Big pics below.It's been a whirlwind June for Kittredge artist Michael McGrath. Three small pieces, including two featuring nudity and a third that was mistaken for a vagina, were removed from a display at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center. But yesterday, they were back -- following a letter ... More >>
Brian Hill.As an organization devoted to freedom of the press, Reporters Without Borders typically targets dictatorships and other iron-fist nations that attempt to quash objective journalism. Now, however, RWB is protesting a story very close to home: the copyright infringement lawsuit filed ... More >>
Seth Brigham being arrested.To protest an ordinance that might have criminalized women who publicly bare their nipples, Boulder's Seth Brigham stripped to his boxers at a February city council meeting -- and was promptly arrested.
Four months later, David Lane, fresh from winning a $5.9 mill ... More >>
William Ayers as a young radical.Last week, David Lane threatened to sue the University of Wyoming if it didn't respond to a letter about the institution's speaking ban against controversial professor William Ayers within a couple of days. The university failed to do so -- and a lawsuit soon ... More >>
David Lane has given the University of Wyoming a very short deadline.Attorney David Lane loves big issues and controversial clients, including former CU professor Ward Churchill, wrongfully convicted Timothy Masters or Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene.
And now, he's taken on another cause that' ... More >>
Ward Churchill, in an image from HBO's documentary "Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech."
Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech, debuts Monday, June 29, on HBO -- and judging by its trailer, Colorado's own Ward Churchill is a significant player in the documentary. The ... More >>
According to state senator Greg Brophy's blog, "he's been called one of the most conservative members of the legislature and a Prius driving, bicycle riding, eco freak. You decide."
But first read this, and you might come up with a couple of other descriptors. On April 24, he recounted the tale o ... More >>
Each April since 1992, the Thomas Jefferson Center, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, has awarded the Jefferson Muzzles "as a means to draw national attention to abridgments of free speech and press and, at the same time, foster an appreciation for those tenets of the First Amendment" -- and i ... More >>
I'm a little stunned by the controversy surrounding ridiculous screamo-hip-hop also-rans, BrokenCYDE. If you haven't heard, earlier this week, a post on Loud Hawk Press called for the removal of the band from this summer's Warped Tour, on the basis of two offenses: 1) they suck, and 2) the ... More >>