Americans love a good con-man story. They love hearing about attractive criminals -- the charmingly deceptive leading man or intoxicatingly distracting female -- getting away with it, and the loot that provides them with another kind fantasy in the land of the super-rich. After a brief delay becau ... More >>
Five Iron Frenzy is a Colorado band with a lengthy and storied history. Initially formed as a side project of Exhumator, an idustrial thrash band, Five Iron became a full time endeavor when its founders, frontman Reese Roper, bassist Keith Hoerig, and guitarists Micah Ortega and Scott Kerr, and drum ... More >>
Last week, we asked you to guess what Westboro Baptist Church might hate next after they declared their loathing for the American flag. Now, just in time for the Fred Phelps Traveling Circus' threatened appearance in Fort Collins, here are the hilarious results.
See more photos at westword.com/slideshow. The traveling hate circus of Westboro Baptist Church swung through Capitol Hill on its current Denver-Boulder Tour of Brightly Covered Disparagement, unloading its Kia full of signs outside the offices of the Intermountain Jewish News. It was prett ... More >>
Insane Clown Posse's new video for "Miracles" (see above) has been blowing up the Internet for a few days now. The ridiculous, syrupy rap song about the many "miracles" of existence, and more especially, the jaw-droppingly stupid video that accompanies it, lead to one, inescapable conclusion: the ... More >>
Fred Rosen's request wasn't greeted with smiles."I'm a true crime author and historian," Hustler magazine contributor Fred Rosen writes on his website. "I've found that most murders are a dime a dozen; the really good ones are rare. And the ones that say something about us as a society are ev ... More >>
James Dobson will be signing off in February. Sad?Word that Focus on the Family founder James Dobson would stop producing his trademark radio show and cut the cord between him and the organization in February likely spurred cheers among people whose vehicles sport one of those "Focus on Your ... More >>
Greg Stier is raising an army of adolescents to help save your soul.
Like Saddam Hussein, the Rev. Jerry Falwell, who died on May 15 at age 73, was satirized so frequently that it's easy to underestimate his influence. Of late, he was best known for determinedly moronic cultural crusades and brain-dead pronouncements epitomized by his assertion that Tinky Winky, the ... More >>
Modern Muse forcefully revisits the suddenly timely Inherit the Wind.
Meet Holly Kylberg, the boldest of Denver's boldfaced names.
Linda McCartney's photos of '60s rockers roll
From the week of December 5, 2002
The simplistic Emperor's Club says cheating is bad.
A musical version of The Full Monty stays true to the original fable.
An anti-Coors ad gets canned by a local publication.
From the week of November 29, 2001
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
As Marilyn Manson's concert gets closer, the debate over free speech gets louder.
The dead school.
Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time.
A documentary gives life to fallen PTL angel Tammy Faye Bakker.
The ABCs of Anarchism
A new boxed set argues that disco didn't suck after all.
Meet Bill McCartney's good buddy, golfing pal and spiritual partner: Pastor James Ryle.
A former aide throws the book at James Dobson.
THE KINGS OF CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC BELIEVE THAT THEIR PRAYERS ARE ABOUT TO BE ANSWERED.
CONSERVATIVE STRATEGISTS GEAR UP FOR THE INFORMATION HIGHWAY.RIGHT ON! EMPOWERMENT TO THE PEOPLE: CONSERVATIVES TUNE IN AND TURN ON.