Joseph D. (Joe) Ball (January 5, 1896 – September 24, 1938) was an American serial killer, sometimes referred to as "The Alligator Man", the "Butcher of Elmendorf" and the "Bluebeard of South Texas". He is known to have killed two and is said to have killed as many as 20 women in the 1930s. His existence was long believed to be apocryphal, but he is a familiar figure in Texas folklore. This is not his website and is in no way, other than the series of letters by which he is known by, related to or endorsed by the proprietor of said website.


Joseph Ball (b. April 6, 1994) is a photographer from the U.K.. He creates work that considers his relationship with the natural world. This is his website.