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  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Dustin Guinn steals, crashes police car -- but saves family from disaster

    Dustin Guinn may be our latest Schmuck of the Week nominee. But looked at a certain way, he saved a Colorado Springs couple from disaster, albeit by crashing a police car into their fence. And by disaster, we mean the movie Waterworld. See also: Marquise Bridgewater on the run after allegedly tryi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Westword's new ownership a 35th anniversary present

    When Westword debuted in September 1977, pundits around town were predicting the demise of the paper. People gave it a month, a week, a year at most. After all, the only business more risky than starting a restaurant was starting a newspaper. And a free newspaper? Forget it.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Ex-Rocky Mountain News sports columnist Bernie Lincicome: Blogging sucks

    Bernie Lincicome in his Rocky days.​Bernie Lincicome, a sports columnist for the Rocky Mountain News until the tabloid went south last February, was known for his blunt opinions -- and blunt they remain even after almost a year on the shelf. In an interview with the Chicago Reader, Lincicome, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Parking meter monitors

    ​As Denver struggles to close its budget gap, ideas are flying. In his monthly e-mail to constituents, Doug Linkhart, an at-large member of Denver City Council, offers this: "How can a bunch of quarters help fill our $120 million budget gap? By doing what Chicago recently did, and letting some ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2005

    Talking Shop

    Go into Hysteria, and find just what the doctor ordered.

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Message

    Youth Movement

  • News

    January 23, 2003

    Green-Light Specials

    If the FCC loosens its rules, will media giants go on a radio-and-TV shopping spree? Absolutely.

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    The Missing Linc

    Who on earth would want to work at the News these days? Bernie Lincicome, for one.