The Golden State Killer and the Zodiac

The Golden State Killer and the Zodiac

Those of us with an interest in the case of the Zodiac killer usually have substantial knowledge about the Golden State Killer also. Before the April 24th apprehension of Joseph James DeAngelo—the former police officer whom DNA identifies as the Gold State Killer—the...
Lyndon Lafferty Passes Away

Lyndon Lafferty Passes Away

Lyndon Lafferty, long-time California Highway Patrol officer and author of the 2012 book The Zodiac Killer Cover-Up: The Silenced Badge (see also: Michael Kelleher’s thoughtful comments on the book), passed away on March 5th, at the age of 83. The Vallejo...
My Name Is Cipher Solution

My Name Is Cipher Solution

Introduction At a length of 13 symbols, the Zodiac Killer’s My Name Is cipher is very short. In fact, it’s so short that it’s unlikely any proposed solution will be universally accepted unless it can be corroborated with other evidence in the case,...
The Zodiac Killer (1971) Movie

The Zodiac Killer (1971) Movie

2 (2 out of 5) Quick Summary For people who don’t have a serious interest in the case of the Zodiac, this movie deserves a 0 star rating. It’s a trifecta of bad acting, a bad script, and bad production. On the other hand, for those of us who do have a...
“My Name Is” Cipher Motivation

“My Name Is” Cipher Motivation

If you have anything beyond a cursory interest in the Zodiac Killer, you probably know that he created a cryptogram in which he purported to encipher his name. This cipher is often referred as the My Name Is cipher because that’s the phrase the killer used to...