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Who here has read 'Helter Skelter'?

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Do yourself a favor. READ THIS BOOK! I can't put it down.

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Post #1   12/4/09 8:53:42AM   

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Can't say that I've read the book. But I am well aware of the circumstances and following investigation. Truly a sick and one-of-a-kind event. The trial afterward was equally as impressive.

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Posted by bojangalz

Can't say that I've read the book. But I am well aware of the circumstances and following investigation. Truly a sick and one-of-a-kind event. The trial afterward was equally as impressive.



I pretty much knew the story going in. It's pretty shocking what I didn't know, though. Manson should've never been out of jail to begin with. He was a menace from day 1.

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Yeah- it's crazy. Just curious, does the book touch at all on the connection Manson had with the Beach Boys?

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Posted by bojangalz

Yeah- it's crazy. Just curious, does the book touch at all on the connection Manson had with the Beach Boys?



They've touched on it a little bit. I'm only 300 pages in right now and the book is 630+ pages (I think?).

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I heard Manson was manipulated by the Illuminati as a way of ending the hippie movement. Dont know much outside of that and Im sure its wrong anyways. LOL what is the connection with the BB's and Manson?

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Posted by Wallass

I heard Manson was manipulated by the Illuminati as a way of ending the hippie movement. Dont know much outside of that and Im sure its wrong anyways. LOL what is the connection with the BB's and Manson?



Someone correct me if this is incorrect, but I believe the story goes that Manson became an acquantince of Dennis Wilson. How this happened I believe is disputed, but Manson was trying to become a musician, and Wilson ended up funding some recordings of Manson, and introducing him to some of his friends, one of whom owned a house that ended up being the site of the Sharon Tate murders. Eventually Manson creeped everyone out by doing a series of creepy things, and I believe he got kind of "cut-off" from this group, and the murders took place soon after.

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Its a shame that we men discuss or are fascinated with worthless human beings that should be exterminated. i swear to Goodness if Manson and I were ever in the same cell, he wouldn't make it to the next day! ughhh! him and his whole crew were dumb young adults hooked on hallucinogens and should have been given the death penalty for the brutal murdere of a pregnant lady.

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i swear to Goodness if Manson and I were ever in the same cell, he wouldn't make it to the next day!



Then that makes you no better than him.

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Posted by Wallass

I heard Manson was manipulated by the Illuminati as a way of ending the hippie movement. Dont know much outside of that and Im sure its wrong anyways. LOL what is the connection with the BB's and Manson?



Someone correct me if this is incorrect, but I believe the story goes that Manson became an acquantince of Dennis Wilson. How this happened I believe is disputed, but Manson was trying to become a musician, and Wilson ended up funding some recordings of Manson, and introducing him to some of his friends, one of whom owned a house that ended up being the site of the Sharon Tate murders. Eventually Manson creeped everyone out by doing a series of creepy things, and I believe he got kind of "cut-off" from this group, and the murders took place soon after.




Dennis Wilson picked up some female hitchhikers. They ended up being members of The Family. They hit it off and eventually word got back to Manson who showed up @ Wilson's door one night. From then on out, Manson and nearly 2 dozen Family members lived @ Wilson's home. Wilson liked Manson and the family. However, eventually Wilson moved out of the home and left it up to his manager to evict Charlie and the rest of the Family. That's when the group went to Spahn Ranch.

Dennis Wilson funded much of EVERYTHING in regards to Manson's crew. He estimated that they cost him over $100,000 during their stay. Clothing, food, doctor's visits and everything else. He even gave Manson some of the Beach Boys' gold records. It's obvious that he liked him but, at this point, I haven't really read much that indicates why he left and ultimately had the Family evicted. He received numerous death threats afterwards.

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Definitely a good book.

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Your right Im dumb meathead that needs to think before i speak i just get emotional sometimes sorry.

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Posted by Coolhand37

Its a shame that we men discuss or are fascinated with worthless human beings that should be exterminated. i swear to Goodness if Manson and I were ever in the same cell, he wouldn't make it to the next day! ughhh! him and his whole crew were dumb young adults hooked on hallucinogens and should have been given the death penalty for the brutal murdere of a pregnant lady.



In all honesty I wouldn't fancy my chances being looked in a cell with someone that mental.

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Posted by Wallass

I heard Manson was manipulated by the Illuminati as a way of ending the hippie movement. Dont know much outside of that and Im sure its wrong anyways. LOL what is the connection with the BB's and Manson?



Someone correct me if this is incorrect, but I believe the story goes that Manson became an acquantince of Dennis Wilson. How this happened I believe is disputed, but Manson was trying to become a musician, and Wilson ended up funding some recordings of Manson, and introducing him to some of his friends, one of whom owned a house that ended up being the site of the Sharon Tate murders. Eventually Manson creeped everyone out by doing a series of creepy things, and I believe he got kind of "cut-off" from this group, and the murders took place soon after.




Dennis Wilson picked up some female hitchhikers. They ended up being members of The Family. They hit it off and eventually word got back to Manson who showed up @ Wilson's door one night. From then on out, Manson and nearly 2 dozen Family members lived @ Wilson's home. Wilson liked Manson and the family. However, eventually Wilson moved out of the home and left it up to his manager to evict Charlie and the rest of the Family. That's when the group went to Spahn Ranch.

Dennis Wilson funded much of EVERYTHING in regards to Manson's crew. He estimated that they cost him over $100,000 during their stay. Clothing, food, doctor's visits and everything else. He even gave Manson some of the Beach Boys' gold records. It's obvious that he liked him but, at this point, I haven't really read much that indicates why he left and ultimately had the Family evicted. He received numerous death threats afterwards.



Ype, that's pretty much how it unfolded. Great book to read

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Post #14   10/17/10 8:26:05AM