Did Henry Ford really make a car out of hemp? Was the Declaration of Independence written on hemp paper? Did Abraham Lincoln use hemp oil in his lamps? The hemp plant, a variety of Cannabis sativa that's the subject of this week's cover story "Green Acres," is steeped in lore. Some hemp legends ar ... More >>
Iced Earth (due tonight at Summit Music Hall) came out of the rich heavy metal scene in Tampa Bay, Florida in the late '80s. At a time when melodic heavy metal, especially the glam variety, was on the wane, Iced Earth came in with the wave of metal that produced a melodic speed metal as well as the ... More >>
Great DivideGreat Divide Brewing puts on some great throw-downs, especially during the quarterly release parties it typically holds to fete its seasonal beers, three at a time. But the brewery will take a time-out this month even as it puts its first quarter seasonals -- the new Nomad pilsner ... More >>
Gustavo Arellano.Update: The immigration debate continues, two days after the November 16 face-off that pitted Tom Tancrtedo against "Ask a Mexican" columnist Gustavo Arellano. "Gustavo seems to speak out of both sides of his mouth," one commenter suggests. "Of course Tancredo is a racist al ... More >>
Photo by Kenny Be Former District 1 City Councilor Rick Garcia was most famous for his uncanny ability to turn simple neighborhood problems into even bigger messes. His mid-second-term departure last month to take a job as the director of the regional Housing and Urban Development office is ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff doesn't plan on going anywhere.Earlier today, Andrew Romanoff defied the rumor mill by announcing his intention to continue his campaign for the U.S. Senate against Michael Bennet. After delivering a speech that can be read in its entirety below, Romanoff spoke to yours truly ... More >>
A footnote in many other tales, Joseph Priestly finally gets his own book.
Tommy Tutone at your service. Lately, Denver TV has been awash in nutty spots for Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, all pointing out that the number to dial for service is the same as the one that forms the hook in "867-5309/Jenny," the ridiculously catchy Eighties-tastic smash by two-hit wonder Tommy T ... More >>
Who put the fan in fanatic?
That Adam Clayton-Holland is a real sh--!
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies . . .like Con Air.
Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain... (Polyvinyl)
The Rah Expedition
Gary Rudd got zapped one day, and life has never been the same.
1776 salutes the birth of a nation in song.
Searching for aliens in all the right places.
IT WAS MAN VERSUS MACHINE. AND THE ARISTOCRATS OF LABOR LOST.THE LAST OF THEIR TYPE RESIDENTS OF THE UNION PRINTERS HOME LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION.