James Gold

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Westword's second annual Comics issue: Meet the winners

    For our second annual Comics issue and contest, we asked cartoonists (and would-be cartoonists) to send us comics depicting life in Colorado. The winning entries tackled a variety of subjects, from overcrowding to the nightlife of Colorado's casino mountain towns. Here, we present the cream of the c ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    The ten best comedy events in Denver in June

    As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Readers: Backcountry skiers may be risking their lives for thrills, and they know it

    Yesterday, we posted about an avalanche death that took place outside the boundaries of the Keystone ski area -- and when we shared it, we asked readers if backcountry skiing under current conditions is too risky. Here's a sampling of the responses we received.

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    December 2, 2013

    Kick the Keg Comedy at The Lobby overflows with beer and laughs on Tuesdays

    Brent Podosek wants to make you laugh -- but he wants to get you drunk first. The local comedian's new showcase at The Lobby every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. aims to not only share some jokes but kick the keg. Podosek is the father and host of Kick the Keg Comedy. He likes telling jokes about looking lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Ten best comedy events in Denver this November

    With three female comedians, three Davids (Spade, Chappelle, Sedaris) and a whole lot of masked wrestlers on the schedule, November is shaping up to be a delightfully eclectic month for Denver comedy. We have secret shows from Comedy Works, a Scottish wunderkind and another performance on the buddin ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    Celebrate Halloween with Werewolf Radar at the Dairy Center

    Locals have an autumnal cornucopia's worth of entertainment choices on this year's All Hallows' Eve, and comedy fans are no exception. Boulder's Dairy Center for the Arts has rapidly expanded its comedy programming calendar, making room for unique events such as the Halloween comedy showcase hosted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Reader: If only 7-Eleven were as classy as Dunkin' Donuts...

    Have you noticed the number of 7-Elevens popping up around town? Often right across the street from an abandoned 7-Eleven that turns into a neighborhood eyesore? Bree Davies did, and wrote about it yesterday on our arts and culture blog -- inspiring quite a conversation about 7-Eleven, urban-plannin ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013
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    May 22, 2013

    The Dairy Center developing a standup comedy scene in Boulder

    While big-name comedy acts like Aziz Ansari will draw a large crowd in Boulder, getting a local comedy scene going in Colorado's hippie hamlet has faced some challenges -- whether money, politics or apathy. Now James Gold is hoping to put Boulder's anti-comedy stigma to rest with his Dairy Comedy Sh ... More >>