Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
17 minutes ago | Marijuana
While medical marijuana patients talk up the health benefits of MMJ, anti-pot activists insist that cannabis actually impairs brain function, among other things. For a laundry list of why marijuana is bad for you, see this Colorado Department of P...
2 hours ago | Comment of the Day
A recent Comment of the Day post in which a reader argued that too many Coloradans display out-of-state hate revved up even more conversation. Many of the remarks came from people born elsewhere. According to them, an antipathy for folks who ...
3 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts investigate the sour as well as the sweet. At our Food & Drink blog, Gretchen Kurtz explores Denver's love of sour beer with Avery Brewing Company reps. Denver Stiffs' Jeffrey Morton shares his picks for the best dunkers in D...
8 hours ago | Marijuana
A few months back, we posted about the setting of the September 16 marijuana tax holiday, which some ganjapreneurs see as potentially becoming the second 4/20 of 2015. In the context of that piece, we also provided info about House Bill ...
9 hours ago | Crime
Early this month, we reported about a couple attacked on the 16th Street Mall for complaining about littering, as well as complaints about a fourteen-minute delay in police response to the incident, which is said to have involved somewhere between...
9 hours ago | Business
Last month, we published "How Much You Need to Make to Have an Adequate Standard of Living in Denver." The post used number complied by the Economic Policy Institute — and there's a lot more data about Colorado available. EPI's web...