Say you're in the mood to look up a factoid about something odd -- like, for instance, the history of Velcro. So you go to Google, ignore the weird bar over the logo, and type in "Velcro" and "Wiki." A Wikipedia link appears, and a click brings it up -- but it vanishes an instant later. Oh my God! W ... More >>
Jim Caruso and George Stranahan. It took a few laps around the block and a sprint through the rain to find the Flying Dog Brewing Company's new Denver tap room, at 2330 Broadway, but it was worth the hunt. The tiny but brightly-painted space (it's on the east side of an apartment/office bui ... More >>
David Lane is keeping to his "nice" timetable.On Tuesday, we told you about attorney David Lane's threat to sue if the University of Wyoming didn't reverse its ban of Weather Underground co-founder William Ayers by noon the following day. When asked if he would file paperwork the next day if ... More >>
Blake Benson rocks his Nobama duds.Conservatives like to portray the American Civil Liberties Union as a bunch of dangerous lefties with a decidedly progressive agenda rather than principles that transcend the politics of the moment. But that argument was dinged today, when the ACLU's Colora ... More >>
The mural in question. Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland could hardly be more mainstream. Children of all ages have read it for decade upon decade, Disney made an animated version during the Truman administration, and there'll likely be another burst of interest in the material when directo ... 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, a documentary currently airing on HBO, includes passages implying that attacks against former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchil ... More >>
Ward Churchill, in an image from HBO's documentary "Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech." The promo for Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech made it clear that controversial professor Ward Churchill would be receiving the hero treatment in the HBO documentary -- and l ... More >>
From the week of September 25, 2008
A CU instructor admits he's behind a pro-Ward Churchill blog known for bawdy humor and a pronounced nasty streak.
The next generation takes a pop quiz on the media.
From the week of January 29, 2004
From the week of December 11, 2003
Pearl Jam accuses the Rocky Mountain News of uneven flow.
Gemini Tea Emporium
Free Speech TV
Signs of the times
Photographer John McGee showcases his family’s Chinese immersion.
From the week of October 10, 2002
A year after a Yuletide protest, one alleged Santa vandal is indicted and an activist-spokesman is freed.
Columbine families prepare to unite for a new library...
An anti-Scientology activist claims that the church made him an offer he had to refuse: $12 million.
Prison censors' motto: What you don't know can't hurt us.