By Dave Herrera and Josiah Hesse
Well, so, we finally got to the bottom of this whole alleged Smiths radio ambush we told you about earlier this week that supposedly took place over two decades ago. We set out on a mission to once and for all debunk this long held myth involving a deranged gunman w ... More >>
"In 1987 a distressed young man in Denver, Colorado, held his local radio station hostage insisting, at gunpoint, demanding they play nothing but Smiths records. This they did -- for four hours," writes Mark Simpson in the biography Saint Morrissey. "Eventually, the police besieging the building per ... More >>
While it's easy to be a film enthusiast, only a select few individuals live their lives by the aesthetics of their favorite one. This is the case with industrial dancer Jolt Holcomb and his No. 1 movie: A Clockwork Orange. (For proof, look no further than the photo above this paragraph.) Continue re ... More >>
Now that most of the dust has settled from November's election, President Barack Obama is finally dropping the presidential hammer -- "I got yer fiscal cliff right 'ere, mother*ckers!" -- and Mitt Romney has retired from politics into the private sector, working as a busboy at the Salt Lake City Mar ... More >>
3030 East Sixth Avenue
This is part two of my interview with Darrel Truett, exec chef of Barolo Grill. Part one of our chat ran yesterday.
What do you enjoy most about your craft? The instant gratification of pleasing a guest. I c ... More >>
Journey with Jane Fonda this week to a sci-fi world -- for free! That's just one of the artistic trips you can enjoy this week without having to open your wallet.For a full list of events, visit the online Westword calendar, and if you know of any other free events going on this week, let us know in ... More >>
Standing behind City, O' City last Friday with my friend Sam Tallent, we drank our water and beer and shared a rad moment, peering out at a sea of mutual friends as the sun was just setting, weed smoke wafting through the air. Total Ghost had just taken the stage and everyone was having a blast. Tal ... More >>
Jim RiceLast week, Jim Rice ended up as the hero for his Savaii Tribe after pushing his team to victory in the elimination challenge.
This week, though, the role of tribe savior was usurped by his team mate, veteran Ozzy.
Self Portrait. Joseph Coniff's about to experience his first solo art opening, This is What it's Like , at RULE Gallery this Friday, August 5. He specializes in photography and sculpture, and his show will feature about eight pieces from both spectrums. What makes Coniff special, RULE owner ... More >>
Ever since he started his career as a fat loser UPS driver in King of Queens, Kevin James has had a knack for fictionally scoring some unbelievably hot babes -- remember his wife in that show? She was smoking. Since then, in his various leading-man roles in film, James has apparently lost his ... More >>
A receptacle for candy, ingeniously disguised as a bomb.In Superior yesterday, a "suspicious package" left in a Costco parking lot triggered alarm bells, causing the store to go on lockdown, with shoppers held inside while the Boulder County Bomb Squad investigated. Why a terrorist would be t ... More >>
Everyone knows The Nutcracker, but few people know the story -- and that's for a good reason: It's is so slight, it's almost incoherent. Yeah, there's a pseudo-plot in the first act about a battle with a Rat King or something, but that's all wrapped up by the second act, which is devoted pret ... More >>
It's a holiday tradition no less practiced than trimming trees and visting family. We're speaking, of course, of drinking. And while "Frosty The Snowman" works just fine for opening presents with junior, kids songs start to sound a little creepy once you go in for thirds on the 'nog. We, of c ... More >>
Outdoor movie nights? They're the best! Everyone lolls about, enjoying picnic fare in the fresh air under a starry sky, watching a popular movie that not only has something for everyone, but that also somehow transcends its second-run status thanks to the lovely atmosphere. And weather notwithstan ... More >>