Interview w/Steven Levingston on ‘Little Demon’ – Murder, Mesmerism and the Media

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20151211_StephenLevingstonAuthor Steven Levingston wrote a book called, ‘Little Demon In The City Of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris‘. This true crime tale from 1889 has a “steady stream of gawkers” lining up to watch the murder trial of the “Little Demon” and her handler, a pair of natural born killers from another era. Was she hypnotized into committing a murder – or was she the one casting a spell on a public that loved blood and celebrity? Let’s ask Steven Levingston in this conversation ripped from yesteryear’s headlines.

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