True Crime Thursdays: MISOGYNISTIC TERRORISM - Case of Elliot Rodger (2014)
We're starting off the New Year with a deep dive into misogynistic violence. We will be discussing the case of Elliot Rodger.
On May 23, 2014, near the campus of University of CA - Santa Barbara, Elliot Rodger went on a violent rampage (killing 6/injuring 14) before taking his own life. Rodger's 137-paged manifesto detailed his struggle to date, blamed his virgin state on the "cruelty of women," and outlined plans for a day of retribution. He shared this with family, friends, therapist and even shared it online before enacting.
Why are sexually frustrated men turning to violent extremism? Let's discuss why and how this movement is growing.
INCEL vs VOLCEL vs CELIBATE
- 20/20 Episode - The Secret Life of Elliott Rodger (ABC-2014)
- Rodger's social media post - https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000002900707/youtube-video-retribution.html
- The Smoking Gun Podcast - Elliot Rodger "Killer Virgin (2/27/22)
- Crime, Corruption, & Cocktails - Elliot Rodger: The Incel Killer (Ep 77)
- Origins of Evil - Elliot Rodger: "The Supreme Gentleman" episode
- I Could Murder A Podcast - King Of The Incels - Elliot Rodger (S3/Ep9)
- Wikipedia page
- Reddit threads
- Criminal Minds Wiki - https://criminalminds.fandom.com/wiki/Elliot_Rodger
- Elliott Rodger's manifesto - https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1173808-elliot-rodger-manifesto
- The "Supreme Gentlemen" Killer by Brian Whitney (170 pgs)
As always, please feel free to add to this list in the comments.