Yesterday morning, KOA morning-show host Steffan Tubbs made a classic broadcasting mistake -- dropping an F-bomb during a commercial break when he incorrectly thought his microphone was no longer live. His comment? He opined that Nicole Polizzi, better known as Snooki, is "fucking ugly." KOA annou ... More >>
Katy Perry is brilliant. And, no, that's not an assessment of her music -- although the gal does have a knack for injecting just the right amount of passion and pathos into her pop songs that makes them resonate, as evidenced by the impassioned expressions on the faces of the young ladies from Lakew ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we told you about a tragic rock slide that had killed five members of a Chaffee County family, with thirteen-year-old Gracie Johnson surviving because of what she described as a last heroic act by her dad shortly before losing his life; see our previous coverage below. Now, the bo ... More >>
Today marks the 25th birthday of The Onion, purveyor of fake news way better than the real thing -- including lotsa stuff that didn't happen in Colorado but would have made the state a funnier place had it. Back in January, when the last print edition of the paper was published in Denver, we assemb ... More >>
Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Mission Hills Church in Littleton will host a memorial service for Tim Samaras, his son Paul and his longtime partner Carl Young -- three storm chasers who dedicated their lives to documenting the sort of deadly weather from which most of us run. The three -- well known to viewer ... More >>
Next week's edition of The Onion will be the last in Denver, thanks to the Denver Post's decision to stop printing the paper. To mark this awful sign of the times, and to echo Onion CEO Steve Hannah's call for local readers to switch to the web version, we've photo-illustrated and compiled excerpts ... More >>
Update: Many questions remain in the matter of Zoey Ripple, the CU grad who was shot after entering the wrong house -- an incident detailed in our original coverage below. But we've got more answers thanks to Boulder Police's release of an arrest affidavit, seen here, which quotes her as saying that ... More >>
Since the April 2009 on-camera beating of Michael DeHerrera, Denver Police Officer Devin Sparks and Corporal Randy Murr, who can be seen in a video below attacking DeHerrera while he used his cell phone, have been suspended, fired and un-fired. Now, a new ruling nixes their reinstatement. But while ... More >>
Headlines spurred by John Ramsey's promotional blitz on behalf of his new book, The Other Side of Suffering, have focused not on the potential identity of the person who killed his young daughter, JonBenet, in Boulder circa 1996, but on his negative comments about child beauty pageants and the Toddl ... More >>
Quit hiding the Ice Palace. Gimme Santa.The Ice Palace will open its doors at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center at 5 p.m. today -- which means that Santa Claus will finally be in the house. Er, the mall. The Ice Palace -- a fancy name for a faux icicle-covered indoor forest -- will feature six ... More >>
You know what the best part of waking up is? For Jered Lish, Zac Crider and Chris Stuberg of the Sunshine House (due at this year's Westword Music Showcase), we're betting it was waking up to find that they're one of five finalists in the Folgers Jingle Contest. Although, curiously, for whate ... More >>
Today's release of Britney Spears new album, Femme Fatale, not to mention her disappointing appearance on Good Morning America, has inspired us to reminisce about our favorite Britney personalities. We aren't here to judge, but we are here to make fun of her and all of her absurd personalitie ... More >>
Hickenlooper.We were a little disappointed not to see John Hickenlooper in his '80s-era red ski outfit when he welcomed the Snowsports Industries America show to town with cowbells yesterday. "What do you think of my new duds?" he asked, showing off his jacket. Frankly, it seemed a little sed ... More >>
Help! I did something stupid!Cathy Cruz Marrero, the Pennsylvania woman now famous for starring in a viral video -- wherein she falls into a fountain at the Berkshire Mall while texting -- appeared on Good Morning America with her attorney, James Polyak, yesterday. Marrero and pal Polyak are ... More >>
So here I am, getting chased out of the Pavilions shopping center on the 16th Street Mall because I had the indecency to be hanging around with a guy in a fuzzy blue bear suit. How did my life come to this? It all started a few months ago when my buddy Tyler Wilcox, online content editor for VISITD ... More >>
Last month, we mentioned Robert Schneider's new project Robbert Bobbert and the Bubble Machine. And earlier this week, Schneider, the ever prolific Apples in Stereo mastermind, released his debut under the Robbert Bobbert moniker, and already the whimsical, kid-centric project seems to be gaining tr ... More >>
Seconds after Scripps-Howard suddenly announced that the Rocky Mountain News was for sale last Thursday, hopeful eyes were turning to Phil Anschutz, the local billionaire who's already saved another local institution -- the Ski Train that has taken generations of skiers from Union Sta ... More >>
Denver's spent decades trying to convince the rest of the country that everyone in this town doesn't walk around singing the tunes created by John Denver, a man who a) wasn't born in Denver (he hailed from Indiana) and b) wasn't born John Denver (his birth name was Henry Deutschendorf). But this mo ... More >>
Buy local week continues through December 5. And while, with Barack Obama's appointments announcement today, it doesn't look like many Coloradans will be heading to D.C., there's plenty to do here at home. Nothing gets the home fires burning like neighborhood fights, and Denver's Neighborhood S ... More >>
The Mexican sounds off on Mencia and the DREAM Act.
This chanteuse is every bit as quirky as her unlikely hit single.
Do tape delays slow the 24-hour news cycle?
The Aurora Mall is getting a makeover -- but in whose image?
The Thong Show
All Atkins, All the Time
Something to Chew On
With friends like these...
February 27, 2003
Taco's New Tone
Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event
Riding with the King
Country-radio pros gather in Colorado to search for ways to seduce a younger generation.
Time to kick back and get comfortable at Tom's Home Cookin'.
This year started not with a bang, but with a whimper.
Golden pipes -- not a genie in a bottle -- helped fifteen-year-old Rachael Lampa land a lucrative record deal and a rare position in the world of Christian pop.
The Columbine video has a good beat and you can dance to it.
The Lost Pages!
Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.
Peter Boyles does some fast talking regarding his on-air speculation about the Emily Johnson murder.
WB2 joins in on morning madness.