Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
5 hours ago | Comment of the Day
William Breathes's post about the reasons why medical marijuana caregivers are in the state government crosshairs continues to generate comments — and the frustration over this topic is spilling into other areas. For example, the taxes placed...
6 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are still in business. Our Food & Restaurant blogs lists a slew of new metro Denver restaurant openings, as well as ten closings in February. The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek writes about the challenge of protecting stu...
9 hours ago | News
Greenpeace is known for going after whalers, toxic-waste dumpers and other entities that it sees as hindering its goal to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity." But its latest target isn't a greedy polluter or...
9 hours ago | Crime
At this writing, Leonard Martinez has not yet been formally accused of homicide in the death of his former girlfriend in Lakewood last week. But rest assured, this charge is coming. He was originally arrested on suspicion of assault and attempted ...
11 hours ago | Sports
When Brian Shaw was fired as head coach by the Denver Nuggets yesterday, the only surprise was that the team did so before the end of the season. After all, continuing to lose at this point might actually help the team get a better draft pick, and...
12 hours ago | News
Last November, when we introduced you to Gordon Klingenschmitt, the exorcism-doing, gay-slammer who'd just been elected as a state representative, he was already a darling of the progressive media types. From their perspective, he was the walking,...