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Electronic music used pure sounds, completely calibrated. You had to think digitally, as it were, in a way that allowed you to extend serial ideas into other parameters through technology.
The serial arsonist is the most difficult to apprehend because the evidence is burned up.
I did a lot of research on real serial killers, and they're not Hannibal Lecters. They're cruel men who are given the opportunity to do something terrible, and a lot of the time it's about impotence. They feel powerless in the real world.
I wrote a spec script that people really liked: a political serial based on Jeffrey's Toobin's 'A Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.' It was the first thing I had ever written with any political subject matter in it.
Serial novels have an unexpected effect; they hook the writer as well as the reader.
Alexander McCall Smith
Often, a serial killer has no felony record.
Under the Geneva Convention, for example, a POW is required only to provide name, rank, and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating.
There would be no Sherlock Holmes if it were not for serial publication.
Once upon a time, novelists of the 19th century, such as Charles Dickens, published in serial form.
I'm a serial monogamist.
The narrative of serial art works more like music than like literature.
I read a book recently by a psychiatrist who was able to interview a few serial killers and she had a thesis on how you could figure these people out. And she thinks that there are things that could tell you whether someone has the potential to do that.
Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.
Brian De Palma
I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.
All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
Did Anthony Hopkins really have to be a serial killer to be in 'Silence of the Lambs?,' I don't think so, no. It's called acting, people.
I think of myself as a fairly logical, scientific and somewhat reserved person. Maura Isles, the Boston medical examiner who appears in five of my books, is me. Almost everything I use in describing her, from her taste in wine to her biographical data, is taken from my own family. Except I don't have a serial killer as a mother!
You might get some serial killers who are born with a chip missing, but for the most part I don't think anyone is born bad.
Benicio Del Toro
Well I think that the mind of a serial killer and the mind of the detectives represent the duality we face as people.
Outside of dumb luck, the number one way serial killers are caught is through the help of the public.
The accepted definition of a serial killer is a person who kills at least three times with a cooling off period in between his murders.
There are many more serial killers living outside the prison walls than inside.
We assume people we know can't be serial killers.
You know, I read the papers and I watch the news a lot. I watch 'Dateline' and '48 Hours'. And I think we have a tendency to become terrified of one another, thinking that there is a serial killer that is on either side of you.
I do look forward to doing things in the future that I haven't done before. Do you know what I have always dreamt about? Playing a serial killer!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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