Brazilian Trio Running Cannibal Bakery Go to Trial

Aleksander Chan · 11/14/14 12:43PM

Three people—a man, his wife, and the man's mistress—went on trial in Brazil yesterday after they were arrested in 2012 for allegedly killing women and then baking them into pastries they would eat and sell to neighbors.

Just a Song About Hollywood Superstar and Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf

Jay Hathaway · 10/22/14 10:55AM

Rob Cantor and the The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles present a song about Shia LeBeouf, a famed Hollywood actor and forest-dwelling eater of human flesh who sets upon you one night and forces you into a fight for your very life—featuring Shia LeBeouf as himself as Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane.

Convicted Killer on Parole Stabs Woman to Death, Eats Her Brains

Aleksander Chan · 09/15/14 02:53PM

Indiana police arrested Joseph Oberhansley—a convicted killer on parole—last week in connection to the killing of Tammy Jo Blanton, who was stabbed to death in her Jeffersonville home. Oberhansley reportedly admitted to police that he ate part of Blanton's brain, heart, and lungs after killing her. "He further admitted to cooking a section of her brain and eating it," the arrest reported obtained by WAVE reads.

Lovesick Cannibal Eats the Heart of His Ex's New Boyfriend

Andy Cush · 06/12/14 11:10AM

Everyone knows heartbroken men are prone to irrational behavior. One scorned lover might show up outside his old flame's house, waking her with the very loud Peter Gabriel song that's emanating from his boombox; another might find his ex's new guy, stab him in the chest, and eat his heart with a knife and fork.

Tennessee Man Kills Woman and Eats Part of Her Corpse

Aleksander Chan · 06/10/14 05:43PM

Police in Tennessee have arrested 37-year-old Gregory Scott Hale after he confessed to having murdered, dismembered, and consumed part of a woman he had met a day earlier. He committed the murder, he told investigators, in his parent's house, where he lives. Police have identified the woman as Lisa Marie Hyder.

The Rockefeller Consumed By Cannibals: A Chat With Author Carl Hoffman

Rich Juzwiak · 04/01/14 12:15PM

The story goes like this: In 1961, the 23-year-old Michael Rockefeller (son of Nelson), was in the Asmat region of New Guinea, collecting local relics for his father's Museum of Primitive Art. His boat overturned a few miles from shore and he decided to swim back. After doing so for some 20 hours, he was greeted by locals on the shore, who speared and then ate him.

Abandoned Cruise Ship Full of Starving Rats Headed For Land

Ken Layne · 01/23/14 02:04PM

A ghost ship filled with cannibal rats is floating somewhere off the coast of Scotland, ready to crash ashore and unleash its disease-ridden cargo of starving rodents. And it's all because Canadian authorities let the Soviet-era nightmare liner loose in the North Atlantic, satisfied that it was no longer a threat to Canada.

Oh God Cher What Are You Doing?

Rich Juzwiak · 06/18/13 11:29PM

Cher performed on live television for the first time in over 10 years on Tuesday night's live finale of The Voice. She moaned over a backing track on her comeback single...blah blah blah...the real story was her wig. Sorry, wigs.

Teen Girl's Smashed Skull Proves Jamestown Creeps Were Cannibals

Ken Layne · 05/01/13 12:16PM

Jamestown was a gruesomely failed start to the English colonization of America. The people were malnourished and disease-ridden and too dumb to eat the bountiful fish and fruits all around them. Most of the settlers were dead within the first year, and in the second hungry winter of 1609-10, the starving survivors chopped open the skull of a newly dead 14-year-old girl and feasted upon her brains.

Dutch TV Hosts Dine On Each Other's Flesh

Seth Abramovitch · 12/19/11 10:17PM

[Updated below.] A reality show from the Netherlands called Proefkonijnen ("Guinea Pigs") set about tackling the ultimate taboo head-on. No, not that taboo. The other taboo: Cannibalism! The gluttonous consumption of tasty, fatty, crispy-skinned human flesh. Mmmmmm. Peeeeeople. So co-hosts Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno submitted themselves to what is informally known on Fire Island as "the Gentleman's Agreement" — you eat my meat, I'll eat yours.

Woman's Husband-Meat Meal Smells Horrible

Max Read · 11/26/11 10:00AM

When 33-year-old Zainab Bibi of Pakistan allegedly killed her husband Ahmad Abbas, she had an excellent plan to dispose of his body: cook him. Unfortunately, either Bibi is a bad cook, or Abbas was a bad source of meat.

Missing Tourist May Have Been Eaten by Cannibals, Or Not

Maureen O'Connor · 10/17/11 05:45PM

Following the discovery of charred human remains beside a campfire in French Polynesia, European rumormongers fretted that Stefan Ramin—a German tourist who went missing while vacationing on the island of Nuku Hiva—had been eaten by cannibals.

Black Widow Cannibal Seeks Parole

Seth Abramovitch · 09/29/11 10:45PM

Some models say, "Nothing tastes as good as thin feels." But Omaima Aree Nelson, a former Egyptian model, said, "Nothing tastes as good as the man I married." So she killed and ate him! And now she'd like to be released early, please.