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Awards

  • 2009 - Best of the West/First Amendment Funding, Inc., published June 19, 2008

    "Curtain Call"

  • 2009 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published March 6, 2008

    "Stand and Deliver"

  • 2009 - Society of Professional Journalists/Colorado Chapter, published March 6, 2008

    "Stand and Deliver"

  • 2008 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published April 5, 2007

    "An Uphill Battle"

  • 2007 - James Beard Journalism Awards/The James Beard Foundation, published December 21, 2006

    "Life of the Party"

  • 2006 - Bert Greene Award/International Association of Culinary Professionals, published January 27, 2005

    "Word of Mouth"

2006 Stories by Adam Cayton-Holland

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  • Life of the Party

    published December 21, 2006

    The door of the bus opens, belching a stale blast of vomit-scented air into the night. Inside, empty plastic bottles that once held rum and coke,... More >>

  • A Cutler Above

    published December 21, 2006

    Sometimes I'm amazed by how much of a man I am. I'll be at the gym, 35-pound plates on both sides of the bar, just ill bench-pressing, and I'll... More >>

  • Monkey See, Monkey Doo

    published December 14, 2006

    Every year at this time, people start acting real antsy around me. I'm half Jewish and half Christian -- what biblical scholars refer to as a... More >>

  • Mad Cow Disease

    published December 7, 2006

    There was something strange in the air when I walked into the indoor soccer facility where I regularly fucking dominate, out there in that... More >>

  • The Drive

    published November 30, 2006

    Whenever we visited my grandmother in Virginia, my mom would take us all to see some Civil War battlefield, after which she and my grandmother... More >>

  • Forgive, Never Forget

    published November 23, 2006

    Heather Cameron heard the sound of the gunshots that killed her mother. On Saturday, April 20, 1996, the twelve-year-old was waiting for Debra... More >>

  • Light Up

    published November 23, 2006

    You would have thought we'd landed on the moon the way people were falling all over each other at the opening of Southeast Light Rail last... More >>

  • Sin City

    published November 16, 2006

    I have a great idea for a T-shirt, one that I feel captures the current situation in Colorado Springs, our wacky neighbor to the south. It's a... More >>

  • Josh Blue, 7 More Days in the Tank

    published November 9, 2006

    It's getting harder and harder for Denver audiences to see their hometown hero and Last Comic Standing winner Josh Blue, as he's booked... More >>

  • Lost and Found

    published November 2, 2006

    It's a dog-eat-dog world. But while this story in no way involves a canine actually consuming another canine, it does involve a dog. And a diamond... More >>

  • What's in a Name?

    published October 26, 2006

    Dan Heidel met Qusair Mohamedbhai while waiting for the bus. Every weekday morning, Heidel would walk from his apartment to the stop at Ninth and... More >>

  • A Squirrel in Hand

    published October 26, 2006

    When I first moved into my house, there were three purchases I intended to make immediately. I wanted a barbecue, on which I could quickly... More >>

  • Recipe for Success

    published October 19, 2006

    And a good morning to you, too, assembled Chipotle executives! Please allow me to begin by thanking you for taking time out of your busy schedules... More >>

  • Just Say Huh?

    published October 12, 2006

    Since the rise of the Internet, whenever the subject of "kids these days" comes up, someone inevitably points out that the kids just have too much... More >>

  • Nobody Beats Him, Nobody

    published October 5, 2006

    You don't get to be a man of Dealin' Doug's stature without understanding the first rule of celebrity: Always leave them wanting more. I... More >>

  • Ben Kweller

    published October 5, 2006

    Had Ben Kweller been alive and making music during the '70s, he would have made a killing writing theme songs for classic television shows. His... More >>

  • Down in Front!

    published September 28, 2006

    If I were promoting a baseball team, I would make sure that the seats closest to the field were always filled. That way, even if there weren't... More >>

  • Jenny Lewis

    published September 28, 2006

    If Jenny Lewis has learned anything from her high-profile friends and semi-frequent collaborators Conor Oberst and Ben Gibbard, it's this: The... More >>

  • Let's Make a Deal

    published September 21, 2006

    I'm having a housewarming party at my new pad this weekend. If you don't know about it already, that's because you're not invited. The house isn't... More >>

  • Law and Order

    published September 14, 2006

    I have a message for the baristas at the Starbucks at Sixth and Broadway: tall café mocha, whipped cream, hot, not cold. There will... More >>

  • What's My Line?

    published September 7, 2006

    The last time I eagerly waited in line for something, it was a Dave Matthews concert. Yes, I know that's gay. But there was a time when the Dave... More >>

  • Student Council

    published August 31, 2006

    See if you can figure out this dream. I'm in the swank penthouse of a mammoth New York City hotel, and my whole family is there: mom, dad, both... More >>

  • Lord of Discipline

    published August 24, 2006

    Rory Vaden does not believe in luck. More than anything else, he believes in discipline. It's... More >>

  • Rapping With Rory

    published August 24, 2006

    You might think it's hard for a 24-year-old who doesn't binge-drink or do drugs and is staying celibate until marriage to relate to the rest of... More >>

  • You're My Boy, Blue

    published August 24, 2006

    As the rest of the country watched Last Comic Standing, fell in love with Josh Blue and on August 9 voted him the winner, the people... More >>

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