Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
2 days ago | Comment of the Day
Our post about the decision by a prosecutor not to charge police officers for the killing of Michael Rodriguez in Greeley last month, we noted that there have been four fatal officer-involved shootings in Weld County over the past eight month...
2 days ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs know a bargain when they see one. At our Arts blog, Bree Davies lists Denver's ten best vintage, thrift and resale stores. Colorado Pols shares loony video of Dr. Chaps lamenting the death of his bills to the tune of the Beatles' "Yes...
2 days ago | Marijuana
Over the past couple of years, we've shared plenty of stories about drivers who feel they've been pot-profiled in other states because their vehicle had Colorado license plates. Most recently, we shared the story of Gabriel Campbell, who was ...
2 days ago | Film and TV
If you thought the national and international media's fascination with Colorado's marijuana legalization experiment would start to wane by now, you were wrong. Major news organizations continue to crank out stories of widely varying quality about ...
2 days ago | Lists
The Fiat 500: Launched as the Nuova (new) 500 in July 1957, it was a cheap and practical town car. Measuring only 2.97 metres (9 feet 9 inches) long, and originally powered by an appropriately sized 479 cc two-cylinder, air-cooled engine, the 500 ...
2 days ago | Business
As we've documented (with help from lots of readers), Denver's rent prices are rising at a more rapid clip than most renters would like. But while one recent survey put Denver among the twelve U.S. cities where rent has gone up the most, RealtyTra...