Dave Cullen

Dave Cullen is the author of Columbine.

April 19 2013 11:28 PMIs Boston Like Columbine?Were the Tsarnaev brothers a “dyad” like Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, with a charismatic leader and submissive follower? 
The XX Factor
Nov. 23 2010 1:00 PMColumbine's Lost Lesson
History Lesson
April 29 2009 7:05 AMThe Four Most Important Lessons of ColumbineHow "leakage" and the "active shooter protocol" have prevented other tragedies.
History Lesson
April 16 2009 7:03 AM"God I Want to Torch and Level Everything"Columbine killer Eric Harris plans the massacre.
April 20 2004 11:59 AMThe Depressive and the PsychopathAt last we know why the Columbine killers did it.
The XX Factor
Dec. 2 2010 11:16 AMUnderstanding Sam Hengel, the Gunman at Marinette High School
Feb. 19 2010 6:51 PMSeven Deadly TraitsDecoding the confession of the Austin plane bomber.
History Lesson
April 16 2009 6:59 AMInside ColumbineAs the assault raged, students fought to keep a wounded teacher alive.
Medical Examiner
April 20 2007 3:45 PMPsychopath? Depressive? Schizophrenic?Was Cho Seung-Hui really like the Columbine killers?
War Stories
July 9 2003 2:55 PMThe Air Force Academy's Show TrialThe academy's new mascot should be the scapegoat.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 2:57 PM ISIS Helps Snuff Out Conservative Opposition to Government Funding Bill
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PM Ask a Homo: Secret Ally Codes 
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PM Hey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Games
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PM A Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?