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Dave Cullen

Dave Cullen
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New York, New York, USA
Birthday
June 03
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Author/Journalist
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Written for NY Times, W Post, Slate, Salon, Daily Beast. Publisher Twelve (Hachette)
Bio
An expanded paperback edition of my book COLUMBINE came out March 1, 2010. Links to the book and my bio below: http://www.davecullen.com/columbine.htm

I was so overwhelmed by the response to my 'It's inside you now' post about my stint in an HIV vaccine trial, that I was inspired to promote this different line of attack.

Microbicides are one of the most promising areas for HIV research.

Vaccines have been futile so far, and we'll never/… Read full post »
I was so overwhelmed by the response to my 'It's inside you now' post about my stint in an HIV vaccine trial, that I was inspired to promote this different line of attack.

Microbicides are one of the most promising areas for HIV research.

Vaccines have been futile/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 20, 2011 4:10PM

I lost the five pounds. More, please

Back in January, I posted about New Years Resolutionaries and my goal to lose five pounds, the slow way. (A pound every week or two.)

Damn. It's still the best approach, I think, but I'm restless. I'm down from a peak of about 194 right after Christmas, to 188 now, so I've/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 20, 2011 4:10PM

I lost the five pounds. More, please

Back in January, I posted about New Years Resolutionaries and my goal to lose five pounds, the slow way. (A pound every week or two.)

Damn. It's still the best approach, I think, but I'm restless. I'm down from a peak of about 194 right after Christmas, to 188/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 15, 2011 3:31PM

Upheaval in Bahrain: hitting home

I was a little surprised how upset it made me this morning. The lead headline on the New York Times site was/is:

Unrest Grows in Bahrain as Police Kill a 2nd Protester
 
"Home" may sound like a stretch. I only lived there for three months, back in 1993-94. But for that stretch, it/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 15, 2011 3:17PM

Upheaval in Bahrain: hitting home

I was a little surprised how upset it made me this morning. The lead headline on the New York Times site was/is:

Unrest Grows in Bahrain as Police Kill a 2nd Protester
 
"Home" may sound like a stretch. I only lived there for three months,/… Read full post »
 Mubarak's speech was unbelievable—and endless. An endless, whiny, incoherent speech casting himself as martyr and refusing to leave. The oddest part was the translator, who kept groaning audibly, and sounding terribly annoyed. I've never heard anything like that. He was channeling my emotions/… Read full post »
 Mubarak's speech was unbelievable—and endless. An endless, whiny, incoherent speech casting himself as martyr and refusing to leave. The oddest part was the translator, who kept groaning audibly, and sounding terribly annoyed. I've never heard anything like that. He was channeling my emotions pr/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 9, 2011 1:05PM

Ground Zero—today, in pictures

I went went down way to the bottom of the island Monday for a meeting to plan a fundraiser for The Dart Society Monday. I took the long walk back to sign copies of Columbine at a Barnes & Noble, and passed by Ground Zero.

What I saw:

I was walking uptown (i.e.,
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FEBRUARY 9, 2011 12:38PM

Ground Zero—today, in pictures

I went down way to the bottom of the island Monday for a meeting to plan a fundraiser for The Dart Society Monday. I took the long walk back to sign copies of Columbine at a Barnes & Noble, and passed by Ground Zero.

What I saw:

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FEBRUARY 3, 2011 4:39PM

The breakout novel of 2011?

Every year, we see one or two breakout novels by new writers that suddenly capture the public's attention.

These are notoriously unpredictable, but here's my prediction anyway. The novel with the best shot at that title is just released this week: 

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore.

And if you liv/… Read full post »
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FEBRUARY 3, 2011 4:18PM

The breakout novel of 2011?

Every year, we see one or two breakout novels by new writers that suddenly capture the public's attention.

These are notoriously unpredictable, but here's my prediction anyway. The novel with the best shot at that title is just released this week: 

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore.

And/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 3, 2011 4:15PM

The breakout novel of 2011?

Every year, we see one or two breakout novels by new writers that suddenly capture the public's attention.

These are notoriously unpredictable, but here's my prediction anyway. The novel with the best shot at that title is just released this week: 

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore.

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I'm getting more cardio done the past week, because I can't pull myself away from the Cairo TV feeds on the elliptical.

I have been tweeting the best print pieces I've seen, and here is one of my favorites, just up on Slate:

We Are Making Our Future

A dispatch from the massive protest

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I'm getting more cardio done the past week, because I can't pull myself away from the Cairo TV feeds on the elliptical.

I have been tweeting the best print pieces I've seen, and here is one of my favorites, just up on Slate:

We Are

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FEBRUARY 1, 2011 1:08PM

Congratulations, Charlotte. Enjoy

A few minutes ago, Michelle Obama sent an email announcing the Democrats would hold their 2012 convention in Charlotte, NC.

That gave me a big smile, and a reminder to send a big thank you your way for supporting of my book, Columbine. (More on that below.)

I still lived in Denver when/… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 1, 2011 12:17PM

Congratulations, Charlotte. Enjoy

A few minutes ago, Michelle Obama sent an email announcing the Democrats would hold their 2012 convention in Charlotte, NC.

That gave me a big smile, and a reminder to send a big thank you your way for supporting of my book, Columbine. (More on that below.)

I/… Read full post »
JANUARY 31, 2011 1:04PM

Anarchy on Wikipedia, captured visually

There is a picture. It's from Wikipedia, though indirectly:

I found it quite amusing, along with the 99 other variations you can click at Notabilia.

More on that in a second. The reason I found it so intriguing, is because I've been backstage at Wikipedia. I was an early adopter there, back in/
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JANUARY 31, 2011 11:50AM

Anarchy on Wikipedia, captured visually

There is a picture. It's from Wikipedia, though indirectly:

I found it quite amusing, along with the 99 other variations you can click at Notabilia.

More on that in a second. The reason I found it so intriguing, is because I've been backstage at Wikipedia./
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Editor’s Pick
JANUARY 26, 2011 3:24PM

New Year's Resolutionaries: Soon departing a gym near you

Readers: If you got here from the OpenSalon front page, please note that the summary of the post there completely misrepresents the tone of the piece. Please try to disregard it.
 
Here's a test. I tried both these cereals recently. Which is healthier?

Both are/… Read full post »
Here's a test. I tried both these cereals recently. Which is healthier?

Both are filled with healthy ingredients, a very low 6 grams of sugar, and almost no fat. On fiber--the key factor I look for--the bran has 5 grams, which is quite/… Read full post »
JANUARY 25, 2011 3:32PM

Go Black Swan

I finally got to Black Swan Sunday night. It's a masterpiece.

I can't take the Oscars seriously, but I do admit to watching with a mixture of anticipation, horror, anger and disgust. So it was nice to see a film as edgy as Swan get a Best Picture nomination, and a total/
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JANUARY 25, 2011 2:37PM

Go Black Swan

I finally got to Black Swan Sunday night. It's a masterpiece.

I can't take the Oscars seriously, but I do admit to watching with a mixture of anticipation, horror, anger and disgust. So it was nice to see a film as edgy as Swan get a Best Picture/
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Hey, big congratulations to the six authors shortlisted for the 2010 Discover Awards from Barnes & Noble:


I was just in signing books at the Union Square store this week, and picked up the flyer, to discover this year's picks have been announced.

And I was giddy to see two of my favorites/
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Hey, big congratulations to the six authors shortlisted for the 2010 Discover Awards from Barnes & Noble:


I was just in signing books at the Union Square store this week, and picked up the flyer, to discover this year's picks have been announced.

And/
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