The eleven counties currently making noise about seceding from Colorado to form their own state may not want anything to do with Denver's legal weed or gun control. But if you believe Facebook, there's one export from the Mile-High City that they're not ready to give up: the Denver Broncos. In fact ... More >>
Mad Greens is mad about Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy -- and last month ditched its national cheese purveyor in favor of a new partnership with Haystack Mountain. Its chevre is now used exclusively in Mad Greens's eleven locations along the Front Range, and anyone who's tried even a taste of Haystack ... More >>
You've just escaped from jail. Where you gonna go? Probably not a community described as "a town in the middle of nowhere with 36,000 souls and thirteen prisons, one of which is Supermax, the new 'Alcatraz' of America. A prison town where even those living on the outside live on the inside." But tha ... More >>
It's almost here, guys. This Tuesday will mark the official opening date of the national tour of one of the laugh-crackingest, award-winningest musicals in recent history -- but more important, it came out of local minds. We've been writing about Matt Stone and Trey Parker's The Book of Mormon since ... More >>
Theater seasons are revving up all over town, and as always they cover the gamut: serious, classic, thoughtful, imaginative, pandering, comic, adventurous, silly or just plain fun. On our random list of upcoming auditions, there's something for everyone. Get out your head shots, confidence a ... More >>
Trey Parker.We've been following The Book of Mormon's march to theatrical dominance for months, from first raves to Drama Desk nominations and Tony nods -- fourteen of them, leading to nine victories at the awards ceremony last night, including Best Musical for hometown boys made good Trey Pa ... More >>
broadway.comCollaborators Trey Parker (left) and Joseph Smith.Local boys Trey Parker and Matt Stone made good -- very, very good -- last night when the former University of Colorado students won nine Tony awards, including Best Musical, for The Book of Mormon. But while they were embraced by ... More >>
Two Colorado boys made very good yesterday -- and no, I'm not talking about Chris Romer and Michael Hancock. If all politics is local, art can be out-of-this-world, as shown by The Book of Mormon, created by former University of Colorado students Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
Matt Stone.Eighteen years ago this week, Westword published my interview with CU students Trey Parker and Matt Stone about their in-progress film Alferd Packer: The Musical. Did I predict in that piece that they'd someday create an acclaimed Broadway show? Sadly, no -- but the South Park crea ... More >>
Tim Tebow goes monk.Tim Tebow's teammates reminded him that he was a rookie by cutting his hair friar-style -- appropriate for such a religious young man. And the cut's catching on, at least as a joke: This morning, the a.m. crew at the Wolf/92.5 FM made a listener do the full Tebow in exchan ... More >>
A poorly executed farce puts a small Denver paper on the map.
International Film Series, University of Colorado at Boulder
"Alferd Packer: Eat Your Heart Out", Lake City
From the week of August 8, 2003
February 13, 2003
The show must go on