Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.

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  • 19 minutes 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...

  • 6 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 — ...

  • 7 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...

  • 8 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...

  • 8 hours ago | Lists

    A Broncos win in Super Bowl 50 would have bummed out Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton under any circumstance. But the loss has been compounded by reactions to his petulant reactions during numerous moments in the game and a subsequent pres...

  • 9 hours ago | Crime

    Thanks to Denver's win in Super Bowl 50, and the parade and rally scheduled for today, all of Colorado seems to have Broncos fever. But not everyone appears to be thrilled about the way most folks are celebrating. Our item about post-game celebrat...


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