All articles by Steve Hodel

Special Report: Black Dahlia “Voices from the Past”: Top City and County Law Enforcement Officers Declare “Case Solved”: LAPD Denies Request for DNA Testing, “Too Busy with Current Cases”

June 21, 2019 Los Angeles, California Greetings from Los Angeles and welcome to the first day of summer! Please click … More Special Report: Black Dahlia “Voices from the Past”: Top City and County Law Enforcement Officers Declare “Case Solved”: LAPD Denies Request for DNA Testing, “Too Busy with Current Cases”

Fact Checking Newsweek Article “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel- Who Is George Hodel?”

June 4, 2019 Los Angeles, California The following NEWSWEEK article, “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel”- … More Fact Checking Newsweek Article “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel- Who Is George Hodel?”

Australian Morning Television Show “Today Extra” Interviews Author Steve Hodel on Black Dahlia Investigation

May 26, 2029 Los Angeles, California Here’s a recently recorded seven-minute interview I did for Sydney, Australia’s morning show, “Today … More Australian Morning Television Show “Today Extra” Interviews Author Steve Hodel on Black Dahlia Investigation

In Her Own Words-Tamar Nais Hodel Tells the True Story of the Circumstances Surrounding Her Daughter Fauna Hodel’s Birth and Adoption

May 19, 2019 Los Angeles, California Tamar Hodel circa 2001, Hawaii I recently appeared on several nationally televised talk shows, … More In Her Own Words-Tamar Nais Hodel Tells the True Story of the Circumstances Surrounding Her Daughter Fauna Hodel’s Birth and Adoption

Steve Hodel Interview with Dr. Oz “Who Is Responsible for the Black Dahlia Murder?” (4 Minute Video Intro Clip)

https://stevehodel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/dr-oz-teaser-blk-dahlia-skh-4min-mar-14-2019.mp4 Click on above to play  May 14, 2019Los Angeles, California Above is a four-minute Introduction/Teaser video clip from today’s … More Steve Hodel Interview with Dr. Oz “Who Is Responsible for the Black Dahlia Murder?” (4 Minute Video Intro Clip)

LITFEST PASADENA “Motel, Money, Murder, and Madness: True Crime as Entertainment May 19th 4:30 PM Pasadena Playhouse

MAY 19, 2019  4:30 PM  Will be on Panel Discussion at PASADENA PLAYHOUSE FRIENDSHIP CENTER 39 S. EL MOLINO AVE, … More LITFEST PASADENA “Motel, Money, Murder, and Madness: True Crime as Entertainment May 19th 4:30 PM Pasadena Playhouse

Hollywood Fictional Miniseries “I Am The Night” Eclipses The Truth As Presented In Two Hodel True Story Family Biographies: “One Day She’ll Darken” and “Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder”

  4/28/19 Los Angeles Only in Hollywood’s Dreamland using the words “Based On” or “Inspired By” can you see a … More Hollywood Fictional Miniseries “I Am The Night” Eclipses The Truth As Presented In Two Hodel True Story Family Biographies: “One Day She’ll Darken” and “Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder”

Zodiac Killer Crimes Examined on “Very Scary People” Parts I & II- My Short Review of the Case: Status “The Good and Bad” as of 2019- Program Eliminates “The Usual Suspects” (Allen, Van Best Jr., Kane, and Kaczynski)

April 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Hosted by actor Donnie Wahlberg   I watched the two-hour opening episodes (Part I … More Zodiac Killer Crimes Examined on “Very Scary People” Parts I & II- My Short Review of the Case: Status “The Good and Bad” as of 2019- Program Eliminates “The Usual Suspects” (Allen, Van Best Jr., Kane, and Kaczynski)

Director/Screenwriter David Lynch Reveals “New/Old Clue” to Black Dahlia Investigation in “Dinner with John John”

April 12, 2019 Los Angeles DINNER WITH JOHN JOHN                        … More Director/Screenwriter David Lynch Reveals “New/Old Clue” to Black Dahlia Investigation in “Dinner with John John”

Anatomy of a Podcast: Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia- DNA Test Answers Question of Fauna Hodel’s Paternity

April 6, 2019 Los Angeles, California           I have just completed listening to the final episode … More Anatomy of a Podcast: Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia- DNA Test Answers Question of Fauna Hodel’s Paternity

Dr. Phil Show “Hollywood Obsessed: The Black Dahlia Murder Mystery, “New Evidence Found” Aired Wed March 27 2019 – Dr. Phil Praises Top National Podcast “Root of Evil”

March 30, 2019 Los Angeles, California Appeared on the Dr. Phil Show this week for a full one-hour presentation covering … More Dr. Phil Show “Hollywood Obsessed: The Black Dahlia Murder Mystery, “New Evidence Found” Aired Wed March 27 2019 – Dr. Phil Praises Top National Podcast “Root of Evil”

Seventy-Year-Old Court Documents Unsealed-Reveal Dr. George Hodel Performed an Abortion Attempt on His 14-Year-Old Daughter Prior to Obtaining a Second Sucessful Abortion Performed By Dr. Francis Ballard

March 25, 2019 Los Angeles, California In February 2019 I teamed up with my friend and super-sleuth extraordinaire,  KAREN SMITH, … More Seventy-Year-Old Court Documents Unsealed-Reveal Dr. George Hodel Performed an Abortion Attempt on His 14-Year-Old Daughter Prior to Obtaining a Second Sucessful Abortion Performed By Dr. Francis Ballard

L.A. Times Investigative Reporter/Columnist Steve”Watchdog For The People” Lopez’s Investigative Persistence Pays Off–Helps Confirm LAPD’s Earlier Suspicions Dr. George Hodel Killed His Personal Secretary and the “Black Dahlia”

    Graphic by Robert J. Sadler March 17, 2019 Los Angeles, California My previous personal KUDOS to LA Times … More L.A. Times Investigative Reporter/Columnist Steve”Watchdog For The People” Lopez’s Investigative Persistence Pays Off–Helps Confirm LAPD’s Earlier Suspicions Dr. George Hodel Killed His Personal Secretary and the “Black Dahlia”

Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia Ranked No. 2 Podcast in U.S. –Episode 4 of 8 Airs Wed March 6, 2019

March 5, 2019Los Angeles, California Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia since … More Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia Ranked No. 2 Podcast in U.S. –Episode 4 of 8 Airs Wed March 6, 2019

Musical Prodigy George Hodel Raching Out with World Renowned Composer Sergie Rachmaninoff – Family Photo Circa 1917-1923

September 26, 2019 Los Angeles, California The below family photographs were included in Black Dahlia Avenger (Arcade 2003). The top … More Musical Prodigy George Hodel Raching Out with World Renowned Composer Sergie Rachmaninoff – Family Photo Circa 1917-1923

Episode 2 – Sneak Peak 4 minute introduction to “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” Airs Wed Feb 20, 2019

February 16, 2019 Los Angeles, California Elizabeth Short and Steve Hodel                    … More Episode 2 – Sneak Peak 4 minute introduction to “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” Airs Wed Feb 20, 2019

ROOT OF EVIL: The TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA Eight Hour Podcast To Debut Wednesday Feb 13th

February 11, 2019 Los Angeles, California ROOT OF EVIL: THE TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA- … More ROOT OF EVIL: The TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA Eight Hour Podcast To Debut Wednesday Feb 13th

Three Minute Audio Intro to Upcoming Podcast “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” (Debuts Feb 13, 2019)

January 24, 2019 Los Angeles, California C13 Originals/Cadence 13/TNT Audio Introduction (3 minutes) “Root of Evil: The True Story of … More Three Minute Audio Intro to Upcoming Podcast “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” (Debuts Feb 13, 2019)

Former Charles Manson Prosecutor/ LA Head DDA Stephen Kay 2006 Video Interview on Black Dahlia and Red Lipstick Murders “Solved” Updated 2019

January 18, 2019 Los Angeles, California (Updated from 2006 original blog) CLICK BELOW LINK FOR  KAY VIDEO(2 mins)     … More Former Charles Manson Prosecutor/ LA Head DDA Stephen Kay 2006 Video Interview on Black Dahlia and Red Lipstick Murders “Solved” Updated 2019

72nd Anniversay of the Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia Murder” Will Feature Two Major Productions Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel As Her Killer: Additional LA Lone Women Murder Victims Remembered

January 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Today, January 15, 2019, marks the 72nd Anniversary of “LA’s most infamous murder.” In … More 72nd Anniversay of the Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia Murder” Will Feature Two Major Productions Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel As Her Killer: Additional LA Lone Women Murder Victims Remembered