Last night's "Good vs. Evil" throw down of jabs between Eric Ripert and Tony Bourdain solidified three things that most of us already know: Bourdain's favorite noun is "motherfucker," his adjective of choice is "motherfucking" and Paula Deen, according to Bourdain, is a motherfucking motherfucker wh ... More >>
Denny's "Baconalia" is back, completely and utterly ruining one of my favorite foods, and again offering a hideous reminder of all the chain restaurant meals I wish I'd never eaten. There are plenty of decent, good and even great restaurant chains that serve up above-average food for reasonable pric ... More >>
Is there life after death? After eighteen years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, most of them spent in the debilitating confines of death row, Damien Echols plans to find out. In 1993 Echols, then eighteen, and two other Arkansas teenagers were arrested and charged with the murders of thre ... More >>
There's no question that the President -- in town this evening to debate Mitt Romney -- is a huge music fan. From quoting Sam Cooke during his '08 acceptance speech to randomly singing Al Green verses during a fundraiser to citing Stevie Wonder as being responsible for his marriage, Obama is far and ... More >>
A few years after Harold and Kumar visited White Castle -- but before they escaped from Guantanamo Bay -- Kumar Patel's real-life alter ego, Kal Penn, served a two-year-stint as the associate director of the White House's Office of Public Engagement. In 2008, the House and 24 star campaigned in 26 s ... More >>
Have you discovered PassiveAggressiveNotes.com? The site is dedicated to hilarious scribblings from upset people who express their frustration in ways that range from teeth-gritted politeness to full-out rage -- and since it's searchable by location, we've collected our ten favorites from Colorado. ... More >>
Big pics below.Kim Sidwell didn't attend a protest at the 2008 Democratic National Convention to rail against the man. She's a photographer who simply wanted to capture the scene in images. Instead, she herself was captured -- arrested, detained and put on trial. Later, Sidwell joined an ACLU ... More >>
Lydo LeNight of Joy, Tempe, ArizonaI realized when we started planning this tour that, from talking with my friends (both band and non-band people) about the endeavor, there was a little bit of mystery as to how this level of touring works. The level at which my band, Night of Joy, operates ... More >>
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sarah Vowell will sign copies of her latest tome, Unfamiliar Fishes, at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. We caught up with Vowell about her inspiration for the book, what she learned and how this book fits into her previous body of work.
Timing is everything. On Thursday, Senator Michael Bennet voted against Lindsey Graham's amendment that would have barred the Obama administration from trying anyone accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks in federal district courts, instead using military commissions at Guantanamo. And Bennet ... More >>
Signs of recent times.It's been a year since the Democratic National Convention took over this town -- and to mark that anniversary, the Colorado branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has taken two legal actions. In the first, an ACLU lawyer is representing eight people in a suit again ... More >>
Our cruise through the local blogosphere. Take a peek, send a link, call it a day. It's high time Melo got his own Most Valuable Puppet. (Denver Stiffs) CU students will be true to their school -- for a fee, whether they like or not. (Face the State) More on Gitmo's Colorado-bound (?) terrorist ... More >>
Street artist Shepard Fairey, whose "HOPE" poster became an icon of the Obama campaign, did an interview with Terry Gross of NPR's Fresh Air earlier this week. Now that the Smithsonian recently purchased the original stenciled poster for its National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Fairey has offici ... More >>
Errol Morris cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack in Standard Operating Procedure.
Harold Pinters study of repression.
Check out my comments section: Clinton and Obama are close personal friends of mine.
Michael Moore reveals the twisted care of being sick.
Angelina Jolie kidnaps Daniel Pearl’s movie.
Gregg Gillis can’t understand what all the fuss is about.
Despite a non-existent marketing campaign, Cuarón’s latest is not to be missed.
Fast reviews of recent releases
From the week of March 16, 2006
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote.