Some makers of television shows and movies need to be lured to shoot in Colorado by state incentives: Witness the folks behind a new flick set to star Ashton Kutcher. But others just show up, including Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman and his wife Beth, who've been in town for the past few week ... More >>
Pablo Francisco is a comedian who has performed all over the world and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Mad TV. Reknown for his spot-on impressions and high-energy performances, Rodriguez is in town for a weekend of shows that kick off at 7:30pm tonight at the ... More >>
Chalk up another win for Duane "Dog" and Beth Chapman, two of the biggest celebrities from this celebrity-starved state. First, the bounty hunter and his bride took on A&E, the home of Dog the Bounty Hunter for eight seasons, and cut a new deal with CMT -- which just renewed their new show, Dog and ... More >>
The Fritzler family will go down in history as proud, card-carrying Coloradans -- in large part because this LaSalle family has already made its mark in corn. For the past twelve years, the Fritzlers have created epic and (mostly state-centric) corn mazes, the most recent of which honors Broncos sta ... More >>
The sad news broke on Monday, as bartenders and servers started telling their regulars to save the date. After close to three decades, Cherokee Dining on 12th Avenue will close on October 14. But at least it will go out with a big party. "Brunch is really popular here, so we'll do that one last tim ... More >>
In May, after A&E canceled Dog the Bounty Hunter's reality series after eight seasons, Duane "Dog" Chapman and wife Beth promised a new chapter in their unlikely career -- and if Saturday's block party in honor of the Denver Dog House's grand opening shows that you can't keep a good dog down. Duane ... More >>
The list of Colorado celebrities is short. John Elway. Don Cheadle. Jessica Biel. John Elway. Amy Adams. Judy Collins. John Elway. Tim Tebow didn't last a season as a Broncos starter; John Denver has been dead more than a decade, even if he keeps getting added to local halls of fame. And then there' ... More >>
As Patricia Calhoun noted earlier today, Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman's A&E reality show has been canceled after eight seasons. We're confident Colorado's favorite Dog will bounce back, and soon. But in the meantime, we're marking the program's passing with our ten most memorable posts abou ... More >>
Our 2010 collection of Colorado photos from the wacky website People of Walmart featured none other than Dog the Bounty Hunter. For our 2011 gallery, the Dog family took some time off. But this year, none other than Mrs. Dog represents, along with plenty of other highly photogenic subjects. Check ou ... More >>
How the presence of an official Dog the Bounty Hunter merchandise store within 3.5 miles of my home has escaped my knowledge until now, I'm not sure. I've always had an affinity for the show, which is unexplainable by any stretch of the trashy imagination. But man, do I fucking love this show. Maybe ... More >>
And you thought you had a crazy year. Getting jiggy with a student at a Baptist school, driving a scooter without a license in Miami, possessing four grams of cocaine in Aspen, threatening to shoot out a Best Buy in Aurora over a video game and literally getting shit on in Boulder -- these are all s ... More >>
Photos below.Our 2011 mug shot showcase rolls on. Yesterday, we shared our picks for the year's ten most intimidating images. Now, cast your eyes on celebrities and notables who earned booking photos of their own, featuring several past and present Denver Broncos (what would Timmy say?), a Ho ... More >>
Big pics below.Friday through Sunday, Colorado Christian University hosts the Western Conservative Summit, an event that's drawn plenty of the right's notables. But how to pick who to see? Sexiness, of course! We've ranked the twenty main speakers in order of smoulder -- and plenty of these ... More >>
Dog in Breck.Update: TMZ has published a video of a melee at a Breckenridge restaurant in which Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman can be seen yelling "Come on, white boy!" at a man who threw a plant at him. It's quickly becoming a web sensation -- but a pro-Dog witness who was at the scen ... More >>
Flickr The prairie dogs of Peña Boulevard are getting evicted. As the Denver Post reports today, RTD is attempting to relocate hundreds of critters living along the route of the future train to Denver International Airport. If they can't find new homes, another option is to kill them and ma ... More >>
Nic Cage's mug.Nicolas Cage apparently got sick of Charlie Sheen hogging all the Hollywood-crazy spotlight, going apeshit this weekend in New Orleans, where he's shooting The Medallion, which sounds like another payday flick for an actor who seems more concerned about paying off his massive I ... More >>
Dog.Duane Chapman, aka Dog the Bounty Hunter, is something of a hometown hero -- and also a genuine comment magnet, with posts regularly popping up on new posts and old. Here's a defense of the Dog, from a preview of his E! True Hollywood Story published last May.
Big pic below.Update: As we noted yesterday, no charges were filed in the immediate aftermath of an incident in which a man shot a 140-pound dog after it attacked his greyhound -- and that remains the case at this writing. However, the owner of the dead pet -- a bullmastiff named Flato -- has ... More >>
Duane Chapman.You might recall the hubbub back in 2009 when news broke that Duane "Dog" Chapman and his Dog the Bounty Hunter crew had apparently been shot at while attempting to apprehend a bail jumper in Colorado Springs. But now, the man arrested following the April 21, 2009 incident is su ... More >>
Aside for obvious problems with suspension of disbelief -- how are we going to pretend Chris "The Birdman" Andersen is Santa when we already know he's The Birdman? -- hiring a celebrity to play Kris Kringle can create a slew of dissonance and mildly disturbing associations, particularly if th ... More >>
Bobby Brown.Among the personalities familiar to viewers of Dog the Bounty Hunter is Bobby Brown, who runs two bail-bonds businesses in Colorado Springs. But he'd like to star in a series of his own -- The Missing Piece, in which a team of investigators and psychics, including Brown, will inve ... More >>
Dog and Beth at the Grizzly Rose.Late last month, Dog the Bounty Hunter supported Tom Tancredo at a Grizzly Rose fundraiser -- a kinder, gentler reason for a visit to our fair state than the one at the heart of tonight's season premiere of his long-running A&E reality series. On that trip, he ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.The week started with Tom Tancredo wiping out on his motorcycle. It ended with him effectively wiping Dan Maes off the political map with a September 26 fundraiser that attracted more than a thousand people to the Grizzly Rose -- among them Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.Against all odds, Tom Tancredo seems to be gaining momentum in his third-party gubernatorial run. With pundits essentially writing off Republican nominee Dan Maes, whose recent attempt to raise $500,000 in a day fell over $400,000 short, Tancredo operations manager Cliff Dodge is ... More >>
Duane "Dog" Chapman.Local fave Duane Chapman, better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, is getting widely varied treatment from a pair of powerful websites. RadarOnline comes to Chapman's defense over a lawsuit filed in Colorado Springs by a man claiming to have been defamed by his on-camera ar ... More >>
Beth Chapman.Joy Behar must have the Dog the Bounty Hunter residence on speed-dial. Last month on Behar's CNN/Headline News program, Colorado alum Dog commented on Joran van der Sloot -- and last night, his beloved, Beth Chapman, weighed in on Mel Gibson's alleged rants against ex-girlfriend ... More >>
Move over Blues Brothers, Colorado's Bounty Brothers are traveling the world to clean up the criminal element for Christ! For over a decade, Gary Brooks Faulkner and Duane 'Dog' Chapman had worked the crime circuits of Mexico and Pakistan, hunting for separate scofflaws. Each was a seasoned ... More >>
Portrait of the young Dog as a convicted murderer.Those of you who decided to spend your Monday evening watching the final episodes of 24 and Law and Order are probably kicking yourselves over skipping the E! True Hollywood Story portrait of local legend Dog the Bounty Hunter -- as well you s ... More >>
What a Dog.Local fave Duane Chapman, aka Dog the Bounty Hunter, will reportedly be the focus of an E! True Hollywood Story episode on Monday, May 24 -- and judging by the quotes released to date, it should be a laugh riot. For instance, here's what Dog says about the days when he was still c ... More >>
Talk about a love triangle.Our friends at TMZ.com share a fresh Hawaiian shot of a very odd trio -- hometown hero Dog the Bounty Hunter (who did his best to keep crash-happy Jerrad Leonard off the streets) and his wife, Beth, snuggling up with none other than George Clooney. TMZ's comment: "S ... More >>
Does this man need your help?Having trouble finding work? You're not alone. Follow Jobbed every week as we troll for the weird, the wacky and the worst of what the recession-era world of job ads has to offer. The Job, as seen online: Personal assistant to high-profile television personality ... More >>
It's the number 23. Think Jim Carrey is freaked out? Today in Cafe Society: • Delicious Designs: Eat this restaurant, part two. • Katie Mullen's will be hot tonight. • Qdoba pulls the pepper on its chile verde. • Do good when Dos Casas returns to Lola. • Benny's gets ready to open its dri ... More >>
We've got the music in us. Today in Backbeat Online: • 2009 Westword Music Showcase revealed. • Rowboat on the radio today. • The mysterious reappearance of John Baxter. Today in Cafe Society: • Breaking ground on Earth Day. • Mix it up at Trios Enoteca on Sunday. • Ask the Readers: Ch ... More >>
On last night's episode of 30 Rock, the funniest sitcom on network television by a very wide margin, our fair state was the target of two surreal yet amusing zingers. Early on, NBC page Kenneth (Jack McBrayer, to the right of the attached photo) is trying to convince cluelessly vain comic Tracy Jor ... More >>
The January Esquire features profiles of fifty prominent Americans, one pegged to each state, talking about "What I've Learned." And who did the mag pick to represent celebrity-starved Colorado? An elder statesman like Gary Hart? (BTW, he's my dark-horse candidate to return to the U.S. Senate.) ... More >>
It's one thing to embarrass yourself. It's quite another to take an entire city with you.
Foxy Brown out of the hole When you get locked up, no matter how much of a cool cat you are, you have to show the other inmates you’re not the one to be messed with. Foxy Brown, who is serving a year at Rikers Island for violating her probation, went a little overboard and tried to show and prove ... More >>
Would you rather have sex with a basset hound or Dog Chapman?
It’ll be comforting to many of the bikers in tomorrow’s Ride for Recovery that they need not fear the police, DUI, getting busted for drugs or drug paraphernalia.
He might be a cracked-out racist, but at least he's not a rapist.
Blister 66 trashes Christmas. Again.
Puttin' on the Dog
Duane Chapman makes his TV debut.
Money runs thicker than blood in the bail-bond business.
Denver's bail bondsmen are good at getting other people out of trouble--and themselves into it.