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  • 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"

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

    "Curtain Call"

  • 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"

2007 Stories by Adam Cayton-Holland

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  • Puppy Love

    published December 20, 2007

    My mother is teetering on the edge right now. She acts like she's holding it together, putting up a good front and saying relevant, timely... More >>

  • 2 Girls, 1 Clip

    published December 13, 2007

    In a lot of ways, the Internet is like a wormhole: There you are, just cruising along in your space module, playing pinochle with some commie... More >>

  • Denver's Diversity Training's Got the White Stuff

    published December 6, 2007

    First of all, City and County of Denver, I want to thank you for coming to me in this, your hour of need. Okay, okay, so it was actually the... More >>

  • Hot for Teacher

    published November 29, 2007

    While television programs and commercial jingles will soon rape our earholes again, reminding us that this is the most wonderful time of the... More >>

  • Smothered: The Saga of the Chubby's Empire

    published November 29, 2007

    It's an early Saturday evening, and the tiny front room of Chubby's Burger Drive-In is absolutely popping with patrons, all waiting to... More >>

  • Santiago's

    published November 29, 2007

    Santiago's Mexican Restaurant, known for the spicy stuff it slips into everything from breakfast burritos to carnitas, isn't as old as... More >>

  • Wii the People

    published November 22, 2007

    I can kick your ass in Street Fighter II. I'm not kidding. You could be Ryu or Guile or even M. Bison if we were playing the Turbo version, and... More >>

  • Quality, Like Spelling, Matters Not at KollegeTV

    published November 15, 2007

    In many ways, the rise of the Internet was like the rise of the wild, wild West. Both phenomena drew thrill-seekers and fortune-hunters by the... More >>

  • Late World With Zach

    published November 15, 2007

    If it's true what they say — that you can judge a man by the quality of company he keeps — then Zach Galifianakis pretty much kicks ass.... More >>

  • A Bridge Too Far

    published November 8, 2007

    Loyal readers may recall my dear friend Brett, often referred to in these pages as "the law student." He's a full-fledged lawyer now —... More >>

  • Bringing Sexy Back

    published November 1, 2007

    If someone where to ask me, "What do you want on your tombstone, Adam?" I would make some hilarious joke about cheese and pepperoni and then... More >>

  • Pranking the MySpace Presidential Campaign Trail

    published October 25, 2007

    Mike Gravel is the Democratic presidential candidate most hungry for your friendship. Chris Dodd comes close; he's so desperate, he'll thank... More >>

  • The Best Medicine

    published October 25, 2007

    For some, Greg Baumhauer is the foul-mouthed host of the open-mike comedy night at the Squire Lounge. For others, Baumhauer is the drag-queen... More >>

  • Hickenlooper and Better Denver Spell Trouble

    published October 18, 2007

    Check out this hot little snippet of civic cheerleading, available for your perusal any time at More >>

  • Porn in the USA

    published October 11, 2007

    I must be getting soft in my old age. Because there I was, in the children's section of the downtown Denver Public Library, surrounded by happy... More >>

  • Denver's Bike Messengers Are a Union Divided

    published October 11, 2007

    House of J-Bone, July "I'm Father Time," Jason Abernethy says with a crooked smile. "Others can talk to you about the... More >>

  • The Rockies Are in the Playoffs, and I'm Not Sure I Can Take It

    published October 4, 2007

    For several years, my college roommate was Ben, a kid from Oakland who was a diehard A's fan. Every fall when we got back to school, his... More >>

  • Fade to Black

    published October 4, 2007

    If you only recognize Michael Ian Black as the talking head on VH1 or the guy hawking Sierra Mist between first downs, than you have truly... More >>

  • Scott D. Clark Plays Duck Duck Noose

    published September 27, 2007

    Google "Denver." Go ahead, do it. I promise this is not a trick that will give you that computer virus again where the horrific image of some... More >>

  • The Rockies Rock!

    published September 20, 2007

    After every Broncos game, my roommate and bitter, bitter enemy Monty and I sit in the living room and discuss what transpired with our... More >>

  • Taking the Cure

    published September 13, 2007

    Animal abuse is alive and well in San Francisco's Chinatown. I learned this firsthand while strolling through that clustered web of streets and... More >>

  • Tag the Fag

    published September 6, 2007

    Growing up, we often played a game called Smear the Queer. I am not proud of this fact, but it is a part of my childhood that I cannot deny. The... More >>

  • Shafted Like Beckham

    published August 30, 2007

    When the news surfaced that Sir David of Beckham would not be traveling to the beautiful borough of Commerce City, there to grace the feudal... More >>

  • Revenge of the Nerds

    published August 23, 2007

    Q. What is Mike Jones doing at the Irish Rover on a Monday? A. Not soliciting gay sex. Sort of. Mike Jones and the Jäger... More >>

  • Asked and Answered

    published August 23, 2007

    Do you have what it takes to win a quiz night? Denver's three leading trivia companies have very different styles, as exemplified by both the... More >>

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