Last year, we shared a collection of the ten weirdest recent posts on Denver Craigslist's "Rants & Raves" section -- and weird they were. But most of them don't compare to the flat-out bizarre screeds we found when we revisited the page -- not just attacks on targets like early morning phone calls a ... More >>
Beginning last month, the Lakewood Police Department issued regular alerts about David Noren, who was last seen on May 19 -- and the urgency increased as investigators became increasingly convinced something bad had happened to him. Now, the mystery of Noren's whereabouts have been solved, albeit t ... More >>
The Ogden. 3/1 (Denver) This is for the guy with the long hair at the Griz show near the bar. I don't know who you are but the odor that was emitting from your hair was horrendous. I can't not even begin to explain how bad you smell. This wasn't just a few days without washing your hair, this was al ... More >>
Craigslist is a place where weirdos and miscellaneous miscreants alike can convene in the relative privacy of anonymity without the prying and scrutinizing eye of the public. Well, except for the fact that we're all voyeurs who stalk the web round-the-clock for the latest absurdity to distract us fr ... More >>
Update: Bad news for those of you intrigued by Legal Chronic Delivery, which offered free marijuana with the purchase of a $50 "'I ♥ Colorado" bumper sticker. The website vanished some time after our LCD post was published.
Today could be the end of the world as we know it, which means the sex-crazed Craigslist addicts are out in full force. We found the ten horniest kinksters in the area, desperate for some action before the Apocalypse. Which one would you send a picture to first? See also: - Five St. Louisans Just ... More >>
It's been a big year for marijuana in the state of Colorado, and for a few stoners who've been nice this year, it's about to get even better. Have pot lovers on your list and no idea what stocking stuffers they'd like? Forget the malls. Forget even SkyMall. We've lined up the top ten must-haves for ... More >>
Websites are not the only way to get news about Denver. We love learning about this city by reading the fliers posted on billboards and light posts around town -- fliers that usually hype band gigs, advertise garage sales, or lament lost pets. One flier in particular caught our eye last week. It was ... More >>
We here at Show and Tell receive tips from a lot of strange and surprising places -- including, recently, a laundromat near the Ninth and Corona King Soopers. That's where one eagle-eyed tipster discovered the most oddly specific (and generally glorious) roommate ad we've ever seen. We'll give you a ... More >>
There's a whole lot of spring "cavorting" going on at Ugly Goat Milk Company's farm. And that means plenty of milk, butter, cheese and good times for both the animals and humans.
The idea that online dating sucks for straight people is as old as online dating itself. A few weeks ago, as I watched Luciann Lajoie explain in great theatrical detail the (however brief) life of a frantic serial online-dater in Date, I was reminded of just what terrified me so much about online da ... More >>
With about 55 percent of more than 93,000 medical marijuana patients with a red card designating someone to grow for them, finding a caregiver clearly isn't that hard of a task in Colorado. But how do people who aren't part of the cannabis community or simply don't have the right connections find s ... More >>
Yesterday, we spotlighted a Craigslist ad in which a local man revealed that he's selling his motorcycle to pay for his wife's boob job. He added that he considered parting with his bike a sacrifice. One reader looked at this pitch from an economic perspective.
It's tattoo week at Westword. Thus far, we've featured a gallery of our favorite Colorado flag tattoos and a tribute to inked-up Nugget Chris "Birdman" Andersen, who's currently in the doghouse. Today, in honor of this evening's kickoff to the NFL draft, we bring you the ten most unusual Broncos tat ... More >>
Low Gravity (hosting its dual CD release party tomorrow night at 3 Kings Tavern with Jaded Poet) got together in the summer of 2009 when Jess Ellis -- who used to play in the noteworthy, and unconventionally literary, sludge metal band the Nod, as well as Half of Zero -- started jamming with Austin ... More >>
Whoever thought it would be awesome to paint a $300 portrait of Mickey Mouse as Tim Tebow is only slightly less credible than the person who will buy that painting. One step above them is the Disney lawyer who will ask that the painting be destroyed, but way (way) above them is the football god hims ... More >>
Yesterday, Kelsey Whipple took issue with The Advocate naming Salt Lake City America's gayest city, and placing Denver fifteenth. SLC's placement was debated by a number of our commentators, with one (a Westword contributor) suggesting that it's all a matter of viewpoint.
Found at www.suicidegirls.comSurfing through Craigslist ads is always a fun time, and answering them can be pretty entertaining as well. It's neat -- and telling -- to respond to an ad for a used convection oven and get a middle-aged married man looking for sex, respond to an ad for a part- ... More >>
Kathryn Lucas.Craigslist is a great way to sell stuff, whether it belongs to you or not. But eighteen-year-old Denzel O'Neal Crawford learned the service also gives ballsy crime victims the opportunity to reclaim their property. That's precisely what Boulder's Kathryn Lucas did with her stol ... More >>
Big pic below.Nick Beram did everything he could to disguise himself while robbing five area banks while armed with a stun gun. During the crimes, he wore sunglasses, a dark-hooded jacket and a white surgical or dust mask. But he didn't bother to disguise his truck -- and that's why he's bee ... More >>
This place sucks.In a turn of events I cannot describe, I ended up at the Magic Laundry on South Monaco Parkway and Iliff Avenue last night at 10 p.m. Positioned in the back, shabby corner of a dead strip mall left label-scarred by its now-vacant anchor store, King Soopers, sits the 24-hour l ... More >>
He's looking for the goddess. Are you the goddess?Attention ladies: Are you looking for a man who's not afraid to get a little sand on his tuxedo? How about a gentleman who considers himself a "refined valley dude"? Well, Video Mate has the man for you. Or had the man for you, rather, back in ... More >>
Parked on Santa Fe every First Friday, the Whomp Truck has become a huge success in the electronic scene in Denver. To uncover the truth behind this cult phenomenon, we sat down with one of the founders, Just Ben Travis, to get the full story on Denver's hard-thumping, foot stompin' mystery m ... More >>
It keeps people up at night, Googling and searching Larger version below.Facebook until they're bleary-eyed zombies at 4 a.m. There are entire genres of film dedicated to it. And with concert season warming back up, the chances of finding yourself on Craigslist Missed Connections are pretty h ... More >>
With Valentine's Day upon us once again, love is in the air. Birds are tweeting, butterflies are floating on the gentle breeze, and Internet connections are blinking away as the lovelorn hit up their hard-working little modems and wireless routers to locate a date. Finding that date can be ... More >>
Large photo below.The Colorado Attorney General's Office accuses nineteen-year-old Dallas Cardenas of being a pimp -- but that's not all. As shown in a wide-ranging indictment on view below, Cardenas also faces charges of trafficking in adults and children, since one of the two women he's sa ... More >>
Jason Clark.Jason Clark learned a hard truth about Craigslist today. The independent candidate for governor found out that no matter how excited one may be about that rare and precious find, buyers have no guarantee that the goods are built for the long haul and have little recourse if the pu ... More >>
These could be yours! Tell us why they should be in five words or less.The Great American Beer Festival, September 16-19, has been sold out for weeks. Judging from the number of postings on Craigslist, there's a big demand for these tickets. Did you get left out? Well, Cafe Society has two p ... More >>
Coleen WhitfieldThe surprise truck at the Justice League of Street Food party. The first Justice League of Street Food party on Saturday night was a big hit - almost too big a hit, since the lot at 29th Avenue and Huron Street in the Ballpark neighborhood was jammed, and that was with a long ... More >>
Freebird!While scalpers weren't hawking The Princess Bride tickets for three or four times their $10 box office price - as they did on Craigslist for the Hangover last week - the Film on the Rocks movie did sell out Tuesday night. It was the second consecutive sellout for Film on the Rocks s ... More >>
File under: Required reading from the Denver music blogosphere. This is not a Slayer T-Shirt. Really. It isn't.The hifalutin scribblers at the Donnybrook Writing Academy introduced a brand new column today that we can only assume will also become required reading: Backlog is the handle Rbt. B. Ruth ... More >>
When we heard recently that Walmart has begun selling coffins online, our first reaction was stupefied disbelief. Really, Walmart? Coffins? Online? Aren't there some things that just shouldn't be sold online? Well, of course there are. But that doesn't mean they aren't sold online anyway. We ... More >>
Even the lowliest of local bands are used to getting a little groupie action now and then. But it turns out Denver-area musicians don't need to sift through their adoring audiences for a shot at romance; sometimes it's right there onstage. Emily Carter, bassist of Lakewood electro-rock outfit Dis ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Welcome back. Today in Backbeat Online: -Over the weekend: Underground Music Showcase -Rabbit is a Sphere breaking up. -Rock and roll love on Craigslist. -Magnolia Electric Co. tops the charts at Wax Trax. Today in Cafe Society: -Smashburger gets some more love. -A dark da ... More >>
"I am Batman Bennet. Get used to the words flashing on your TV screen and bouncing from your radio speakers: "Pay as you go." And we're not talking cell phones or Craigslist escorts (they do that, don't they?) President Obama's proposed "pay-as-you-go" plan -- wherein every expenditure (except ... More >>
Lori MidsonPublic House, the former Michigan State-friendly bar at 1920 Blake Street that gave up last year, has finally been taken over by the folks who run the Giggling Grizzly, close by at 1320 20th Street. They plan to turn the space into Lizard's Bar & Grill sometime in July. And if the bar ... More >>
Jeff Jacoby. It's fashionable these days for conservatives to suggest that the troubles currently afflicting daily newspapers can be traced to the persistent left-wing slant of most pubs in this category -- an ideologically driven argument that Boston Globe columnist dismantles in a piece headlined ... More >>
You can purchase your very own "Who Killed the Rocky?" mug. The Rocky Mountain News may be dead, but it's not forgotten, as demonstrated by WhoKilledTheRocky.com, a website devoted to pinning blame for the tabloid's demise -- and making a few bucks in the process. The site's anonymous author descri ... More >>
OMFG! This Craigslist post, which, of course, has since been flagged and removed, is way too good not to share. Seriously. After spying this a couple of days ago, we were half way tempted to get the Satan-o-verb 2000 and the Demonizer out of hawk and hit the dude up for an audition ourselves. Be da ... More >>
If his music is half as good as his acting, expect his album to be punishingly bad Here's a round up of all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy digging through your old CDs for Bruce Willis's album from the '80s after hearing that Kevin Costner ... More >>
Sex marks the spot at these DIA bathrooms.