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
Most of our readers had a positive response to Brock Osweiler's first start as quarterback during a Broncos win over the Chicago Bears as well as last night's victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. However, some of the compliments fo...
2 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts put out the welcome mat. At our Food & Drink blog, Mark Antonation highlights our November restaurant roll call, which documents four closures and 22 new arrivals. The Colorado Independent's Mike Littwin weighs in on Republic...
6 hours ago | Crime
In September, D'Andre Mayfield posted the photo above — a shot from a somber grave-site visit. Mere months later, Mayfield lost his life under violent circumstances — and services in his memory are scheduled to take place this week. Mayfield was s...
8 hours ago | Crime
James "Caz" Bzdek, the man behind Dueling Pianos Road Show, has been a well-known figure on the entertainment scene in Denver and the region for years. Now, however, he's getting the kind of publicity that can hardly be termed good for business. H...
9 hours ago | News
Robert Dear's attack on a Planned Parenthood branch in Colorado Springs this past Friday, which killed three people and injured nine others, instantly became one of the nation's biggest news stories. So big that presidential candidates were put in...
9 hours ago | Lists
Prior to last night's Denver-New England game, quarterback and hate memes target Tom Brady shared on social media an image of him riding the Broncos' mascot. We have no idea if this pic inspired the Broncos to beat the Pats, but beat them they did...