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 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Our post about a new lawsuit against Colorado's marijuana laws by a number of sheriffs in the state prompted a blizzard of Facebook comments. Most of them took the law-enforcers to task, although the reasons varied widely. This reader is baff...
3 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts like to serve themselves. At our Food & Restaurants blog, Mark Antonation previews First Draft, slated to be Denver's first self-service beer bar. Mile High Report's Jon Heath tells a tale of Twitter confusion involving the D...
6 hours ago | News
Earlier this week, we shared some jarringly homophobic remarks offered up by Gordon Klingenschmitt, a recently elected member of Colorado's House of Representatives. But Klingenschmitt is hardly the only person publicly peddling gay hatred. W...
9 hours ago | Lists
We're currently in the midst of National Consumer Protection Week, described as "a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions." To mark the occ...
10 hours ago | Crime
Last October, we told you about the arrest of Brandon Hansen, who was accused of surreptitiously taking videos of naked women in tanning booths. Additionally, he allegedly spent a full day grabbing up-skirt footage at a Denver Pavilions escalator....
11 hours ago | Sports
One of the long-held claims about Major League Baseball is that fans of every team are filled with hope during Spring Training. Unfortunately, the Colorado Rockies, whose Spring Training schedule got underway this week, put the lie to this theory....