Have you ever been to the zoo and caught an eyeful of two animals in flagrante delicto? This week's cover story, "Beauty of the Beasts," explains why and how that happens. One of the weirdest animal mating habits included in the story is a tidbit about giraffes: In order to tell whether a female gir ... More >>
Anyone over 25 remembers him as heroic single dad Danny Tanner on Full House, or the jolly host of America's Funniest Home Videos. But anyone plugged into standup comedy over the last decade also knows him as the desperately foul-mouthed comic with jokes so vivid and foul he makes William Burroughs ... More >>
"I fired a manager after he said to me, 'Do something crazy and it'll get on YouTube and your career will take off!'" comedian Christopher Titus told me in an interview this summer. "I looked at him and was like, 'Really, that's your plan? Really?'" While Titus may be cynical about creating a phony ... More >>
NEW ORDER @ COACHELLA | 4/13/13 While over at the main stage the bulk of the Coachella crowd was enduring Phoenix with the hope that Daft Punk would come out -- they instead got R. Kelly -- a smaller but perhaps-more-enthusiastic crowd got a first-rate greatest hits set from New Order last night. ... More >>
Honest Ninja Music
Hip-hop's perennial debate topic "old school versus new school" got literal recently when legendary D.I.T.C. crew producer/rapper Lord Finesse swung a $10 million law suit at Mac Miller, his record label and the mixtape website DatPiff for Miller's use of Finesse's beat for his 1995 song "Hip 2 tha ... More >>
The other day, I was doing some important, business-related (really!) surfing on YouTube when I stumbled upon a series of commercials for Denver. Not the city -- the brand of deodorant products marketed to men in India. As you'll see below, the spots are absolutely hilarious in a moronic, bimbo-cen ... More >>
So what has America's favorite fast-food fried chicken chain been up to lately? Just the usual stuff, like releasing restaurant founder Colonel Harland Sanders' autobiography that was "found" last year, hiring Top Chef alum Edward Lee to pimp it out using Facebook and YouTube, destroying Indonesian ... More >>
It's not a new tactic, but for some, it might be a surprising one: One of the ways the Denver Police Department has checked the identities of those faced with warrants for Occupy Denver is through online archival footage, including the average YouTube search. Previously anonymous protesters can be - ... More >>
Up until about ten years ago, coffee seemed to have its grip firmly around us. Just take the songs below, for example. You won't find any written in the past decade, which is a little sad, the death of coffee and all. Because no one is going to write a song about the energizing effects of a Starbuck ... More >>
In a press release last week, Century Media announced it would be pulling its music from the streaming music service Spotify. The metal-centric label is certainly not the first to express its distrust of streaming services, and it probably won't be the last. As fans and consumers have been pu ... More >>
You just wanted to watch YouTube and instead you get this crap.When Al Gore created the information superhighway, he didn't account for wrong turns, most notably the frontage-road hucksters you encounter after you punch in a typo'd web address.
Remember, back in the day, when you could get a degree from a school on TV? You could become a certified VCR repairman, a home daycare instructor or even learn how to clean guns. It was a wide open world of education. Those in-home lessons on useless shit have all but disappeared, but YouTube ... More >>
This week, Nickelodeon has been running some of its favorite shows of the '90s, finally tapping into what the Internet has been saying all along: People like old television programming. And, as Netflix continues to make its customers increasingly irate with price increases (information releas ... More >>
Give anyone who wants it access to unlimited bandwidth, and people are bound to come up with some weird shit. Consider: though there is no real available count, the number of videos currently posted to YouTube by some estimates is in the multiple billions. Some of these videos go viral, of co ... More >>
Campus ProgressStephanie Tanny met Bill Clinton at the Campus Progress National Conference two years ago. She shook his hand, but when it came to taking a picture with the former president, she was "too star-struck" to ask, she says. Tanny will be back at the conference today. This time, ho ... More >>
Video below.This quote, from a 9News story about a twelve-year-old who had a moth stuck inside his ear, will now haunt my dreams: "We tried drowning it in water. Didn't work. We tried irrigating it out of my ear, it didn't work." So the doctors, says reporter Corey Rose, pulled it out with tw ... More >>
Earlier this year, a report surfaced detailing current BitTorrent usage, with porn being the number one most torrented media and music sinking to a miserable 2.9 percent. Now, Sandvine company has detailed the biggest data hogs of the past year, and Netflix's streaming is on the top. When is ... More >>
Laser Palace 2011
By now, you've heard "Friday," right, that horrendous Rebecca Black song? Although we firmly believe it is an abomination, we are super-psyched to not only have something new to make fun of, but we are now able to relish Rebecca Black's career-demise and observe in the vast, demented glory th ... More >>
Denver the Last Dinosaur went through a two-season run back in the late '80s. The show centered on a studiously diverse group of kids in L.A. who hatch a giant dino egg by crashing a BMX bike into it. They name their new pal Denver, and learning opportunities ensue. It's been somewhat availa ... More >>
Thursday, July 8, 1stBank Center, 303-830-8497.
Tyler Ward: Shameless coattail rider or shrewd, talented musician fueled by ennui with a plethora of equally talented friends, a readily available recording facility and ample time on his hands? You make the call. Personally, although we're leaning more toward the latter -- given the other video ... More >>
candyclaws.blogspot.com Fort Collins' strangest, savviest band are only one of many representing locally at SXSW. However, they continue to demonstrate their ability to stand out from the pack, which is a skill we're sure they'll find particularly handy in Austin. The duo posted the merch ... More >>
There was an interesting op-ed in the New York Times this weekend by OK Go's lead vocalist Damian Kulash that dealt with his label's inability to update their business model to incorporate YouTube. It's worth a read for his insiders perspective, even if it's a problem most of the Internet has been c ... More >>
Via Visit Colorado's YouTube channel comes this segment from Ski Scene, hosted by Johnny Morris. It's basically a promo video for Steamboat from forty years ago. Highlights include: Cowboy hats, full body jumpsuits, harmony, more bad puns, some shockingly inane conversation and a mildly creepy ski ... More >>
Want to know why the police are congregating outside the house down the block? Chances are that if you wander down there and ask, they'll just growl at you to head home and not to worry about it. But get online and ask Lieutenant Matthew Murray via Twitter. He says he will be glad to tell you ... More >>
Wednesday, September 30, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
If you spend a lot of time surfing the Internets for lulz or work in any sort of IT-related field, you've probably come across the Webby-award winning web series The Website is Down. It's a hilarious look at the point where the people who understand technology and make it work interface with ... More >>
Talking on a cellphone and driving: bad. Texting and driving: really bad. Making a video and driving: off the friggin' charts. This clip, posted on YouTube earlier today, purports to show bad traffic on I-25, and it does. But the stopping and starting, coupled with erratic zooms, repeatedly makes ... More >>
Soulforce in Colorado, a Denver-based nonprofit dedicated to ending oppression against gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people, has posted a YouTube video of yesterday's protest of the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. (For more about th ... More >>
Along with having a MySpace page, some photos and MP3s, it's become a necessity for Colorado hip-hop artists to have a YouTube account and a camcorder nearby.Many artists are now taking the responsibility of recording their own videos and events in order to promote their latest projects, as well as ... More >>
Sunday, November 30, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.
Status Update: Romero and his zombies are back to attack the Facebook generation.
Monday, July 23, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
And you thought network sitcoms were badů
Wednesday, February 28, Nissi's, 303-665-2757.