Memoriam 2016: People We Lost This Year

Death is never easy, and 2016 was a year that continued to prove that point as we experienced the loss of so many of our brightest lights. The shock of David Bowie’s death in January,…