A century ago this week, a long-simmering conflict between miners on strike in the southern Colorado coalfields and troops of the Colorado National Guard erupted into the deadliest labor war in American history. A raging gun battle on April 20, 1914, resulted in the destruction of the strikers' Ludl ... More >>
A court filing today made by the defense team representing accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes (see it and other documents below) offers up a series of revelations. It notes that Holmes was under psychiatric care prior to the attack, offers up the name of the CU Denver staffer in question, c ... More >>
Big photos below.What does a minter look like? Despite a recent Google search, we at the Latest Word are still unsure how to picture one. But we could find out soon, because minters are among the choices offered by the student government at CU-Denver as a new mascot for the school's downtown ... More >>
This scene moved us.When 4-year-old Aiden Gumz of Evergreen put his parents in frog suits and set out to film a dance video, he had a vision: to make something awesome He succeeded. The result of his efforts, FrogP, was avant-garde and experimental like Stan Brakhage, but also unexpectedly po ... More >>
Lolwut?It's really a shame that more 4-year-old boys don't have creative control over dance video projects, because the world needs more of the kind of delightfully incoherent things that happen when the Gumz family puts on frog suits and gets out in the snow to pirouette with the dog. As par ... More >>
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