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Laurel, MD

Lights, camera, action for filming of pilot for 'Behind t...

I hope it's clear from these comments that this individual is not a reputable tv producer, or is in fact any way legitimately associated with the film industry, and is not operating a genuine production company. While he doesn't seem to be outright abusing his story to get women into compromising situations (e.g., he's not making porn) it does seem clear he uses this spiel to chat-up late-teen/early-tw enties women, and get them involved in his endless vanity project that has no future. By the way, what little I know about the film industry, is that no one is "discovered " eating at or waitressing at Dennys. There are probably about 10,000 underemployed, good-looking professional actors in Hollywood who have formal acting training, who are union members, who have agents, who have headshots, and who know how to go to auditions and work the system to find whatever they can to get more on their resume and make more connections. The days of a young starlet being found working in a department store by a rich and powerful man with connections ended with Greta Garbo.  (Dec 31, 2014 | post #52)

Morgantown, WV

Rachel shoaf and Sheila eddy

I doubt that any of this is motive. The more I read and think about it, the more it seems there is no motive. The pre-meditated, meticulous manner it which it was planned and carried out shows it wasn't just passions gone out of control. Every other case of teenaged girl-on-girl murder I can think of in recent memory lacks the level of pre-meditation. Missy Avila was likely a fight gone too far. Kristen Costas sounds like a heat-of-moment. Shanda Sharer is the sickest I can think of, but even that doesn't seem pre-meditated. Even more recent stories, like Rachel Wade, lack that element. The closest I can think of Alyssa Bustamante, but her mental state from her lousy upbringing at least explains her sociopathy. In this case, the ability of the participants to segment their act from the rest of their lives and carry on as normal--with one only breaking down after the whispering got bad enough it affected her life (meaning, she was upset her life was thrown off, not for her victim), demonstrates a lack of understanding of the gravitas of their actions, and probably also an inability to empathize. I suppose anyone could kill, given the right circumstance--bein g enraged beyond reason, etc. But for most of us, the enormity of our action would immediately hit us. Killers that weep only for themselves ("I messed up my life!" not "I took another's life!") are sociopaths and narcissists. Most of the girls in my list above fit that bill, given how they acted afterwards. But as I said, even they still didn't appear to pre-meditate their actions, and at least had a "why" that makes some sense, no matter how lame. In the case of these two, we keep looking for a rational, or even irrational, "why?" but there is none. If this was a mystery novel, the author would be lambasted for writing a motiveless murder. But at this point, I'm convinced that's all it was.  (Nov 16, 2014 | post #10904)

Morgantown, WV

Rachel shoaf and Sheila eddy

I've seen a few people here make this claim about her homelife, but I don't know the details. Are there previous posts or other sources online that make this clear? Or is this coming from one of the books on this case?  (Nov 1, 2014 | post #10737)

Morgantown, WV

Rachel shoaf and Sheila eddy

No, three down-votes for thinking this should "help Rachel's parole chances." I don't think anyone thinks either perp deserves parole, ever, regardless of what happens to them in prison. In any case this is entirely conjecture; we don't know if this guard incident involved Shoaf.  (Nov 1, 2014 | post #10735)

Laurel, MD

Lights, camera, action for filming of pilot for 'Behind t...

No, *I* wrote the previous entry. If Ron has been "kicked off" what to me sounds like his own vanity project, and that video is the outcome, then it's clear whoever kicked him off and kept this thing alive is no better than him. I mean, it *was* clear to you that my post was sarcastic, wasn't it?  (Aug 5, 2014 | post #47)

Morgantown, WV

Rachel shoaf and Sheila eddy

As Newsbusters pointed out, he's older, in college, studies pre-law, and plays in a band. Surely some of that compensates for not looking like Brad Pitt. But even on that note, while I'm not one to judge what's "hot or not" in men, looking at his pictures he doesn't exactly seem like a sad wreck physically. He seems to be in shape, dresses OK, and otherwise looks decent. You make it sound like he was some 4-foot, 300-pound toad or a a real Poindexter. And as another poster pointed out, it's not like these girls were all that. They looked OK but they had youth on their side. Pretty much all high school girls look like that. A better question might be, what did he see in a younger, immature, self-absorbed brat?  (Aug 3, 2014 | post #10169)