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Chris Rock

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    W. Kamau Bell on political humor, rape jokes and why he wants an Obama cabinet position

    W. Kamau Bell is a comedian and sociopolitical commentator who came up in the San Francisco comedy scene. Until recently, Bell served as the host and creator of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell a political satire featuring revealing interviews and sharp political commentary steeped in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Ten best comedy events in Denver this March

    As the arrival of spring melts away the remaining sludge of the February doldrums, comedy blooms anew in Denver this March. With visits from veteran standups, hilarious newcomers, and a chance to see the stars of two of TV's funniest sketch comedy series in person, Denver has a vast and crowded fiel ... More >>

  • Film

    October 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Jim Breuer on God, weed and the death of Chris Farley

    Known as a blitz-eyed giggler from Half Baked, or the animal-hybrid, nostalgia talk-show host Goat Boy from Saturday Night Live, Jim Breuer has been subtly shifting his comedy content over the last five years, relating stories of domestic life and spiritual yearning through his autobiography and doc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Photos: Ten most popular Colorado Springs natives on Internet Movie Database

    In recent days, we've shared top ten lists of the most popular Denver natives on Internet Movie Database and the most popular Boulderites on IMDB -- a pair of rosters that were full of surprises. The same is true of today's list, featuring the ten most popular people from Colorado Springs. They inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Comedian Nathan Lund on Vonnegut, serial killers and the proletariat

    Nathan Lund, a comedian in the Fine Gentleman's Club, may not strike Denver comedy fans as a man of letters, but those who listen closely will be unsurprised. However, there' a lot going on beneath Lund's direct, unvarnished style of joke-telling and his wooly appearance. An integral figure in t ... More >>

  • Film

    July 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Photos: Ten biggest Hollywood movie misses filmed in Colorado

    We've been surveying Hollywood's relationship with our fair state via picks for the ten best movies filmed in Colorado, plus ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here and the ten most awesomely cheesy Colorado movies. Today, it's the ten biggest Hollywood movie misses shot in Colorado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Martin Short on Nixon, Canadian comedy and the beautiful weirdness of Steve Martin

    Martin Short means different things to different people. Elitist comedy nerds can discuss the merits of Short's SCTV Ed Grimley versus the Saturday Night Live version, while suburban Rom Com fans recognize the name from blockbuster sweet-tarts like Father of the Bride. And you can always count on be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Video: Christopher Dorner, ex-L.A. cop, presumed dead after fiery cabin standoff

    Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Ben Kronberg on his new Comedy Central special, and why he left Denver

    Ben Kronberg could be the most successful comic to come out of the Denver comedy scene recently. Crafting Mitch Hedberg- style micro-jokes, delivered with a creepy dead-pan stare, Kronberg has developed a style all his own that's gaining some national recognition. After showcasing on Comedy Central' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Photos: Top ten tweets ripping the replacement refs

    This week, Broncos coaches John Fox and Jack Del Rio were hit with a cumulative $55,000 fine for criticizing NFL replacement referees. Fortunately, the same penalty hasn't been assessed on Twitter users, since it seems as if the majority of recent tweets have been ripping on gaffes in high-profile g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25

    There is very little argument to make against the suggestion that Prince ruled the 1980s. The decade was jam packed with memorable pop artists making music to treasure for generations to come, but none came close to the eclecticism, the energy, and the downright strangeness that was Prince Rodgers N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    The Book of Mormon (and Harold Camping?) make for big Colorado night at Tony Awards

    Trey Parker.​We've been following The Book of Mormon's march to theatrical dominance for months, from first raves to Drama Desk nominations and Tony nods -- fourteen of them, leading to nine victories at the awards ceremony last night, including Best Musical for hometown boys made good Trey Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Bart Simpson turns 32? Probably not, but here's a look back

    Ay caramba, the '90s!​Bart Simpson was arbitrarily declared 32 years old today by Twitter trends, a designation that had something to do with the release of the first episode of The Simpsons in 1989 plus Bart's age, which has always been ten years old. Except the show debuted on December 17, 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Q&A with Jason Hann of EOTO

    ‚ÄčIt's been almost two years since jam juggernaut String Cheese Incident called it quits in 2007. Since then, things have slowed for some of the former members, while others have picked up the pace with new projects. The latter holds true for the String Cheese rhythm section of Jason Hann and Micha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Q&A with Aisha Tyler

    Aisha Tyler suits up. Aisha Tyler may not be the complete package, but she comes a helluva closer than the average human. The Dartmouth grad's appeared in recurring roles on some of television's biggest hits, including Friends and 24, hosted Talk Soup back when that meant something, appeared in fil ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Queen City of the Plains

    Nathanial Trotter has a plan to crown Oprah.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 13, 2005
  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Long Bomb

    Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    A House Divided

    When Reverend Benjamin Reynolds opened his church to gays, some called it a sin. He calls it a mission from God.

  • Culture

    February 12, 2004

    Political Cartoons

    African-American art is up at DU, while Mizel surveys the Jewish roots of the comics.

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    Everything's Relative

    Eddie Griffin shows the world how he wrings laughs from his DysFunKtional kin.

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2002
  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters.

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Lipstick Traces

    Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved, and is that so wrong?

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Getting Martinized

    Your friends and neighbors have caught Ricky fever. Are you next?

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    The Wide World of Rap

    Exploring the endless variety of today's hip-hop.

  • News

    February 18, 1999
  • Music

    September 24, 1998

    Reid-ing Music

    Multi-instrumentalist Harvey Reid proves that acoustic folk doesn't have to be boring.

  • Film

    July 2, 1998
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