Florida Psycho Targeted Other Women After Wife's Murder

A Florida man allegedly killed his wife and shot seven other women at a restaurant Sunday night, in a crime tragically reminiscent of George Sodini's 2009 gym rampage. » 6/08/10 9:40am 6/08/10 9:40am

New German Sex Dolls Go SciFi, Scary

A German company called First Androids [NSFW] has created a sex doll that breathes and has a pulse. It's just like a real woman, only with no brain or corresponding ability to reject douchebags. » 9/15/09 1:00pm 9/15/09 1:00pm

The Gift Of Fear: How To Prevent Another Gym Rampage

The gym where George Sodini went on his shooting rampage reopened this weekend, and today, we look at a book that some believe could help prevent future violence there and everywhere: Gavin de Becker's The Gift of Fear. » 8/24/09 4:00pm 8/24/09 4:00pm

The Fate Of Murderer George Sodini's Fortune

Gym gunman George Sodini apparently left $225,000 to the University of Pittsburgh. The University isn't sure whether to accept the money, but it may not matter, as it will probably be paid in damages to his victims' families. [MSNBC] » 8/18/09 2:30pm 8/18/09 2:30pm

How Not To Cure Shyness: Misogyny, Sodini, & The Plight Of The…

CBS reports today that gym gunman George Sodini had been questioned by police prior to his murders, and the Times of London offers a possible parallel to his situation — the phenomenon of "love shyness." » 8/10/09 12:00pm 8/10/09 12:00pm

Bob Herbert: "The Barbaric Treatment Of Women And Girls Has Come To Be…

In today's New York Times, Bob Herbert argues that "we would become much more sane, much healthier, as a society if we could bring ourselves to acknowledge that misogyny is a serious and pervasive problem." Some of his commenters disagree. » 8/08/09 2:30pm 8/08/09 2:30pm

Gym Gunman Was Not Alone: The Making Of A Misogynist Murderer

Gunman George Sodini may have entered a Pittsburgh gym alone on Tuesday night. But he was part of a string of mass murderers of women — and a loose-knit group of misogynists who encourage manipulation and hatred. » 8/06/09 12:00pm 8/06/09 12:00pm

Gunman Murders Gym-Going Women; Misogynists Approve

George Sodini killed three women and injured at least ten others at a Pittsburgh-area gym before shooting himself yesterday. His online diary reveals an obsession with "hoes" who refused to date him — and a connection to more "mainstream" misogynists. » 8/05/09 12:40pm 8/05/09 12:40pm