We recently reported about the controversy over an Arapahoe Basin executive announcing that skiers caught smoking marijuana in public at the resort could lose their lift ticket -- a warning that stirred plenty of controversy. But one important factor may not have been fully considered by those on ei ... More >>
As William Breathes has reported, many ski towns are allowing recreational pot sales. But that doesn't mean public weed smoking is any more legal at resorts than it is elsewhere in Colorado. Still, the idea that ski areas will crack down on those who light up in plain view definitely stirs emotions ... More >>
Jeff Campbell's one-man show, Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, premieres tonight at work | space. Our Show & Tell blog spoke with Campbell about the show, and that piece focuses primarily on the production. We also caught up with Campbell, who's been a stalwart of the Colorado hip-hop scene for the better ... More >>
Last week, we noted that actress Susan Sarandon is voicing robocalls on behalf of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Now, a new website, MarijuanaMajority.com, is pushing such measures here and elsewhere using the words of other notables who've questioned drug policy, including F ... More >>
Certain stories have Fox News written all over them -- like, for instance, the tale of James Harper, a small town Colorado student who quit his high school choir after discovering that one of the lines he was asked to warble translates to "There is no truth but Allah." Number of comments on the Fox ... More >>
Big pics below.No question about it, the ascension of Tim Tebow has established a unique style of football in Denver. The Broncos have managed to distill all the heart-pounding excitement and nail-biting competitiveness of NFL action and compress it into the final couple of minutes (and somet ... More >>
Doug Lamborn.Yesterday, a Colorado Springs Gazette editorial and a big percentage of online poll takers deemed Congressman Doug Lamborn's line that compared being associated with Barack Obama to touching a tar baby no big deal. Keith Olbermann begs to differ. On his Current TV show last nigh ... More >>
J. WohletzIKEA after dark.When IKEA opened its 38th U.S. store in Centennial last week, the offers of free sofas, mattresses, chairs, meals and even baby spruce trees turned what would already have have been a stampede of eager customers into a veritable feeding frenzy of folks feeling the n ... More >>
John Boehner.What did I do during my spring vacation? Watched my son graduate from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., during a Saturday ceremony at which Speaker of the House and well-known public crier John Boehner received an honorary degree. When I heard about Boehner ... More >>
Last week, conservatives cried foul over Michelle Obama inviting the rapper Common to a poetry reading at the White House, since he'd rapped about violence against cops and President George W. Bush. While the reading went off without a hitch, the debate goes on: Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly ... More >>
Tim & mom.The 2010 Super Bowl ad featuring Tim Tebow and his mom is the gift that keeps on giving for Focus on the Family. Next month at their convention in Nashville, the National Religious Broadcasters will reportedly name it the year's best -- and why not? The commercial, on view below, ce ... More >>
Dueling grouches: Oscar vs. Lamborn. Rep. Doug Lamborn, the grouch in the trash can to the left in the picture above, represents Colorado Congressional District 5. His bill to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Public Radio is getting a lot of attention and support ov ... More >>
Jammin' fave Prince.We recently told you about the sudden flip of The Truth, at 101.5, to Jammin' Oldies only moments before talk-show host Mike Zinna's program last Friday. Jeff Norman, president and general manager of the outlet, says he was almost as blindsided. He knew something would li ... More >>
Ali Hasan.He may not have been a great candidate for Colorado treasurer, but Ali Hasan -- now using the Muhammed in front of his name that he usually dropped in favor of Ali, and billing himself as "an American and Constitutionalist first, a Muslim second" -- came out the winner in last night ... More >>
There's no back-down in Sean Paige.Yesterday, AM 760 host/columnist David Sirota and Colorado Springs city councilman Sean Paige took part in an on-air debate, with the honor of Colorado Springs at stake. But while the program has ended, the scrap isn't over, with Paige continuing to take swi ... More >>
Ward Churchill, in an image from HBO's documentary "Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech." The promo for Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech made it clear that controversial professor Ward Churchill would be receiving the hero treatment in the HBO documentary -- and l ... More >>
Like its college professor heroine, this play flunks Reality 101.
Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom.
Natalie Maines is one radical Chick.
From the week of April 27, 2006
FEMA's Michael Brown fumbles his fifteen minutes of fame.
Don't let the door hit you on your way out, Gary.
The shiny new Johnson's Corner just ain't what it used to be.
From the week of March 3, 2005
CU majors in Hostile Environmental Studies.
Denver's plummet from the summit.
The Bushies damn themselves in the wrenching Fahrenheit 9/11.
Connie and Carla is based on a classic but ends up a drag.
From the week of January 29, 2004
From the week of April 17, 2003
The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.
Michael Moore's gun-culture study uncovers fear itself.
Here's how Andrew Cohen became one of the legal biz's foremost talking heads.