This week's cover story, "The Lifers Book Club," reports on the Words Beyond Bars Project, a pilot progam at the Limon Correctional Facility that puts high-security prisoners, many of them serving life sentences, in a room with volunteers to discuss great books. It's a modest effort that could trans ... More >>
Editor's note: Kelsey Whipple was at the scene of the former Occupy Denver tent city this morning. She phoned in a series of updates. Update: As we broke from the scene, one protester sat reading Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago while a drive-by supporter blasted Smashing Pumpk ... More >>
I've been obsessed with the vocoder for a long time. From the first time I heard Kraftwerk's "Autobahn" to watching Clockwork Orange in high school -- the sound has fascinated and amused me to no end. Until last week, I didn't know Dave Tompkins' book, How to Wreck a Nice Beach, which detai ... More >>
Pen and stink in the Jeffco jail.