Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games. His work has appeared in The A.V. Club, Topless Robot, Colorado Public Radio, The Zombie Research Society and, of course, Westword.
15 hours ago | Interviews
In his debut novel Carnality: Dancing on Red Lake, local author and Westword contributor Josiah Hesse delves into the weird world of the evangelical movement. The first in a planned series of six books that trace the history of the movement i...
2 days ago | Marijuana
If the lack of a Pot Pavilion at this year's Denver County Fair, which starts July 31 and runs through August 2 at the National Western Complex is harshing your mellow, don't blame the cats, the lawsuit over last year's edibles mess or even the fa...
6 days ago | Geek Speak
Plenty has been said about the mainstreaming of geek culture — I reference it all the time, myself — and it’s easy to see why. Superhero movies everywhere. Grown men and women in business-casual reading Harry Potter on the bus. Ads for video games...
11 days ago
12 days ago | Events
If science fiction and economic trends can agree on anything, it’s that robots are destined to become our merciless overlords. You can prepare yourself for this horrific inevitability, or even study how you might fight it, with a trip to the Longm...