Brooks Brown

  • News

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Kristin & Candice Hermeler: Suicide-pact twins' Columbine fascination deeper than admitted

    Kristin Hermeler​It didn't make much sense that Candice and Kristin Hermeler would travel halfway across the world to enact a suicide pact at a local gun range -- until reports began to surface about the Australian twins' obsession with the Columbine shootings. While police have tried to downp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Randy Brown on the cancellation of today's Columbine-related Oprah broadcast

    As pointed out earlier today in a blog about the many media appearances of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis, Colorado journalist Dave Cullen, author of the widely praised volume Columbine, was scheduled to appear on Oprah today, the tenth anniversary of the massacre at the high school. However, y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2007

    An Encounter With Grace

    Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: I appeared on Nancy Grace's show last night. Why? Google is probably the reason. As you may recall, CU-Boulder student and self-styled satirist Max Karson was arrested on April 17 after saying in a class that he could understand why the disturbed Virgini ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    The Good Part

    A Columbine survivorís journey to a new life takes a few detours through film, Michael Moore, God and book deals.

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    The Plot Sickens

    Another "lost" Columbine report triggers new questions -- and a long-overdue investigation of police ineptitude.

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Deeper Into Columbine

    The settlements. The spin. The remaining secrets.

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    "I'm Full of Hate and I Love It"

    The secret writings of Eric Harris reveal the explosive rage of a young killer -- and his power to manipulate others.

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 19, 2001

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Attention, Kmart Shoppers

    Columbine survivors team up with Michael Moore to make the chain bite the bullet.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Chronology of a Big Fat Lie

    Tracking the official story of the secret Columbine affidavit.

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Lights, Camera...No Comment

    Two years after the shootings, 60 Minutes brings Columbine back to prime time -- and local officials get camera-shy.

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    The Missing Motive

    Investigators glossed over the important question: Why?

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Anniversary Post-Mortem

    The media's coverage of the Columbine anniversary was the journalistic equivalent of slow-pitch softball.

  • News

    April 13, 2000


    A year after the Columbine murders, agonizing questions remain ó about the attack, the police response, and a sheriff under siege.

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Off Limits

    The son also rises...

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Hall of Shame 1999

    Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Doom Rules

    Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.

  • Music

    September 14, 1994