Last September, we shared Kiplinger's list of the ten best cities for young graduates. But a new roster by SmartAsset is even more specific. The site shares its picks for the best (and worst) college towns to live in for new grads or just folks looking for a fresh start -- and two Colorado places ma ... More >>
The Centers for Disease Control recently released statistics that ranked cities by the percentage of residents who drink heavily (defined as men who have more than two drinks daily, and women who consume more than one) and binge drink (men who down more than five drinks at a sitting on occasion, and ... More >>
Yesterday, when we shared our list of the ten most popular Denver natives on Internet Movie Database, we marveled at the surprises -- notables we didn't know hailed from here or hadn't heard of, period. Well, the ten most popular people born in Boulder as judged by IMDB are even more unexpected. Th ... More >>
Denver weather is unpredictable, as we all know with piles of snow landing on this city in mid-April, while lucky bastards in other places are already planting spring vegetables. And thanks to our local meteorologists, (who can't predict weather any better than drunk psychic televangelists), we neve ... More >>
Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>
On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>
Things that intrigue me are my job. If something is problematic or beautiful, it is my job to discover why and write about it," author Chuck Klosterman told a crowd Tuesday at the Auraria campus, home to three colleges. "Now I get to come and speak at colleges like this, and sometimes I even wond ... More >>
By early June, Denver will long be in the rearview for the Black Keys dudes, who'll play here on Monday, April 30. Too bad. It would've been sweet-ass sweet to witness a good old-fashioned battle royale for ultimate supremacy between them and the Nickelback dudes to settle this whole "rock and roll ... More >>
Dudes, chill. There will be no showing of Glitter this year at Red Rocks.Judging by this weekend's Facebook frenzy over the Denver Film Society's "Bargain Bin" film selection of picks for the 2011 season of Film on the Rocks, there is just no fucking with moviegoers. On Saturday night, Karla Rodr ... More >>
According to the Denver coroner's office, Rajeev Sharma, 33, was the man who committed suicide Sunday at 1600 Glenarm Place, reportedly by using hydrogen cyanide that forced the evacuation of two floors in the building. It's not the first time this sort of life-ending method has been used loc ... More >>
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
In this week's paper, we ran excerpts of Andy Thomas's recent conversation with the members of Kinetix in Rough Mixes. That Q&A barely scratched the surface. After the jump, you'll find not only Thomas's exchange with band in its entirety but the transcript from Dutch Seyfarth's recent chat ... More >>
Eric GruneisenOkay, so is it just us or has anyone else noticed that Gregory Alan Isakov seems to have a way with the ladies? First he caught the notice of Brandi Carlile, who made a cameo on his latest record, This Empty Northern Hemisphere -- which, incidently, you can begin pre-ordering on vin ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only (except for this week: Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, Alf ended up ... More >>
As if this wasn't already painfully apparent, Andy and I are hopelessly devoted to music, particularly the music made here. Exhibit A: Last night, instead of pounding beers and watching the Nuggets trounce the Mavericks like the other bandwagoneers in this city (my co-hort being the exception -- A t ... More >>
So I had my first solo flight on Wednesday night. Since the show launched in December, I've always had a co-host, even when Andy was conspicuously absent as he was this past Wednesday. Andy couldn't make it this time because evidently, his band was, like, um, gallivanting across the country playing ... More >>
Two Cow Garage w/Colder Than Fargo, Raleigh, Six Months to Live and Jon SnodgrassFriday, February 20th, 20093 Kings Tavern, DenverBetter Than: A five band bill has any right to be.Colder Than Fargo opened this show on a snowy, icy night with its brand of warm, sentimentally-tinged music, part Americ ... More >>
Here's this week's playlists from the other local-centric music shows around your radio dial, including Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Local's Only and the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is rebroadcast all over Colorado. If there are any others you'd like to see us t ... More >>
Chuck Klosterman. Music critic and memoirist Chuck Klosterman visits Denver tonight (click here for details) to introduce his first novel, Downtown Owl. But before he greets the crowd at the Tattered Cover LoDo, he talked about his latest offering, and a whole lot more, during a generous, free-flo ... More >>
Memoirist Chuck Klosterman ditches first person to write a novel.
Your name here. The death of Abdirahman Dirie, a Canadian salesman whose body was found Monday in a Denver hotel room with a pound of sodium cyanide, was certainly unusual -- but it's hardly the only strange demise to have a Colorado connection. Below, find four more, including death by wood chipp ... More >>
Dogs and Tumbleweeds
From the week of January 5, 2006
The Big Lebowski
Blue EP (Self-released)
Tosh's Hacienda was once the taco the town. But no more.
As Nazi artillery draws nearer, two opposites share an unlikely love.
The national pastime has passed the Rockies by -- again.
Colder Than Fargo's brittle compositions thrive in spite of the frozen terrain that frames them.
Colder Than Fargo
Macy rolls the dice as a Vegas loser freed by love in The Cooler.
DIFF returns with a ton of movies and plenty of heavyweight stars.
Harlan Hendrickson wants to prove that '80s rock and roll is not noise pollution.
The Coen Brothers get tongue-in-cheeky in The Man Who Wasn't There.
Death comes calling jazz's legendary players.
Drowning Mona is a trailer-trash mishmash.
Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.