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4 Dead In Aurora, Colorado, After Shooting

Another shooting with multiple fatalities in Aurora, Colorado: Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, after an hours-long standoff, reports the Denver Post. Details are still sketchy, but SWAT teams…

Newser | January 5, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Doc Warned University ‘Threat Team’ About James Holmes

The psychiatrist for Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes was so concerned about his state of mind that she alerted members of the University of Colorado’s “threat team.” But they did nothing because…

Newser | August 2, 2012 - 11:50 am

Dane Cook Slammed For Joking About Colorado Theater Shooting

On Thursday, Dane Cook joked about last week’s deadly Colorado cinema massacre during a stand-up gig at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.
He told the audience, “So I heard that the…

Starpulse | July 27, 2012 - 3:50 pm

The Soapbox: The Aurora Shooting & The Myth Of Men’s Obligation To Be Heroes

In the days, weeks and months following a national tragedy, myths settle into our national consciousness. Myths are not falsehoods, per se. Rather, myths are the stories that we repeat…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Today In WTF: WSJ Columnist Wonders If Women Saved By Their Boyfriends In Aurora Were “Worthy Of The Sacrifice”

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto thought it appropriate to question via Twitter if the three women who were reportedly saved by their boyfriends in last week’s “Dark Knight Rises” shooting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 25, 2012 - 12:20 pm

No, Just No: An Aurora Massacre Thong

Well, that didn’t take very long. Some tasteless asshat made thongs reading “Aurora 7-20-12″ for sale on the CafePress web site. They appear to have been taken down by now, but…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: Hey, Patricia Legarreta, Seriously, Don’t Marry Jamie Rohrs

It is usually not my style to meddle in other people’s relationships, but I’ve got to join the chorus of those advising — in internet comment sections, duh — Patricia…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Father Who Left Family In “Dark Knight” Theater Shouldn’t Be Blamed

By now we’ve all read about the young Aurora, Colorado couple who had just moved to town and made the fateful decision to take their two young children to the midnight showing of “The…

The Stir | July 23, 2012 - 12:10 pm

James Holmes Had A Profile

And, considering it has been sent to me, like, 10 times today, I suppose I should write about it, even though every time I try and think of an annnngle

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2012 - 11:40 am

Online Retailer Takes Advantage Of Aurora Shooting To Sell Dress Of The Same Name Via Twitter

Today in completely classless, whoever runs the Twitter account for (which sells celeb-inspired clothing) thought it would be ingenious to use the #Aurora hashtag on Twitter (trending because of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Gunman Kills 12, Injures 50 At Midnight Showing Of “The Dark Knight Rises” In Colorado [UPDATED]

Absolutely horrifying news to report this morning: early this morning, at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colorado, a gunman shot and killed 14 12 people and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2012 - 7:30 am