Albert Fish, Beloved Cannibal

Just finished a chilling documentary by John Borowski on beloved American cannibal Albert Fish, the sadomasochistic serial killer in the 1930s who prayed on children and enjoyed driving needles into his body. He was finally arrested for killing poor little Grace Budd who he cooked in a stew. He even sent a hideous letter to her mother (which is framed on the wall of artist Joe Coleman who is interviewed at length). There is an urban legend that when he was electrocuted the chair short-circited because of the needles in his body, but it's not true. For more on this fiend check out this nightmarish DVD (at or go to

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