Dan Sperry is the darker kind of magician. The self-labeled "anti-conjuror" says his magic is meant to test the limits of his audience's comfort zone -- and Sperry's Marilyn Manson/Edward Scissorhands look alone accomplishes that. But while his tricks sit on the edge of shocking, the illusionist say ... More >>
As an omnivore, I'm happy with pretty much anything you can shelter inside a bun. But as I wrote in this week's review of TAG Burger Bar, Troy Guard's vegetarian patty, a springy mash-up of soybeans, chickpeas and herbs, left me a few inches short of satisfied. So earlier this week for dinner, when ... More >>
This past weekend we fulfilled a journalistic dream, Anchorman-style, when we filmed a water-skiing squirrel named Twiggy performing at the Denver Boat Show. You haven't lived until you've seen a tiny woodland creature wearing a lifejacket and being towed behind a remote-control boat in a kiddie poo ... More >>
Farewell, Austin: Kalyn here checking in for Wheelchair Sports Camp and Company's last night at SXSW! Grab a cup of coffee -- you missed a lot since our last check-in: We took our precious time getting out of our RV park home yesterday and loaded in our gear to The Jr (Emo's) at 6 p.m. On the way, I ... More >>
Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. The gig is up! Last night saw Denver dance troupe Silhouettes take second place after Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. on NBC's America's Got Talent. Tensions were high as both dance troupe Team iLuminate and teen band POPLYFE were initially given the boot.
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Silhouettes perform to Louis Armstrong's "Wonderful World"It was another great night for Denver's Silhouettes on America's Got Talent, as all three judges seemed to agree that America should vote for our favorite shadow dancers. Beset by technical difficulties, the group was forced to perform ... More >>
Denver's Silhouettes dance troupeIt's coming close to the end for Denver's two remaining acts on America's Got Talent, and tonight will be sure to keep us on the edge of our seat for news of whether one or both of them succeed in continuing to wow audiences nationwide.
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On Colorado Day, it seemed very appropriate to run into one of the creative entrepreneurs who are as much a part of this state's landscape as the Rockies: Denver designer and hair stylist Fallene Wells, one of our 2010 MasterMind winners and a contestant on this season's Project Runway.
Video below.I made a marathon drive back to Colorado yesterday, arriving on the eve of this state's birthday -- just in time to watch a Coloradan make a splash on America's Got Talent, where the self-proclaimed Professor Splash executed a record-breaking belly flop into twelve inches of water ... More >>
Susan Boyle's number two is a very special gift.It's officially the Holiday season, which is why Poptimystic is finally ready to address the Christmas albums on the charts. Even though they've been there for at least three weeks. Two of Billboard's top ten albums are seasonal, and Billboard, ... More >>
Anxious doesn't come off as nervous, worried or scared. In contrast to his chosen stage name, the MC, aka Ryan Hyde, actually seems pretty confident. So much so, in fact, that he says he will battle anybody, anytime -- and win. So far, he has the record to prove it. He's won every battle he ... More >>
A talented guy.Over the weekend, NBC summer show America's Got Talent held open auditions here, attracting, well, all sorts of people. You know, the kind of people you see on America's Got Talent. We sent intrepid photog Britt Chester to the auditions for the purpose of taking pictures of twe ... More >>
Troy Tulowitzki in a shot from the FSN Insider website.It's happening again. Just as in 2007, when the Colorado Rockies' World Series run coaxed people who would usually rather shave their body with a rotary lawnmower than watch a baseball game to plant themselves in front of their set, viewe ... More >>
The newly shorn Ace Young, now of "American Idol Extra."
American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's ... More >>