A young woman with a supernatural talent for finding things goes looking for trouble and gets it in the form of a monstrous man who uses children for his own dark ends in Joe Hill's new novel NOS4A2. The book delves into a world where certain special people can make dreams real, then explores what h ... 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 >>
Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival, such as, oh, I don't know, humping a tree, or maybe dancing naked while getting arrested. But Mom would probably prefer if y ... More >>
Not long ago, Graham Elliot moved to Colorado to chase a girl. Unfortunately, his quest for love didn't conclude with a picturesque Hollywood ending. So Elliot did what most spurned lovers do: He wrote a novel, of course. In 2012 Elliot released A Pact for Life, a story about a hot-and-cold Denver c ... More >>
Laura Norman is one of the more talented actors around, subtle and intelligent, capable of deep emotion but never sentimental or hackneyed. She can rescue a mediocre play and add a very specific kind of shine to an excellent one.
In 2005, she received a Best of Denver award for her portrayal of Ha ... More >>
Nimrods are everywhere. You can find them at the gym mesmerized by their own reflection, in bars chirping obnoxiously about the complexities of their trivial existence, even on their crusty couches at home, where they seem to be perpetually married to the thrilling phenomenon known as "television." ... More >>
While the Afghan Whigs are probably not the first band people think of when they think of the '90s, album for album, the band consistently put out quality material. The outfit's soul-inflected rock, which could just as easily be called power pop even though it packed a lot more punch than some of th ... More >>
Have you ever stepped into a restaurant and seen immediately that it's meant for families rather than single people? Walking into Sweet Tomatoes, I felt like I was entering a large daycare center with a baked potato bar. Now I know how people with children in tow feel at a hipster joint or a cocktai ... More >>
Since you're probably spending every extra dollar on the air- conditioning bill this month, it's hard to find money for fun stuff. Help is at hand, with this week's list of ten events you can participate in for under $10: art shows, meeting a punk legend, eating a pancake breakfast. So turn off the ... More >>
For four seasons, Breaking Bad has chronicled the journey of Walter White from "Mr Chips to Scarface," as creator Vince Gilligan puts it. The end of the last season saw White taking out his number one adversary in spectacular fashion, marking the beginning of the final phase of his transformation. S ... More >>
The most recent art toy collection from Task One, AKA Daniel Rowley, is the result of a lot of late nights. While he works, the graffiti and custom toy artist watches copious amounts of his favorite TV shows, so it was only a matter of time before inspiration caught up with the art. With "As Seen On ... More >>
Let's say you're a big-time Hollywood filmmaker. You've heard about Colorado's new film incentives and you'd love to take advantage of the cash rebates natural splendor the state has to offer. But where to start? A new website called Shoot Colorado makes it easy, providing a digital directory of loc ... More >>
Little Mike, back home for the holidaysTwo key figures in the evolution of Denver's constantly changing dance-music scene, Little Mike and Crazy Larry are coming home for the holidays -- and for the party "Homecoming Queenz," which they co-headline Saturday at 2200.
Little Mike (known to his ... More >>
Brandon MarshallThis fall, Machine Head (due at Comfort Dental Amphitheater this Sunday, July 17, as part of Rockstar Mayhem Festival) will release their seventh studio album entitled, Unto The Locust, and judging from the first single, the album's title track, Machine Head appears to have st ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, we told you about Hulu's bracket to determine the best show on television. On opening day of the actual March Madness, the contest is down to eight and the results are a little surprising: Not exactly populist, not exactly critical consensus. We originally thought this was ... More >>
Are YOU watching Dancing with the Stars?Republicans are flag-flying rubes who drive enormous pickup trucks and lap up mass-produced reality dreck like it was a case of shitty domestic beer. Democrats are effete, pasty elitists who drink tea with their pinkies up and prefer "sophisticated" TV ... More >>
Before rehab. When methheads start cooking their own product, they're rarely as fastidious as Walt and Jesse in Breaking Bad. The cost of decontaminating a former lab can run into tens of thousands of dollars, as detailed in my feature "Toxic Shock."
And sometimes the best option is to ra ... More >>
So, Lost is over. For a whole lot of us, that means we now have a distinct lack of twisting, deep narrative and wacky Island mystery in our lives, not to mention an hour a week to fill watching and several more discussing, dissecting and theorizing about, as well as a large cast of characters ... More >>
This, my friends, is what three pounds of meth looks like.I'm a proud native of the Western Slope, and when I grew up in Grand Junction, the main substance we had to worry about was uranium. Those were the days. Now, reports about meth busts are the opposite of unusual -- although few can com ... More >>