Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
58 minutes ago | Comment of the Day
A reader whose comment we shared in a recent Comment of the Day took some Colorado natives to task for boasting about their status. The post's headline: "Don't Say You're From Colorado Every Five Seconds Like a Vegan." The topic inspired anot...
2 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are very conscientious. At our Arts blog, Bree Davies lists the five ways not to park like a jerk in Denver — including leave two to three feet of space between vehicles when parallel parking. A grabby Colorado Pols headline read...
6 hours ago | Education
Our post earlier today highlighting sexist comments made about reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister by sheriff's office employees who didn't realize their conversation was being recorded demonstrates the continuing challenges women face i...
7 hours ago | Crime
In December 2013, we told you about the arrest of Traci Cunningham on charges that she murdered her adoptive mother, Penelope Cunningham, and left her body in a remote part of Eagle County. Traci Cunningham has now been found guilty of the cr...
8 hours ago | Business
The latest numbers in regard to rent prices in Denver are out. And in the majority of metro-Denver communities, the upward trend continues. The data, courtesy of ApartmentList.com, calculate rent prices during the month of August for ten cities in...
9 hours ago | Media
What happened to Durango Herald reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister is both hilarious and appalling. Hilarious because several law enforcers make incredible asses out of themselves. Appalling because it's indicative of the way too many m...