The Creepiest Thing about Writing about Charles Manson

surprisingly isn’t the murders

Some of the female members of the Manson Family, taken during the 1970 trial of Charles Manson for the Tate/LaBianca murders

So, I’ve been writing about Charles Manson, the Manson Family, and their infamous killings for more than five years now. It began by wanting to explore whether Helter Skelter (Charlie’s vision of a race war that would ultimately put him into global power) was the real motive for ten murders that the Family was responsible for during the…