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  • Critic's Choice

    published May 30, 2002

    Although hot remixers come and go, only a relative handful become hot solo artists. But Timo Maas, a Madonna-approved dial-twister who... More >>

  • Letter to the Editor

    published May 23, 2002

    Critics of Denver Post owner Dean Singleton see him as a skinflint, but over the past several years his words and deeds regarding... More >>

  • Townes Van Zandt

    published May 23, 2002

    On a recent afternoon, I was plowing through a box of 45s at a used-record store when I stumbled upon "No Place to Fall," a seven-inch by Townes... More >>

  • Three the Hard Way

    published May 16, 2002

    Daily newspapering in Denver has been on a bumpy ride for the past several years, with many of the jolts coming courtesy of the joint operating... More >>

  • To the CORE

    published May 16, 2002

    James Reynolds, age 87, has led a full, rich and admirable life -- and he's still got more he'd like to accomplish. As he puts it, "I want to give... More >>

  • Changing of the Guard

    published May 9, 2002

    A reminder, folks: The Denver Post came out ahead in last year's joint operating agreement. Unlike the Rocky Mountain News, whose... More >>

  • Celine Dion

    published May 9, 2002

    During a recent segment on Today, host Matt Lauer asked Celine Dion about her claim in a previous interview that she enjoyed changing the... More >>

  • Digital Dilemma

    published May 2, 2002

    Traditional radio is an extremely exclusive club and, for the most part, it's not taking new members. The Federal Communications Commission, which... More >>

  • Weather or Not

    published April 25, 2002

    As March 8 approached, local forecasters in Denver had a feeling the day wouldn't be right for sunbathing. The temperatures seemed likely to be on... More >>

  • Weather by Numbers

    published April 25, 2002

    Judging the talent of a forecaster isn't easy. According to the National Weather... More >>

  • Dolemite Makes Right

    published April 25, 2002

    In "Dolemite," the raunchy routine that helped define his career, profanity-spewing comedian turned ass-kicking, ass-baring cult-film favorite... More >>

  • Dead Lines

    published April 18, 2002

    "Writing obituaries is usually a beginning reporter's job," notes obit specialist Jim Sheeler. "I think that's usually why they're done so... More >>

  • Busy Signals

    published April 18, 2002

    The improvement in home-recording technology has caused an explosion of material from bedroom auteurs. But a not-so-funny thing often happens on... More >>

  • Critic's Choice

    published April 18, 2002

    Given that Merle Haggard marked his 65th birthday earlier this month, no one would brand him a slacker if he decided to call it a career.... More >>

  • April Fools

    published April 11, 2002

    Most staffers at major metropolitan dailies go their entire careers without writing a front-page article that turns out to be completely bogus. So... More >>

  • And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

    published April 11, 2002

    Back when "grunge" was the hottest buzzword in rock -- and not yet a term that those desperate to seem hip know better than to mention --... More >>

  • Journey's End

    published March 28, 2002

    Both Channel 9 and the Rocky Mountain News have produced plenty of reports of late about Ocean Journey, which will close its doors on April... More >>

  • Alanis Morissette

    published March 28, 2002

    True confessions time: I found 1995's Jagged Little Pill, Morissette's blockbuster first album, to be about as much fun as a sesame seed... More >>

  • Help Not Wanted

    published March 21, 2002

    Jackie Selby certainly isn't a radio novice. A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, she's been a disc jockey since the '80s and has held... More >>

  • Fighting the Power

    published March 21, 2002

    To paraphrase LL Cool J, Nas doesn't want people to call his return a comeback, since he's been here for years. But hip-hop addicts don't see... More >>

  • Spin Cycle

    published March 14, 2002

    The Denver Post has gotten a lot of attention from public officials lately. And much of it has been far from positive. Examples? On... More >>

  • Exploring the Future

    published March 14, 2002

    Performers frequently overflow with contradictions, but few are as consistently enigmatic as keyboardist Herbie Hancock. He's won steady acclaim... More >>

  • Kasey Chambers

    published March 14, 2002

    Becoming a critics' fave can be like moving into a posh but virtually inescapable prison cell, and Chambers is apt to wind up with such a... More >>

  • Caught in the Middle

    published March 7, 2002

    In his introduction to a report on February 4, Channel 7 investigative reporter Tony Kovaleski called the situation viewers were about to... More >>

  • Interpreting the Signals

    published February 28, 2002

    The last major shakeup in Denver's commercial radio market took place in the wake of the 1999 merger of two Texas mega-corporations: Clear... More >>

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