The first costume I ever wore in my life was a handcrafted Thorin Oakenshield from the Hobbit when I was one or two years old. Then, when I was in fifth grade, I tricked my mom into sewing me a Mortal Kombat costume -- Scorpion -- for Halloween. Since then, I've never really thought about wan ... More >>
"We loves being born!" We here at Effing Adorable Animal Baby Headquarters just got a super-important dispatch from the Denver Zoo: four new red ruffed lemur babies! Though not as effing adorable as the zoo's four Amur tiger cubs -- who won the prestigious Best Denver Zoo Animal Babies award ... More >>
Editor's note: Catch up with Nicole Fox's journey to America's Next Top Model cycle thirteen victory by reading all our cycle thirteen recaps. Click to revisit episode two (with Lauren Conrad), episode three (when Nicole channels Gollum), episode four (the show Nicole barely survived), episode fiv ... More >>
Nicole Fox.Another bizarre week for Louisville's Nicole Fox, who looks bound to survive deep, deep, deep into cycle thirteen of America's Next Top Model. She wasn't at the center of the week's hyped-up drama, which involved surviving bitch Ashley and diminutive quasi-albino Erin, and she disp ... More >>
Once upon a time, Anna Hansen was your average blond, pretty, sorta-outdoorsy Colorado girl working as a waitress at Rio Grande in Boulder while attending CU. Four years later, after living abroad for a spell, she gets a job with a non-profit in Vail, takes up competitive mountain biking, starts dat ... More >>
Both the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News continue to include weekly inserts aimed at children -- and frankly, these features' explanations of current events can sometimes be clearer and more logically structured than the stuff that appears in the pages intended for grownups. Unfortunately, ... More >>
Photo: Chad Fahnestock AC/DC and The Answer Pepsi Center November 25 The crowd at the Pepsi Center last night for AC/DC's first Denver concert in seven years resembled the ones that gather for Oakland Raiders games. It looked like everyone incarcerated at the state's prisons had been given a one- ... More >>
On February 10, the Grammy Awards marked their fiftieth anniversary with a program so misguided and wrongheaded that it perfectly encapsulated all of the music industry's current woes. Following a suitably embalmed duet with the thoroughly dead Frank Sinatra, appearing in stock footage, Alicia Keys ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House.
Polar Express is a kids' action movie that parents will warm to.
I, Robot owes little to Asimov and much to sci-fi cinema.
Van Helsing explodes monster-movie legends with hip upgrades.
Air Farina (OM Records)
The Return of the King marks a zenith in cinematic potential.
Herod's Law sharply skewers dirty Mexican politics.
The action's much meatier in the second Rings film.
Harry Potter's second adventure delights exactly like the first.
Frodo lives, amid outlandish spectacle, in The Lord of the Rings.