Amok Copycat Werther Effects

Amok Copycat Werther Effects


a·mok  /  əˈmək,əˈmäk / adverb
  1. behave uncontrollably and disruptively.
    “stone-throwing anarchists running amok”
    Synonyms: go berserk, get out of control, rampage, riot, run riot, go on the rampage, behave like a maniac, behave wildly, behave uncontrollably, become violent, become destructive;
    informalraise hell, go postal


The Copycat Effect: How The Media and Popular Culture Trigger The Mayhem in Tomorrow’s Headlines by Loren Coleman /  Copycat Effect / Twilight Language: Book & Blog

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The Sorrows of Young Werther – Wikipedia

The Sorrows of Young Werther is an epistolary, loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in 1774. A revised edition …

Published in English‎: ‎1779
Publication date‎: ‎29 September 1774, revised …
Original title‎: ‎Die Leiden des jungen Werthers


Austin History Center

  • Whitman biography document distributed at exhibit / showing of TOWER documentary – Presentation by the Filmmakers Behind “Tower” – Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
  • Austin Remembers – Austin History Center Association – Fall 2016, Two New Exhibits at the AHC


School Shootings

  • [PDF] Examining the Alternative Media Ecosystems through the Production of Alternative Narratives of Mass Shooting Events on Twitter by Kate Starbird (printout)
  • [PDF] Analysis of School Shootings, December 15, 2012-February 10, 2014 / Mom’s Demand Action / Mayors Against Illegal Guns – printout circa June 2014
  • Profiling school shooters: automatic text-based analysis by Yair Neuman, Dan Assaf, Yochai Cohen, and James L. Knoll – Frontiers in Psychiatry, June 2015
  • 226 School Shootings in America Since 2013 – School Shootings in America Since Sandy Hook – Everytown for Gun Safety – School Shootings


UT Tower Sniper 1966

  • Terror at Noon – excerpt from Monday, Monday by Elizabeth Crook, printout circa 6/17/2014

    On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman barricaded himself on the twenty-eighth-floor observation deck of the University of Texas’s Main Building and began shooting people below, ending eleven lives and altering countless others. An exclusive excerpt from Monday, Monday, Elizabeth Crook’s new novel about that terrible day’s events and their haunting aftermath. by ELIZABETH CROOK