As seen by CNN's decision to assign a reporter (who got high as a kite) to spend a week covering Colorado cannabis, the national media remains fascinated by the state's launch of recreational pot sales. A case in point is the eruption of attention for the installation of pot amnesty boxes at the Co ... More >>
Melanie Asmar has been reporting about the efforts to force Fox News' Jana Winter to reveal where she got information about a key notebook in the Aurora theater shooting case. Winter's fighting a subpoena, but she hasn't gotten a lot of support from our readers, including this one.
The mental health evaluator who will examine Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes pursuant to Holmes's plea of not guilty by reason of insanity earlier this month has been granted the time extension he requested; the deadline for the evaluation has been pushed back from July 31 to September ... More >>
This week, CU-Boulder Regent Jim Geddes argued that the university should add more conservative faculty as a way of striking a better ideological balance at the famously liberal institution -- this after CU chose Steven Hayward as the Board of Regents' first "visiting scholar in conservative thought ... More >>
Fuck Fox. Not for FoxNews or American Idol or any of the other questionable shit the network has thrown out there in the name of entertainment over the years. People like what people like, however inexplicable that may be, so I couldn't care less about any of that. No, Fox earned my everlasting ire ... More >>
Attorneys for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes have asked a judge to delay a hearing at which they hope to question Fox News reporter Jana Winter about her sources. Back in July, Winter reported that Holmes sent a notebook "full of details about how he was going to kill people" to a Unive ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we shared a video in which ex-Congressman and former gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo promised to smoke marijuana with a comedian trying to finance a documentary about the passage of Amendment 64; see our previous coverage and the clip below. Since then, we've heard from Tancr ... More >>
Here's yet another national story with a Denver connection: the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus after he admitted to an extramarital affair. His reported mistress, biographer Paula Broadwell, earned a master's degree from the University of Denver -- and now, news outlets are suggesting sh ... More >>
Inside the University of Denver's giant press filing room -- where reporters in town for the presidential debate are already typing away -- we had a chance to sit down with Stephanie Cutter, President Barack Obama's deputy campaign manager. We asked her about the latest attacks on the president as w ... More >>
A court filing today made by the defense team representing accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes (see it and other documents below) offers up a series of revelations. It notes that Holmes was under psychiatric care prior to the attack, offers up the name of the CU Denver staffer in question, c ... More >>
The same day that Spirit Airlines celebrated its return to Denver International Airport -- complete with hefty new fees for carry-on luggage -- its CEO, Ben Baldanza, was still carrying on about why the company is not refunding $197 to a 76-year-old, cancer-stricken vet too sick to fly. He recognize ... More >>
Shortly before his death at age 43, provocateur Andrew Breitbart hyped what was supposed to be a bombshell video of young Barack Obama -- one that would supposedly unmask his radical racialist agenda. Well, the video's out -- see it below -- and the mainstream media is reacting with a collective ya ... More >>
High-five for gayness!This week we told you about Andy Szekeres, a partner in the political consulting and fundraising firm 3PG, who is indirectly urging the Denver Broncos football organization to make an "It Gets Better" video, much like everyone from the President Obama to Ke$ha to the New ... More >>
There are rules to every game, and learning about kink starts with identifying some basic BDSM definitions -- and reading this week's cover story, "Kink of the Jungle," of course. Below is an abbreviated selection of terms that may be unknown to non-kinksters, or as they are known, vanillas. ... More >>
Big pics below.This weekend's Western Conservative Summit at Colorado Christian University attracted four announced or prospective Republican presidential candidates, including high-profile Texas governor Rick Perry. But while long-shot Herman Cain's victory in a straw poll may have startled ... More >>
FlickrWith many Denver streets undergoing repairs these days, traffic around town can be stop and start. On13th Avenue last Thursday morning, it came to a full stop for me. I was heading west in the left lane shortly before 9 a.m. when the already fitful traffic flow ahead of me suddenly slow ... More >>
This weekend, Denver will host the largest St. Patrick's Day Parade this side of the Mississippi. 250,000 people showed up last year, and there's no reason to believe there will be any less mayhem this year. Make sure you know where you're going and when below. Plus, a little video from last ... More >>
Malkin.Our recent post about Fox News contributor Michelle Malkin appearing at an education-reform event during the time when President Barack Obama was delivering his State of the Union speech set off a vigorous debate about fixing broken public schools. One reader wondered why we're even de ... More >>
Jamal Parris.A 23-year-old from Colorado Springs who is one of four men accusing Atlanta pastor Bishop Eddie Long of sexual abuse spoke to a Fox News reporter from Georgia last night. Jamal Parris is the first of the alleged victims to speak, and he told the reporter -- who was waiting for hi ... More >>
What's for dinner? Whatever the answer, it's probably got an ethnic origin--or a supposedly ethnic origin. Because many of the foreign foods that we all enjoy aren't really very foreign at all. In other words, you can cross these ten dishes off your list, because, frankly, they're all just as Americ ... More >>
From Fox News coverage.It's been quiet on the Colorado bar front since Steve Horner, our anti-ladies night crusader, moved on -- but ladies nights became a hot topic again yesterday when the Fox and Friends morning show featured a debate over the Minnesota Department of Human Rights recently ... More >>
Anwar al-Awlaki in an image broadcast on CBS.Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's name was recently juxtaposed with that of an extremely unsavory fellow -- serial killer Scott Lee Kimball. A front-page Denver Post story over the weekend noted that Suthers, who was then a U.S. Attorney, "s ... More >>
Just do her!Three blogs with a little Denver flavor. John Reidy, one of Colorado's most consistently funny bloggers, takes on the Tiger Woods apology at South Stands Denver, concluding, "At least didn't find Jesus Christ like Fox News jerk Brit Hume suggested." If he had, of course, he proba ... More >>
Photo by Brett AmoleWoody Paige has opinions -- and he isn't afraid to use them.These are some Denver-centric blogs we enjoyed reading today. Bronco Talk's Kyle Montgomery notes that the Post's Woody Paige dismissed him as "some kid in Arizona who is a Broncos fan and writes a blog, without ... More >>
Yesterday, Representative Jared Polis joined colleagues Jerrold Nadler and Tammy Baldwin, Dems from New York and Wisconsin, respectively, at a press conference boosting the Respect for Marriage Act. During his microphone time, viewable above, Plis referred derisively to the "thirteen-year-old, so-c ... More >>
ProgressNow Colorado's Michael Huttner will go just about anywhere to pimp 50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America, a new book he co-wrote with former Rocky Mountain News media writer Jason Salzman -- including Fox News. He didn't emerge from his appearance opposite Neil Cavuto unscathed, however ... More >>
CU students, seen here assaulting a GQ editorial assistant, surely object to their douchey label.Our daily dose of worthy bloggage. Use as directed. GQ names CU among the country's douchiest colleges. Which is funny, because when your magazine reeks of bad cologne and man-bags, you're probab ... More >>
Zach Lahn on MSNBC.Since asking the most confrontational question at President Barack Obama's healthcare town hall in Grand Junction on Saturday, ultra-conservative CU student Zach Lahn has extended his face time by going on a tour of cable-news talking-head broadcasts. Predictably, Fox News ... More >>
Only in the Bizarro World of Fox News would Michael Karolchyk -- the tax-dodging misogynist behind the Anti-Gym -- qualify as a reliable expert on anything, let alone the president's pick for a new surgeon general. But the cable-news channel went ahead and invited him anyway, so he could do exact ... More >>
If the Colorado Legislature can tie a debate on the death penalty to the dismal economy, no reason California can't do the same for a discussion of legalizing marijuana. "Well, I think it's not time for (legalization), but I think it's time for a debate," Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesda ... More >>
Nate the pig takes a stand at the State Capitol! Or, he searches for food. Either way. (And yes, that's conservative Fox News-er Michelle Malkin in the background, taking a photo with her cell phone.) There were plenty of pork jokes -- and about 300 people -- at today's "Barack Obama: You Don't Kno ... More >>
At 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, students at Boulder High School will explain why they think the institution should be renamed in honor of President Barack Obama. Since the whole world (or at least Fox News) will be listening, we're hoping the speakers will consider suggesting some other things whose ... More >>
Fort Lupton-based Judge Paul Sacco's method of punishing young noise-ordinance violators -- by sentencing them to an hour spent listening to Barry Manilow tunes and the like -- has gotten plenty of attention in recent days from the local press (here's a piece in the Rocky Mountain News), national ... More >>
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