Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
10 hours ago | Marijuana
This Thursday, August 6, Fox News will broadcast the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 campaign season live from Cleveland, Ohio, and all eyes will be on Donald Trump, who's galvanized the public and the media with pronouncements ab...
12 hours ago | Comment of the Day
The responses to our post about how much Denverites need to earn to have an adequate standard of living were fascinating. The data contained in the piece came from a new study from the Economic Policy Institute. E.P.I. used the most recent data av...
13 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts know that dining variety is the spice of life. At our Food & Drink blog, Mark Antonation collects the ten best dishes from a year of Ethniche, our online category specializing in the best ethnic food the Denver area has to of...
17 hours ago | News
When prominent people find themselves embroiled in public controversy, they're frequently advised to keep their comments to a minimum. But Boulder cyclist Tom Danielson and former Lance Armstrong teammate took the opposite tack after being suspend...
18 hours ago | Crime
The most recent personal photo Shandrea Bowie posted on her Facebook page shows her with Dydrick Martin, her significant other. The accompanying caption reads, "Me and my baby on the Fourth of July on our anniversary." Less than a month later, the...
19 hours ago | Crime
The Colorado crime stories from July 15 definitely ran the gamut. Included among them are tales of shocking tragedy and bizarre allegations — including the accusations against Jenessa Rosenbach, seen above, who's accused of trying to kill her onli...