Ladybird Lake Deaths, Smiley Face Killers and The Rise of Strange But True Crime In the Great Outdoors

Grand Ballroom, Alamo Drafthouse Screening and Panel Room

Saturday May 27, 2023 - 7:00 pm

Dark Outdoors podcast host and wildlife investigative journalist Chester Moore takes a look at the strange deaths on Austin's Ladybird Lake and similarities to Smiley Face Killer phenomenon. He will also discuss how it and many other deaths in the great outdoors fits a pattern of "crimes of recognition" started by Texarkana's real-life Phantom Killer, known chiefly from the Charles B. Pierce docudrama "The Town That Dreaded Sundown".



Q and A