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2014 Stories by Cory Casciato

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  • The War Is On

    published December 11, 2014

    No matter the time or place, even in deep space or the far future, war is hell, and the little guy always gets the worst of it. But when that... More >>

  • Space Out

    published December 11, 2014

    Just because Pluto was downgraded from full planet status doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to learn from it. NASA’s New Horizons... More >>

  • Santa in Space

    published December 4, 2014

    From now until the new year, tired music, forced cheer and gaudy decorations are the order of the day, and Scrooge you if you don’t like it.... More >>

  • Walk on the Bad Side

    published December 4, 2014

    Santa Claus knows if you’ve been bad or good, and that means that most of us are screwed. Forget that fat, judgmental elf, and revel in your... More >>

  • Yippee Ki Yay and Merry Christmas

    published December 4, 2014

    Christmas traditions come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s never too late to add another one to the mix. This year, consider the potent... More >>

  • Love Hurts

    published November 27, 2014

    The end of a relationship is never fun, but Andrzej Zulawski’s film Possession takes the concept of “bad breakup”... More >>

  • Shady Characters

    published November 20, 2014

    There’s no shortage of fun in Denver for comics lovers, but at some of the bigger cons, local creators can get lost in the shuffle. Not so... More >>

  • Gaming the System

    published November 13, 2014

    When film-goers get bored with Hollywood’s action-movie clichés and formulaic rom-coms, they have a thriving indie film scene to turn... More >>

  • A Good Space

    published November 13, 2014

    Science-fiction films don't have to have astronomical budgets or use absurdly elaborate special effects to be engaging; in fact, the... More >>

  • Nerds Only

    published November 13, 2014

    Making learning fun isn’t hard, you just need a few pieces to fall into place. A fascinating subject is important, of course. A great... More >>

  • Full Tilt

    published November 6, 2014

    If you’re going to do a haunted house a week after Halloween, it needs to be something pretty special. Last year, Bloodshed Deathbath... More >>

  • The Right Khal

    published November 6, 2014

    You’ve read all the books, watched every episode of the series multiple times, and own enough memorabilia to fill a spare bedroom. The only... More >>

  • Creepy Crawlers

    published October 30, 2014

    If the only thing that really scares you about Halloween is figuring out where to spend your precious partying time, put your anxieties to rest.... More >>

  • TV Land

    published October 30, 2014

    Decades ago, a golden era of TV horror hosts flourished. Every UHF channel with access to a hammy local actor and a box full of old, cheap monster... More >>

  • Life Time Movie

    published October 30, 2014

    There aren’t many love stories as beautiful and strange as Harold and Maude, and when the stage adaptation of the classic film... More >>

  • Scare Aware

    published October 23, 2014

    With Dismember the Alamo, a four-movie marathon of undisclosed films, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is aiming to re-create that feeling of... More >>

  • King Con

    published October 23, 2014

    When MileHiCon returns this weekend for its 46th year, the literary science-fiction convention will have more than eighty authors in... More >>

  • Paint the Town Dead

    published October 16, 2014

    “Denver has a thing for Halloween and a thing for zombies, and it shows every year,” says Danny Newman, founder of the Denver... More >>

  • Man, Oh, Man

    published October 16, 2014

    Despite its name, you don’t have to wear a backwards baseball cap and cargo shorts to enjoy the Bro Show. As long as you’re a... More >>

  • The Fright Stuff

    published October 9, 2014

    No matter how you like your horror, this year’s Mile High Horror Film Festival has something to frighten your fancy. Not only are there... More >>

  • Score!

    published October 9, 2014

    Behind every classic horror movie is a great score. From the eerie synthesizers of Halloween to the ominous two-note riff from Jaws,... More >>

  • Scream Machine

    published October 2, 2014

    The scariest time of the year is here, and what better way to celebrate than by giving your loved ones the gift of terror? Denver’s premier... More >>

  • Bugging Out

    published October 2, 2014

    Romance and mad science make for strange bedfellows, but what else would you expect from David Cronenberg? When he remade a schlocky, '50s B-movie... More >>

  • Director’s Cut

    published September 25, 2014

    It had been more than two decades between films for Alejandro Jodorowsky, so when the legendary director released The Dance of Reality this... More >>

  • Law And Order

    published September 18, 2014

    Most action movies barely work as brainless entertainment, so when you come across the rare example that works on multiple levels, it’s... More >>

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