Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
37 minutes ago | Film and TV
Although Von Miller still hasn't gotten a car for being Super Bowl 50 MVP — come on, John Elway, pony up! — he did get to meet Ellen DeGeneres, who he called "the only one" who picked the Broncos to beat the Cam Newton's Carolina Panthe...
1 hour ago | Crime
At this writing, there has been no announcement that Mesa County Sheriff's Office Deputy Derek Geer has died. However, it's only a matter of time. An all-too-short amount of time. Geer was shot multiple times on Monday, February 8, allegedly by a ...
2 hours ago | Crime
It's a crime almost too shocking to be believed: A man accused of biting off his girlfriend's eyelid. But it happened — and now, Jose Leyva-Estrada will have plenty of time to think about it. Leyva-Estrada has now been sentenced for the crime, whi...
2 hours ago | Lists
Driving in Denver is among the most debated subjects among Westword readers. Now, we offer another opinion on the subject. Or should we say a whole bunch of them. "How to Drive in Denver," featured on the Instructables.com site, finds a local...
3 hours ago | News
An estimated one million people attended yesterday's Broncos victory parade and rally. And while the downtown celebration in the immediate aftermath of the team's win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 featured a dozen arrests, numer...
16 hours ago | Marijuana
All but lost amid the hype in advance of Super Bowl 50, won by your Denver Broncos, were remarks by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the league's policy toward marijuana — an issue that arose during a Q&A in advance of the game that came c...