Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
21 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We recently posted about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's claim that the league's marijuana ban is "the correct policy." Goodell's statement, made just before Super Bowl 50, retreated from previous statements suggesting a willingness to consider a...
23 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts know that it's not easy being great green chile. At Westword Food & Drink, Mark Antonation presents the ten best places for green chile in Denver, 2016 edition. A confession by Mike Olson of Denver Stiffs: "I play with myself...
1 day ago | Sports
Ron Howard had an important role in the lead-up to Super Bowl 50, won by your Denver Broncos. But he made his biggest contribution to the contest after the fact — via a video shared here, in which he speaks for a pouting Cam Newton while being gen...
1 day ago | Marijuana
Last October, we told you about a class-action lawsuit filed against LivWell Englightened Health dispensaries based on its alleged use of a pesticide called Eagle 20 "in the first quarter of 2015 and likely for many months, if not years, earl...
1 day ago | Business
Rich Wyatt's reversal of fortune has taken place in slow motion. Five years ago, he was a reality TV star thanks to American Guns, a popular Discovery Channel program that showcased him, his telegenic family and his business, Gunsmoke Guns in Whea...