Earlier this week, we wrote about the Colorado Supreme Court's ruling against Ward Churchill, despite an earlier verdict in which a jury agreed CU-Boulder had violated the controversial ex-professor's rights by firing him. Of course, the jury only awarded Churchill a dollar, but his lawyer said tha ... More >>
Rory O'Rourke thinks traditional dating sites are too static. "You talk about yourself or fill out a bunch of survey questions, and throughout your experience online, you don't change that," says O'Rourke, who works in software. "Everybody says they like to travel but nobody updates their page wit ... More >>
Graphic below.Late on Saturday, the Lakewood Police Department received an emergency call from a woman at 868 S. Reed Court. She said her husband had a gun -- and unfortunately, he appears to have used it. When cops arrived, they heard a shot. They immediately called SWAT and evacuated the b ... More >>
Bethany Newill was one of six jurors who determined the verdict in Ward Churchill's wrongful-termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder. Earlier today, she shared her views and observations about the case with Westword, demonstrating the seriousness and thoughtfulness that wen ... More >>
Big, fat surprise: Lawyer and KHOW talk-show host Craig Silverman didn't reply to my latest interview request regarding the subject of two recent More Messages blogs: "Is KHOW's Craig Silverman Giving Tips to CU's Attorney in the Ward Churchill Trial?" and "KHOW's Craig Silverman Responds -- Sort Of ... More >>
In a blog entitled "Is KHOW's Craig Silverman Giving Tips to CU's Attorney in the Ward Churchill Trial?," I referenced two blog posts (click here and here to read them) from WardChurchillTrial, a pro-Churchill website that's been tracking the progress of the prof's wrongful termination lawsuit again ... More >>
A graphic from the WardChurchillTrial website. A couple of intriguing entries today on WardChurchillTrial, a pro-Churchill website that's been tracking the controversial professor's wrongful termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder. The first, titled "Wagging the Dog," alle ... More >>
Slate, the online magazine known for highbrow pondering of lowbrow culture, has finally discovered Crocs. Meghan O'Rourke weighs in on the comfy-ugly clown shoes in this screed, with all the usual tsk-tsking about garish colors, podriatic caveats, soaring stock prices and I-hate-Crocs backlash among ... More >>
Born Again in the USA (Drag City)
Beth Orton leaves the icing off her musical cake.
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Warming up to Toastmasters -- and icing out unnecessary verbiage.