Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
3 hours ago | Crime
This week, we've been posting about an April 11 homicide on the 1600 block of Bruce Randolph Avenue — an incident that cost the life of Abdul Muhammad, 61. In a tragic coincidence, Muhammad is the second person with his name to be slain ...
3 hours ago | Lists
Earlier this year, we shared a post highlighting the ten most famous CU Boulder attendees according to the Ranker website. We didn't know everyone on the CU Boulder list, despite the "most famous" designation. That's true for the Ranker list of th...
4 hours ago | News
CU Boulder student Berry Allen, a twenty-year-old known to his friends as Tyler, reportedly sent a text last Thursday, April 16, that read in part, "“Oh, I’m alright, spent one night with a friend and one all nighter at library.” Since then, no on...
3 days ago | Comment of the Day
In a recent Comment of the Day, prompted by a report that Denver houses are selling for well over list owing to the red-hot market in these parts, a reader acknowledged paying $7,000 over the asking price for a condo that's gained $25,00...
3 days ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs try not to have a regional bias, but it's hard.... At our Arts blog, Lauren Archuleta offers a Colorado girl's response to the ten reasons Colorado girls are way better than California girls. Denver Egotist highlights the 1Kick Canned...
3 days ago | Marijuana
In William Breathes's account of the 4/20 rally at Denver's Lincoln Park on Monday, he noted that the gathering was more about pot than talk, since most of the serious points delivered by speakers were ignored in favor of stoner celebrations. Now,...