Stephen Colbert, as a real human being, is useless to us. Yes, that's a very selfish thing to say, but we all know it's true. When he's stepped out of character in the past for interviews on Fresh Air or Meet the Press, it's mildly interesting, but it's interesting in the same way that it was intere ... More >>
Earlier this week, we asked if the CU Buffs and the CSU Rams could get past their first matchups in the annual NCAA men's basketball tournament. In the case of the Buffs, the answer was a sometimes resounding, sometimes nerve-racking but ultimately thrilling "yes" via a 68-64 victory over highly tou ... More >>
On December 23, Occupy Denver quietly celebrated three months of loud, tense and occasionally fiery statements downtown. In that time span, the local chapter of the national movement has kept busy -- and kept Westword busy -- with stories that change not just daily, but hourly. If you've been follow ... More >>
PUSCIFER AT PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 11/10/11This was not Tool. If this point wasn't already clear to those familiar with Puscifer, it was driven home, when Maynard James Keenan appeared on stage dressed like Kenny Chesney, black cowboy hat and all, in front of a goddamn Airstream trailer and barb ... More >>
It seems like bad dads have a way of ending up as shmucks on a regular basis. But moms have their fair share of problems, too. Just ask the two who were cited this week for making the rest of the moms out there look like saints.
Muhammad Ali Hasan. GOP Senate hopeful Jane Norton surely expected to outrage Dems with her video attacking "liberals in Washington" for being soft on terror. But when the founder of Muslims For Bush denounces your tactics as stupid race-baiting, maybe it's time to re-evaluate.
"Nothing has ... More >>
Theme parties serve many essential purposes, adding an element of the theatrical to drinking in your backyard, allowing your inner creativity and Cher wig to flow, and providing an excuse to wear spandex pants (or no pants' no one judges at a theme party).
Looking to go beyond the Ugly Sweat ... More >>
Photo by Meg LankerWilliam Ayers in front of the Cheney Center. Sorry, Dick.Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge ruled a speech by controversial professor William Ayers that the University of Wyoming tried to ban should go forward.
It was a victory for Denver attorney David Lane and UW stude ... More >>
Update, 3:45 p.m.: Ward Churchill has responded to the use of his name and image in Tom Lucero's campaign commercial -- and Lucero's camp has responded to the response. Get fresh info below the original item.
Former CU regent Tom Lucero is running for Congress -- and in his first campaign spot, vi ... More >>
"Do you believe in waterboarding?"
The question was not from President Barack Obama or former vice president Dick Cheney, who are all over the news today for their comments on torture and terrorism yesterday. It was posed by former senator Gary Hart, who long before 9/11 was warning of the troub ... More >>
This ominous video appeared in YouTube in late December. It was a response to one posted a few months earlier by New Jersey-based superhero Phantom Zero (yes, there are flesh-and-blood crime fighters out there; for proof, check out "The Astounding Adventures of the Wall Creeper, Colorado's Own Sup ... More >>
Well, the deadline for the big television conversion to digital is only a month away and I missed my shot at getting the government vouchers for the converter box. Last week, the Commerce Department announced they had hit the $1.34 billion funding limit set by Congress for the coupon program, whic ... More >>