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  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Podcast: Should adults really be embarrassed to read YA novels?

    The Fault in Our Stars made heaps of money at the box office, and film critics Alan Scherstuhl and Stephanie Zacharek wonder if a recent piece declaring that adults should feel ashamed to read young adult novels has any weight to it. They also talk about The Immigrant and film critic Amy Nicholson j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Ladylike hobbies: Photographing abortion protesters one Instagram at a time

    The hardest thing about being a feminist is the long hours. It's kind of like having a full-time job on top of having a regular job, because you're constantly having to watch your back and educate yourself and others on what lawmakers/the Internet/the general voting public is doing to undo certain u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    How your iPhone case can support Colorado firefighters, wildfire victims

    Denver blog posts love to support good causes. Denver Egotist touts a deal for limited-edition iPhone or Samsung phone cases, with $10 from the purchase price of each one going to the Emergency Relief Fund for the Pikes Peak Region. Colorado Pols on El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa's attempt to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Reader: Who says Walmart's practices are worse than Trader Joe's? Walmartyrs

    Patricia Calhoun's recent post about comparing Walmart and Trader Joe's from a red state v. blue state perspective revved up one reader, who questions the assumption of progressives that one firm's business practices are radically different from the other. Here's the post.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Reader: Snooze protesters are iPhone-using Occupy poseurs, not real homeless people

    The fallout from the protest at Snooze over the now-approved urban camping ban continues to rumble through our comments section. Here's a prime example -- a response from a reader who feels those targeting the eatery are only feigning homelessness.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Miller moths: Top five ways to make use of the invading little buggers

    Miller moths are back, molesting porch lights, swarming cars and generally pestering the good citizens of Colorado earlier than usual this year due to our recent warm weather. Pest control companies are helpless in the face of these flapping demons; their best advice is to suck them up with a vacuum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Video: William Breathes invites you to light up at ski area smoke shack

    This week's Westword cover story, "Secret Stashes," explores the phenomenon of on-mountain shacks, shanties and huts commonly called smoke shacks by the skiers and riders who use them as a private place to light up herb. As part of our coverage, we sent the Mile Highs and Lows camera crew (i.e., me ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 15, 2011
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    December 7, 2011

    Reader: Baking bread takes as much talent as making a perfect sauce

    ​Many chefs are sour on baking, but enough sour beer convinced Patrick Langlois to come up with a gingerbread cookie recipe that worked perfectly with Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Orange. That no-baking chef business gets a rise out of Mantonat:

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    From Google Chrome extension to full browser experience, exfm makes finding new music easy

    ​We've been keeping an eye on exfm since it launched as a Google Chrome browser extension a little while ago. When it made the jump to the iPhone, we started getting excited, but it still wasn't quite there yet. Now it has launched as a full browser experience at ex.fm and we have to say, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Locally developed EchoKast app takes iPhone and iPod recording technology to the next level

    OK computer: the EchoKast app logoHey, there, is that a portable recording studio in your pocket, or are you just happy to see us? Both? Ah, yes. We are pretty easy on the eyes. Oh, and you must have the installed the EchoKast app, which allows you to record, edit and playback live audio on your iPh ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2011
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    May 11, 2011

    Peering into A Day in the Life of DJ Chonz

    Have you noticed that the advent of Facebook and Twitter has turned all from casual observers into voyeuristic interlopers into other people's lives and instilled us with a seemingly insatiable desire to live vicariously through folks we may or may not know? Yeah? Us, too. Thanks, social media.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    The art of the mockbuster: Good artists copy, great artists steal

    ​The art of stealing art is a long lasting one -- since the dawn of the civilized era, people have been copping other people's ideas and running with them. On some levels, there's no real shame in it, but when stealing is turned into a profitable business, things start to get a bit wonky. Toda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Tomorrow: Celebrate Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    ​I often look through old albums of my grandfather's family photos from the 1920s, marveling at how he must have labored to produce them in his hobbyist's darkroom, even creating clever photocollages for my mother's birthday invitations. In the present, everyone's a photographer, and our camer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Westword's Best of Denver 2011 is live!

    ​You may not have wondered what the "Best Short Film Shot in Denver Involving a Bleeding Clown" was this year -- yet -- but chances are, you're wondering now. So rejoice, pilgrim, because the time has now come to find out the answers to these and other worthless questions, in addition to our p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    The Best Of... iPhone app is here and it's free, of course

    Best Of app. Download here​Our Best of Denver issue (which hits newsstands on March 31) is sure to be a big, bulky thing, as it is every year. Unless you possess a European men's carry-all, it can be tough to tote around. Which is why we came up with the Best Of... iPhone app. It's free, it in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    The five weirdest products at the SXSW Interactive trade show

    Somehow, this guy will pay you to eat at restaurants.​Tight jeans and awesome hair have replaced the cargo shorts (and jorts) of Austin's 6th Street by now, as SXSW Interactive 2011 is in the books and SXSW Music gets rolling. The SXSW Trade Show -- which didn't open its doors until Monday, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The five best music apps of 2010

    ​As 2010 has come to a close, we've seen plenty changes on the music landscape, but nothing has been as strange and welcome as the increasingly more awesome new ability to create fully fleshed out albums on your phone. This all came to a head when the Gorillaz decided to release The Fall, an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    How to get my job: iPhone developer

    ​Matt Johnson is the owner of Mindful Software, LLC, an iOS developer that just released the app Group Trivia, a trivia game that hopes to bridge the gap between online and local play while providing a perfect way to waste a few minutes at a time. With iOS becoming such a popular medium for de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Over the weekend: 360 MacDev looks forward

    ​It was not enormous, nor was it filled with flashing lights, giant monitors or masses of people. Instead, 360 MacDev's current incarnation was a smallish gathering of like-minded individuals of all ages (more on that later) interested in getting together, talking shop and discussing theory. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Happy Cakes launches iPhone app

    ​Happy Cakes, 3434 West 32nd Avenue, offers up a dizzying array of cupcake flavors, parsed out in daily specials that rotate all week long. If you want to find out whether maple bacon or Jack and Coke is on the list before you make the drive to Highland, the bakery has you covered: It just lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Browser game of the week: Robot Unicorn Attack Heavy Metal

    ​Robot Unicorn Attack was a great game, but the Erasure soundtrack and generally puffy visuals might have turned off people who have been looking for something more, ahem, metal. That's really the only reason to release the heavy metal edition, but it's reason enough for us.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    We had a party and tweeted about it: Westword #WebAwards winners!

    ​If you were there last night, thank you for coming to the first-ever Westword Web Awards party at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street. The room swelled (see full slideshow from the Web Awards) to about 400 bloggers, photographers, shameless self-promoters and artists, who tweeted about the thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Ten print ads for stereos that remind us of the good old days

    Lo-fi, analog and tangible: In the days before digital music files and the ubiquity of iPods -- or hell, at this point, iPhones -- music actually took up physical space, as did the devices that played it. Culled from old magazine and newspapers is this list of ten interesting advertisements for fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    eBay bids for Boulder's RedLaser and wins: Download app for free here

    ​Occipital is a Boulder startup that just hit the big time. The company's just been acquired by eBay on the strength of its RedLaser app for iPhones, which scans barcodes, allowing users to compare prices on the go. As part of its big push into mobile shopping, eBay has reduced the price of R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Guitar amps in your pocket with new AmpliTube app for iPhone

    Sure, there are guitarists who'll say that no software will ever come close to emulating a '65 Deluxe Reverb or a Marshall JCM800. But the folks at IK Multimedia have been doing a pretty good job emulating those amps as well as effects for a while now. Earlier this month, the company came out with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Ubaldo Jimenez has the flu? Breathe on the Red Sox!

    He's feeling good here.​A Denver blogs three-pack. Inside the Rockies' Tracy Ringolsby tweets that super-pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is battling the flu but is still expected to start tonight against the Red Sox. New strategy: infection. 5280's Michael de Yoanna notes that gubernatorial candidate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Westword iPhone App: You'll never go hungry again

    ​Westword -- thirty-plus years your weekly, ink-stained guide to Denver -- now lives in your iPhone. The Westword iPhone app went live last night and is stocked with much of the same content you get here at westword.com. More specifically, you'll find:

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Westword iPhone App: Last night's reviews and photos, concert listings now in your pocket

    ​Westword -- thirty-plus years your weekly, ink-stained guide to Denver -- now lives in your iPhone. The Westword iPhone app went live last night and is stocked with much of the same content you get here at westword.com. More specifically, you'll find:

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Watch some pretty lines with interactive pocket-art Thicket

    Yesterday's news might have been a bit too iPhone-centric for normal, non-tech-dork human beings, but for those of us enthralled with shiny, touchable objects, it's a format and medium we've come to love. While the iPhone and iPad are often lauded as great media consumption devices they're rarely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Seven killer iPhone wine apps to help you get your drink on

    ​About the only thing in life that I love more than wine is my iPhone. For those of you who are similarly gadget-obsessed, there are now 100-plus iPhone apps serving up everything from wine education to straight-up silliness (why is there an app that does nothing besides display a glass of win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    And now, presenting thirty craptastic minutes with thirty different iPhone band apps

    ​ Sometimes we have to wonder if folks that program for Apple's App Store are hell-bent on wasting people's time. We spent an evening with as many artist-specific iPhone apps we could get our hands on and found a few amazing things, a few interesting things and a plethora of pure and total cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    For the Record: Beaterator iPhone review -- is it worth $2.99?

    As technology moves forward, we've found new and interesting ways to make, record and brainstorm music on the go. There has been a flood of music production and recording applications for devices like the iPhone/iPod Touch, Nintendo DS, PSP and others. Finding worthwhile applications is another stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Mile Highs and Lows: Metro Cannabis Inc.

    ​As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Five fearless tech predictions for 2010

    Nostradamus predicted Twitter, but he never thought Facebook would be as big as it is.​The end of the year -- and the decade -- is just around the corner. So it seemed like a good time to pull out the old crystal ball and look ahead to the year and decade to come. Predicting technology is a f ... More >>

  • News

    December 10, 2009
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    December 10, 2009

    Denver Public Library offers e-titles on the go -- sort of

    A Flickr photo.​The Denver Public Library has long been hip to technology, whether it's offering DVD selections that rival Blockbuster or allowing patrons to download tawdry B-movies from its website. Now the institution's getting into the smartphone craze, having developed a mobile website o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Warring iPhone app fartlords settle their differences out of court with new, anti-fart app

    An image from the ifartmobile.com website​ It's over -- and with nary a lawyer uttering this phrase: "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I give you Exhibit A, 'The Butt Socket!'" The feud between the creators of two different iPhone fart apps -- Loveland-based InfoMedia, Inc.'s iFart Mobile an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Coathangr goes mobile with release of iPhone app

    ​Denver-based Coathangr, a social media service aimed at the fashion conscious (read about it here), has just made it easier than ever to collect your friends' opinions about that pair of pumps on sale -- or to let them giggle at a distance when you spot a fashion disaster out and about -- wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    iPhone saves itself from thieves

    Social media and tech website Mashable reports that a fifteen-year-old Colorado boy named Dustin Simantob was able to lead police to his stolen property, thanks to a nifty new feature of the iPhone. It's called Find My iPhone, and that's just what it did. Simantob was able to provide police with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Denver Post's giggle-worthy fart story

    The Denver Post is a little late to the fart party. Today, the Post had a story about the court battle between two Apple iPhone app creators -- one of them based in Loveland -- over the phrase "pull my finger." The same story was covered by other local and national media last month. (Click here to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Holding on by letting go, part one

    Bands in Denver are lucky. Getting gigs and building a fanbase locally are actually pretty easy. There's no shortage of small and midsized venues where a nascent group can cut its teeth, build the buzz and start to plot its graduation to theaters. But how do you get your music into th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Geek in the Galley: How we get from here to there on Urbanspoon

    I am a luddite. And I don't mean that lightly.  I am not some cutesy dipwad who gets flustered trying to work the copy machine.  I don't eschew the use of computers out of some misplaced paranoia over the loss of my IBM Selectric.  I am not your grandma who can't figure out how to use ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Geek in the Galley: Another spoonful of Urbanspoon on iPhone

      Okay, so I already wrote about the urbanspoon iPhone app, but just after I filed that blog, I went out back for a smoke (brrrr) with Sean, the IT guy who first introduced me to the gadget in question, and he showed me a couple other sweet (and marginally creepy/nerdy) things it can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 15 edition

    Rollin', rollin', rollin'. Keep them bloggies rollin'... Today in Cafe Society: • It's getting harder to find deep-fried Twinkies at Wingin' It. • A Milking It review of Lucky Charms with the New Hourglass Marshmallow Charm. • How we get from here to there on Urbanspoon. • Another spoonful ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2008
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    September 6, 2007

    Popcorn Lung, September 6

    Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: iPhone rebate In conjunction with the just-announced $200 price drop on the iPhone, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced a $100 rebate for people that picked one up in the short time it was available before the price cut. ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    Bad Joke

    A poorly executed farce puts a small Denver paper on the map.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007

    One Week Wasted: iPhone Edition

    The Latest Word's weekly roundup of pop culture news.

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