"What do you know about Paul Robeson?" internationally renowned baritone Anthony Brown asked writer Andrew Flack a few years back. "I know a little, but show me your notes," Flack responded. It was New Year's Eve, and the two men began talking about Robeson's life, his music, his political struggles ... More >>
Remember the print edition of the Weekly World News, the supermarket tabloid that specialized in stories about rock music curing a deaf girl, JFK and Hitler still being alive and Hillary Clinton adopting an alien baby? Well, we found an amazing archive of its "reporting" from the Reagan era into the ... More >>
A wild-mannered legend of comedy history, Jon Lovitz has created a mid-tempo career with roles on The Simpsons and in movies like Casino Jack and Woody Allen's Small Time Crooks since his unforgettable years as a pathological liar and Jewish Santa on Saturday Night Live. Rarely a leading man and at ... More >>
Geeks love metal more than the computers on which they listen to it. They yearn for heavy metal that was forged by Orcs in the mountains of Mordor, smuggled halfway across the universe on Serenity and then discovered by Silver Surfer while scouting for delicious planets. These bands aren't necessari ... More >>
There's probably a certain amount of sincerity involved when a famous musician endorses a political candidate. But even the most un-cynical, democracy-loving patriot will have to admit that there's a hell of a lot more to the rock star/candidate public union than just fiscal policy. Endorsing a poli ... More >>
Another day, another doomsday scenario. Hot on the heels of theories that Comet Elenin would destroy life as we know it, followed by former Boulderite Harold Camping's latest failed end-of-the-world prediction come fears of catastrophe associated with today's nationwide test of the Emergency ... More >>
The "U" shape mimicks the team's logo, and also represents a bucket to dump your illegal payments into.Poor Miami. It's been a rough summer for Will Smith's favorite town -- first hit hard by the Heat, now facing a ruinous Hurricane. OK, I can't think of any more team name puns, so here's th ... More >>
"Junius Puke" in "The Howling Pig."In December 2003, the Ault, Colorado home onetime UNC student Thomas Mink shared with his mom was raided by police. His crime? Satirizing a UNC professor named Junius Peake as "Junius Puke" in his self-published newsletter, The Howling Pig. Thus began a cou ... More >>
Colorado Republican Party chieftain Dick Wadhams is a guy who loves getting under the skin of his opponents, as in this interview, when he gleefully danced on Bill Ritter's political grave. As such, he should take it as a compliment that a new (and thoroughly unofficial) pro-John Hickenlooper video ... More >>
"Protector."Editor's note: This year's Starz Denver Film Festival, November 12-22, features more than 200 films. To help navigate this cinematic abundance of riches, we asked fest artistic director Brit Withey to highlight some worthy selections off the beaten screening-room path. Look for Br ... More >>
As you may have heard, Barack Obama recently became the president of the United States. However, his enemies continue to portray him as a smooth but dangerous character whose rhetorical skills mask evil motives. In this recently posted video, for instance, Obama is accused of using "the techniques o ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current shows
Bob Schaffer speaking in Montrose earlier this week. Republican senatorial candidate Bob Schaffer needs a game-changer right now, given the size of Democratic opponent Mark Udall's lead in most polls. So why not imply that liberals wanted to mollycoddle the Third Reich? That's the apparent strateg ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current exhibits
Capsule reviews of exhibits
There's more than one way to play with your Wii.
How the right cuisines could conquer the world.
Brief reviews of current shows
Puttling Colorado on the map.
Fast reviews of recent releases
A: Almost -- but Devo's audience is getting younger.
Art of the Matter
The Producers belt it out
A car show to exhaust VW fans
A Civil War-era Three Sisters focuses on the lives of the unfocused.
Mick Jagger transforms Andy Garcia into The Man From Elysian Fields.
From the week of August 8, 2002
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
Just Enough Education to Perform (V2 Music)
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit.
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero