19 • The Killing Machine
Better known as The Dating Game Killer. But you can call him Rodney…
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Research – Doctor Barak
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• https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-‐‑shows/dating-‐‑game-‐‑killer/ Investigation Discovery stays classy by making a non-‐‑documentary TV show about Alcala, starring a dude from Seinfeld and Scandal. I should not assume the show is cheesy, but the poster sure isJ
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12PXvKfWdZs (this is Alcala’s appearance
on ‘The Dating Game’
• https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Serial-‐‑Killer-‐‑Rodney-‐‑Alcalas-‐‑ Photos-‐‑Released-‐‑Can-‐‑You-‐‑ID-‐‑Any-‐‑Of-‐‑These-‐‑Women-‐‑91752849.html
video montage of pictures of women found among Alcala’s belongings, which the police asked for the public’s help in identifying
•/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney_Alcala https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-‐‑news/flashback-‐‑serial-‐‑killer-‐‑ appears-‐‑on-‐‑the-‐‑dating-‐‑game-‐‑mid-‐‑spree-‐‑192077/
• https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vdpn9j/the-‐‑haunting-‐‑photography-‐‑of-‐‑a-‐‑ serial-‐‑killer
• http://www.ibtimes.com/rodney-‐‑alcala-‐‑dating-‐‑game-‐‑killer-‐‑psychological-‐‑ profile-‐‑2623321
as the link says, this is a psychological profile of Alcala that appeared, for some reason, in international Business News. This is a collection of highlights from an interview given by UK psychologist, research and writer Dr. Nicola Davis, to Pick Me Up! Magazine. The subject of the interview is why did Alcala end up Alcala.
• Stella Sands, The Dating Game Killer: The True Story of A TV Dating Show, A Violent Sociopath and A Series of Brutal Murders (St. Martin’s True Crime, 2011)