Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic, and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually ... More >>
People who say they don't like board games are probably playing shitty games. What's not to like? You get to hang out with friends and scratch a competitive itch while pretending to be a business tycoon or ruler of the world. That's a good time! Well, it is as long as the game you're playing doesn't ... More >>
Back with another batch of fresh local hip-hop. This week, we've got a new clips from Spoke In Wordz featuring the 17th and Fokis, a cut from Slo Pain for hardcore fans, as well as fresh goodness from Rap League Manifest, assisted by Planet Asia, and Aires Jackson, who just dropped an incredible tra ... More >>
The vicious international terrorists of COBRA could never stop GI Joe, but he's finally met his match, at least temporarily. This year's GI Joe Fest -- an annual film festival of stop-motion animation starring everyone's favorite military action figure -- that was scheduled for Saturday, September 2 ... More >>
Finally, November is here, and if the rent and bills are paid up, you may have a little extra cash to spend on miscellaneous nonsense. Thankfully, we have plenty of it, with the especially exciting The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists providing a whole slew of fun experiments to do w ... More >>
This is the smug grin you make when you no longer give a shit.Johnny Depp gotta eat. And pay his mortgage. And Disney pays very well. Maybe that explains why he looks so thoroughly bored in the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, opening tomorrow. Captain Jack Sparrow was endeari ... More >>
Marketing stuff to kids is pretty easy -- which is why the government prevented tobacco companies from doing it -- even subtly, supposedly accidentally -- a few years back. McDonald's Happy Meals are the latest to feel their knuckles rapped by this particular ruler -- the obesity epidemic am ... More >>
Beer today, gone tomorrow.For years, the Saturday morning sales at the Western Beverage distribution center, aka Beer Warehouse, were the greatest deal in town -- if you could find the warehouse in north Denver. "It was amazing. It was like that scene in Indiana Jones where they open the vau ... More >>
Paramount Pictures/Lucasfilm Join Henry and Indy Jones at Film on the Rocks.Film on the Rocks is, hands down, my favorite summer film series in the area. First, there's the gorgeous view of the city from Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 West Alameda Parkway in Morrison. Then there's all the a ... More >>
Let this G.I. Joe film fest get a grip on you.
High School Musical cereal Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Round-cornered corn-and-oat stars evenly split between a robust yellowish-brown and a ripe red -- and all of them are speckled with white sugar pustules seemingly ready to erupt with sweetness. It's a look that ... More >>
I've been hearing about these new "upscale" M&M's for awhile, and have been really eager to try them since our earlier foray into new M&M's flavors had gotten mixed reviews. We really enjoyed the Limited Edition Wild Cherry M&M's, but the Indiana Jones Special Edition Mint Crisps just tasted wrong t ... More >>
The Mummy franchise has seen better days.
Brendan Fraser falls into a deep, deep hole at the Center of the Earth.
Kung Fu Panda Crunchers Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: The cereal's building blocks are actually building circles -- light tan orbs made of oat and corn flour. Think of them as Kix, or more accurately, fake Kix. These mounds are supplemented by four varieties of marshm ... More >>
This week, the Candy Girls decided to try a few of the limited edition flavors released by the Mars candy company to celebrate the release of the first Indiana Jones film in almost 20 years. The Snickers Adventure Bar promises to "Satisfy your taste for adventure! Rich Chocolate. Crunchy nuts. And a ... More >>
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole.
Indiana Jones Chocolate Cereal with Marshmallows Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: The main pieces consist of brown oat-and-corn puffs -- but the main attractions are the marshmallows, which come in four different shapes. "Indy's Hat" might more accurately be described ... More >>
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Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
When outdoor cinema calls, be ready with the right bag, shoes, skin and dog.
The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises.
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy.
The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies . . .like Con Air.
Sky Captain zooms back to a tomorrow that never was.
Travel through time with Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Reverend Dead Eye
Van Helsing explodes monster-movie legends with hip upgrades.
Hidalgo lets Dubya ride sidesaddle with its heroic cowboy.
Slurry With the Singe on Top
July 24, 2003
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time.
Special agents of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fight battles outdoors and in the office.