Tags » Mark Bowden

An awesome update on life

One awesome takeaway from Tarantino’s awesome Death Proof: the always awesome Mary Elizabeth Winstead in awesome cheerleader outfit. For that—and for many other awesome reasons I’m too lazy to elaborate here— 180 more words


Prove Big Foot Did Not Shoot Bin Laden: The New York Times Magazine's Conspiracy Theory Simplified

It’s hard to say what New York Times Magazine Editor Jake Silverstein and media critic Johnathan Mahler were drinking when they decided to publish “ 556 more words

Contemporary Commentary

Killing Pablo - Mark Bowden

Rating: 4 Stars

On the day that Pablo Escobar was killed, his mother, Hermilda, came to the place on foot.


Pablo Escobar was the notorious head of the Medellín cartel, shipping thousands of tons of cocaine into the United States and murdering everyone that got in his way.

800 more words
Non Fiction

Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw by Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, recounts the rise and fall of the notorious Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Brutal and savvy, Escobar grew from a petty street thug to head the Medellín cocaine cartel, an organization that held Colombia in its vice grip in the 1980s. 530 more words

Book List 2015

'Dark Movements'

Moving toward Dark Movements


In 2002, when I completed the drawing On the Mountain in the series The Mare’s Tale, I believed it marked the end of my work on the theme of the Mari Lwyd. 774 more words

Looking At Art

"She is not alone in thinking this way."

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him:

Judy Clarke […] referred back to the Susan Smith case, noting that it was the reason she had been “sucked into the black hole, the vortex” of death-penalty cases.

80 more words