As we reported earlier this month, the number of children on the Colorado medical marijuana patient registry -- with parental permission -- nearly doubled from June to August this year, with sixty kids under the age of eighteen now on the list. This is the highest that figure has ever been, and it' ... More >>
AshleyMadison.com, a dating site devoted to people who love snapping bonds of matrimony (its slogan is, "Life is short -- Have an affair") has come up with its 2013 list of the top ten cities for mistresses as measured by the percentage of women who cheat. And Denver made it! Woo-hoo! What places s ... More >>
Wax Tailor is the long-running hip-hop/downtempo project of Jean-Christophe Le Saoût. In the '90s, Le Saoût was involved with the rap band La Formule, and in the latter part of that decade, frustrated with the creative restrictions of a major label, he established the Lab'Oratoire imprint. In 2001 ... More >>
Members of the Colorado marijuana scene have been waiting since election day for the federal government to definitively state its position on Amendment 64. Instead, the White House has been largely silent on the topic of pot for the better part of a year -- until yesterday, when deputy press secreta ... More >>
At 6 p.m. Mountain Time on August 11, CNN will broadcast WEED, a documentary hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Previously a medical marijuana doubter, Gupta has done a 180, as witnessed by his just-published essay "Why I changed my mind on weed" -- and in it, he mentions Charlotte Figi, a Colorado child w ... More >>
Although Denver diners are obsessed with green chile, red chile has its fans, too. As Gretchen Kurtz notes, "red chile has an even deeper, more intriguing flavor, as fruits and vegetables left to reach their fully ripe potential tend to do." She couldn't get the Curtis Park Creamery, which she recen ... More >>
Update: What a difference a year makes. Both Slam Nuba and the Denver Mercury Poetry Slam team went down in their semifinal rounds on Friday night, Slam Nuba in a sudden death slam-off against Da Poetry Lounge of Hollywood. Saturday Night's winner? Slam New Orleans. Hopeful and pumped up full of t ... More >>
Like gay marriage, marijuana use and tattoos, public perception of female sex toys is not what it used to be. While male sex toys still weigh heavy on the shame scale, a female pleasure device is mostly seen as a cute novelty. Encountering one while snooping is comparable to finding a rutabaga in th ... More >>
LOS CAMPESINOS! @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 1/31/12 Los Campesinos! is a band weathered by fine lines. By attending one of the Welsh septet's shows, you are, whether you know it or not, crossing one of your own in the sand. You are saying that you prefer precociousness to pretense, that you listen to blun ... More >>
The newest installment in the tale of Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City 2, has hit the big screen, bringing back old flames and calling into question her commitment to Mr. Big. Of course you have to see what happens, along with twelve of your closest girlfriends! And Kona Grill, at 3000 East ... More >>
Are you watching Yankee Tavern, or is it watching you?
Photo by Brian Kraft PhotographyUrbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, covering everything from backyard chickens to front-lawn gardens, from green ... More >>
Denver's abundance of sports teams, love of tools, and shunning of minivans and window treatments rank it among the country's five manliest cities, according to a study released this week by the makers of cheese-filled pretzels. Combos, the delicious snack maker, and Bert Sterling, the professional ... More >>
Art by Carlos Fresquez. I’m a Denver native who snuck away for seven years to live in San Francisco until circumstances called me back. A lot of people thought I was plain out of my mind to come back here, where the culture just doesn’t engulf the city like that famous San Franciscan fog. B ... More >>
Adam Cayton-Holland goes totally Rado.
Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor man's knockoff.
A production that's plain Jane.
Rap-beating French director Jean-Claude Brisseau gets off.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.
The new Castlevania lives up to its legacy.
Beyond Therapy shows how crazy love can, and should, be.
Fonda's humiliation is only one reason this Monster is such a dog.
Tongue of a Bird is weighed down by symbolism.
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
Marriage gets its close-up in My Wife Is an Actress.
Sure, you can tell it to the judge -- but first, try the referee.
The queen of torts takes a cooking class full circle.
Tongue of a Bird helps us decide which memories to keep and which to let go.