Yesterday's decision by Governor John Hickenlooper to grant murderer Nathan Dunlap a reprieve from the death penalty -- one that will stand as long as Hickenlooper is in office but can be reversed by successors -- doesn't stand alone. As noted by the Death Penalty Information Center, more than 270 d ... More >>
In recent years, the Black Angels have deservedly been a prominent band in the psychedelic rock world. Though the act had the rare distinction of being the backing band for one of the pioneers of psychedelic rock, Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators, the music created by the Austin-based act i ... More >>
Since 1983, Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With Melvins, the two have taken that sound to different places with each record that their contempor ... More >>
At her parole hearing last summer, Jennifer Reali insisted that she's a different person from the 29-year-old, ninja-clad assassin who ambushed and killed her lover's wife, Dianne Hood, outside Hood's lupus support meeting in 1990. The parole board didn't entirely agree, but there's no question that ... More >>
It's difficult to imagine, but U2 used to be cool. Not just cool, but one of the most innovative, inspiring and mysterious bands of their generation. The group challenged the sounds, look and emotional resonance of rock music, forever redirecting the cultural stream for good or ill. Today, while man ... More >>
When filmmaker Larry Wessel started working on ICONOCLAST, he didn't know it was going to turn into a six-year filming project. But then again, his subject, Boyd Rice, has been a wild and curious abstraction of a performer, whose work in music with the NON was a forerunner in noise and indust ... More >>
Video below.Last week, we noted the weird cameo by convicted Greeley gang-banger Christian Hanson in an allegedly racist attack video aimed at Janice Hahn, a California candidate running for Congress in a special election taking place tomorrow. Afterward, we heard from filmmaker Ladd Ehlinger ... More >>
Video below.One of the most astonishingly racist and sexist campaign videos in recent memory attacks Janice Hahn, who's running for U.S. Representative in California; she'll face Tea Party fave Chris Huey in a special election on July 12. And as it turns out, the clip, on view below, has a lo ... More >>
April 1983 issue of TIME. How could '80s lefties not kind of loathe and fear this guy?Thirty years ago today, at 12:27 p.m. mountain time, John Hinckley, Jr., shot then-president Ronald Reagan outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Reagan, of course, survived the shooting, ... More >>
The guy who invented Scientology also wrote this.The dark empire of Church of Scientology, well known for its extensive real estate holdings, expanded its reach in Denver yesterday by throwing down $8.5 million in cash money on a new facility to house its secretive minions. Believed by its ad ... More >>
Earlier this morning, Lil Wayne was released from New York's Rikers Island after serving eight months of a one-year sentence for criminal possession of a weapon. Fellow Southern rapper T.I., meanwhile, went back to jail on Monday after a federal judge in Atlanta revoked his probation follow ... More >>
Today is the anniversary of Elvis's death in 1977, and last week, an auction of possibly the most gruesome memorabilia of all time was planned to capitalize on the King's untimely demise. The very same autopsy/embalming tools used to prep the King's final appearance, plus the toe tag identify ... More >>
Jeremy McKim, from the Luitenant Fetus MySpace page.The Denver Police Department has now identified a suspect in the stabbings of two people prior to an Insane Clown Posse concert last night. He's Jeremy McKim, age twenty. But that's not how he's known on his ICP-loving MySpace page. There, ... More >>
Today's song of the day comes from an utterly bewitching Swedish duo known as jj. Comprised of Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander, the group is in the midst of embarking on its first ever tour of the States with xx, a kindred act with an equally google defying moniker. Bummer or all bummers: The tou ... More >>
Tom MurphySyndrome of a DownSyndrome of a Down, Dugout Canoe, Talk Normal and Zombie Bite Saturday, November 28, 2009 Rhinoceropolis Better Than: A show where the experimental bands are experimental in the same way. Playing it's second show, Syndrome of a Down was a duo comprised of two guys usi ... More >>
Tuesday, September 15, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Ah, the burger. Labor Day grilling tradition, force of good and ease in the American diet. We take you for granted, burger. We assume that because you are a national culinary treasure that you are also unassailable, that you can be toyed with--unmercifully at times--and that you'll still com ... More >>
A message from the folks at happyworker.comThe social media world was abuzz yesterday after a survey commissioned by CareerBuilder.com reported that 45 percent of HR professionals are looking at your social media profiles before deciding to hire you. Well, duh. We've been hearing reports o ... More >>
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