Real Life Fiction: Scream & The Gainesville Ripper (Part 1)

IRL Horror by Boo Xo

Episode notes

Episode 007: Gainesville 1990, a murder and crime spree terrorizes the community. 5 young lives are brutally taken in truly evil ways. The fast and furious spree leaving everyone reeling. Who could possibly be responsible and why? Dubbed by the media as the Gainesville Ripper this case not only caught the residents’ attention but also the attention of a writer. Someone that would use the case as the inspiration for one of the biggest horror movie franchises. Join us as we uncover the case, the inspiration, the consequences, and have a larger discussion about whether or not fiction can make a murderer.