The Killer's Mask

What does the mask mean? By TeeRaiden/Shutterstock

The masked psychopathic killer is a staple of horror fiction, and yet almost no real-life serial killers employed masks in the commission of their crimes. Why is this? What does the discrepancy between fact and fiction reveal both about the reality of murderer and the nature of our myth-making? Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

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Topics in this Podcast: psychology, Crime, Halloween, horror movies