Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
50 minutes ago | Education
Grinding — a dance floor move that calls for one person's ass to be ground into another person's crotch — is hardly a new phenomenon. Videos of the move have been popping up on YouTube for years; see examples below. Now, however, Arapahoe High Sch...
1 hour ago | Interviews
The song “Collaborations Don’t Work” appears near the end of the self-titled new album by FFS, the inspired team of Sparks and Franz Ferdinand — and the timing is perfect. By that point on the recording, the combined efforts of the two bands, whic...
14 hours ago | Crime
Last year, in a post entitled "Is Colorado Pot So Good It's Making Mexican Cartels Want to Take Over?," Tom Gorman, director of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA), shared some worries. "From what we're hearing, ...
16 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Our collection of top tweets from the Broncos' win over the Vikings this past Sunday focused on Twitter Nation's brutal criticism of Peyton Manning even though his team has won every game so far this season. Plenty of folks picked up on this ...
17 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts see "32" as a lucky number. At our Food & Drink blog, Linnea Covington spotlights the ten best eateries on West 32nd Avenue. Big Media's Jason Salzman weighs in on KNUS host Dan Caplis seriously considering a U.S. Senate run....
21 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this year, we told you about Uber driver Gerald Montgomery, who was arrested on suspicion of trying to burglarize a client's home — presumably because he'd taken her to the airport and knew she was headed out of town. Now, according to an ...