Last week, we told you about the Twitter spat that erupted after Dr. Christian Thurstone, an addiction specialist who's also a major player in Project SAM, a national organization fighting to prevent greater access to cannabis, shared a blog post in which he implied that marijuana contributed to -- ... More >>
Did marijuana contribute to -- and perhaps even cause -- the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting by a police officer caused weeks of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri? That's the implication of a blog post by Dr. Christian Thurstone, an addiction specialist who's also a major player in Project SAM, a ... More >>
Are you disturbed at the prevalence of video cameras that seem to be recording your every move? Or do you see such devices as enhancing safety, because they may dissuade predators from committing crimes in areas where they're present or help bring them to justice if they do so? The folks with Commu ... More >>
It's no surprise that Westboro Baptist Church is up to its usual well-publicized and well-hated shenanigans, but members of the "God Hates F*gs!" gang have gone and done it now -- they pissed off a group of New York City Satanists (a group you really don't wanna piss off) by threatening to picket th ... More >>
Amendment 64's passage has energized marijuana opponents like Christine Tatum. An ex-journalist and wife of addiction specialist Dr. Christian Thurstone, Tatum recently went after yours truly for, among other things, failing to contact Thurstone for a post featuring one of his critics. Since then, T ... More >>
After the Boston Marathon attack, runners took to social media to declare that they wouldn't be scared away from participating in the upcoming Colfax Marathon and BolderBOULDER -- and they were as good as their word. The Colfax Marathon went off without a hitch, and yesterday, increased security mea ... More >>
Following last month's attack at the Boston Marathon, people planning to take part in the Colfax Marathon, as well as the upcoming BolderBOULDER, took to social media to make it clear they would still hit the pavement. Plenty of them did so safely at the Colfax Marathon this weekend. Our Danielle L ... More >>
Following the Boston Marathon bombing, runners looking forward to participating in this year's BolderBOULDER quickly spoke out about participating despite increased fears about terrorism and "soft targets." Nonetheless, security for the event has been beefed up. CU-Boulder Police spokesman Ryan Hu ... More >>
When we shared yesterday's post about the Colorado Muslim Society's disassociation from a founder's offer to pay for the burial of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, we asked if it mattered to readers where the body winds up. This question prompted some interesting and strongly expressed answ ... More >>
Last month's shocking bombing at the Boston Marathon was followed by a manhunt that ended with the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the death of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Dzhokhar's older brother and the presumed mastermind of an attack that killed three and injured hundreds. Since then, controversy has ari ... More >>
Update, 3:30 p.m. 4/29/13: Just got off the phone with Kent Shelton from the Gothic, who told us that a memorial in remembrance of Chris Haney is planned for this Friday, May 3 at the Gothic Theatre. Keep reading for the exact details and a few additional words from Shelton about his departed friend ... More >>
It'll be a busy week for the Rio Grande chain. The Fort Collins location has collaborated with Odell's Brewery and is hosting a release party for Chueco Mexican Lager, a 9 percent agave amaranth beer brewed especially for Rio. The event begins this Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.; visit the Facebook pa ... More >>
The appearance of sociopathic dreamboat Anthony Jeselnik at the University of Denver's Newman Center Saturday was filled with unthinkable rape jokes and reverse-pandering to the backward-hat bros and "Woo!" women who populate the college campus. Despite the fact that nearly half his set was recycled ... More >>
Time and distance provide prospective -- isn't that what they say? Sure enough, the further removed we are from the recent Boston Marathon bombing, the more the picture appears to be coming into focus of the two brothers alleged to have conducted the terror plot. From analyzing their online presen ... More >>
Simon Posford of Shpongle sees the world through a unique creative lens, and he delivers his view with stunning visual imagery soundtracked by ethereal music that speaks to all the senses. This weekend in honor of Earth Day, he's due at Feed the Rocks with Disco Biscuits and RJD2 at Red Rocks, where ... More >>
A lot of comedy audiences have an Us vs. Them attitude regarding what standups to like; they feel they have to decide between David Cross or Larry The Cable Guy. And while this attitude would usually push comedian John Caparulo into the latter category (he's critical of healthy eating and people who ... More >>
We've been reporting about the shootings at the 4/20 Civic Center Park rally on Saturday, as well as the continuing search for a suspect caught on video. Watching developments closely is event organizer Miguel Lopez, who's having difficulty getting around the better part of two days since the start ... More >>
The Denver Police Department says that at this time, there's no known local link to the horrific attack at the Boston Marathon yesterday. Yet the images currently blanketing news broadcasts can't help striking a chord with local runners expecting to participate in the BolderBOULDER and Colfax Marat ... More >>
The explosions at the Boston Marathon, which killed two people and injured dozens of others earlier today, represent a still-developing story about which we'll learn much, much more in the coming days. Meanwhile, residents of metropolitan areas across the country are wondering if they have reason f ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast. In honor of Kevin Hickm ... More >>
On her current single, "So Small," from her latest effort, Carnival Ride -- out this week on the Arista imprint -- Carrie Underwood sings the lines: "Go ahead and let the light shine through/I know it's hard on a rainy day/You wanna shut the world out and just be left alone/But don't run out on your ... More >>
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