Subject:

Alan Berg

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Carl Hilliard, R.I.P.: A son remembers one of the last old-time newsmen

    Carl Hilliard, one of the best and most respected Colorado journalists of the 20th Century, died Sunday from a heart attack after a long illness at age 76. During more than three decades with the Associated Press, for which he wrote a column that connected Colorado readers outside Denver with the g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Are Tea Party types showing signs of caving on the government shutdown?

    Denver blog posts like parties of all kinds. Colorado Pols: Doug Lamborn and some Tea Party types are abandoning Obamacare defunding demands over the shutdown. The Ralphie Report's Jon Woods on finding the positives in the CU Buffs blowout loss to Oregon. Talk about a tough job. Big Media's Jason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2013

    Barry Fey is dead: Towering figure in Denver music scene passes away

    We've just learned that Barry Fey, a larger-than-life figure who helped put Denver on the music-business map, has died. At this writing, the circumstances of Fey's death have not been made public, but he has been ill of late. His personal Facebook page features a March 11 post that reads, "I am hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Ten most notable people to die in Colorado

    Posts like our collection of the top ten "You know you're from Colorado when...." punchlines celebrate life in our fair state. But what about the opposite side of that coin? Turns out the last breath of many memorable folks was of our thin air. We've assembled a roster of the ten most notable passin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Rachel Maddow showcases CO author Stephen Singular, abortion doctor George Tiller's murder

    Stephen Singular.​MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has been very kind to Colorado authors of late. On the same March program in which she tried to teach America how to say the the word "Colorado," she spotlighted David Sirota's Back to Our Future. And earlier this week, she offered an astonishing fifteen ... More >>

  • News

    August 27, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Ken Hamblin remembers Alan Berg 25 years later

    Ken Hamblin, during his days as the "Black Avenger." This month marks the 25th anniversary of KOA radio personality Alan Berg's murder. But despite this substantial passage of time, Ken Hamblin, Berg's friend and colleague, still gets emotional when he thinks about the evening when he broke the new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 30 edition

    See you next month. Today in Backbeat Online: • Rabbit is a Sphere giving away entire discography. • Michael Jackson's single, bedazzled glove: What's up with that? • MP3 Freeloader: The Nautical Mile Sunday, July 5 at hi-dive. • CacheFlowe's "Computer World" video. • Download a track f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Remembering the way Hollywood remembers Alan Berg

    Twenty-five years ago today, KOA talk-show host Alan Berg was murdered in his driveway by members of a white-supremacist group called The Order -- and as the Denver Post points out in a front-page story today, the act feels all too resonant thanks to this month's slaying of a security guard at Was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 18 edition

    Mike Honcho. He's spinning in a better place.... Today in Backbeat Online: • RIP Mike Honcho. • Everything is ridiculous at the Air Guitar Championship. • Kid Cudi remixes 3OH!3. • Q&A with the Church's Marty Wilson-Piper. • Q&A with Adam Franklin of Swervedriver. • See the Epilogues f ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Skin Deep

    Talk-show hosts who tackle ethnic issues are often accused of racism. Should they be?

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007
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    November 16, 2006
  • News

    July 20, 2006

    No Bias

    A misbegotten experiment implodes.

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2005

    Voices From the Past

    Sheryl Renee recognizes her favorites.

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    The Message

    Hip Hope

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    The Message

    Kid Stuff

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Seeing Red

    For better or worse, KHOW's Scott Redmond has people talking.

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Clothes Call

    Style is in the eye of the beholder -- and you can finally behold some again at the Tabor Center.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    The Message

    At 3 a.m., KOA's Rick Barber is the only game in town.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    The Accidental Jurist

    Leonard Peltier. Stephen Miles. Now the witness who might break the Ramsey case. Its no wonder Lee Hill thinks he needs to pack a pistol.

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    News and Jews

    Do newspapers and the Anti-Defamation League have anything in common?

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    Bondage & Domination

    Denver's bail bondsmen are good at getting other people out of trouble--and themselves into it.

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Double Trouble

    Meet Jay Marvin, Denver's only one-man radio team.

  • News

    January 29, 1998
  • Music

    August 14, 1997

    The Long Goodbye

    After thirty years, Barry Fey is stepping down. Sort of.

  • News

    January 30, 1997

    Moving Violation

    A local mover and shirker hauls a load to bankruptcy court--for the sixth time.

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Still Crazy After All These Years

    The names of the patriots have changed, but not their tune.

  • News

    August 9, 1995

    WAR OF THE WORDS

    HOW AN EAGER DA TRANSFORMED A NEIGHBORHOOD SPAT INTO A HEADLINE-GRABBING HATE CRIME.THE HATING GAME WHEN THE ARONSONS TALKED, THE JEFFCO DA LISTENED. BIG MISTAKE.

  • Culture

    May 24, 1995
  • News

    May 3, 1995

    DOOM AND DOOMER

    DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.

  • News

    January 18, 1995

    SOUNDS OF SILENCE

    A GAG ORDER LEAVES TROUBLING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE QUIGLEY-ARONSON FEUD.

  • News

    June 15, 1994

    OUT OF THE NORM

    NORM RESNICK SPEAKS LOUDLY AND CARRIES A BIG SHTICK.STAR-SPANGLED BANTER A TRADITIONAL JEW ON THE CHRISTIAN PATRIOTS' WAVELENGTH--THIS IS KOSHER?

  • News

    March 30, 1994

    DELIVERANCE

    IN THE GRIM FIELD OF MORTUARY TRANSPORT, DENVER'S LOREN NEWTON TAKES A BACKSEAT TO NO ONE.TALES OF THE BODY SNATCHER LOREN NEWTON SPECIALIZES IN ADMINISTERING LAST RIDES.

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