This has been a grueling election season, with the television full of depressing news reports and endless political ads. The best way to avoid them? Program a movie, one that might give you a more honest look at elections, where you can augh at the irony, cringe at the realities and not worry about ... More >>
What are the hundred things everyone should do in Colorado before they die? We posed this question to our writers and editors, and over the next week, we'll be rolling out the answers across our blogs. Check back on tomorrow for the full list -- and in the meantime, feel free to post your own sugges ... More >>
It's a tricky time for plan-ahead, chain-dining daters. They have six weeks to figure out which where to make Valentine's Day reservations, and despite the fact that dining out on February 14 is way more hassle than it's worth (big waits even with reservations, crowded dining rooms, flustered staff, ... More >>
Ted Nugent's comment that if Barack Obama is re-elected, the Nuge will "either be dead or in jail by this time next year" has elevated the Motor City Madman to the status of talking point/progressive whipping boy in this year's presidential race. Which is amusing to yours truly, given that he's said ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Our search for Denver blog posts turned up these three. Mile High Report's John Bena links to a National Football Post item arguing that Josh McDaniels must give Tim Tebow a chance to pass. My thoughts exactly. Big Media's Jason Salzman doesn't buy claims of media bias against Ken ... More >>
"Who isn't mad at me these days?"In the immediate aftermath of yesterday's health-care vote in the U.S. House, Republican Party types have deemed a number of representatives nationwide as being ultra-vulnerable, with Betsy Markey's name coming up as often as anyone's. One reason: Markey voted ... More >>
Jo Scott as seen on Channel 7. In this week's Westword, "Bursting Their Bubble" discusses the first successful prosecution in Denver of a Bubble-Law violation. Convicted in August, Jo Scott will be back in court on September 30 to find out whether she'll be ordered to stay away from all Planned Pa ... More >>
Chef Charlie Ayers discusses Food 2.0.
Scorsese and the Stones, together again.
In the recent past, relatively few journalists had a burning desire to participate in Colorado's caucuses during presidential election years -- or even to cover them. After all, these sessions generally happened long after presumptive nominees had been determined in both major parties, making the ti ... More >>
Monday Tuesday Wednesday: I awoke this morning before the sun. I opened my blinds to a firey orange suggestion that it may soon follow my lead. I arrived at work bleary-eyed and as I approached the glass doors that lead into the cafeteria, I hit an icy patch that sent me into the splits. This wa ... More >>
If there was any doubt about the continuing resonance of Columbine on this planet of ours, it was quickly quashed by the call made to Westword as the Platte Canyon High School hostage drama was unfolding yesterday. The person on the other end of the line was a representative from a radio station in ... More >>
Back in June, Bill Clinton's handlers didn't think he'd answer a question about whether his wife was running for president. (Although answer it he did — twice — and one of his lines even rated a laugh on Leno.) But in Denver yesterday, when Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled the Dem ... More >>
Talk about an unpleasant flashback. On the June 26 edition of MSNBC's Live & Direct, vile hostess Rita Cosby was rasping about the unsolved murder of JonBenet Ramsey amid the squawking and exhortations of two (loudly) talking heads: Mike Kane, listed as a "former special prosecutor" (he was part of ... More >>
Denver author (and former Rocky Mountain News staffer) J.R. Moehringer's star began to rise following the publication of his best-selling memoir, The Tender Bar -- and judging by this morning's episode of Good Morning America, he currently shares a constellation with some mighty bright lights. In a ... More >>
Topdog/Underdog grapples with inner-city grit.
Too Many Chefs has a recipe for support
By making it up as they go along, the members of Log chop down genre conventions.
Brownstein, Hyatt & Farber
Tempestuous political winds are blowing through Colorado's busiest forest.
From the week of May 11.
What congressman Tom Tancredo learned from Columbine.
Bob Enyart is pro-life, pro-death (penalty) and anti-gay, and now he wants to take over the country.
Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.
Meet Jay Marvin, Denver's only one-man radio team.
DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.
AFTER LISTENING TO COLORADO'S PATRIOTS, FRANCISCO DURAN SHOT OFF MORE THAN HIS MOUTH.
TED NUGENT OFFERS MORE RUMINATIONS ON THE AMERICAN DREAM.
THE ACCOUNTING FIRM IN THE WHITEWATER AFFAIR IS ACCUSED OF LYING IN A LOCAL PONZI SCHEME CASE.