Ever since I could speak, I've always been proud to tell people about my dad's job. He makes pottery for a living, running a business out of a converted garage studio connected to my parents' Evergreen home. From here he throws, decorates, fires in a kiln, and ships out his handmade plates, bowls an ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Hickenlooper has kept to his vow to keep his campaign positive. Had he decided to go negative on Tom Tancredo, though, he would have found no shortage of material on the American Constitution Party candidate: Google "Tancredo" and "controvers ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.Another day, another appearance by Tom Tancredo on Fox News -- which now has a page devoted to the American Constitution Party's candidate for Colorado governor. Last night, Tancredo explained his eleventh-hour run to Bill O'Reilly. Watch the clip below.
Tom Tancredo.Early voting starts today, which means you can stop by any voting center (find them here) and choose a gubernatorial candidate from a lineup that no one would have thought possible a year ago: Denver mayor and Democratic John Hickenlooper, Republican candidate Dan Maes and third- ... More >>
Jeff Peckman is ready for more close-ups.Good news, Denverites! Next year (probably in August), you'll get a chance to vote on UFOlogist Jeff Peckman's ballot measure to create an "extraterrestrial affairs commission." Denver Clerk and Recorder Stephanie O'Malley has confirmed that Peckman's ... More >>
A mellow mix of booze and art goes down easy at First Fridays.
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Moments after I completed my strange appearance on the CNN program hosted by Nancy Grace (see this blog for details), my wife received a phone call from a friend in New York. Even though he's not someone likely to be a regular Nancy Grace viewer (he works for The Daily Show on Comedy Central), she n ... More >>
If journalists condemn Bill O'Reilly, he'll strike back anytime and anywhere -- even in the parking lot of a local Wild Oats.
Bill O'Reilly once worked for Channel 7 in Denver -- and even though he's been gone a long, long time, he still keeps a close eye on media in these parts (or, more likely, he has his minions do it for him). As a result, several local scribes have been pilloried on The O'Reilly Factor, his nationally ... More >>
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