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2011 Stories by Thorin Klowsowski

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  • Devilish Fun

    published October 6, 2011

    Completing a 5K run is hard enough for a lot of people, but if that’s not enough of a challenge for you, consider the Devil Dash,... More >>

  • Miles of Horror

    published October 6, 2011

    Since the invention of the cell phone, horror films have struggled with plausibility, but you need look no further than the independent circuit to... More >>

  • Genre Bender

    published September 29, 2011

    Neal Stephenson’s new book, Reamde, is a slight departure from his usual, philosophy-heavy novels, but his penchant to rely... More >>

  • The Dark Lord

    published June 16, 2011

    There is no filmmaker in history as simultaneously loved and hated as George Lucas. When his Star Wars trilogy was suddenly turned into a... More >>

  • WTF, Marc Maron?

    published June 16, 2011

    When comedian Marc Maron launched his podcast, “WTF With Marc Maron,” two years ago, it helped bring his dark comedy to a whole... More >>

  • Sci-Fi Mind

    published June 9, 2011

    Matt Richtel’s newest book, The Devil’s Plaything, isn’t easy to pinpoint by genre alone; it’s as much a... More >>

  • The Hidden Internet

    published June 9, 2011

    As the Internet has changed, it has become more personalized and more directed toward individualized content. While this is an excel-lent way to... More >>

  • Judge a Book By Its Price

    published June 9, 2011

    For the past 36 years, the Denver Public Library has been holding its Annual Used Book Sale, and with each passing year, the event has... More >>

  • American Comic

    published June 2, 2011

    Bill Hicks is often called the greatest comic of his generation, and seventeen years after his death from pancreatic cancer, his impact on comedy... More >>

  • Making Up Is Hard To Do

    published May 19, 2011

    Doing improv at a family theater isn’t easy. Performers have to keep their mouths and their ideas in check so as not to accidentally offend... More >>

  • City Scavenger

    published May 19, 2011

    It doesn’t take encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its streets to win the Cityscape Adventures Challenge, but it certainly helps.... More >>

  • Up In the Air

    published May 5, 2011

    Flying has become as important a form of travel as its grounded, four-wheeled counterpart, as well as an integral part of the global economy.... More >>

  • Comic Freedom

    published May 5, 2011

    Free Comic Book Day is quite possibly the greatest day of the year for comic book aficionados. That’s partly because all you need do... More >>

  • Game On

    published April 28, 2011

    Chess is a game that challenges your wits and your memory, forcing players to think ten moves ahead in order to win. It’s hard, but it’s... More >>

  • Inside Jokes

    published April 28, 2011

    Kumail Nanjiani might not be a name you immediately recognize, but chances are you’ll recognize his face. The comedian has appeared on a... More >>

  • Feed Me, Seymour

    published April 21, 2011

    Jimson weed, oleander, ergot, angel trumpet: all plants that will kill you if you don’t treat them with a little respect. The Plantae kingdom... More >>

  • Out Of This World

    published April 14, 2011

    StarFest is the quintessential nerd gathering in Denver. For the past 34 years, it’s brought stars of all shapes and sizes to the... More >>

  • Board Of Art

    published March 31, 2011

    As public schools shutter the doors of art classrooms, students have fewer means of showcasing their creativity in a meaningful way. It’s... More >>

  • Oregon Trail

    published March 3, 2011

    In his debut novel, The Wilding, Benjamin Percy displays a flair for the horror/thriller genres as he delves into the American archetypes... More >>

  • Monkey Business

    published February 24, 2011

    As a narrator, Bruno isn’t that unusual. He’s precocious, self-conscious, slightly unreliable and gets into a bit of trouble over the... More >>

  • Forward Thinking

    published February 17, 2011

    For most people, thinking about the future means trying to figure out what they’ll be having for lunch or complaining about the lack of... More >>

  • Bare with Me

    published February 3, 2011

    The Great Depression left America in ruins, but out of those ashes rose a star like none the country had seen before: Gypsy Rose Lee. A bawdy... More >>

  • Gear Up!

    published January 20, 2011

    The allure of a shiny pedal or guitar is hard for most musicians to fend off, but with every purchase of a new piece of equipment, an old piece... More >>

  • Mighty Mouse

    published January 20, 2011

    “I worked in front of the train station near the Oprah studios, and I’d see these woman come out of there like they just saw... More >>

  • If a Woodcut Could Cut Wood

    published January 6, 2011

    Most people will pass by a dead tree or plant without so much as a glance, but S.D. Prochyra’s art finds its roots in these overlooked and... More >>

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