Jason Salzman

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    September 8, 2014

    Etsy Can Help You Sneak Pot into a Music Festival -- and Here's How

    Denver blog posts aren't into subterfuge. At our Backbeat blog, Amanda Lewis offers the lowdown on a down-low way to sneak pot into a music festival. Big Media's Jason Salzman on what Dan Caplis would be shocked beyond imagination to learn Bob Beauprez actually said. The Ralphie Report's Jack Bar ... More >>

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    August 20, 2014

    A New Record Store Just Opened -- and Yes, It Is 2014

    Denver blog posts love taking new places out for a spin. At our Backbeat blog, Mark Masters introduces us to Chain Reaction, a new record store (!) in Lakewood. Big Media's Jason Salzman introduces us to the Republican rep who thinks John Hickenlooper treats us like "his abused spouse." Denver In ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    Red Rocks photos that prove no other concert venue is more beautiful

    Denver blog posts would rather be on these Rocks than any other. At our Backbeat blog, Isa Jones shares fifty photos that prove Red Rocks is the most beautiful venue on the planet. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Bob Beauprez, Obamacare and possible rejection of federal Medicaid funds. South Stands ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    Here's why Boulder is heaven for foodies

    Denver blog posts can be pretty heavenly, too. On our Cafe Society blog, Lori Midson looks inside Boulder's recent ranking as one of the country's top foodie cities. Big Media's Jason Salzman on the talk-show host who wants to "block the vote," not "rock the vote." Denver Urbanism's Ken Schroeppe ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    Take a tour of Argyll Whisky Beer Gastropub, just opened in Uptown

    Denver blog posts generally like openings more than closings. At our Cafe Society blog, Lori Midson gives you a tour in words and photos of Argyll Whisky Beer Astropub, which just opened in Uptown. Big Media's Jason Salzman has something positive to say about radio host Dan Caplis. At Denver Egot ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    "Blow Me" shades and ten best Bassnectar fan outfits

    Denver blog posts are all about looking fine. At our Backbeat blog, Isa Jones highlights the ten best outfits seen during Bassnectar's weekend at Red Rocks. Big Media's Jason Salzman doesn't understand why no one in the media has written about Bob Beauprez flipping on the individual mandate. Colo ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    Elway's Backyard summer concert series schedule: Who'll be rocking Cherry Creek?

    Denver blogs have got the beat. At our Backbeat blog, Kiernan Maletsky shares the complete schedule for Elway's Backyard concert series. Big Media's Jason Salzman argues that double-speak is becoming a required component for reporting about senatorial hopeful Cory Gardner. In contrast, Colorado P ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Why the hell did this guy wear a Batman onesie to Snowball?

    Denver blog posts have a style all their own. On our Backbeat blog, Ashley Rogers asks Snowball attendees to explain their fashion statements. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Cory Gardner's position on abortion, which he says is identical to the views of former Colorado Archbishop Charles Chaput. Co ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    St. Louis-style pizza like Velveeta on a cracker?

    Denver blog posts want a pizza your heart. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares a comment from a reader who compares St. Louis-style pizza to a Town House cracker smeared with Velveeta. Big Media's Jason Salzman on the issue of whether Mike Coffman supports or opposes a path to citize ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Why do non-franchise restaurants keep closing and chains go on and on?

    Denver blog posts regularly declare their independence. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares a post by a reader who laments the closing on a non-franchise restaurant, All V's. Big Media's Jason Salzman on omissions related to an article citing anonymous critics of gubernatorial candid ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Jesus loves this rocker's hairdo -- really

    Denver blog posts will shred 'til they're dead. At our Backbeat blog, Alex Distefano counts down the ten best Christian metal bands of all-time. Big Media's Jason Salzman reveals who Peter Boyles called a "butt boy" -- and why. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels thinks Peyton Manning owes it to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Is this taco the last thing you'd like to eat before you die?

    Denver blog posts have a lot to life for. At our Cafe Society blog, Lori Midson touts the "death taco." Big Media's Jason Salzman shares a fascinating media story: How a Rocky Mountain News endorsement launched the politically career of John Hickenlooper. Colorado Peak Politics and the Colorado I ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    R.I.P. Lloyd Kavich, who painted the murals at The Sink

    Denver blog posts have an art about them. On our Show and Tell blog, Isa Jones remembers Lloyd Kavich, who painted the iconic murals at The Sink in Boulder. Big Media's Jason Salzman asks: Did Peter Boyles object when an opponent of Senator Evie Hudak called her a Nazi? Denver Infill's Ken Schroe ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    "Nixonian hit list" for six most dangerous people to Colorado Republican Party?

    Denver blog posts can get weird sometimes. Big Media's Jason Salzman writes about charges that the head of the Colorado GOP has assembled a list of the six people most dangerous to the state Republican Party -- including Matt Arnold, seen here. The Colorado Independent bids farewell to Todd Helton ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Todd Helton, retiring Rocky, honored with most awesome painting ever

    Denver blog posts are still going strong. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels touts a fan's gift to retiring Colorado Rocky Todd Helton -- a painting that pictures him as a centaur! Big Media's Jason Salzman offers evidence that Ken Buck supports shutting down the government over Obamacare. Denve ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    The box-chicken-lunch protest against Ryan Call

    Denver blog posts are finger-lickin' good. Colorado Pols explains why opponents of Colorado Republic Party chairman Ryan Call plan to protest a weekend meeting by bringing boxed chicken lunches. Big Media's Jason Salzman says Scott Gessler contradicted his own office's policies when he said Colora ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Broncos game versus Ravens a must-win? Blogger says "yes"

    Denver blog posts are wagering-free zones. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels thinks the Denver-Baltimore game tomorrow night is a must-win for the Broncos even though it's only week one. Big Media's Jason Salzman on an election chief to watch. Denver Urbanism's Ryan Dravitz on redaptive reuse f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Those seventeen suspected illegal Boulder voters not so illegal after all

    Denver blog posts divide and conquer. Colorado Pols on Boulder voters suspected by Secretary of State Scott Gessler's office of illegal voting. Actual illegal voters: zero. Big Media's Jason Salzman: Personhood is back in a different package. Denver PR Blog: Groundfloor Media is named the best pl ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Andre Iguodala: Please don't leave Denver!

    Denver blog posts are itching for some independence. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein's open letter to Andre Iguodala encourages AI to stick with the Nuggets. Big Media's Jason Salzman shares the best GOP political argument for immigration reform you never hear on talk radio. At Free Range Longmon ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Chris Christie not conservative enough for Western Conservative Summit?

    Denver blog posts are the top. Big Media's Jason Salzman on who is and isn't considered conservative enough to participate in the upcoming Western Conservative Summit -- with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie apparently being found wanting. The Grazing Mind on national mandatory GMO labeling. Co ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Fetal-homicide ballot initiative takes personhood amendment one step further

    Denver blog posts are juiced on words. Big Media's Jason Salzman on ads for a measure to "prosecute people who commit crimes against 'unborn human beings.'" Denver PR blog touts a comprehensive media list on Twitter. Mile High Hockey fan poster Roynnabe33's open letter to Patrick Roy: Save us, ag ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Nuggets' blueprint for victory in game six versus Warriors

    Denver blog posts aren't living in a Golden State of mind. Denver Stiffs' Colin Neilson hasn't given up on the Nuggets in their playoff series with the Warriors -- and offers a blueprint for victory. Big Media's Jason Salzman questions Cory Gardner's commitment to a bigger GOP tent. Denver Urbani ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Colorado Rockies are redefining baseball weather

    Denver blog posts are warming up. Purple Row's Jay Tymkovich previews the latest Rockies game to be played in football weather. Big Media's Jason Salzman listens to the gun activist who thinks Colorado sheriffs should arrest federal officials if necessary to protect the Second Amendment. South St ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Nuggets face challenge of beating terrible Phoenix Suns team to secure three seed

    Denver blog posts will challenge just about anyone. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons previews tonight's Nuggets-Suns game, a lopsided match-up that a lack of focus can even up mighty fast. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks Mike Coffman should be challenged about his past love of labeling after joining a ... More >>

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    March 27, 2013

    Tom Tancredo doesn't think Mike Coffman can mollify Hispanics with immigration switch

    Denver blog posts are hoping for the best. At Colorado Pols, Jason Salzman quotes Tom Tancredo as saying he wants Mike Coffman to be reelected but doesn't think his new, more moderate immigration stance will help him. Denver Egotist promotes the Knotty Tie Co. on Kickstarter. At WhoSaidYouSaid, T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Were Colorado ammo maker's magazines used in Sandy Hook Elementary massacre?

    Denver blog posts believe they can fly. Big Media's Jason Salzman notes that high-capacity magazines made by Colorado's Magpul were used to kill Osama bin Laden. But he wonders: Were they also used during the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut? Denver Frank gets serious with ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    Karl Rove's plan for winning GOP candidates has got Colorado talk-radio conservatives fuming

    Denver blog posts are backing a winning ticket. Big Media's Jason Salzman listens to conservative talk-radio stations (a description that fits most of them) addressing Karl Rove's strategy to push general-election-friendly candidates, and gets an earful. Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard: Spen ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Cory Gardner's worst-case scenario for U.S. debt: Nazi Germany

    Denver blog posts stand up for what's right. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Cory Gardner raising the specter of Nazi Germany in discussing the debt ceiling. Coyote Gulch: Bad snow-pack news -- it's only 63 percent of the average. Plants & Animals Denver: Rub-a-dub-dub, vegan soap in your tub.

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    January 14, 2013

    Jeff Crank, talk-show host: Seeing gays kissing on CNN is disgusting

    Denver blogs want what's best for you. Big Media's Jason Salzman on KVOR host and ex-GOP candidate Jeff Crank getting grossed out by gay New Year's Eve kisses on CNN. Free Range Longmont's Michael Bellmont gives the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission an F on health...and listening. Squa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Personhood movement not going away despite multiple defeats in Colorado

    Denver blogs have missed you. Big Media's Jason Salzman suggests that the failed Pesonhood Amendment will make yet another comeback. Denver Egotist: Creative director Matt Ingwalson wrote a mystery you can read. Denver Frank asks: What's your plan B?

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    December 5, 2012

    Tom Tancredo having trouble finding student plaintiff for Metro State immigration lawsuit

    Denver blog posts turn up in the strangest places. Big Media's Jason Salzman talks to Tom Tancredo about his difficulties lining up a student willing to sue Metro State over new tuition rates for the children of illegal immigrants. Denver Urbanism offers a photo update on East Rail Line progress. ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Kyle Clark leads critic's list of election cycle's best Colorado political journalism

    Denver blog posts can walk and chew gum at the same time. Big Media's Jason Salzman salutes the best political journalism of the season, led by 9News' Kyle Clark and his bizarre interview with Representative Mike Coffman. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz offers Union Station update #108. Denver Egoti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    NFL and referees near agreement: Could our long national nightmare be over by Sunday?

    Denver blog posts know the difference between a touchdown and an interception. Bronco Talk's Monty on reports that the NFL and referees are finally about to end the year's most buzzed-about labor dispute. Big Media's Jason Salzman on a talk radio show he sees as poisoning rational debate on illega ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Mitt Romney: Is he really gaining more support from Colorado Hispanics?

    Denver blog posts need three days off. Big Media's Jason Salzman questions GOP boss Ryan Call's claim on ABC that Mitt Romney is building support among Colorado Hispanics. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz invites us inside DaVita world HQ. South Stands Denver's Colin D.: Here's your stupid game-by-ga ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    David Sirota's Dean Singleton take-down: Accurate or overstated?

    Denver blog posts are ready for the week. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks David Sirota's Harper's article about Dean Singleton (I'm quoted in it) is accurate in some respects, exaggerated in others. Plants & Animals Denver's Hana: Dog manners are for CHAMPS. The Ralphie Report's Jon Woods checks ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Fracking ban measure in Longmont: To frack, or not to frack....

    Denver blog posts try to make the best of every situation. Colorado Independent's John Tomasic drills into Longmont's fracking ban proposal. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks radio hosts shouldn't let politicians get away with calling Social Security a "Ponzi scheme" without backing up the comment. ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Scott Gessler's rhetoric so partisan even Mike Rosen should call him on it?

    Denver blog posts keep it real. Big Media's Jason Salzman is over Scott Gessler's "Republican attack dog" tactics, but Mike Rosen seems okay with them. Denver Egotist offers a snowboarding video for a hot summer day. You're welcome. Plants & Animals Denver: If Martha Stewart were vegan....

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    July 16, 2012

    David Sirota will have to get conservatives to call if show with Michael Brown is to succeed

    Denver blog posts make those miracles happen. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks David Sirota will uphold progressive values better than did Craig Silverman when he teams with Michael Brown on KHOW today. But will right wingers listen? Burning Down the House's Andi brings together home and Tolkein. ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Todd Helton: Should the Colorado Rockies bench him?

    Denver blog posts have the music in them. Purple Row's Andrew T. Fisher mulls the possible benching of Todd Helton, an all-time Rockies great who's currently slumping in a very big way. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Obama, Romney, Hispanic voters and the Associated Press. Colorado Pols: If Joe Co ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Mike Coffman's birther-moment apologists can understand where he was coming from?

    Denver blog posts are happy simply to be nominated. Big Media's Jason Salzman wonders if Cory Gardner is justifying Mike Coffman's birther comments even as he praises him for apologizing about them. Purple Row's Rox Girl on the Oakland A's sweep of the Rockies (at home!), continuing the rain of ba ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Danilo Gallinari a missing person so far in Nuggets-Lakers playoffs series

    Denver blog posts shoot...and score! Denver Stiffs' Colin Neilson thinks Nugs Danilo Gallinari and Arron Afflalo have done a vanishing act versus the Lakers thus far. Big Media's Jason Salzman offers tips for covering Cinco de Mayo. Denver Egotist touts an experimental short by We Drink It Black. ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Latinos are Republicans, but they don't know it yet?

    Denver blog posts are celebrating 4/23. Big Media's Jason Salzman on efforts by Colorado Hispanic Republicans members like Pauline Olvera to add to their ranks. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz presents a Community College of Denver construction update -- with photos. Bronco Talk's Monty collects tri ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Mike Littwin's layoff at the Denver Post: What's it mean for editorial page balance?

    Denver blog posts welcome your scrutiny. Big Media's Jason Salzman worries the Denver Post's editorial page will be less balanced with the departure of columnist Mike Littwin. The Redheaded Slut shares her struggles after a relationship split. Denver Frank: What would Earth look like with rings l ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    John Hickenlooper's wife has photos of Jon Caldara in the shower? JK....

    Denver blog posts won't be meeting with John Elway tonight. At People's Press Collective, Jon Caldara ends a column about John Hickenlooper's recent Hickenbloopers by joking that Hick's wife has photos of him in the shower. Oh, the humanity. Big Media's Jason Salzman on more questions he'd like Se ... More >>

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    April 30, 2010

    Tim Tebow's throwing motion: Josh McDaniels is watching it closely

    See the entire MaxDenver sequence by clicking here.​Denver blogs are a mile high. Scale the summit to check out these three. Andrew Mason's new site opens with great shots of Tim Tebow's throwing motion, as closely observed by Coach Josh McDaniels. No pressure, Timmy. At the Co ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    Josh McDaniels: Will Broncos' draft be a good birthday present -- or will he exchange it?

    Wonder if this young stud will be available?​Here are three blogs about Denver you may enjoy reading. Mile High Report's BroncoTiLLIDie links to an ESPN piece noting that today is Josh McDaniels' birthday -- and the team's been contacted by the Giants, Packers and Eagles about possibly tradin ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    Debate over spiked Rocky Mountain News media column heats up

    Since November 2004, Cause Communications president Jason Salzman (pictured) has written a media column for the Rocky Mountain News; his pieces run every two weeks, alternating with offerings by the Independence Institute's Dave Kopel, whose perspective is typically as conservative as Salzman's is l ... More >>

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    July 7, 2008

    Piss and the Rocky Mountain News

    In the second item of his July 5 column, Rocky Mountain News media critic Jason Salzman wondered if any entries from the late George Carlin's famous list of seven dirty words you can't say on television, first delivered in the early '70s, can now be printed in the paper for which he writes. Rocky ma ... More >>

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    July 1, 2004

    What's My Line?

    Get ready for Denver's close-up.

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    October 9, 2003

    The Message

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