Plenty of Discovery Channel viewers cried foul a few months ago when the cable network aired a bogus documentary about a prehistoric shark called the Megalodon. But that little piece of on-air fiction for "Shark Week" proved more inspirational than frustrating for FaceMan's uni-monikered frontman, S ... More >>
We don't reveal our Schmuck of the Week until Fridays -- and there's no denying that 29-year-old Christopher Snow would have made a great candidate for this sought-after honor. But we just couldn't wait to tell you about Snow's bold leap into the ranks of dopey criminals, via an alleged burglary at ... More >>
After a long, cold winter and spring, it's finally swimsuit weather -- and on Wednesday, June 12, it will be bikini time at the Exdo Events Center, where 34 contestants will compete in the Twin Peaks National All-Star Bikini Contest for the title of Miss Twin Peaks 2013. See also: - Twin Peaks cel ... More >>
Reality TV fans know him as the quirky but loveable co-star of the Discovery Channel's short-loved series Brew Masters. Beer geeks know him as the guy who helped create and produce odd, boundary-busting beers for Delaware's famed Dogfish Head Brewing for nearly a decade. And now Colorado will get to ... More >>
Last year, lawmakers approved new film incentives to lure Hollywood back to Colorado after movie-makers had largely abandoned the state for cheaper locales. Seven months into the program, nearly $4 million in rebates and other perks have been approved. The lineup of movies that will say "Action!" in ... More >>
Zoey Ripple, the recent CU graduate who was shot after wandering into the wrong home, may have been under the influence of a date-rape drug in addition to alcohol, her attorney maintains. Nonetheless, Ripple -- recently featured in a 20/20 report about drunk walking -- has pleaded guilty to first-de ... More >>
Formed in 1996, Nightwish gained instant popularity in its native Finland with the 1997 release of its first album, Angels Fall First. Eventually, Nightwish achieved international success with album sales in excess of over eight million worldwide, yet Nightwish has struggled to achieve popularity an ... More >>
Zoey Ripple, the recent CU graduate who was shot after drunkenly wandering into the wrong home, has now been formally charged with first-degree trespassing. That's a felony, and it carries a potential penalty of up to five years in stir. But signals from Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett sugge ... More >>
Wynkoop Brewing pulled off an outstanding April Fool's Day joke last weekend, producing this ballsy video about a fake beer: Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout. "These testicles; they're very fresh." In fact, it could be one of the funniest, best-produced joke videos to come out of our state's 140-plus cra ... More >>
Woody drops by Westword.Oregon's Deschutes Brewing is blitzing Denver this week as part of an eleven-city tour that promotes such staples as Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Inversion IPA and Black Butte Porter, as well as seasonal specialties like Jubelale, Hop Trip and the Abyss. The Deschutes reps st ... More >>
In 2006, Diego Ramos started shooting a web-based documentary on the Colorado music scene, but he says it was a little ahead of its time. So last summer, Ramos, who's worked as director of photography on the Discovery Channel's Disappeared, started filming other local acts for another project ... More >>
With summer beginning to wind down and the very real possibility for an apocalypse of zombie, alien, man-made, religious, nature, cat or other proportions around every corner, we decided it was a good time to have a chat with a real-life survival instructor. While we've got most of our surviv ... More >>
Biker Jim, aka Jim Pittenger in his new hot dog space "So who's got two thumbs and the keys to the first Biker Jim's restaurant?" read the text message from Jim Pittenger, who picked up the phone on the fist ring and answered with a "Yep. Jesus. Finally." Pittenger, who already peddles two ... More >>
Chappelle's Show veteran and all-around funny guy Bill Burr is stopping at Comedy Works this weekend. We caught up with Burr just after the recent earthquake in Los Angeles. Westword (Amber Taufen): How are you? Bill Burr: Well, I just got back from vacation, and we just had a nice earthquake here ... More >>
Gleaning lessons from the darkness, Herzog treks to Antarctica in Encounters at the End of the World.
Heres the soundtrack to your future unemployment!
For some, the lure of the old Gates factory is undeniable. And it was deadly for one.
On top of his gig gabbing weekday mornings on KHOW, Peter Boyles has spent the past fourteen years hosting Friday's Colorado Inside Out, a weekly roundtable on Channel 12 that subsequently spawned Colorado Inside Out Live, an hour-long Wednesday program that's driven largely by viewer calls heard in ... More >>
The DAM's Tiwanaku is an impressive, groundbreaking exhibit.
For Fu Manchu, rocking is the highest calling.
Welcome to Kobeville
Andrea Prasse was an honor student -- until she met the honor board.
From the week of August 22, 2002
Billiards promoters shoot to move the game from the barroom to the family room.
Kim Clark says Everest's air is thinner than Denver's. She should know -- she's up there right now.
As Casa Del Soul's resident boy genius, DJ Ty Tek holds down the house.
The FCC's fining of a Colorado radio station is giving broadcasters headaches from coast to coast.
Wellington Webb's party crasher...
Reading, writing and arithmetic add up to money for Channel One.
Life as Gloria Lamar knew it ended almost five years ago. But her heart beats on.