When Did H.H. Holmes Die & What Was the Cause of Death?

The notorious American serial killer Herman Webster Mudgett aka H.H. Holmes was executed in Moyamensing Prison on May 7, 1896. Although several sources said that his kill count exceeded 130, and in some instances, 200, officials only convicted him for the murder of Benjamin Pitezel. Pitezel was Holmes’ business partner and accomplice. The convict first … Read more

Hed: ‘Loki’ Season 2 explainer: H.H. Holmes and The Chicago World’s Fair

Who’d have thought America’s first serial killer would become part of MCU canon? Incredibly, in its time-hopping, Loki Season 2 touches down during 1893’s iconic Chicago World’s Fair, which was a hunting ground for H.H. Holmes. The titular anti-hero (Tom Hiddleston)’s Gal Friday, Mobius (Owen Wilson) even name-drops the infamous murderer, exclaiming, “The white city! … Read more