Monday, November 16, 2020


Gone at Midnight, the Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam by Jake Andersen

Episodes 17, 18, 19 (2ndCast) Sources


Billy Nilles, From the Black Dahlia to American Horror Story: Inside the Dark History of Los Angeles' Deadliest Hotel,, Feb 19, 2019.

Bryan Thomas, 'Dark Water: An unsettling supernatural Japanese psychodrama about a 'dead wet girl',, August 1, 2017.

Charlotte Luo, Missing woman found dead in apartment block's water tank, The Standard, Hong Kong, December 4, 2018.

Denise Hamilton, A Serial Killer Who Crossed Continents, LA Times, Nov 27 2007.

Elisa Lam Tumblr Repost, October 16, 2020.

Hadley Meers, "The Suicide"-The Hotel Cecil and Means Streets of L.A.'s Nortorious Skid Row, History and Society,, Sept 29, 2015.

Jake Anderson, Gone at Midnight, the Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam, Citadel  Press, Kensington Publishing Corp, New York, NY, 2020.

January 2013 Weather in Los Angeles, Dec 7, 2020.

Jennifer Smith, Police dogs pick up Elisa Lam's scent at a window leading to a fire escape after her naked dead body was found in a water tank in 2013- but her mysterious death a 'haunted' hotel continues to baffle investigators, Daily Mail, November 28, 2019.

John Lordan, Elisa Lam's Manipulated Elevator Video, Brainscratch, April 10, 2015.

John Lordan, Elisa Lam, In Other News, May 14, 2015.

Siobhan McGuinness went missing Feb. 5, 1974 a few blocks from her northside Missoula home. Her body was found two days later near the Turah exit on I-90, stabbed to death and sexually assaulted. Photo: Lewis and Clark Co. Sheriff's Office, via Facebook, NBC-Montana

Maritsa Georgiou, DNA Identifies killer in Missoula cold case 46 years later, NBC-Montana, October 26, 2020.

Mark Oliver, They Thought Killer-Turned-Writer-Jack Unterweger-was Reformed. Then He Started Killing Again,, Jan 1. 2019.

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Negligence Law Suit dismissed,, December 14, 2015.

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Episode 18 - Gone at Midnight, Mysterious case of Elisa Lam- Canadian Nanaimo Bars Recipe by Martha J Paul

 Episode 18:  Canadian Nanaimo Bars Recipe by Martha J Paull


1/2 cup butter

¼ cup white sugar

5 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1 egg beaten

1 ¾ cup graham cracker crumbs

1 cup flaked coconut

½ cup finely chopped almonds (optional)

½ cup softened butter

3 Tbsp heavy cream

2 Tbsp vanilla pudding

1 cups confectioners’ sugar

4 (1 oz) squares semi-sweet baking chocolate

2 tsp butter


1)     In double boiler, combine ½ cup butter, sugar, cocoa powder. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Beat in the egg until thick, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and mix in the graham cracker crumbs, coconut and almonds (if you want). Press into the bottom of an ungreased 8 X 8 pan.

2)     For middle layer, cream together ½ cup butter, heavy cream, vanilla pudding until light and fluffy. Mix in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Spread over the bottom layer in the pan. Chill to set.

3)     While 2nd layer is chilling, melt the semi-sweet chocolates and 2 tsp butter together in microwave or over low heart. Spread over chilled bars. Let the chocolate set before cutting into squares.

4)     OMG SO GOOD! Thank you Martha J Paul at!