Denver blog posts are signing in. At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies offers advice about dismantling sexist culture one irrelevant strip-club sign at a time. Colorado Peak Politics on the official (at last) entry into the race for governor of Bob Beauprez. Denver Egotist on the local connection ... More >>
Denver blog posts are featuring a lot of orange and blue these days -- but don't let that make you the other kind of blue.... At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies offers a survival guide for Denverites who either hate the Broncos or don't care for football, period. Colorado Pols: Fox News is makin ... More >>
Denver blog posts wanted to give Will Ferrell a little more publicity. At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies counters bah-humbug blogger Josiah M. Hesse with five reasons Christmas totally rules. Colorado Pols on the tedious debate over whether Arapahoe High shooter Karl Pierson was a socialist. A ... More >>
In our daily Denver Blogs roundup, we pointed to a post by our Bree Davies decrying the "Halloween shaming of grown women" via slutty costumes. When we shared the item on Facebook, we asked if readers feel pressured to dress in risque fashion on October 31. This commenter says "no."
Denver blog posts don't need to go door to door. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies calls for an end to shaming grown women with slutty Halloween costumes. Denver Egotist announces the final call for the 2013 Denver Fifty. They've got your number. Mile High Hockey's Andi D. asks: "Why not us? ... More >>
Have you noticed the number of 7-Elevens popping up around town? Often right across the street from an abandoned 7-Eleven that turns into a neighborhood eyesore? Bree Davies did, and wrote about it yesterday on our arts and culture blog -- inspiring quite a conversation about 7-Eleven, urban-plannin ... More >>
Face it: Moustaches are in. That was clear at last night's celebratory 'Stache at Deer Pile, and in anticipation of that event, Sam Alviani and Bree Davies faced off with their own takes on moustaches. See also: - Mustaches: They're gross, they scratch my face, and the Civil War is over - Mustache ... More >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are de rigueur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors ... More >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are derigeur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors Sa ... More >>
Bree Davies grew up in Denver, and is about the same age as the 16th Street Mall -- which means she spent plenty of time on it as a teen. She reminisced about those days in a blog birthday card to the mall, a sort of love letter that accepted the mall's shortcomings as part of a city's growing pains ... More >>
Bree Davies does not think she's the best bass player in the world. But nor did she think she deserved this sidewalk comment from someone who had just heard her play at last Friday's Too Much Funstival: "You know, I can play bass way, way better than you can." Really, she asks, what adult says that ... More >>
Mile High Mayhem has rolled into town for the weekend, filling the city with scooter shenanigans. Bree Davies talked with Missi Kroge about the history of the scene, including the founding of the Secret Servix, and it definitely brought back memories.
Summer in Denver, and it's hot, hot, hot. So are the responses to Bree Davies's "Top five: Stop whining and enjoy the summer already." And in his comment, Desert Badass added fuel to the ire with this: It's 116 in Phoenix Arizona so quit your sniveling you Colorado Pussies.
During a day at Water World, Bree Davies discovered that politics, like beauty, really can be skin deep as she looked at a raft of bad tattoos. "I did have time to ponder the meaning of inked life while waiting 45 minutes for a turn to ride a backwash-water-filled tube through a dinosaur's stomach," ... More >>
Hot enough for you? Bree Davies's "top five reasons to stop whining and enjoy the summer already" has plenty of people hot under the collar.
Since long ago, the Cat Care Society has employed a truly creative method of raising money for its various cat-related endeavors: Tails of the Painted Cats, in which artists around town are called upon to doll up fabulous fiberglass cat statuettes which, after a couple of months of showcases (they'r ... More >>
Feminism isn't a ladies-only club, Bree Davies pronounced yesterday. Feminism is for everybody. Including two very supportive male friends: one of whom attended the Rally to Protect Women's Health at the Capitol Monday, both of whom earned a shout-out in her piece.
T-PAIN @ OGDEN THEATRE | 2.26.12 In a display of what can only be described as obnoxious, drunken, ego-driven mania, T-Pain performed for nearly three hours last night to a two-thirds-full Ogden Theatre that, by the end of his reign of terror, was more than half empty. The king of mediocrity in an ... More >>
There's an art to putting people in the right jeans, which Bree Davies revealed yesterday in her Fitting Room Confidential post. People who want flare jeans, for example, have no flare. And then there are those deadly Dad denims... What do your jeans say about you? Not much, in Cory's case. Here's ... More >>
Don't let the fact that this is Friday the 13th get you down. Besides all the axe murders that are bound to occur, this weekend also promises more than a few entertainment options that will keep you from going broke before you're hacked to bits by a psycho-killer. While the biggest event is easily t ... More >>
Kill holiday burn-out this weekend and save that found-money you've got after returning those knock-off electronics. Simply take these ten suggestions for weekend entertainment, all of which will cost you a Hamilton or less. And for our full guide to what's-going-on-Denver, simply peruse the Westwor ... More >>
Bree Davies loves her job at the Shirt Folding Store, where she's worked off and on since 2006. But she does not love asshole customers who treat her like she's an idiot. And in this post, she highlighted other misconceptions about retail employees.
In fourth grade, I wanted glasses more than anything. Well, that's not true -- I wanted braces even more. I also wanted a perm because my best friend had one. Basically, I desired to look as uncool as possible. As it turns out, I got all of those things as an adult (minus the perm, though I almost c ... More >>
I know, I know. Women who do not have children are supposed to love cats. They are supposed to dress them up in onesies and push them around in strollers. But fortunately for this photo project/contest, I happen to live with a very photogenic dog instead. In fact, I live with three extremely good-lo ... 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 >>
I'm not a photographer. I don't even own a camera. But that's not going to stop me from participating in Colorado Mills's "Week of a Woman"photo contest, going on now through October 9. The contest works like this: Anyone with the plausible means to "capture everyday women on film" can enter (I do ... More >>
Some people. One minute, you're on the Cherry Creek Path enjoying a leisurely commute on your bicycle, the next you're inches away from getting mowed down by some prick in Spandex without even the common decency to announce his presence. It happens to Bree Davies almost every day, and clearly ... More >>
Bree DaviesOn Sunday afternoon, we randomly wandered over to the 7-11 on Broadway and 3rd Avenue to find a parking lot overtaken by sweet cars. In the second annual "Bringing You Back To Broadway" car show, local promotor and DJ "Cruisin'" Dave Bos and his wife Sandi put together a day of cla ... More >>
As Bree Davies observed in her report on SlutWalk Denver over the weekend, more people seemed inclined to throw in their two cents about the event than to actually attend it. Indeed: SlutWalk has come and gone, but in the comment thread on post about that comment war, the controversy is still ... More >>
PANIC! AT THE DISCOFuneral Party • fun.The Ogden Theatre06.28.11PANIC! AT THE DISCO at OGDEN THEATRE | 06/28/11This was going to be a big show -- it had to be. Panic! At The Disco, performing last night to a sold out and extremely sweaty crowd at The Ogden Theatre, hadn't been back to Denve ... More >>
While most folks go to festivals like the Capitol Hill People's Fair mostly for the bouncy-castle and the shirtless ambiance, Bree Davies is partial to the finer points of festival vending, like hats for dogs and paintings of sheep in trench-coats; in her recap of the fair yesterday, she brou ... More >>
Be careful what tattoo you get, lest you end up like Bree Davies, who ended up accidentally affiliating herself with a gang when she got the initials R.H. tattooed on her (it stands for "Ratchet Ho") -- meaning you might want to reconsider that flaming skull with the "Bandido 4 Life" inscript ... More >>
Bree DaviesAmanda LeporeThe biggest reason to make it out for Drag Nation last Friday at Tracks wasn't to see Amanda Lepore perform -- it was to see Amanda Lepore in real life. And while the transgender icon and David LaChapelle muse was definitely worth viewing, her sort-of sing-along perfor ... More >>
My ratchet ho hairbrushTattoos are dumb. Ask my mom. Don't ask her, actually, because it isn't all tattoos that are dumb in her eyes, just my little girly clip art pieces and that giant weird dead cat thing my neighbor got tattooed on his calf. My brother has a whole arm full of banger graffi ... More >>
Bree DaviesRemember that Pictureplane video we told you about back in November? It's done, and we have the distinct pleasure of premiering here for the first time. The "Real Is a Feeling" clip, directed by Sterling Crispin and Travis Ededy, is posted for your perusal below. Click through to have a l ... More >>
In the stressful urban commuting environment, bicyclists and drivers are often a lot like the Sharks and the Jets: They just do not get along. Bicycle Colorado is one of the many fine organizations working to change that, educating cyclists and drivers alike on how to share the road in peace ... More >>
After nearly four months of intense contention, the semi-coherent debate continues to rage over Bree Davies's assessment of the first episode of the MTV version of the popular U.K. series Skins, now drawing opinions from as far away, apparently, as Portugal. Yesterday, Portuguese reader (we'r ... More >>
Bree DaviesWith so many great shows happening on Saturday night, it was virtually impossible to stay in one place. Luckily, Denver's geography makes it fairly easy to maneuver between venues in a short amount of time, so we attempted to catch various bands and performances throughout out the ... More >>
Who needs people with all their talking and opinions? Not you, you're a lone wolf who doesn't need a pack of yapping furballs to cramp your style. Here's what to do on Valentine's Day. Alone.
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Bree DaviesBy all accounts, the first installment of the Colorado Music Gear Swap Meet at Cervantes yesterday was a success. The two-level venue was buzzing with activity through most of the afternoon as vendors and gearheads alike made conversation, purchases and trades of everything from ke ... More >>
Bree DaviesSound engineer and instrument repair specialist Scooter Barnes By all accounts, the first installment of the Colorado Music Gear Swap Meet at Cervantes' yesterday was a success. The two-level venue was buzzing with activity through most of the afternoon as vendors and gearheads al ... More >>
On what basically amounts to a national holiday dedicated to crass commercialism -- Black Friday -- at least a few people were gathered to do something at a mall that did not involve hemorrhaging money: It was the Black Friday Flash Mob and Silent Dance Party, where folks converged in a seemi ... More >>
Bree Davies Pictureplane's track "Real is a Feeling" came to life in video form last night at Redline Gallery studios, complete with a girl in head-to-toe lyrca and a pinata filled with rubber organs of the human variety. Filmed by Neil Ewing and visual artist Sterling Crispin and with the d ... More >>
Cassettes, in case you haven't noticed, are once again becoming viable. The number of tape-only imprints that seem to keep cropping up have not only made for decent blogger bait (see our recent Deathbomb Arc item or the recent NPR blog post focusing on Ft. Collins Patient Sounds), it's served ... More >>