You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town. Thomas Weeks's original plan after graduating from Metropolitan State University of Denver ... More >>
The undisputed heavyweight champion of grunge, Pearl Jam, makes a stop in Denver this week. There will be some pop punk in Colorado Springs and some jazz in Golden. And more! The rest of our picks follow.
Colorado's musical legacy is about to find some permanence. Officials from the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and the Denver-based Blue Goose design firm have unveiled final plans for the permanent exhibition space set to open at Red Rocks Amphitheater later this year. Based at the current Trading Post ... More >>
Hip-hop is a world unto itself. Its rich tradition of spoken word poetry, self-referential subject matter and electronic and sample-based production make it, in many ways, a difficult musical form to adapt to, especially if you come from a more traditional background. These ten acts helped make rap ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
Gummy droppings not included.I'm a writer so I'm always in a state of coinus interruptus, but imagine my surprise when I recently discovered a dollar store where things actually cost a dollar each: Dollar Tree. This economical sanctuary at 4923 East Colfax Avenue has some splendid buys for a ... More >>
Regardless of the fact Bill Hicks is often cited by current comics as one of their biggest inspirations, he was relatively unknown when he was alive, and even after dying in 1994 at the young age of 32, he remained overlooked by the public at large. To shed a bit of light on his comedy genius ... More >>
Calling all office joes and fraternity bros -- don't have time to read Tim Tebow's new book, Through My Eyes, but still want to live your life as righteously as possible? Do what Tebow does: follow the Mile-High Messiah's Ten Commandments for Living a Holy Life, as helpfully assembled by West ... More >>
Video below.As we pointed out in our Nuggets-Thunder playoff wrap-up, Danilo Gallinari had his moments during the game. And to what does he credit his success in a new video? Taking "a sheet," he announces in his prominent Italian accent. But no, it's not what you're thinking. The clip turns ... More >>
Is there a wiki for this? Why yes, yes there is.Wikipedia may be the world's largest online encyclopedia, but lately its increasing credibility and citation of sources have sucked out all of its fun. What if you just want something to laugh at, like a page of bullshit you're never ever going ... More >>
Rachel Maddow.Last night, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow tackled common names of people and places that tend to be mispronounced, at least according to locals -- and praise be that the segment attempts to set America straight on the proper way to say "Colorado." As one viewer writes, "we say it colo R ... More >>
Tim Tebow.The release last July of Tim Tebow's first photos for Jockey underwear caused multiple small orgasms among the faithful. So imagine the body rockin' on the way now that a print and TV campaign is about to roll out. In advance, Jockey has released a couple of preview videos that are ... More >>
Fact: Staring at this photo too long will melt your eyeballs.Celebrating Chuck Norris's birthday is kind of like celebrating the birthday of time itself: impossible. Nevertheless, several news outlets have reported that the noted martial arts expert and godlike figure of Spartan manliness tur ... More >>
Less consequential than the groundhog, but still.Everybody knows that, when a groundhog sees its shadow, it means there will be six more weeks of winter; lesser known is that, when a prairie dog sees its shadow, it means there will be a buy-one-get-one-free day at the Denver Zoo on Sunday -- ... More >>
Bashing someone's face in, locking their arms down, kicking them in the stomach -- it's all in a day's work for a mixed martial artist. Of course, every fighter has to have a teacher to learn technique from, which is where Billy Hendricks, a former MMA fighter, comes in. As an instructor at S ... More >>
A couple of years back, we covered some of TV's worst theme songs, but the list was just too long not to revisit. In honor of the new TV season, let's take a second look at more of the worst that TV theme songs have had to offer over the years. Because when it comes to terrible TV musical ope ... More >>
Not tweeting.JonBenét Ramsey can't raise objections about the person tweeting in her name, having been murdered in 1996 -- which is presumably why fake confessor John Mark Karr's been trying to create a JonBenét lookalike cult. But the faux-JonBenét can bitch -- and he/she is doing so abo ... More >>
Lori MidsonSqueaky Bean executive chef Max Mackissock "After all that nonsense at Primebar -- those guys are the biggest scumbags ever -- it was unbelievably refreshing to get a job at a restaurant that's owned by one of the nicest guys I've ever met," Max Mackissock says during our interview ... More >>
From ColoradoMethProject.org Noticed any disturbing anti-meth billboards on your drive home lately? The ads, brought to you by the Colorado Meth Project, began sprouting up alongside Denver roadways -- as well as on TV, radio, MySpace and in a few newspapers -- earlier this month. They're aimed a ... More >>
Kevin Costner in the not exactly beloved film Swing Vote. Kevin Costner made campaign-oriented appearances in Colorado yesterday, and he’s still at it today, leading an Obama march on the CU campus in Boulder. And he’s not alone; as a swing state (can you remember the more innocent, commercial ... More >>
Photo: Tom Murphy Calm Calm, Reflect June, Tullie, Ancient Mith and Mr. Dibbs & Rob Viktum Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Fox Theatre Better Than: A mainstream hip-hop show. I’m pretty sure I got to the show on time and Calm opened their set with one of their best songs – “Ginger’s Drumming Wit ... More >>
Of all the things to be celebrated cross-culturally, to have the potential to bring people of the world closer together, it would have to be April Fool's Day. Seriously, any other holiday would be better, don't you think? Instead of turning our friends into dupes, maybe we could all do something m ... More >>
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
Yes, we have no bananas.
Does Julene have herpes? Who cares?
You liked Shaun of the Dead? Then Hot Fuzz will bust a cap in your arse.
Film buffs can reach for the stars at the Ultimate Film Fanatic competition.
Thirty miles of developments, drunks and dreams -- the ultimate road trip.
From the week of December 18, 2003
Ted Polito Jr.'s on top of the world.