Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
12 hours ago | Business
We've been reporting about the marijuana policies of presidential candidates, some of whom would like to turn back the clock on legal recreational sales in Colorado and a handful of other states. But there are plenty of reasons to let Colorado's e...
13 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Chris Walker's latest article about high rents in Denver focused on room shortages and horror stories. The tales definitely struck a chord with readers, whether they were eager renters or exasperated landlords. Count the following person among the...
14 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts appreciate the contributions of local originals. At our Arts blog, Byron Graham marks the passing of Michael Carter, a local stand-up comedian who died at the shocking age of 31. Denver Infill's Ken Schroeppel offers the first up...
20 hours ago | Film and TV
I've been going to the movies for a really, really long time. The first flick I saw in a theater was Disney's animated version of The Jungle Book, released in 1967, when I was six. Since then, I've experienced plenty of rude behavior by fello...
21 hours ago | Lists
Colorado is traditionally ranked among the happiest states in America. And that's the case again according to a new study by WalletHub. Why? The site's methodology touches on dozens of topics, including physical health, the depression rate an...
21 hours ago | News
Heritage Square, a Denver landmark since the 1950s, isn't shutting down entirely. The amusement park at the attraction, located in the foothills west of Denver, will remain open. However, yesterday was the last for Heritage Square's most beloved t...