Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
1 hour ago | Comment of the Day
Given our recent run of snowy weather, it's no surprise that our post featuring ten things winter-driving virgins should know before hitting snowy roads went viral again. Along with suggestions, the latest batch of readers responding to the item h...
4 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...
4 hours ago | Sports
For the second time in 2015, a Colorado fighter has come up short in a high-profile national bout. First, it was Denver boxer Mike Alvarado, who fell to Brandon Rios shortly after being busted on a gun charge. Now, it's Broomfield-native Cat Zinga...
5 hours ago | Lists
In recent years, Colorado has been something of a purple state — a blend of Republican red and Democratic blue. But there are certainly some notable Republican strongholds that stand out on a national level. A recent study by UCLA professor C...
6 hours ago | Media
In a recent profile of Shahid King Bolsen, the New York Times branded the Boulder native as "the unlikely apostle for a distinctive blend of anti-globalization sloganeering and Islamist politics that is fueling a new wave of violence ag...
7 hours ago | Crime
Kelly Mae Myers was reported missing in the Grand Junction area in late December. At first, law enforcers didn't classify her case as a crime because evidence suggested she may have left of her own free will — and because she was eighteen, such a ...