Director Rod Lurie has had Colorado on his mind in recent years. His 2007 film Resurrecting the Champ, co-starring Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson (with a cameo by John Elway), was partially filmed in Denver and based loosely on an article by J.R. Moehringer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ... More >>
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Denver creatives sound off on what they'd like to see happen in Denver's arts scene in the next year.
Rick Reilly on his impending move to ESPN, being directed by George Clooney, and the joys of doing absolutely nothing.
Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret
Resurrecting the Champ, a Josh Hartnett-Samuel L. Jackson film set in Denver, opened on August 24, and local reviewers gave the movie the hometown discount: Robert Denerstein, writing his first critique for the Rocky Mountain News since accepting a buyout from the tabloid, pinned the piece with a B- ... More >>
Most interviews done for the The Message column contain more information than can possibly be squeezed onto any given page, and plenty of what doesn't make the cut is very interesting indeed. Seldom, though, is it presented in such an easily digestible form as was recently the case with comments pro ... More >>
Newspapers keep cutting staff, but Jake Jabís American Furniture Warehouse is standing by them. Why?
Fast on the heels of the announcement on Wednesday of this year's National Book Award nominations (my favorite, for the record, is Peter Hessler, for his scrupulous and fascinating Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present) comes our own homegrown author fte: the Colorado Book Awards, ... More >>
Denver author (and former Rocky Mountain News staffer) J.R. Moehringer's star began to rise following the publication of his best-selling memoir, The Tender Bar -- and judging by this morning's episode of Good Morning America, he currently shares a constellation with some mighty bright lights. In a ... More >>
Substance makes a temporary return to the airwaves.
Alan Clements uses Spiritually Incorrect to skewer modern hype.
The ESPNing of America is being felt in Denver.