Boulder Beer Company got a nice surprise last Thursday when two of the actors in Parks and Recreation enjoyed a Flashback India Brown Ale during a scene in the sitcom. The beer -- a hoppy, roasty black IPA, weighing in at 6.6 percent AVB -- is available in both Indiana, where the show is set, and in ... More >>
I've admitted in this blog to being bad about judging books by their covers -- and dispensaries by their names. And frankly, Herbs4You sounds more like an insane Japanese game show that puts contestants through rounds of eating semi-poisonous plants than a medical marijuana center.
Lawrence Dai will be watching Julie & Julia for the 365th time at 8 p.m. tonight at the Jones, as part of the Denver Center Theatre Company's quirky Off-Center series. In addition to the screening, there will be free beer and unelaborated-upon shenanigans involving onions; tickets are $10. Julie & ... More >>
This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>
While the Denver ComicFest this weekend wasn't as full of crazy costumes as it's counterpart, StarFest, it was full of ridiculous comics. We sifted through the bins to find these five bizarre comic book covers.
Some people in incorporated Boulder County are dealing with their pesky prairie dog problems by blowing the fuckers up with something called The Rodenator. Other people wish they wouldn't, since it turns their block into a mini suburban Baghdad, complete with flaming, screaming animals runnin ... More >>
Timothy Dalton got his special license -- where's mine?As part of a September feature on the state's growing medical marijuana scene, I went through the process of obtaining a state medical-marijuana ID. On August 26, after scoring the needed doctor's recommendation, I sent my application and ... More >>
A message from the folks at happyworker.comThe social media world was abuzz yesterday after a survey commissioned by CareerBuilder.com reported that 45 percent of HR professionals are looking at your social media profiles before deciding to hire you. Well, duh. We've been hearing reports o ... More >>
Usually when someone wants to commit armed robbery, he'll bring along a weapon that combines stealth, convenience and anonymity -- a small gun, for instance. Not so one enterprising Colorado Springs man, who this week brazenly robbed one area 7-Eleven store (and tried to knock over a second) armed o ... More >>
Frankly, I would have preferred David Lee Roth. Lucky thing for the Republicans that Sarah Palin became a media sensation during her Republican National Convention spotlight address. After all, John McCain proved with his acceptance remarks last night that he's not among the country's most scintil ... More >>
Brendan Fraser falls into a deep, deep hole at the Center of the Earth.
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
The third times a charm for this champagne bar.
Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew Spirit If… (Arts & Crafts) The credit Kevin Drew chose for himself on this disc seems designed to reassure fans fearful that his decision to release a CD under his own name means Broken Social Scene is bound for the grave. But the wordiness of this bit of ... More >>
Renaissance is black and white and a little dead all over.
Parallel Seventeen revives culinary history.
The Matador helps Pierce Brosnan shatter his Bond mold.
Sahara has no reason to exist -- until you see who made it.
These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal.
Takeshi Kitano masterfully revives the legend of Zatôichi.
A '60s British TV series gets an extreme makeover.
Laws of Attraction is so generic, it oughtta be illegal.
Fulfilled/Complete (Saddle Creek)
It's round two for the Colorado Mammoth
Macy rolls the dice as a Vegas loser freed by love in The Cooler.
They ran the toughest cellblock in the most dangerous prison in the state. It was the perfect place to beat inmates.
DJ Paul Oakenfold heads in a new direction -- and not everyone wants to follow.
Someone must have been, to come up with Bad Company.
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit.
The Hellmen make music that's fit for the screen and the stage.
Japanese anime fans rejoice with the American release of Princess Mononoke.
Instead of capitalizing on the electronica craze, Moby is going his own way.
It's no accident that business is booming for car-wreck reconstructionists.