You may not realize it, but this past week was a special one for Star Trek. The last seven days marked the birthday of not one, but both, of the original series stars. WIlliam Shatner, who portrayed Captain Kirk, and Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, both turned 83 this week -- Shatner on March 22 an ... More >>
Last week, we introduced you to Colorado radio pastors Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner, stars of the net's Generations Radio, who'd recently declared that due to the Democratic agenda, Colorado was becoming the worst possible hellhole on Planet Earth. Our source was Right Wing Watch, which has been k ... More >>
In true Captain James T. Kirk style (or the style of whatever heroic character he's portraying, for that matter), William Shatner has come through to save the day once again -- taking the place of Denver Comic Con's original guest of honor, Stan Lee. (The ninety-year-old comic icon had to bow out la ... More >>
I'm among the petulant grumblers about super-popular movies getting prequels, gaining sequels and being retrofitted to appeal to current fans while grabbing up new fans with sexy, glammy, glitzy things like turbo-hottie actors and actresses and the expensive magic of CGI. But I grumble because I car ... More >>
The new year is here, and new menswear is emerging on the Denver streets. This week's stylish male, Kirkland James, is a local artist and poet who looks optimistically towards the future. Continue reading to discover who inspires his style, what his resolution is for 2013, and how he plans to change ... More >>
Kirk's Soul Kitchen, a new soul-food eatery in Aurora, is opening its doors tomorrow at 11 a.m, offering the first 100 customers free dessert and a ten percent discount.
As it turns out, a good Twitter account doesn't necessarily make a good television show. Nonfiction funny man Justin Halpern learned that lesson the nationally televised way when real-life anecdotes from his hilariously crabby father translated poorly from social media into a cheesy, laugh-grabbing ... More >>
On the calendar of nerd holidays, May 4 is certainly below Comic Con but at least a few pegs above the pirate convention that takes place each year near the airport. Yes, "May the 4th be with you," is a day every Star Wars fan can get behind obnoxiously -- and 100 percent. One such nerd is Dan Lande ... More >>
Among the lines delivered at poetry slams, one is often repeated: "The point is not the points; the point is the poetry." This has never been more true than over the last week and a half in Denver, when all three of the city's national teams -- Slam Nuba, the Mercury Cafe team and teenage dreamers M ... More >>
How to describe the voice of Colorado-based Barron Christian, who has a small part in Imagine That, an Eddie Murphy movie shot partly in Denver that opens on Friday? It's a deep baritone delivered warmly and confidently -- and there's a cadence to his vowels that gives his sentences incredible ric ... More >>
Judah Friedlander shows viewers the funny in plenty of different venues, including the laugh-inducing NBC sitcom 30 Rock and movies such as the upcoming Eddie Murphy vehicle Meet Dave, not to mention stand-up gigs like his impending four-night run at the Denver Improv (get details here). He ties all ... More >>
The Q&A below starring Roots drummer Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson, whose band opens for Westword profile and Q&A subject Erykah Badu, represented a first for yours truly. Never before had I conducted an interview with an artist who spent the first portion of the conversation on a treadmill. But Thompson ... More >>
From the week of 8/23/2007
Wolf Creek rings in Christmas with a band of butchered tourists.
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west.
Captain Kirk leads the charge at Starfest 2005.
De Niro -- no surprise -- is the reason to like City by the Sea.
Seeking closure, Robert Wise finally finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture -- 22 years later
Don't mess with Colorado's Klingon club.
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time.
From the week of May 4
Ed Harris goes on a quest for The Third Miracle.
The ex-Denverites-turned-San Franciscans in St. Andre get cerebral.
With the imminent release of The Phantom Menace, Fantastic Media prepares to blast off.