For those who grew up in the decade between 1985 and 1995, there was no cooler destination in TV Land than Nickelodeon. Free of the artificial constraints of edutainment, the network delivered just what kids wanted: crass, silly shows bathed in torrents of slime. Unlike the safe, sanitized territory ... More >>
In the past few years, it has become fashionable for non-rap artists to cover rap songs, and it's often with an overwhelming irony. Most of the time, though, the best covers are ones that take the tune seriously enough to create something that expands on the original in a creative way. Here are the ... More >>
One reliable means of free entertainment, as Jimmy Stewart discovers in the 1954 film Rear Window, is to spy on your neighbors. But you won't have to resort to such voyeuristic methods this week to have fun. Instead, you can watch a screening of the Hitchcock classic, catch theater previews for the ... More >>
Since the beginning of his career, Dave Coulier has worked in the realm of family-friendly comedy. His first major television role was in 1984, hosting Nickelodeon's children's sketch-comedy show Out of Control, where he became known for his goofy voices and the catch phrase "Cut it out." He took th ... More >>
ALANIS MORISSETTE @ PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 10/10/12 When Alanis Morissette first appeared at the Paramount last night, she didn't walk so much as float onto the stage, as if delivered by an invisible chariot. With a backing band that seemed too exuberant to believe, the singer whipped her hair as she ... More >>
Smashing Pumpkins leads this week's new show announcements. The '90s alt rock band fronted by Billy Corgan will make its way to Colorado this October for a show at 1STBANK Center. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday. Yonder Mountain String Band, Aesop Rock, the Faint and Mayer Hawthorne are ... More >>
See also: - Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive and more - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future ... More >>
See also: - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows ... More >>
FIONA APPLE @ the PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 7.20.12Any Fiona Apple concert is a study in contradiction. The audience last night at the Paramount Theatre show was privy to a vast frontier of human emotion, Apple braiding herself in and out of binary worlds, slipping from robust woman in command of a top-sh ... More >>
EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 3/22/12 Fresh off their stint at South By Southwest, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros delivered a strong dose of their tent-revival mania to Denver last night. Strutting a fine line between sunshine hippie cult and televangelist showmanship, ... More >>
Internetarcheology.comOur nostalgia for the Internet of old continues this week, as we have recently discovered the Geocities-izer, a way to make any website look and feel just like it used to. Simply put your URL of choice into the this world wide web throwback processor thingy and voilĂ -- ... More >>
The genius of Vince Offer's sales-pitch send-up of Eminem's Recovery -- and of most parodies, really -- is that it forces the record into a ridiculous context (a thing to "put on your hose," among other uses). And though the video may or may not actually help Marshall Mathers' sales figures, it d ... More >>
"I'm in the mood for a little Canuck rock. How 'bout you?"Back in October, the pilots of a Northwest Airlines flight lost radio contact over Denver, and didn't get back in touch until they'd overshot their destination, Minneapolis, by 150 miles. Shortly thereafter, reports surfaced that the j ... More >>
Chris Cornell and Timbaland team up at the Ogden October 17. It's been a fairly quiet week with show announcements this week. Former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and hip-hop producer Timbaland will join forces at the Ogden Theatre October 17; Staind, Seether and Papa Roach hit the Fillmore De ... More >>
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