Yesterday, we gave you a detailed look at the massive Liberty Firearms Institute, a veritable gun Disneyland that should break ground soon in northern Colorado. Among the comments that collected on the post was the following -- an enthusiastic endorsement for the project and for the sort of folks fo ... More >>
The Western is dead. For years, even decades, the Western genre has been a wasteland, with few new films coming out and even fewer hits. Luckily, horror fans know what to do with dead things: make them undead, so they can stand up again and start biting faces and murdering salacious teens. In fact, ... More >>
Most identical twins will go to great lengths to convince you that while they may look the same, inside they are very different. But while the Sklar Brothers actually looked quite different at Comedy Works on Friday night -- with Randy in plaid shirt and beard, and Jason in black tie and grandpa gla ... More >>
We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>
To the Hopi, Gretchen Kurtz writes, kachinas are spirit-beings associated with rain, corn, animals and other elements critical to life in the desert. Not that you'd grasp this from the splashy Southwestern restaurant of the same name that opened in the Westin Westminster in September. According to t ... More >>
RUBEDO @ UNIT E | 5/4/12 See more photos in Rubedo at Unit E slide show In a show of sustained enthusiasm, Rubedo ended its set with one of its most visceral and dynamic numbers: "Give My Heart a Break." The song began with feedback created by Kyle Gray as he held his small, acoustic guitar to his ... More >>
After a recent jaunt to LA, where I soaked up Disneyland, the sun and the city's restaurant scene, I arrived home just in time to have breakfast at one of my favorite suburban cafes. Can you guess where I'm eating? Special bonus: Anyone who gives the first correct answer to the week's Guess Where ... More >>
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition moves to Fridays tonight, and makes a stop in Colorado. No, this isn't where the crew builds a house for a family enduring hardship -- that happens in Pennsylvania. Instead, while the crew is building their home, the family waits in Colorado.
Children of Men, Alfonso Cuaron's gritty and excellent film about a future where everyone has become sterile, plays tonight at the Denver FilmCenter as part of their recent sci-fi series. The film is a story about finding hope in an era of hopelessness. But gray skies and bombings aside, we d ... More >>
Browsing through the reviews of Super 8, it seems like a lot of fans and critics are giving the film -- a pastiche of late '70s/early '80s Spielberg -- a soft critical pass based on their nostalgic reactions to the time period in which it's set and their love of the films it homages (sorry gu ... More >>
Even though it's been shitty and cold and raining for approximately nine weeks now and it doesn't feel like summer at all, it's still late May, and that means that it's time for the ceremonial rolling out of the summer blockbusters -- so avast, because even more ridiculousness than at other t ... More >>
Besides that you should maybe think twice about asking your dad to take you to Disneyland, Vengeance Dad taught us a very important lesson about making memes: small full body shot larger superimposed face at right disturbing caption = hilarity. To demonstrate the results of this very impo ... More >>
It's probably no secret at this point we're a bunch of dorks, nerds and geeks here, and luckily, every once and while these tendencies happen to collide with our love for music. Such is the case with Giraffes in My Hair: A Rock 'n' Roll Life, a graphic novel released last year by Fantagraphi ... More >>
Kiernan Maletsky A few things we learned at yesterday's Film on the Rocks screening of Office Space: 1. Office machines are no match for blunt instruments. Not the printer in the parking lot and not the fax machine on stage, and that was all before the movie even started. 2. People hate their job ... More >>
I haven't admitted this to a lot of people, but I recently returned from hanging with Mickey and the gang at Disneyland, which actually went better than i'd imagined it would. Save for the restaurants, which sucked, except for In-N-Out Burger, which simply sucks in prey, including my nine-year-old s ... More >>
Sure, the economy's in the crapper, the country's auto industry is going kaput and newspapers as we know them may soon cease to exist. But here's one example of good news: Casa Bonita is doing well enough to be hiring a new cliff diver! That's right, the Lakewood-based bastard child of Disneyland an ... More >>
Courtesy Rob Lee on FlickrForget the cover letter and references. If you can do this, you're hired. Joel Warner, who recently wrote a Casa Bonita survival guide as a public service for anyone headed to that bastard child of Disneyland and Tijuana in the heart of Lakewood, has news for fans of the ... More >>
Joel Warner, who recently wrote a Casa Bonita survival guide as a public service for anyone headed to that bastard child of Disneyland and Tijuana in the heart of Lakewood, has news for fans of the colossal Mexican restaurant/amusement park. Casa Bonita is looking for a new recruit for its indoor ... More >>
The sandwich: Boccaccio Crostone What's on it: Fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, pesto and tomato on grill-pressed bread Where to get it: Parisi (4401 Tennyson Street, 303-561-0234) How much: $7.99 I'm a horrible American cliché when it comes to all things Italian. I love the food, the wine, ... More >>
Chairlift Does You Inspire You Columbia Records Though it's no fun to watch talented Colorado musicians leave our fair state for glimmering destinations like Portland or Brooklyn, it is fun to watch them succeed. Such is the case for Boulder-founded synth poppers, Chairlift. Shortly after lightin ... More >>
Tuesday, March 17, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
Choo choo. MSNBC's headquarters for the Democratic National Convention can be found behind Union Station, which may explain why it looks disturbingly like part of Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. During the first Denver taping of The Daily Show during convention week, host Jon Stewart r ... More >>
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
Thursday, October 19, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
A terminal kid seeks a stroke of luck in One Last Thing.
Disney parades its pooches through the frigid Eight Below.
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Falling Rock Tap House
A killer cat steals a wonderful movie.
The Big Cowboy
Whatever happened to the future?
Elitch's doesn't want the public to know that its top ride is a real pain in the neck. But 31 customers already do.