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  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Update: See Ten Million Mask Marchers Busted for Tagging State Capitol and More

    Update: The Denver Police Department has released information about the ten people arrested during Wednesday's Million Mask March, when the Colorado State Capitol was tagged with graffiti; see our previous coverage below. Continue for photos and details about charges, plus probable cause statements, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Photos: Meet the Five Richest Coloradans in 2014

    Forbes has just released its annual list of the 400 richest people in America, and five Coloradans made the cut. Who are they and where did they land on Forbes' roster? Count them down below, complete with photos and excerpts from Forbes data and text. For the original post, click here. See also: T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Weird Al is the only part of your childhood that doesn't suck

    If you are in my advertising demographic--18 to 34--the pop culture you loved as a child is terrible. The Power Rangers were terrible, the Transformers were terrible, the Ninja Turtles were terrible. Michael Bay didn't ruin any of it; it came pre-ruined. I loved all of it (I love the memory of it no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Introducing Open Music Sessions, a live video series featuring excellent bands of all genres

    Backbeat's goal has always been to get more people involved in the Denver music scene and to give the people who already are some things to think about or laugh about or generally just spend time with. That mission has evolved over the years as our resources have, and starting today we're joining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Video: Broncos' win over Jags most humiliating 16-point victory in NFL history?

    Over the past week, I've been telling every Broncos loyalist within the sound of my voice that Denver wouldn't cover the 28-point spread over Jacksonville -- reportedly the largest margin ever in the NFL. But I thought the reason would be boredom: Peyton Manning and company would jump out to a hefty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), July 5-7

    Though the grills have been extinguished and the fireworks are over, there's no need for the fun to end. July is full of events that won't drain your finances, from art openings to dance parties to a film about Russian feminist punks. Read on for ten events this weekend that are all under $10, and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Comedy review: Chris Hardwick gets cozy in Kigurumi pajamas at Comedy Works

    "Normally, whenever I'm doing a show, I like to find out what people do for a living. Should there be a zombie apocalypse -- which there will be -- I want to find out if their skills are applicable," comedian Chris Hardwick told his Comedy Works audience last night after doing extensive crowd-work. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Alabama Shakes show at the Ogden Theatre this weekend to be broadcast live on AXS TV

    Got tickets to see the Alabama Shakes this weekend at the Ogden Theatre? If you don't, it's too late now. Show is sold out. Not to worry, though: The show is slated to be broadcast live on AXS TV starting at 10 p.m. (Comcast channel 664, DirecTV channel 340, Dish Network channel 362), so you'll be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods, featuring burritos, bugs and bulls' balls from local restaurants, will air Monday

    Last fall, in early September, Andrew Zimmern, host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods, jetted to Denver, his film crew on his heels, to film footage of an upcoming episode of his wildly popular television show, in which Zimmern stuffs his gullet with foodstuffs that some people would find peculi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Fracking opponents' horror stories exaggerated, says FrackNation director in town tonight

    The hydraulic fracturing process involves pumping chemicals into the ground to free oil and gas reserves trapped in tight shale formations. The debate over fracking's environmental risks isn't all that different; it's become a battle to squeeze a few facts out of stubbornly entrenched forces, amid a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Open Media Foundation celebrates Independent Voices with party tonight

    With all the bad news about media layoffs, here's a real reason to celebrate: Tonight, the Open Media Foundation will celebrate six years of independent voices on Denver Open Media -- which not only runs Denver's public-access channels on Comcast, but also provides training and services for non-prof ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Governor Hickenlooper cuts the ribbon for Blockbuster's new Colorado headquarters

    Blockbuster, now a subsidy of Dish Network, yesterday officially opened its international headquarters in Colorado -- specifically, at the Meridian International Office Park in Douglas County. The move comes with the possibility of $2.5 million in Job Growth Incentive Tax Credits from the Colorado E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Q&A: Artist Daniel Crosier of Mother Mind Studios

    Mother Mind Studios is turning into a motherlode of creativity. The new digital media company, which promotes and produces feature films, comic books and other artistic endeavors, has developed a strong team including visual artist Daniel Crosier, director/producer Dane Bernhardt, writer Cuyler Mort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    GRILL vs. GRILL, a local cooking reality show, looking for contestants

    Think you have what it takes to kick ass with charcoal, gas or wood? Do your neighbors crash your backyard patio party when they sniff the char of a ribeye wafting through the 'hood? Do you know the difference between direct and indirect grilling, the intricacies of smoking yakitori, how to grill to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Lower North Fork Fire investigation reveals 911 "fall-out" of 100,000 phone records

    The Lower North Fork Fire near Conifer cost many thousands of dollars in damaged or destroyed property and, most importantly, three lives, including Ann Appel, who didn't receive a reverse 911 emergency notification because of a glitch in the system. And it was hardly the only one. As revealed in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    American Weed chronicles Colorado MMJ on National Geographic Channel

    Video below.​The Colorado medical and recreational cannabis communities are put under the lens of reality television tonight. Tonight, National Geographic Channel will air the first episode American Weed, the latest weed-themed reality TV show to hit the mainstream. See a preview below.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Mark Cuban: HDNet rebranding as AXS TV won't impact Denver operation

    What a difference a few years makes. In 2006, Mark Cuban, the billionaire behind HDNet, partly based in Denver, was touting the service's inking of past CBS anchor Dan Rather. Now, he's psyched about hooking up with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest and AEG Entertainment, owned by local moneybags Phi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Open Media Foundation celebrates five years of Denver Open Media at a party with Total Ghost

    Here's the perfect way to end your First Friday festivities: Open Media Foundation will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Denver Open Media at its annual fundraiser. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. tonight at 700 Kalamath Street, and the event includes performances by Total Ghost (as seen at the Westword w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    ISPs agree to six strikes copyright enforcement

    ​Internet users beware: you've now got six strikes against copyright infringement before your account can enter a "mitigation phase." Major Internet providers, including Comcast, Verizon, AT&T and others, have agreed to saddle up with the music and movie businesses to finally start cracking do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Top five Public Access TV moments

    And exercise, and blend drinks, and interview a burlesque dancer... ​Denver Open Media is celebrating its fourth anniversary tonight. It's a unique organization in that their public access TV station does not get much of anything from the city of Denver. The government, in partnership with Com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Tonight: Itchy-O trashes the Disaster House

    Disaster House host Josh Temple and some sheep. ​You know the drill: House gets messed up, tool-lugging good guys come in and save the day. That's the constantly replaying plot on the DIY Network's Disaster House, where the destruction is creative, but the denouement workman-like. Still, tryin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: New media in Denver

    ​Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword, @westword_music and @casciato. @ChannelMassive: Gaming is rapidly becoming one of the main pastimes of our society. And since most mainstream media still just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase: How I saw thirty bands in five hours and lived to tell about it

    Photo by Bert Ross For this year's Saturday's Westword Music Showcase, I told myself I was going to take it easy. No running around like an idiot, trying to see as many acts as possible. Instead, I would move at a leisurely pace, sampling and savoring instead of trying to gorge myself on as much mu ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Public TV stations grapple with digital switchover

    The Message column "DTV or No TV" discusses a likely complication in the move from analog television signals to the digital kind, which is scheduled to take place on February 17. Specifically, some viewers west of the main digital tower on Lookout Mountain who have been receiving free analog signals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Wake-Up Call: Andrew Hudson is suddenly very popular

    Andrew Hudson is busier than a business reporter tracking the latest layoffs. That's because he's become the first person people call when they're laid-off, or think they could be laid-off. Hudson has made it his job to let people know where the jobs are. And since he specializes in communications, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    The blog shortcut, October 31 edition

    Is that one o' them Three Tenors? Below: sweet blogs that won't rot your teeth. Today in Cafe Society: • La Sandia Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar comes to you courtesy of Richard Sandoval and Placido Domingo. • Dazzle offers a dazzling Halloween deal. • Tambien and Mezcal feature lively Day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008
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    December 19, 2007

    The Video Professor Loses a Round In His Battle Against Critics

    As documented in this September blog, John Scherer and his Colorado company, Video Professor, play hardball when it comes to criticism -- hence the legal action it took against anonymous online gripes about the firm, which aggressively markets computer-training products via ubiquitous commercials an ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    PBS West

    Much of PBS's signature news program comes out of a Denver office whose staffers have quietly been doing good work for nearly a quarter-century.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    Airing Mile High on Denver Sports Radio

    The folks behind Mile High Sports magazine have announced that they'll begin broadcasting a radio version of their print product at 1510 on the AM dial -- the current home of KCKK, a classic country purveyor known as "15 Kicks" -- beginning on July 30. But plenty has to go right for that to happen. ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Mile-High Low

    And you thought network sitcoms were bad

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    More Messages: Back in the Box

    The second item of the December 21 Message column concerned ESPN Radio's shift from KLZ/560 AM to the former KCKK, at 1600 AM, as well as the break-up of Tim Neverett and Jim Armstrong, hosts of 560's stellar a.m. gabfest The Press Box. At the time, Armstrong, a Denver Post columnist, had already co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2007

    Va Va Room With a View

    I have realized the greatest dream of every attention-starved American. I was on reality TV. It wasn't MTV's booze-fueled LoDo soap opera, but rather the home-improvement show that refuses to die: TLC's Trading Spaces. That's how Westword contributor Michelle Baldwin starts her account of being a ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Horror Show

    Zombies are attacking this city.

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    HDNet Gains

    Dan Rather tips off for Mark Cuban's network.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Intruder Alert!

    Years before the goofy pen-pal relationship between CU journalism professor Michael Tracey and phony confessor John Mark Karr blossomed into headlines of the sort explored in a recent Westword cover story, Tracey was pushing the theory that someone like Karr was responsible for the 1996 murder of Jo ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006


    The curtain falls on the latest JonBenét revival.

  • Dining

    January 26, 2006

    Big Time

    Taking the tube

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    Poe Show

    Hunger Artists revive the original shockmeister.

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    The Message

    7th Hell

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Wayne Quigley may not play an instrument, but he still puts on one hell of a show.

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    The Message

    Pucked Up

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Merger Mania

    The Nugs strive to prove that their Melo-Kmart blend is the ticket to glory.

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Off Limits

    The yolk's on us

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    The Message

    Kid Stuff

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of February 19, 2004

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    The Message

    Access Ability

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    The Message

    The Rah Expedition

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Off Limits

    Pressing engagements

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