Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
2 hours ago | Marijuana
All but lost amid the hype in advance of Super Bowl 50, won by your Denver Broncos, were remarks by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the league's policy toward marijuana — an issue that arose during a Q&A in advance of the game that came c...
3 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Amid our recent snowstorm, we shared a vintage post naming the top ten cars whose drivers can be jerks on icy roads. Among those who responded was a reader who didn't own doesn't own any of the vehicles on our list — but confessed to being jerky b...
4 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs bring people together. At Westword Food & Drink, Lauren Monitz shares her choices for the ten best date-night restaurants in Denver. Denver Stiffs' Adam Mares ranks the Denver Nuggets by nickname. The Colorado Independent's C...
10 hours ago | Lists
Yesterday, we highlighted thirty NFL experts who predicted the Panthers would beat the Broncos in Super Bowl 50. We could have featured a lot more. The overwhelming majority of sports pundits thought Carolina would thrash Denver in the big game — ...
11 hours ago | Sports
For his incredible performance during the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 win, Von Miller was named the game's Most Valuable Player — and deservedly so. But he's got a reason to be wearing the expression seen in the photo above, which he shared on his must...
12 hours ago | Crime
This charming photo of CU Boulder student Merissa Hirneisen seen above is from her Facebook page. The portrait snapped after her arrest for allegedly trying to steal text books and then using a stun gun on security guards merits differen...