Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
44 minutes ago | Comment of the Day
We recently wrote about how rents for apartments in Denver rise and fall depending on the size of their building. But the discussion wasn't limited to this theme. Indeed, one of the most interesting responses involved the condition of homes for re...
7 hours ago | Film and TV
Congratulations, Justin Carrigan. You've got the most forgiving, understanding wife in all of human history. Why? Because she isn't giving him the heave-ho despite telling a reporter in a video that went viral how he expected to spend $30,000 to s...
8 hours ago | Film and TV
Although Von Miller still hasn't gotten a car for being Super Bowl 50 MVP — come on, John Elway, pony up! — he did get to meet Ellen DeGeneres, who he called "the only one" who picked the Broncos to beat the Cam Newton's Carolina Panthe...
8 hours ago | Crime
At this writing, there has been no announcement that Mesa County Sheriff's Office Deputy Derek Geer has died. However, it's only a matter of time. An all-too-short amount of time. Geer was shot multiple times on Monday, February 8, allegedly by a ...
9 hours ago | Crime
It's a crime almost too shocking to be believed: A man accused of biting off his girlfriend's eyelid. But it happened — and now, Jose Leyva-Estrada will have plenty of time to think about it. Leyva-Estrada has now been sentenced for the crime, whi...