Shawna Santus.It was just last July when Westword marijuana reviewer William Breathes was interviewed by CNN about Denver's medical cannabis scene -- and even though MMJ isn't supposed to be addictive, the network appears to be hooked on the subject. How else to explain the latest report by ... More >>
William BreathesIt's been exactly one year since we kicked off our Mile Highs and Lows dispensary reviews. Since he's a sentimental guy (we think it might be the marijuana), William Breathes gave us the following look back at a year in pot reviewing: Believe it or not, Westword staffers aren ... More >>
William Breathes as seen on CNN.The calls and texts started well before I had woken up yesterday, vibrating my phone completely off my bedside table. Apparently people on the East Coast don't realize there's a time difference between us. When I finally did get up and turn on the TV, I didn't ... More >>
William Breathes on CNN.Last week, William Breathes gave us a behind-the-scenes look at his CNN interview with Poppy Harlow about being one of the nation's first medical marijuana critics. The story began airing this morning, and it's epic -- often funnier than Breathes's appearance on The Da ... More >>
The small but mighty City Park Dispensary, critiqued by William Breathes, is the latest of our CNN-approved MMJ center reviews. And we've got more resources for you to command. Click to check out our newly updated medical marijuana dispensary directory.
For someone who talks a lot -- to Meet the Press Sunday, to CNN yesterday -- Pennsylvania representative Joe Sestak doesn't say a lot. Especially when he's pressed for specifics about who at the White House offered him a job if he skipped the Pennsylvania Senate primary, where he trounced Arl ... More >>
M.E. Sprengelmeyer during his Rocky days.In February 2009, the Rocky Mountain News died just shy of its 150th anniversary, and even though the surviving Denver Post has picked up more of the tabloid's audience than anyone other than MediaNews Group's Dean Singleton would have guessed, big cha ... More >>
Victoria HansenA younger me with my would-be recruiter, Sgt. Tim Pickel.It's been five years since an investigative report that I wrote for my high school newspaper sent shock waves all the way to the Pentagon. For me, the bomb rush of media and interviews feels like a lifetime ago -- and gen ... More >>
Jason Irwin as he appeared on CNN this week.These days, people involved in the medical marijuana community are understandably paranoid about interacting with the press -- and especially TV reporters -- thanks to the story of Highlands Ranch's Chris Bartkowicz, who was arrested following a Dru ... More >>
A single word from Senator Michael Bennet has simultaneously thrilled his supporters and emboldened critics who think he's might an incredible strategic blunder. That word is "yes." This weekend, Bennet appeared on CNN's State of the Union program, and when interrogator Jon King asked if he'd stil ... More >>
And the Balloon Boy story only gets stranger. First, Falcon Heene flies to fame when he's said to be aboard a runaway balloon. Then it turns out he was never on the balloon at all, but hiding in the family attic. A few hours later, he goes on CNN and seems to imply that the entire adventure had bee ... More >>
Zach Lahn on MSNBC.Since asking the most confrontational question at President Barack Obama's healthcare town hall in Grand Junction on Saturday, ultra-conservative CU student Zach Lahn has extended his face time by going on a tour of cable-news talking-head broadcasts. Predictably, Fox News ... More >>
He's b-a-a-a-a-ck....Each day about this time, we cruise through the cyber-waters like sharks in search of bloggy chum. If you notice a rich, steaming bucket of news or opinion, scoop it our way. Insiders say Bob Beauprez is running for the U.S. Senate. Be still our beating hearts. (Colorado ... More >>
MJ. Like most people, I didn't learn about Michael Jackson's death yesterday via traditional media outlets. Instead, I heard from a much more reliable source: Westword receptionist Christina Salazar, who was announcing the news to a gaggle of co-workers as I walked toward the front desk. At first, ... More >>
CNN.comPolis (and his nostrils) at the White House. President Obama and I disagree... about the awesomeness of CNN's YouTube-y reality show Freshman Year, starring Colorado's own freshman congressman, Jared Polis of Boulder. According to Polis, Obama "loves" his show. Me, not so much. (Although I d ... More >>
"Hey, this burrito is shaped like a really big, fat penis!" Take a bite. Today in Cafe Society: • Quiznos is the sandwich of choice for half-naked playmates. • Eat Here Now! at 910Arts. • Jax puts its fin into the wine game. • Up Close: The Q Worldly Barbecue. • Candy Girls: Sweet Action ... More >>
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