Serial Killers as Heroes in Popular Culture
April 28, 2013
The world has many known serial killers and for one reason or another they become famous because of the awful crimes that they commit against man. The media reports the killings and then the writers and producers make the television shows and movies. The media feed off the society and the enjoyment of killings. A psychiatrist would in turn say that in some form we all have a dark side but that some of us choose not to act on those feelings and others choose to feed their hunger for killing no matter what the cost, because in some way they feel as though they are invincible and will not be caught. Serial killers feel that if they do get caught they have an end game just in case.
Ted Bundy was a very educated man and very handsome man. He was the guy next door that you could bring home and introduce to the family. “A discussion of Ted Bundy has become a standard feature of almost every popular and academic book about serial murder.” Ted Bundy was connected to at least 36 murders, now this man clearly could have kept killing had he not been caught. Ted Bundy began killing because his heart was broken by a young lady. Before that he was an everyday, ordinary, good looking guy that had everything going for him. This one incident tore him up so severely that he could not recover from the devastating effect. If all the men in the world did what he did over a broken heart then there would be no women in the world at all. That does not say a lot about his mindset and how easily and quickly he let his thoughts overtake him and begin killing women the way he did. Due to all the media attention that he received he became a well-known and popular serial killer that actually had a following of young women who did not care about the crimes he committed they just wanted to be a part of his life. The police had a hard time finding the person that was committing these...