Exactly 75 years ago today, the first Superman comic was published -- and to mark the occasion, the City of Cleveland, where Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created the Man of Steel, is officially designating April 18 as "Superman Day." We don't know of similar festivities planned in Boulder, but perh ... More >>
Baby-faced Rory Scovel has been lighting up the comedy world with his classic observational humor, mixed with context-free voices that he applies randomly to no particular jokes or bits (he's been known to drift into a German accent at random points in the show, and may or may not continue with it t ... More >>
Seems like there's a new list ranking cities and states every day, and plenty of them have Denver and/or Colorado at or near the top. In fact, we've ranked so mile high in so many different categories -- from healthiest to drunkest to happiest to most apt to use a condom -- that we've rounded up ten ... More >>
If Greeley police are correct, Justin Robert West set up a camera in the family changing room at a local fun center in search of a pervy sexual jolt. But the image he allegedly took of himself setting up the device probably didn't give him much of a thrill -- since it led directly to his arrest.
We've all experienced that moment of recognition when a character in a movie suddenly makes a reference to Colorado. But which of these nods qualifies as the strangest? In an effort to find out, we visited Drew's Script-O-Rama -- and a search for Colorado, plus some investigation, turned up quirky l ... More >>
Bigger picture belowIan Cooke's gotta be breathing a sight of relief today. Yesterday morning, the lauded local songwriter, who was driving by himself, was involved in an accident in which his van flipped. Somehow he escaped injury. According to Ian O'Dougherty, his longtime friend and manage ... More >>
Johnnie CluneyThis past Friday, Daytotter.com posted the session John Common and Blinding Flashes of Light recorded at their studios in Rock Island, Illinois over the summer while the band was in the midst of its Midwest tour. If you're not already a member of Daytrotter, it's totally worth s ... More >>
The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers
Pics below.Boulder's played host to plenty of ordinary celebrities over the years: Take James Franco's recent Boulder International Film Festival appearance and introduction by 127 Hours inspiration Aron Ralston. But that's nothing compared to a super-celebrity -- and there's no celeb more su ... More >>
Is Subway the only retaurant allowed to sell a "footlong?"A jury in an Iowa court may soon be debating noun vs. verb use, hyphenation and twelve-inch sandwiches. Casey's General Stores Inc., which is based in Ankeny, Iowa, filed a lawsuit against Subway in U.S. District Court in Des Moines on ... More >>
A Frontier Airlines statement about Southwest's bid to acquire AirTran didn't include any reference to Denver. But Daniel Shurz, Frontier's vice president of strategy and planning, stresses that the Mile High City's very much in the forefront of the carrier's plans. "Denver is 76, 77 percent ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain shared hot dogs with Biker Jim, noshed with Frank Bonanno and ate his words on last night's episode of No Reservations, in which the lanky ex-chef toured America's heartland -- Austin, Texas; Des Moines, Iowa; Stanhope, Indiana; Livonia, Michigan; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minne ... More >>
Photo by Mark MangerLuke Beatty has some good news for Denver.Lately, major businesses like Frontier Airlines and Qwest have made news for decreasing their presence in Denver, not expanding it. But Yahoo!'s acquisition of Associated Content last week brings more positive tidings. Associated ... More >>
From the week of 3/8/2007
From the week of August 25, 2005
From the week of March 3, 2005
Ashley Stamp's deadly accident should look familiar to Vail.
The Denver Cycle Sluts celebrate 25 years in the Queen City.
Jimmy West revs up the Rok Tots -- again.
Black Black Ocean's dadaist rock laughs in the face of absurdity.
The nurse, the cop, the yegg: Fate brought them together and claimed four lives. Then the newspapers stepped in, and things really got insane.
Andy Pruitt's drive has pushed sports medicine into high gear.
When Cephalic Carnage went looking for success outside of Denver, it turned to the sewers of the death-metal underground.
He refused to spy for Uncle Sam. Is the FBI spying on him?
Say goodbye, children
Diane Alexander and the Central City Opera will hit some high notes this summer.
But we still couldn't find any flavor in Gallagher's steaks.
Edgar Britton's legacy is rediscovered.
Singles in Agriculture helps farmers make hay while the sun shines.
The city lays all its chips on the table in a risky play for a new hotel.
Denise Thomas is accused of trying to sell her adopted Russian daughter -- but the girl had been bought and sold all along.
Boiler Room's first-time director follows the money.
With his Colorado Flyers, coach Tony Wells makes tracks.
The women at UPS bleed as brown as the men, and they have the scars to prove it.
US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.
The state's first death-penalty panel meets--and spares the life of Robert Riggan.
Denver's Gary Givant has been DJing since the Seventies--and he's still going strong.
TUNNELING INTO THE DEEPEST SECRETS OF THE AIRPORT'S CURSED BAGGAGE SYSTEM.