Dalton Trumbo

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    CU-Boulder refutes attorney's claim that its 4/20 tactics were "fascist"

    Update: When speaking about the decision of three CU-Boulder students arrested for trespassing on the closed Norlin Quad amid the university's effort to shrink the annual 4/20 event to fight the charge on First Amendment grounds, attorney Sean McAllister described the school's tactics as "fascist" i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Some things Barack Obama should check out in Grand Junction when not being screamed at by lunatics

    A Flickr photoThe Colorado National Monument.​Tomorrow, President Barack Obama will visit Grand Junction for his next healthcare town hall, where he'll likely encounter folks like the ones in the video accessible here, caught in action during a GJ rally in late July. (Really dug the sign that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    It's almost 4/20 -- and here comes Mason Tvert

    A Flickr photoMason Tvert hasn't turned narc. He's seen wearing a Halloween costume. April 20 isn't only the anniversary of the killings at Columbine High School. It's also 4/20, a national celebration of cannabis culture -- something long supported by Mason Tvert, executive director of SAFER (Safe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    Hearing Voices

    Howard Zinn and company bring history to the stage.

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Summer Movie Preview

    The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners From 1994

    In 1994, Westword published its eleventh Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Italian Restaurant (the brand-new Carmine’s on Penn) to Best Makeover (the renovated Herb’s Hideout) to Best New Arts Venue (the Bug, on Navajo Street) to Best News for Blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007

    Dalton Trumbo Statue Set for Unveiling

    The late Dalton Trumbo was clearly among the most famous (and infamous) persons born in Colorado since 1900. An impassioned novelist best known for 1939's anti-war manifesto Johnny Got His Gun, he was blacklisted as part of the so-called Hollywood Ten for his past associations with Communism. During ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2006

    More Messages: Red Scare

    Last year, it seemed as if Dalton Trumbo, arguably the most famous-ever resident of Grand Junction, had finally been embraced by his hometown. Now, however, the town's daily newspaper seems to be balking, and for the quaintest of reasons: Trumbo was a pinko. No denying that. As noted in this Messag ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2005


    Deproduction has a plan to save public-access TV in Denver. Good luck.

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    The Message

    Read Alert

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005
  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005

    Best Monument to Free Speech

    Dalton Trumbo Fountain
    University of Colorado

  • Culture

    October 21, 2004
  • Culture

    October 14, 2004
  • Culture

    September 30, 2004
  • Culture

    September 23, 2004
  • Culture

    September 16, 2004
  • Culture

    September 9, 2004

    Making a List

    Trumbo: Red, White & Blacklisted offers a timely, if timid, lesson.

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2004

    Trumbo Uncensored

    Trumbo revisits a dark period in American history.

  • News

    June 29, 1994