Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive. Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surp ... More >>
Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mountain lion mascot, has put together quite a career over the 22 years that he has been thrilling basketball fans -- sometimes providing their only thrill during the particularly lean years. Over that time, the supremely athletic gymnast has perfected his routine -- from f ... More >>
Editor's note: Artist Charlie Boots is part of the inaugural pair of PAIR residents at Denver's Powerhaüs Studio. As part of his residency, he and his fashion-designing counterpart will be reporting from the real world via Show and Tell, as they learn the ropes from studio mentors Mona Lucero, Laur ... More >>
Tuesday, November 20, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
In a just-published GQ article, several comments from Brady Quinn seemed to rip Tim Tebow, stirring up the sort of Internet frenzy that we've come to associate with The Chosen One. As a result, Quinn tried to do damage control on his Twitter account, offering an extended mea culpa that repeatedly b ... More >>
Aaron Freeman incorporates a lot of personal history when he takes on the musical alter-ego role of Gene Ween. For nearly thirty years, Freeman and Mickey Melchionda (aka Dean Ween) have been the tongue-in-cheek duo behind Ween, a band that's evolved from the abstract musical experiments of 1 ... More >>
If you're smart, you can do this all day.Did you know today is 4/20? That means at 4:20, you get to smoke some of the sticky-icky-oooo-weee , put on the best chill tunes, and relax. As if this is different from any other day -- but today, you get to do it in the park while all your friends ar ... More >>
This could be you.Adult Swim has always been Cartoon Network's flawless answer to the demand of nostalgic man-children everywhere to be served bizarre, absurdist deconstructions of the entertainments they liked when they were actual children (look at the website and tell me that's not what th ... More >>
Once upon a time, cartoons were silly. Consider the original Batman series of the 1960s, a show so jokey it had villains named both The Laugher and The Giggler and starred a not-exactly-ripped-but-still-wearing-spandex Adam West playing the world's most block-headed straight man -- even Tim B ... More >>
Odam Fei Mud is well known for their samurai inspired kabuki-like performances, which is exactly why we love this flier so much. It's just so damn metal it hurts. It also gives you a pretty good idea of what to expect from an Odam Fei Mud show at first glance, namely samurais, violence and ro ... More >>
Around 11:34 last Friday, my phone rang, and on the other end of the line was what sounded like a 20-year old modem screaming at me with the type of digital candor only available to machines. "Excuse me?" I said. The sound repeated itself. And that was the beginning of my weird conversation ... More >>
We're taking a break from headbanging for a moment to make you aware of an absolutely killer free metal compilation available from Adult Swim.The pothead-friendly cartoon outlet has embraced its stoner roots and tagged a few of metal's best acts to contribute rare or unreleased tracks to a co ... More >>
Ansel Adams, famous for capturing a multitude of black and white landscape photographs -- many of which likely adorn the walls of your dentist's office -- once said, "You don't take a photograph. You make it." Seetwist Productions lives, breathes, shoots and, thus, essentially embodies thos ... More >>
Via Flickr As important as food is to the real world, there aren't all that many foods unique to the fictional world...which might be a very good thing, considering the inherent dangers in these following fake-foods and drinks. Some dangers are slight, others more sinister, some plain disgus ... More >>
Tom Treebow.The Adult Swim show Squidbillies offers up a parody of our own Tim Tebow, more or less. "Tom Treebow" is still clad as a Florida Gator as he talks about seeing Jesus on a tree stump. "Tom's had a lot of concussions in the last week," a character explains an instant before a panic ... More >>
Dethklok (Aaron Thackeray)Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge and High on Fire Saturday, October 10, 2009 Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Seeing the Archies, Alvin and the Chipmunks or any other cartoon rock band "There sure are a lot of nerds here for a heavy metal show," said a friend while overlook ... More >>
Last month, we mentioned Robert Schneider's new project Robbert Bobbert and the Bubble Machine. And earlier this week, Schneider, the ever prolific Apples in Stereo mastermind, released his debut under the Robbert Bobbert moniker, and already the whimsical, kid-centric project seems to be gaining tr ... More >>
Brendon Small brings a cartoon band to life.
Sunday, November 11, Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, 303-492-7704.
The best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.
These g'Earls know how to get the Led out.
ATHFCMFFT is 87 minutes of pure art -- with fries.
Carrying out and carrying on.
MC Chris's rap career gets a boost from Adult Swim -- or is it the other way around?
Fast reviews of recent releases
Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants.
A little competition never hurt anyone.
Local businesses want to give animation bootleggers the boot.
From the week of November 10, 2005
The Mouse and the Mask (Epitaph)
Wednesday, October 26, Rock Island, 303-572-7625.
My Chemical Romance has found an explosive formula.
It ain't quite Fantastic, but it'll do in a pinch.
The ShapeShifters Was Here (Cornerstone RAS)
Virtual schools are becoming a viable option for parents who prefer to keep their kids at home.
It never blinks -- even when we wish it would.
The Apples in Stereo and Dressy Bessy
Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial.
WB2 joins in on morning madness.