Odyssey of the Lone Ranger | Switchback Magazine (March 2013): For justin Simoni, life is performance art – even on the longest and toughest mountain bike race in the world. (The .pdf attached is Part I of the 8,000-word story. Check Switchback’s website for Part II.) For Blood & Oil | Switchback Magazine […]
5280 Magazine | “Resurrection” | September 2013: In 1996, Robert “Rider” Dewey was convicted of the brutal rape and murder of 19-year-old Jacie Taylor. He spent the next 17 years in prison trying to prove his innocence. This is the story of his quest for freedom.
Semi-automatic for the People | Some Assembly Required – Mother Jones, July/August 2013 Even in California, a state known for its strict gun laws, it’s legal to build completely untraceable semi-automatic rifles like AK-47s and AR-15s. People gather for “build parties” and do exactly that. No background checks. No serial numbers. No questions. I attended […]
Loic Jean-Albert straps himself into handmade suits equipped with wings and jumps off of mountains. He revolutionized proximity flying – the art of buzzing cliff edges while plummeting at 100-mph before pulling a parachute for what hopefully becomes a safe landing. His efforts gave birth to a generation of like-minded maniacs who take to the […]
Resurrection | 5280 Magazine (September 2013): In 1996, Robert “Rider” Dewey was convicted of the brutal rape and murder of 19-year-old Jacie Taylor. He spent the next 17 years in prison trying to prove his innocence. This is the story of his quest for freedom. Half Asleep In Terra Incognita […]
Mark Ferrandino has had to overcome learning disabilities, harassment, and prejudice to become Colorado’s new, and first openly gay, House Speaker. But will leading the Legislature be his toughest challenge yet? Visit 5280 for the article. The images were taken by a great Denver-based photographer, Benjamin Rasmussen.