Mark Bowden

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Michael Lee Jones: Serial rapist's capture shows magic and limits of DNA tracking

    Michael L. Jones​At six-foot-two-inches and 314 pounds, Michael Lee Jones is one of the larger felons in Colorado's prison system. And now, thanks to a gripping account in the December Vanity Fair of the unusual investigation that linked him to at least four rapes in three states, he's one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Thieves, snitches and killers -- oh my! -- in The Best American Crime Reporting 2008

    True tales of crime and punishment. Consider this a shameless plug -- and a free preview. Every year Otto Penzler, the venerable founder of the Mysterious Press and owner of New York's Mysterious Bookshop, and novelist Thomas H. Cook put together an anthology of true crime writing from the country ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    On Track

    The Rocky pushed its hugely ambitious serial about an early-'60s schoolbus crash as if the fate of newspapers rested on its success.

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Hell on Earth

    In this early battle of the Vietnam War, they were Soldiers -- and then some.

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Film

    January 17, 2002

    Zoom Through Doom

    Black Hawk Down pays grim, gritty homage to real American warriors.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Hit Man Nobody Knows

    The government says he killed more people than Tim McVeigh. He lives in a cell a hundred miles from Denver. So how come you've never heard of La Quica?