Author Archives: Gina Scanlon

The Jack the Ripper Virtual Tour – Extended

Stop1-ripper-street

STOP 1. 7th August 1888. THE DEATH OF MARTHA TABRAM Start your tour on Whitechapel High street in front of […]

Episode 4: Locking Up Women for ‘The Good of This City’

Ripper Street ep4 pic13

“We cannot build a railway without demolishing a slum or two.” The industrialist ‘progress’ of technology left behind many confused […]

‘I Need Light’: The Discovery of Technology and Gadgetry

Screen shot 2013-01-15 at 12.52.16 PM

In the first episode of “Ripper Street,” one cannot help but notice the dramatic presence of newly-developed technologies that the […]

The Weight of One Man’s Heart: War Wounds Lingering in the Abyss

Screen shot 2013-02-15 at 5.45.24 PM

Drake: “(Egyptians) believed the gods placed the heart in scales against a feather. The Feather of Justice. If the heart […]