Just before he was executed in Florida, serial killer Ted Bundy made a last-gasp grab for respectability as a crime expert. Asked by religious broadcaster James Dobson what made him turn violent, Bundy put the blame on graphic pornography. "Like an addiction, you keep craving something that is harder," intoned Bundy, "until you reach a point where…you begin to wonder if maybe actually doing it would give you that which is beyond just reading."

 

-U.S. News & World Report, February 6, 1989