Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
6 hours ago | Marijuana
Back in March, we wrote about "Clearing the Haze," a Colorado Gazette series about the fallout from marijuana legalization in Colorado. The resulting package was a relentless anti-pot screed co-written by Christine Tatum, wife of Dr...
8 hours ago | Comment of the Day
A recent Ask a Stoner column concerned classes for pot newbies. Among the responses we received was one from a dispensary employee who's had a lot of experience with people with varying levels of marijuana knowledge. Most irritating, though, are f...
9 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are getting better all the time. At our Music blog, Jon Solomon offers a photo tour of the Marquis Theater's upgrades. Ken Schroeppel celebrates Denver Infill's tenth anniversary by recalling the site's most viewed post ever. The...
14 hours ago | Media
If you're among the loyal subscribers to the Denver Post's print edition, you probably noticed that there are fewer sections in today's paper than there used to be — even last week. That's because the Monday and Tuesday print Posts have undergone ...
15 hours ago | Crime
The daughter of Kathleen and Kenny Sanchez may be alive today because Kenny hit her in public when she was three-years-old. This may sound like a strange statement, but the facts of the case, as spelled out in an arrest affidavit on view below, pr...
16 hours ago | Lists
We love Colorado pride around here. But we're even more fond of showing it in a slightly unusual way — which is why, just a little over a year ago, we shared a post featuring out-of-the-ordinary Colorado symbol T-shirts. Fortunately, there are mor...