If anything, the Pink Moon and lunar eclipse last night were a great break in the status-update monotony that usually plagues social networks -- for a few hours, Scandal, Game of Thrones and the cockroach of all television shows, Breaking Bad, were not dominating newsfeed conversation. Instead, I wa ... More >>
I don't recall my exact age when I started checking my horoscope, but I'm sure it correlates with my reading of the newspaper, a routine that started when I was about eight. (I had been drinking coffee every morning long before that, because apparently, I was a tiny, grumpy preschool-sized writer wo ... More >>
Photo by Corey KruitboschAll the snow that fell across the Front Range Friday had fishing enthusiasts thinking about just what will happen when all that white stuff melts -- pouring water into this state's streams, rivers and lakes. To get a taste of the country's liquid assets, they should ... More >>
The case of Carmen Tisch, the 36-year-old woman who scratched, punched, rubbed and then peed in close proximity to a $30 million painting at the new Clyfford Still Museum, is definitely weird. But it's certainly not the first act of strange art vandalism Colorado has seen (though it's in the running ... More >>
For this second photo in my Colorado Mills "Week of a Woman" contest entry, I chose to highlight one of my greatest obsessions as a woman: working out. We spend millions of dollars on gyms, clothes to wear at gyms, and bags to carry our clothes that we wear at gyms -- because working out in an enclo ... More >>
When our esteemed art director (who we will decline to explicitly name for reasons that will become clear... now) designed the photo that accompanied Embattled Painting of the Virgin Mary fellating Christ appears to weep blood (at right), our fake April Fool's day joke article, he mentioned h ... More >>
Rob Cancer's "Benedictrix/Coronation # 37."The controversy surrounding the artist Rob Cancer's depiction of what many conservative Christians have protested as the Virgin Mary fellating Christ took a bizarre turn this week, when CONSTRUCT GalleryArtSpaceBlackBox, where the painting has been o ... More >>
Big pic below.Update: It would be an exaggeration to say that accused public masturbator and groper Gage Walker Lopez was caught red-handed. Instead, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, an anonymous bust led to his arrest on charges of unlawful sexual contact and second-degree ... More >>
Someone in the Catholic Archdiocese of Denver ordered that a mural of the Virgin Mary at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church be covered up two years ago. Or did they?
Last week, on the 101 freeway in downtown Los Angeles, a previously unknown rap-rock group called Imperial Stars stopped traffic so they could play an impromptu gig on the roof of the panel van. Appropriately, the Imperial doofuses performed a song titled "Traffic Jam 101." This über-lame, Airhea ... More >>
The panoramic songwriting of Natasha Khan of Bat For Lashes has gained the attention of critics and peers alike and lead to her recurring opening gigs on the 2008 Radiohead tour. Drawing on her rich imagination for inspiration, Khan's songs tap into the language and imagery of collective myths, a ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... Figure 11. Jefferson: Silvery One-Eared Bathtub Bambi After ass-soaking and tornado shelter, the third most popular use of a clawfoot tub is in the commission of a yard shrine. With clawfoot legs removed, the bathtub is upended and buried h ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments. Figure 2. Lincoln Park: Our Lavender Lady of the Plaster Pullets The Virgin Mary is the undisputed ruler of Denver yard art. She's as common as snowstorms in January, and appears in drifts across the city. But like snowflakes, no two virgins a ... More >>
It's hard to know who deserves the most blame: Bill O'Reilly's staffers, whose apparent lack of research really hung their boss out to dry, or O'Reilly himself, for blustering on ignorantly in a manner that confirmed just about every negative thing his critics say about him. Then again, the segment ... More >>
The mother of all myths.
Conception is far from immaculate in this teenybop retelling.
A testament to the testicular avocado.
Why Mexicans are so image-conscious.
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Central City's The Juggler of Notre Dame achieves a quiet grace. By Juliet Wittman
Saints and Hysterics has comic originality but is thin as a drama.
The Women lays bare the cattiness of society dames
Church of St. Vincent de Paul
Ed Harris goes on a quest for The Third Miracle.
Shopping for inexpensive Christ artifacts.
Two shows bring the best of both worlds to Denver.
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the mystery.
Down in southeast Colorado, the Virgin Mother has gone Holly-ward.
A local conference on apparitions of the Virgin Mary features a Medjugorje speaker. The critics hoot.