Killdozer in the Media

Image by John Garrison for Love+Radio Podcast

On May 24, 2018 Ryan Warner from Colorado Public Radio interviews Patrick Brower about Marvin Heemeyer’s rampage on Granby.  In the interview, Patrick discusses the event, and the glorification of Marvin Heemeyer as a great American Anti-Hero!

Read the story The Man Barely Escaped Killdozer’s Path.  Now He’s Written a Book about Marvin Heemeyer by Michael Sakas.

Produced by Love+Radio by PRX, The Machine, tells the story of Marvin Heemeyer using interviews with local Granby residents and the tapes Marvin left behind in the wake of his destructive day.  If you are a fan of podcasts or if you have any connection to Granby, you have to listen to this amazing story!

Mike Rosen, a well-known Colorado radio personality, interviews author Patrick Brower on his book Killdozer.  The interview premiered on January 5, 2018 during the Mandy Connell show for iheartradio and 850 KOA in Denver.

Local Denver CBS affiliate covers the release of Killdozer in Granby, Colorado.  This piece offers a perspective on how the local residents of Granby have rebuilt their town 13 years after that fateful day.  Read the article at CBSNews.

The popular verification site, Snopes, discusses a viral message touting the “heroic” acts of Marvin Heemeyer, a man who created a “killdozer” to exact revenge on a small Colorado town, omits several key details.

In the wake of the murders at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md. June 28 I felt compelled to write about the attack on me and the Sky-Hi News in Granby 14 years ago. It foretold some of the violence against the media and government that we see today. Read the guest commentary here.

Additional Media

January 2018

EagleVail is a beautiful, peaceful, prosperous place … despite what you read in the Vail Daily by David O. Williams:  Mr. Williams provides some perspective on the implications of hateful rhetoric and how another “Killdozer” could be lurking around the corner.

Lessons From a Small-Town Bulldozer Rampage in Colorado by David O. Williams on  Williams covers Patrick Brower’s recent talk at the Northwestern Colorado Council of Governments meeting which discussed the implications of Heemeyer’s rampage for local governments.

February 2018

Granby ‘Killdozer’ author and Steve Bannon classmate blasts anti-government trend on  A paid for subscription article that discusses current trends against the government.


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