Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
6 hours ago | Marijuana
Last month, we noted that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has promised to crack down on Colorado marijuana laws if he's elected president. Based on this statement alone, Christie would seem likely to receive the poorest marks from mar...
8 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Missouri is the latest state to express concern about alleged imports of Colorado marijuana. The state patrol in the state isn't sure about the origin point of all the cannabis they've been seizing lately, but Colorado is their prime suspect,...
9 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are bacon-friendly. At our Food & Drink blog, Lauren Monitz highlights seven dishes that prove bacon is alive and well — and totally American. Colorado Pols has the scoop about state senator Morgan Carroll going after Mike Co...
10 hours ago | Crime
A few months back, Evans-based Jenessa Rosenbach posted the following on her Facebook page: "Is every man on this planet on a fucking dating website! Losing hope there are good men out there. Is the man not being on dating websites really that big...
14 hours ago | News
Back in July 2012, we reported about a controversy that arose after Masterpiece Cakeshop refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins. For the three years since then, the case has been winding its way through th...
16 hours ago | Crime
On June 21, Stephanie Romo Santoyo posted on Facebook about her father, William Romo-Rodriguez. "Happy father's day to the best dad in the world! We love you so much! Thank you for everything and for all your support!" she wrote. Less than tw...