Columbine: it was 20 years ago today
It’s been 20 years. I’m not sure I have anything new to say. On April 20, 1999, at 11:19am MDT, the world changed.
The time for politeness on gun violence is well and truly past
I’m done putting up with lies and willful ignorance from people who are unwilling to be logical. I’m done being reasonable with unreasonable people. And I’m done being polite about kids dying.
Columbine High School, April 20, 1999, 11:19am MDT: “Go! Go!”
It’s been 15 years since Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold opened fire. I don’t have anything new to say, but I thought that we ought to pause and reflect on that day […]
Bad journalism: it isn’t just a Manti Te’o thing. Remember Columbine?
As we try to unravel the whole Manti Te’o/”Lennay Kekua” mystery – is she dead? Is she alive? Does she exist? Was Te’o in on it or is he the biggest rube […]
Sandy Hook: Enough with the flashbacks already
Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that there was a school shooting by an adult assailant at a Connecticut elementary earlier today. Reports are still in flux, but at the […]
Chardon, Ohio: from victim to perpetrator in five rounds
by Anonymous The situation is Chardon is all too familiar: a bullied outcast with a troubled home life snaps. If TJ Lane had broken in the usual manner, he might have committed […]
Predicting the 21st Century: Nostraslammy's ten-year review
Ten years ago, at the turn of the millennium, Nostraslammy took a stab at predicting the 21st Century, with a promise to check back every ten years to see how the prognostications […]
Susan Klebold speaks
Susan Klebold, mother of Columbine High School killer Dylan Klebold, has finally, after all these years, decided to speak publicly about her son and the events of 4.20.99. She doesn’t give us […]
Review: Columbine by Dave Cullen
It’s one of those days of American history that lives in infamy: April 20, 1999, the day Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris went on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School in […]