Tupac at Coachella. While there were plenty of memorable performances and an equal number of WTF moments at the first weekend of this year's Coachella, there's only one from last night that we guarantee everyone is talking about this morning, and It happened early this morning around 12:30 or so our ... More >>
Three games ago, Tim Tebow's streak of late-game miracles looked bound for legend. Now, even true believers are left to wonder if his success was a mirage. No wonder comedian Bill Maher has been kicking the Chosen One when he's down -- on one knee, and on the scoreboard.
If only I was the Criss Angel of retail.When I'm not interviewing drag queens, reviewing concerts and rating Santas for Westword, I'm working at Shirt Folding Store. For twenty hours a week, I fold shirts (and, more important, jeans) alongside other part-timers, who in their other jobs might be bank ... More >>
Video below.The term "suicide by cop" has become a well-known phrase among fans of TV police procedurals and the like. And at this point, an officer-involved shooting that took place yesterday afternoon near a Kmart on West Evans appears to be an extremely literal example of the phenomenon.
Tim Tebow.The entire football world is abuzz about Tim Tebow being named the Broncos' starting quarterback. Indeed, yesterday's edition of NFL 32 on ESPN focused on little else -- and while the hype delights some people, it's triggering the gag reflex in plenty of others. Check out the variet ... More >>
Merril Hoge.You've got to credit ESPN's Merril Hoge. At least the man stands up for his tweets. Yesterday, following his epic Twitter rampage against Tim Tebow, Hoge not only shared his thoughts about the Chosen One on assorted ESPN broadcasts, but he also guested for an extended (and someti ... More >>
The Sword You can't be everywhere at once, especially during events like Saturday's Westword Music Showcase, with more than a dozen venues across a few blocks in the Golden Triangle. Thankfully, we've got Twitter to read about people complaining and dancing and high-fiving across the festival ... More >>
Congressman Weiner's infamous boomstick.Between Scottie Ewing's Michael "Handcock" affair and Congressman Anthony's "Weinergate," our elected officials have kept the headlines hot and their constituencies (and probably their wives) as cold as a case of Otter Pops over the last couple of weeks ... More >>
7NewsUpdate: The Denver coroner's office has identified the woman stabbed to death at a HIV/AIDS group-living facility on West Wesley Avenue. Laura Emery, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene. Look below for our earlier coverage of this crime.
#OMG, they killed #OBL. And finally, tonight, Gary Faulkner can sleep soundly, Samurai swords safely sheathed. We heard "Bin Laden is dead" about 500 times from Wolf Blitzer in about 30 minutes, listened as Geraldo tried to articulate his joy at the death of Usama bin Laden, but the real en ... More >>
You can't help but love Travis Egedy. The Pictureplane maestro is always up to something. He's always got a smile on his face and doesn't seem to care what anyone thinks. His latest hijinks involve him going door to door at a hotel inviting unsuspecting guests to a concert. In his hotel room. ... More >>
Graffiti Black and his team -- Big Mike Smooth and the rest of the crew from the now-defunct Livewire program Your Favorite Show -- have decided to change the way local music is heard in Denver and maintain a progressive listening audience by offering a platform for local artists to highlight ... More >>
Dan HawkinsTwitter Nation's got a lot to say about Dan Hawkins finally being fired as CU's football coach. And some of the comments aren't terribly complimentary, as you might expect -- although we did find a few that are sympathetic, more or less. Here are the ten most memorable tweets we' ... More >>
Bieber: "Let's get it on!" Mystery solved. The secret meaning of Justin Bieber's cryptic tweet to Carmelo Anthony yesterday? The floppy-haired teen idol simply wanted to play the NBA All-Star in basketball -- not convince him to become Canadian or sing backup vocals or get down on one knee a ... More >>
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 >>
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Ever since the Rocky Mountain News was put up for sale, John Temple, the tabloid's editor, publisher and president, has been the focus of much attention. Not so Greg Moore, editor of the Denver Post (seen here in a photo from several years back), who's stayed in the background even as reports surfac ... More >>
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple. Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple's August 16 column "8-word Gaffe Ripples Across the Web" is an apologia for a big botch reported about in this More Messages blog -- an erroneous Rocky web piece that claimed Bara ... More >>
The turban doesn't prove Kenyan citizenship, either. Thank goodness Countdown With Keith Olbermann's nightly "Worst Person in the World" feature is flexible, or else the man with his name in the program's title wouldn't have been able to award the August 12 bronze to our own Rocky Mountain News. T ... More >>
The August 1 enshrinement of onetime Denver Broncos offensive lineman Gary Zimmerman in the Pro Football Hall of Fame was much deserved and long overdue. Unfortunately, though, Zimmerman's articulate and heartfelt acceptance speech was preceded by an introduction courtesy of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen ... More >>
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Westword's July 5 profile of Yellowcard frontman Ryan Key only scrapes the surface of the wide-ranging interview that forms the backbone of the article. Key has a lot to say, as you can see below. Among the major topics: Speculation that Paper Walls, the latest Yellowcard CD, was rushed into stores ... More >>
Ryan Key on his persistent throat problems and his band’s new disc.
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