Dan Baum

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Morse recall: The party-line politics of a gun-rights battle

    Update, July 18, 2:33 pm: Denver Chief District Judge Robert Hyatt has ruled that the recall elections of state senators John Morse and Angela Giron can proceed. Despite challenges from the incumbents to the actual language of the recall petitions, Hyatt has found that the petitions (based on a temp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Reader: Dan Baum should take aim at his issues, not guns

    Dan Baum took a few bullets from critics of his Harper's Magazine piece, too.​Dan Baum's new book, Guns Gone Wild, won't be published until 2013, but critics are already taking aim at the author, after he published a related essay as a Kindle Single. The irony? Baum lives in ultra-liberal Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Dan Baum's book in the making, Guns Gone Wild, already has gun guys up in arms

    Boulder author Dan Baum is a gun owner, and his most recent work, a companion piece to his upcoming book Guns Gone Wild that was released as a Kindle Single, makes an argument that most gun owners would seemingly support: that the AR-15 rifle is fun, a beacon of hope in a sinking gun market that doe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Dan Baum details his New Yorker denouement, 140 characters at a time

    11:11 ProductionsDan Baum Boulder-based scribe Dan Baum has had a pretty distinguished writing career. The guy's byline has popped up in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times Magazine and Rolling Stone, among others, and his latest book, Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans, made the New Yor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Q&A with local scribe Dan Baum, author of Nine Lives

    How do you report on one of the most-covered events in recent U.S. history? That was the conundrum facing Boulder-based writer Dan Baum, then a New Yorker staff writer, when he arrived in New Orleans a few days after Hurricane Katrina. Baum and his wife and writing partner Margaret Knox's ultimate d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    The blog shortcut, March 23 edition

    March forward. Today in Backbeat Online: • The Photo Atlas live at SXSW 2009. • Overcasters SXSW tour diary. • Epilogues SXSW tour diary. • Aloft in the Sundry SXSW tour diary. • Meese SXSW tour diary. Today in Cafe Society: • Appleman's cooking in Boulder tonight. • Alba Osteria exp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Storm Warning

    Dan Baum brings New Orleans to life in a new book.

  • News

    April 17, 1997