Albert Fish is one of the most terrifying and notorious figures in the history of true crime. A cannibal and child killer, he was both a sadist and a masochist whose sexual perversions knew no bounds.
Albert Fish was the original Boogeyman. For decades he roamed the country, a shadowy figure, abducting children and eating them. Not unlike the Slenderman of internet lore, he would appear and then mysteriously be gone, taking a child with him. Only Albert Fish was very, very real. When witnesses were asked to describe him, they would call him, simply, The Gray Man.
His disgusting and infamous legacy was made famous by many things, how an x-ray showed he had inserted 28 needles into his groin as part of his masochistic love of pain, how, when being told he was to die in the electric chair, he exclaimed what a thrill it would be, and most ...... Read more