Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
45 minutes 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 hours 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 hours 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...
3 hours ago | News
Winter is finally getting serious in the Denver area. And that means potholes. Plenty of them. Right now, 7News is encouraging viewers to tweet the locations of the worst potholes they see during their commutes to the appropriate hashtag #Col...
18 hours ago | Comment of the Day
The responses continue to come in over our post in which Denver was named one of the ten best cities for single women. Some of those responding agree with the premise. Others aren't especially impressed by the selection, however. Here's an example...
19 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs offer plenty of thumbs-ups. At our Music blog, Drew Ailes offers six reasons he won't like your band on Facebook. Predominantly Orange's Sayre Bedinger address rumors that the Broncos want Peyton Manning to take a pay cut. The Colorad...