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This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name 'talhotblond') lures men into her web. ... See full summary »

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Steve Clement ...
Narrator (voice)
Thomas Montgomery ...
Himself - Convicted Murder
Ken Case ...
Himself - Former Prosecutor
Rex Beaber ...
Himself - Clinical Psychologist
Tim Shieler ...
Himself - Jessi's Mother
Deb Barrett ...
Herself - Brian's Mother
Dan Barrett ...
Himself - Brian's Father
Ron Kenyon ...
Himself - Detective, Erie County Sheriff's Department (as Capt. Ron Kenyon)
Jim Hatch ...
Himself - Detective (as Detective Jim Hatch)
Lee Kirk ...
Himself - Oakhill Police Department (as Sgt. Lee Kirk)
John Molloy ...
Himself - Montgomery's First Attorney
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This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name 'talhotblond') lures men into her web. Revealing a shocking true crime story that shows the Internet's power to unleash our most dangerous fantasies. Written by Barbara Schroeder

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Once again, real life is stranger than fiction.
15 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"She unleashed a fantasy online that was addictive as any drug, and as lethal as any bullet."

Like the somewhat similar documentary Catfish, Talhotblond is a real-life story about how easy it is to hide behind a fictional identity online, and the problems that can result from such deceit. 

Talhotblond is an example of a worse case scenario of Internet deceit. A dangerous love triangle started online ends up in a murder and the destruction of several lives. Interviews from the people involved, psychiatric experts, and the law authorities who eventually became involved, paint a disturbing picture of manipulation and lies that is unfortunately all too true. 

If you're interested in the subject, check it out. 


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