MGM studio exec Louis B. Mayer started the Academy Awards in 1929 as a way to bolster the image of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences -- and assist in mediating labor disputes. From that modest beginning, the awards ceremony has grown into one of the world's biggest annual media events. ... More >>
Blink-182 last night. More photos below.BLINK-182 at COMFORT DENTAL | 9/4/11Seeing Blink-182 live is kind of like viewing a moment suspended in time: The music hasn't changed, and the band's NOFX-knock-off-style masturbation conversations are identical to a decade and a half ago. But consistency is ... More >>
The '80s thing about this picture is that the shower is in a women's locker room.For much of his career, David Sirota has been a hard-hitting leftist political operative, running campaigns with what former Clinton White House Chief of Staff John Podesta once called his "instinct for the jugul ... More >>
Stan Garnett's playing hardball.In an April post announcing his intention to challenge Colorado Attorney General John Suthers at the polls this November, Boulder district attorney Stan Garnett focused on issues like watching out for consumers, championing the environment and crafting a workab ... More >>
Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond in a scene from director Jennifer Lynch's "Surveillance."
It's been a long time between films for director Jennifer Lynch, whose latest offering, Surveillance, unspools today at the Chez Artiste. Her debut, 1993's Boxing Helena, about a surgeon (Julian Sands) who preve ... More >>
The headline of the December 9 blog "First Potential Rocky Mountain News Buyer Not Exactly a Media Powerhouse" assumed that multiple firms might want to kick the tires of the venerable tabloid, which E.W. Scripps put up for sale in December -- and that may be true. Thus far, however, White Wolf Me ... More >>