Denver blog posts make those miracles happen. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks David Sirota will uphold progressive values better than did Craig Silverman when he teams with Michael Brown on KHOW today. But will right wingers listen? Burning Down the House's Andi brings together home and Tolkein. ... More >>
Denver blog posts hit nothing but 'net. Big Media's Jason Salzman notes the irony of Dan Caplis praising Mike Coffman for not ducking him and partner Craig Silverman even though the Congressman has been freezing out other outlets. At Colorado Education News, Kate Mulcahy argues that some "doers" s ... More >>
Updates below: It's the end of an era. Today will be the final show for Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman on KHOW after an eight-year run in the three p.m. to six p.m. afternoon drive slot. We reached attorney Caplis as he was walking into a deposition this morning, and he put the best face on the impe ... More >>
Bill Murray.Denver blog posts fresh off the griddle. Geeks Who Drinks' last all-Bill Murray quiz takes place at 7 p.m. tonight at the D-Note. Zombieland: Best. Cameo. Ever. BigMedia.org's Jason Salzman quizzes Craig Silverman about why he didn't challenge Denish D'Souza's claim that Barack ... More >>
The conversation quickly went to pot when William Breathes went on the Caplis and Silverman radio show yesterday to discuss the failure of the DUI/THC bill. While Craig Silverman, a former prosecutor, saw the flaws in the proposed test levels, Caplis saw flaws in, well, just about everything. ... More >>
Craig Silverman and Dan CaplisI'll be a guest on the Caplis and Silverman program at 3:30 today on KHOW 630 AM. The two lawyers-turned-radio hosts will be discussing the THC/DUI bill that failed to muster Senate approval this week.
It's so much better with Ted.It's hard not to love Ted Williams, the Ohio man who was homeless, found redemption from drugs and alcohol and now has a job offer with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His voice really is amazing, which got us thinking of celebrities who have voices that are grating, ann ... More >>
Mike Shanahan.We hope you elect to check out these three Denver blog posts. Mile High Report fan poster heffery thinks Mike Shanahan deserves much of the blame for the Broncos' current mess. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein notes that Arron Afflalo will become a free agent in 2011. Keep him, ... More >>
Once a year, the weekly Channel 12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out takes a trip back to the past on a time-machine show, with the panelists (of which I am one) all playing historic figures taking about the events of the day. And not only are these shows big favorites with viewers, they're rack ... More >>
The Rochesters' Facebook photo.Update, 10:58 a.m.: Here's one reason Lloyd Rochester hired a lawyer: He's filed for divorce. Details below the original item, published at 7:21 a.m. The latest on the terrible story of Superior's Stephanie Rochester, who told investigators she smothered her ba ... More >>
There's a lot of love in this room.Here's a trio, a triumvirate, a triptych of blogs about Denver. At Mile High Report, John Bena notes that neither Sports Illustrated's Peter King nor coach Josh McDaniels think Tim Tebow's a guaranteed bench-sitter this next season. Delighted by that news, ... More >>
To create a festive ski-resort atmosphere for the huge Snow Sport Industry Association Convention happening in Denver this week, downtowners are being asked to join these city celebrities on January 29, 2010, for Snow Wear Friday... More wintery fun below!
See! Josh Penry really does want to spend more time with his family.Josh Penry made his decision to pull out of the 2010 gubernatorial race official yesterday, issuing a statement that stops considerably short of formally endorsing his main conservative rival for the office, Scott McInnis. He ... More >>
John Hickenlooper and Bill Ritter let their hair down (click to enlarge).In today's Denver Post, media writer Joanne Ostrow takes on the September cover of Denver Magazine, in which Channel 31 stars Libby Weaver and Natalie Tysdal are transformed from anchors to shank-ers. After spotlighting ... More >>
Bob Beauprez.Despite signs earlier this month that Bob Beauprez was itching to take on Michael Bennet in the 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, the former congressman and failed gubernatorial hopeful has decided against taking the plunge. Still, it's clear that the temptation to run was strong. Y ... More >>
Scott McInnis: Dick.The blogosphere is our crack den. Kick us down the good stuff. Scott McInnis somehow manages to make KHOW's Craig Silverman seem like a sympathetic character. (Colorado Pols) The Post may be polling you about comics, but that doesn't mean it cares what you think. (Denver ... More >>
Ward Churchill. Another Ward Churchill court appearance, another opportunity for KHOW talk-show hosts Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman to portray the controversial professor, who yesterday argued for reinstatement to his University of Colorado at Boulder job, as the gray roots of all evil. Kudos, the ... More >>
Craig Silverman at his most aerodynamic. Despite their (sometimes) divergent opinions on the issues of the day, Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman, who co-host the afternoon-drive slot on KHOW/630 AM, clearly have a great deal of affection for each other. But most listeners probably didn't know just ho ... More >>
Jason Sheehan. Really. Masks off, everybody. Today in Cafe Society: • Cooking Dirty: Fourteen days and counting. • Del Maguey mezcal at Tambien tonight. • A fish story at Oceanaire's Celebrate Alaska dinner. • The name game continues at Hickory Prime. • Birthdays, barbecue and Black Pear ... More >>
Big, fat surprise: Lawyer and KHOW talk-show host Craig Silverman didn't reply to my latest interview request regarding the subject of two recent More Messages blogs: "Is KHOW's Craig Silverman Giving Tips to CU's Attorney in the Ward Churchill Trial?" and "KHOW's Craig Silverman Responds -- Sort Of ... More >>
In a blog entitled "Is KHOW's Craig Silverman Giving Tips to CU's Attorney in the Ward Churchill Trial?," I referenced two blog posts (click here and here to read them) from WardChurchillTrial, a pro-Churchill website that's been tracking the progress of the prof's wrongful termination lawsuit again ... More >>
Scary... No foolin'. Today in Backbeat Online: • Former Sleeper Horse/Blackout Pact frontman has new band. • Flier of the Week: Night of the Living Shred at Tooey's. • Record Store Day preview: Bob Dylan gets obscure on vinyl. • Getting started with local music, part one. • Singer charle ... More >>
A graphic from the WardChurchillTrial website. A couple of intriguing entries today on WardChurchillTrial, a pro-Churchill website that's been tracking the controversial professor's wrongful termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder. The first, titled "Wagging the Dog," alle ... More >>
Today may really be the day when former University of Colorado-Boulder prof Ward Churchill finally takes the stand in his wrongful-termination suit against the school -- if Churchill attorney David Lane finally tires of excoriating law professor Mimi Wesson, that is. And among the best ways to keep ... More >>
Dan Caplis. The Denver Post's page-one story today relates to diminishing ad purchases in Colorado by the John McCain campaign in the waning days of the presidential race -- a development most observers see as a dollars-and-cents admission that Barack Obama is going to win here on November 4. But ... More >>
"Speak up! I can't hear you!" During coverage of the DNC on The Ride Home, KOA's afternoon-drive show, host Lois Melkonian said that because of coaching responsibilities at Mullen High School, her usual partner, Dave Logan, wouldn't be sitting at her side in the outlet's Pepsi Center space. Instea ... More >>
In a rare image, Dan Caplis flaps his left wing. It's an indication of how focused the rest of the media universe is on Denver these days that no less than the New York Times decided to devote a big chunk of space to a modestly rated local afternoon talk show. "Politically Divided Talk-Radio Team ... More >>
Under ordinary circumstances, the attached photograph of a twerpy-looking young man looking down at an electronic keyboard as if confused about what the hell to do with it would never be considered a glamour shot. But a media debate is raging over how and even if news organizations should use the im ... More >>
Talk show fallout.
As noted in this April 26 Message column, the fallout from the Don Imus controversy so worried the folks at Clear Channel-Denver that they called a meeting of on-air talent from their eight-station cluster to discuss its implications. And judging by KHOW talk-show host Craig Silverman's reaction to ... More >>
Business news is falling on local TV.
The JonBenet Ramsey-obsessed Denver dailies have spilled more ink about handwriting in the past three days than they probably did in the previous three years. On August 22, the Rocky Mountain News published a piece that ballyhooed Texas-based handwriting pro Curt Baggett's near-certainty that suspe ... More >>
Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman
From JonBenét to Kobe Bryant, Colorado gets hung out to dry.
From the week of August 8, 2003
The Regency Hotel's dance with the devil.
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.
Frank Rodriguez was sentenced to die twelve years ago. Are we there yet?
The candidates in the Denver's DA's race refuse to come to order.
CONVICTED TEEN KILLER CHERYL ARMSTRONG'S SENTENCING WAS SHORT. HER SENTENCE WASN'T.