3 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
We tend not to bestow Schmuck of the Week honors on pre-adults...because who among us hasn't done schmucky stuff when we were kids? But we're making an exception in this case for a twelve-year-old girl who's now been formally charged (as a juvenil...
6 days ago | News
Westword staff writer Alan Prendergast has been awarded the 2015 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award by Ball State University for his article “Bloody Ludlow,” originally published on April 17, 2014. The cover story, which comm...
10 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
Remember how your mom warned you never to pick up a hitchhiker? She was probably thinking about someone like Schmuck of the Week honoree Sarah Stanigar — if the folks at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office are right., that is Stanigar is accused o...
17 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
After trying on a dress at a downtown Colorado Springs store, was Thomas Bittner unhappy about how it looked on him? Even if he was, that hardly excuses the schmucky behavior cops have accused him of committing. Namely, choking a clerk and not sto...
24 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
Here at Schmuck of the Week HQ, we are frequently at a loss when it comes to figuring out what the hell some of our schmuck nominees were thinking. Like, for instance, Daniel Ruiz. Although he reportedly wanted to become a Denver cop, he wasn...
27 days ago | Film and TV
There are five reasons why Fox's Empire has become a breakout hit, and on this week's Voice Film Club podcast, we run down why the show, introduced as a mid-season replacement, has surged to nearly 14 million viewers an episode by its eighth week....