Hollywood peddles movies like a chef flings noodles at the wall. Does it stick? If so, perfecto. If it splats on the floor, well, movie moguls have enough dough to try again. The one thing audiences can be certain of is that each year, Hollywood is guaranteed to serve up a few dozen bowls of badly c ... More >>
Civic Center Eats will sport a very tasty addition today: DPL Connect, a tricked-out trike that peddles (and pedals) a collection of free books (tomes being purged from the collection) and also serves up a wi-fi hot spot. The book bike made its debut yesterday on the Garden Block of the 16th Street ... More >>
The dog days of summer are upon us. Luckily, we geeks have nothing to worry about, because August is full of opportunities to beat the heat and have some nerd-friendly fun at the same time. From gaming conventions and classic geek films to the world's nerdiest county fair, August offers a multitude ... More >>
Robots are everywhere. From helping us find cat videos on the Internet to assembling other robots (yeah, that can't end well), they've become almost as ubiquitous in real life as they have been in pop culture for years. This Saturday, the multimedia art exhibit Let's Pretend We're Robots opens at Go ... More >>
Claudia Folska, Westword cover girl and a candidate for the RTD Board of Directors, has a variety of interests. In college, she started a nonprofit called Eyecycle that pairs sighted people and blind people on tandem bicycles. After college, she biked from Pakistan to China. This past spring, she ea ... More >>
Claudia Folska's resume is impressive. In college, she started a nonprofit. After graduate school, she biked from Pakistan to China. This past spring, she earned a dual doctorate from the University of Colorado. And best of all, she once groped Arnold Schwarzenegger -- a feat she jokes that she coul ... More >>
Joe Piscopo joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, after honing his stand-up chops at New York's Improv; he stayed with the show until 1985. During his SNL stint, he became known for such original characters as the Sports Guy, as well as celebrity impersonations of David Letterman and Frank ... More >>
It might not help you understand Curiosity's mission
This Sunday, the most ambitious mission to Mars thus far will land on the red planet. The Curiosity Rover is on a two-year mission to look for signs of life, study its climate and geology and collect data that might help future manned missions. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a li ... More >>
Starting tomorrow, Aurora will play host to the International Powerlifting Federation World Masters Bench Press Championships. As explained in our cover story about tourism in Aurora, "Wish You Were Here!," local powerlifting champions Dan and Jennifer Gaudreau worked with the fledgling Visit Aurora ... More >>
Colorado has starred in hundreds of movies -- and more recently, watched as filmmakers pass up the Centennial State for cheaper locales, even if their films are set here. (Thanks for nothing, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.) But lawmakers and industry folks have a plan to change that, a plan that could b ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part two of my interview with Brad Arguello, exec chef of the Uber Sausage. Part one of my chat with Arguello ran in this space yesterday. Brad Arguello The Uber Sausage 2730 East Colfax Avenue 303-862-7894 www.theubersausage.com What you'd like to see more of in Denver/B ... More >>
There's nothing like found footage to showcase a wide cross-section of humanity's most maladapted, inept and bizarre, and as far as that goes, nothing beats the original. Since 1991, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett have been collecting old VHS tapes, and in 2004, they started editing down the we ... More >>
Cartoonist Ed Stein brings his comic strip to a close at a time of crisis for editorial cartooning.
If you wiped California off the face of the planet, just made it disappear—left behind no car or SUV, politician, person or cow—you’d eliminate only about 1.6 percent of the greenhouse gases that are warming the planet. Keep California and lose Texas, and you’d more or less double the benef ... More >>
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller.
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging.
Newsical the musical is light, spoofy fare.
The Santa Clause
Gunny for Governor?
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new.
In 1492, Columbus started a controversy that isn't through.
The fitness czar fights a losing battle of the bulge with Colorado's porky kids.
Shakers and movers
Will freedom of expression be the first casualty in the war on terrorism?
Marilyn Manson resurrects the same ol' shtick.
Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved, and is that so wrong?
During its first week on the air, Channel 31's news demonstrates a little substance and a lot of style.
A reader guesses the date of Dante's final strike.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
GROWING PAINS IN LODO: A FIGHT BREWS OVER NEW DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES.
THE ONLY THINGS NAUGHTY BY NATURE SHOOTS UP ARE HIP-HOP STEREOTYPES.