Denver blog posts generally like openings more than closings. At our Cafe Society blog, Lori Midson gives you a tour in words and photos of Argyll Whisky Beer Astropub, which just opened in Uptown. Big Media's Jason Salzman has something positive to say about radio host Dan Caplis. At Denver Egot ... More >>
Denver blog posts understand the name of the game. At our Cafe Society blog, Jonathan Shikes cuts through the confusion when it comes to Prost Brewing and Prost Fine Beer and Sausages, which aren't connected despite similar names and locations in the same neighborhood. Big Media's Jason Salzman ex ... More >>
Nathan Starks is one of the most highly recruited high school football players in the country -- but he couldn't get on the field for Cherry Creek High School, coached by ex-NFL pro and voice of the Broncos Dave Logan, because he'd been ruled ineligible by the Colorado High School Activities Associa ... More >>
At noon, two days after a Senate committee voted to approve a bill allowing same-sex civil unions, a sizable crowd of "pro-marriage" supporters rallied on the steps of the State Capitol building. A similar gathering took place in May last year following the failure of another civil union bill. But ... 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 >>
The Broncos' decision to sign Peyton Manning -- a move expected to be made official at a 1 p.m. press conference today -- has been lauded by plenty of NFL experts. But KHOW radio host Dan Caplis isn't celebrating. Caplis, who said last August that Tebow was the victim of biased media coverage, dubb ... More >>
Shortly before his death at age 43, provocateur Andrew Breitbart hyped what was supposed to be a bombshell video of young Barack Obama -- one that would supposedly unmask his radical racialist agenda. Well, the video's out -- see it below -- and the mainstream media is reacting with a collective ya ... 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.
Dan Caplis.Anyone who thought Scott McInnis's plagiarism problems might not kill his campaign prior to yesterday's Caplis & Silverman show on KHOW likely reconsidered afterward. That's because Republican stalwart Dan Caplis joined the Denver Post is calling for McInnis to give up the ghost a ... 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 >>
Will we need to replace Craig Silverman's face with Scott McInnis'?While talking with Dan Caplis about his life-saving Thanksgiving earlier this week, another subject arose: his current feelings about presumed Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis. Back in August, McInnis treated ... More >>
Dan Caplis was in the right place -- with the right machine.Want proof that KHOW afternoon-drive talk-show host Dan Caplis is a divisive fellow? In the midst of a column about how Caplis' quick thinking, and his way with an automated external defibrillator (AED), saved a life on Thanksgiving, ... More >>
Sean Duffy.Got a call moments ago from Sean Duffy, spokesman for Scott McInnis' gubernatorial campaign, responding to a post about what I consider to be the candidate's two latest mistakes: complaining in writing about an impending Republican Party straw poll that he could well lose and then ... 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 >>
Yesterday afternoon on KHOW, host Dan Caplis, who's been verbally tarring and feathering former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill for several years now, did a Miss America impression following Judge Larry Naves' decision not to give Churchill his old CU job back, accepting the plaudi ... 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 >>
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 >>
In case you haven't had enough of Westword-christened Saggy Boob Electric Penis, the molten-red glistening pile of suggestive public-art bulbousness that now graces one end of the Highland pedestrian bridge, click below to see a delightful video collage "BunchaHicks," one of our blog commenters, dir ... More >>
During the lead-up to the 2008 election, KHOW radio host Dan Caplis focused all of his considerable intellect on the destruction of Barack Obama -- a mission that caused him to become a shrill caricature of himself. (Check out the June blog "Dan Caplis and His Jihad Against Barack Obama" for a sampl ... More >>
Peruse these, won't you? Today in Cafe Society: • Health magazine declares DIA to be the fifth greenest airport in all the land. • Rooting around Root Down. • Cooking for a cause at the Ice House. • Cafe Bisque loses half its name. • The skinny on Fat Sully's grand opening. • Alaskan Wi ... More >>
Dan Caplis. In yesterday's blog "Options for Dan Caplis' First Show Since Obama's Election," I expressed my fervent hope that KHOW host Caplis, the Colorado media's number-one Barack Obama hater, would launch into a Chicken Little routine as energetic and extreme as his dire pre-vote predictions f ... More >>
The Fray. Take a visit to Blogville. Today in Backbeat Online: • The Fray sets the date for its next album. • Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout offers tricks and treats. • A Q&A with Gang Gang Dance's Lizzi Bougasos. • A free MP3 from Rabbit Is a Sphere. Today in Cafe Society: • Remembrance ... More >>
Dan Caplis. KHOW afternoon-drive host Dan Caplis spent the election season demonizing Barack Obama in a surprisingly literal sense, portraying the Democratic presidential hopeful as a dangerous creature sure to destroy all that is good and true and right. So now that his predictions of a John McCa ... 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 >>
Dan Caplis. As he did during the John McCain-Sarah Palin appearance in Colorado Springs mere days after the end of the Republican National Convention, KHOW radio host Dan Caplis served as emcee at Palin's appearance at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds today. And although he's known for his way wit ... More >>
The flags flying at Invesco Field during Barack Obama's acceptance speech. During his introductory remarks prior to the Colorado Springs appearance of Republican ticketmates John McCain and Sarah Palin on Saturday, KHOW host Dan Caplis said thousands of flags distributed to the assembled throng ha ... More >>
Dan Caplis. It's not as if KHOW talk-show host Dan Caplis has tried to maintain his objectivity in covering the 2008 presidential race -- witness "The Obama Tapes," a misbegotten jihad against Barack Obama; the "research" Caplis did in compiling it consists primarily of having listened to one of O ... 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 >>
"The Obama Tapes," a so-called "report" about presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama by attorney and KHOW radio host Dan Caplis (pictured), is considerably less than advertised. Rather than spotlighting fresh information capable of bolstering Caplis' contention that Obama's electio ... More >>
Letters from the week of 6/26/2008
Talk-show hosts who tackle ethnic issues are often accused of racism. Should they be?
How seriously should we take Rush Limbaugh's fantasies of a disturbance in Denver?
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 >>
Rocky Mountain News editor John Temple (pictured) is typically calm and measured in public -- but he put his combustible side on display during a riotous morning drive-time argument with KHOW yakker Peter Boyles on June 18. The spur to this confrontation was Temple's June 16 column "Papers Still Dr ... More >>
From the week of 2/8/2007
Business news is falling on local TV.
A journalist criticizes coverage of the immigration march.
Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman
From the week of February 10, 2005
In the center ring, now and forever: JonBenét Ramsey.