John Wayne Gacy

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Was John Wayne Gacy Quietly Part Of A Snuff Film Ring?

John Wayne Gacy was a sex offender and serial killer who lived in the Chicago area and sexually assaulted and murdered at least 33 young boys and men. He was known in his community for dressing up in clown makeup for children’s charities and neighborhood parties. His victims willingly entered Gacy’s home and some even put on their own handcuffs or restraints when Gacy promised to perform a magic trick. Gacy would then rape, torture, and asphyxiate his victims. Most of his victims were buried in a crawl space in his home.
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The Property Where John Wayne Gacy Once Hid Dozens Of Bodies Has Sold To New Owners

The property where serial killer John Wayne Gacy once notoriously hid dozens of his victims has sold to new owners. Gacy was convicted of murdering 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978 in the Chicago area, many of whom he preyed upon through his contracting business. Of those 33 victims, 29 were found by investigators buried in the crawl space beneath his Des Plaines, Illinois home. The stench from it was so putrid that it eventually led to Gacy’s capture, as Peacock’s recent docuseries “John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise” explains.

John Wayne Gacy Real Estate Sells for Big Discount

The home that sits on the lot where John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 boys and young men back in '70s has sold ... after quite a slash in the original asking price. As we told you ... the property hit the market in late 2019 for $459,000, but there were no takers for more than a year ... alas, it finally has a new owner.
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Unseen art of infamous serial killer John Wayne Gacy to be unveiled at Graveface Museum

American serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, was called the Killer Clown because he used to perform at children’s hospitals as his creation, “Pogo the Clown.”. Gacy was also a prolific artist, and Ryan Graveface, owner of Graveface Museum, owns the world's largest collection of Gacy paintings, dozens of which are regularly on display at his museum along with the rest of his eclectic collection of occult, UFO, roadside attraction, circus, and cult oddities.
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He Was One of America's Most Evil Serial Killers  -  John Wayne Gacy

In December 1978, Chicago police were just beginning to uncover the evidence of one of the most heinous crimes their city had ever seen. As body after body was pulled out from under the floorboards of a seemingly ordinary suburban home, investigators realized that they were dealing with one of America’s most evil serial killers.
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise’ is True Crime Done Right

The Pitch: A docuseries focused on the crimes of John Wayne Gacy, a serial killer who murdered at least 33 young men and boys and buried most of them under his house. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: You probably know the name John Wayne Gacy, and you probably know that at some point, he dressed up as a clown. This immediately mutated into a story about how Gacy was a “killer clown,” carrying out his acts in full make-up like the real-life version of Pennywise from It. But that’s not what happened. The clown stuff was only incidental; the true story is a lot more horrifying, and tragic, and John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise does a great job covering it all.

Devil In Disguise: Is the John Wayne Gacy documentary on Netflix?

Peacock TV’s new docuseries John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise details the life of one of the USA’s most disturbing ever killers and people want to know where they can watch it. Is it on Netflix? Let’s take a look. Devil in Disguise: Who is John Wayne Gacy?. First of...
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How John Wayne Gacy Survivor Jeffrey Rignall Went On A Personal Mission To Stop Him From Hurting Others

As John Wayne Gacy’s basement crawl space was running out of room for the bodies of his victims, a man named Jeffrey Rignall survived a horrific encounter with the serial killer. Now, Peacock’s new docuseries, “John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise,” shows how, in the face of trauma and the deeply entrenched societal homophobia of the 1970’s, Rignall made it his mission to find Gacy and keep him from hurting anybody else.
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John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show. Talk to your kids about ... Families can talk about John Wayne Gacy. What did you know about Gacy before watching the documentary? What inspired you to watch it? What can be learned from Gacy's story? Why do you think true crime documentaries are so popular?

Attorney Karen Conti talks Derek Chauvin trial, NCAA antitrust issues, and John Wayne Gacy documentary

Karen Conti, owner of ContiLaw, has been a lawyer for over 30 years, concentrating on family law and business law. She joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest trending legal stories of the week including updates on the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial, the issue of whether the NCAA violates the antitrust laws by capping what student athletes can get paid as far as educational benefits, and her representation of John Wayne Gacy in his last death row appeals.
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‘Devil in Disguise’: John Wayne Gacy Documentary Fights the Commoditization of True Crime

Director Rod Blackhurst never set out to become a true crime documentarian. “As a director I’ve always been what I call ‘genre agnostic,” he told IndieWire. For him, it’s about finding a story worth telling and that can add to a larger conversation. In the case of his latest work, Peacock’s “John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise,” Blackhurst saw an opportunity to show a different facet of the infamous serial killer’s story that is highly relevant to today.
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John Wayne Gacy: The Serial Killer Who Lived in Waterloo

Some people, myself included, love all things murder mystery. I know lots of fans of 'murder' podcasts like Crime Junkie. If that's you, and you're into a little morbid Iowa history, then you should definitely checkout the new Peacock streaming series John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise. It's long, in depth, disturbing, and hits very close to home.