JetBlue brought me to Denver last night only a few hours late. But even though we landed at Denver International Airport, with its all-weather runways, I felt transported back to another airport -- the old Stapleton International Airport -- and thirty years back in time, to the Blizzard of 1982.
Former Catholic priest Daniel Drinan made headlines after being charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver for masturbating in view of other passengers on a plane -- and they weren't his first.
Even before this latest incident, Drinan, 63, had an entry on BishopAccountability.org, which descri ... More >>
Most of us have been on flights when one of our fellow passengers kinda creeped us out.
But if the accusations made against Marcus Covington are accurate, he cemented himself in the minds of those on a diverted JetBlue flight in a singularly repulsive way -- by, among other things, allegedly feelin ... More >>
Frontier Airlines may be facing business turbulence, but that hasn't stopped the carrier from launching its weirdest promotion yet. Frontier is asking visitors to its website and Facebook page to vote for its next animal mascot, with possibilities including Samson the Sloth and Melvin the Turtle, wh ... More >>
Want to see The Book of Mormon? The touring show's Denver dates in August are officially sold out, with tickets going for astronomical amounts on the web. At this point, your best bet might be to fly to New York (Jet Blue has a one-day sale today), then get in line outside the Eugene O'Neill Theatre ... More >>
It's only been two years since Republic Airways Holdings bested Southwest in the Frontier Airlines sweepstakes -- but the Republic-Frontier pairing is already headed for Splitsville. This week, Republic CEO Bryan Bedford said the firm is looking at selling Frontier, prompting speculation that ... More >>
Replace these poor substitutes for Blue Moons!Don't be surprised if you see a lot of male flight attendants on Halloween.
Costumes making fun of Steve Slater, the JetBlue steward who cussed out passengers before grabbing a couple of beers and sliding down the emergency exit chute, will likel ... More >>
For two years I've been wondering when Coors would decide to start canning its once-formidable-but-now-somewhat watered-down Blue Moon.
The Belgian-style wit beer is perfect for summer, falling somewhere between standard canned beer fare like Coors, Bud and PBR and heavier canned micros lik ... More >>
Steve Slater's beer of choice?Blue Moon, the Belgian-style wit beer that was created inside Coors Field in 1995, is apparently also highly valued for its calming qualities.
First it was requested by James Crowley during President Obama's August 2009 beer summit on racial relations on the Whi ... More >>
James Brown's mug shot was even funnier, but Christina Szele's deserves respect, too.
Get your mace ready, flight attendants. Westword's favorite Shmuck of the Week recipient, Christina Szele, will have the opportunity to continue her reign of shmuckiness far sooner than many observers expected.
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Christina Elizabeth Szele, in a mug shot that would do Nick Nolte proud.
Bet you thought you'd seen the last of this face -- or at least that you hoped you had...
Christina Elizabeth Szele has been recognized as Westword's Shmuck of the Week more often than anyone else. She first won this "honor" ... More >>
Joe Nacchio isn't the only one going to jail. Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger denied Nacchio's request to remain out on bail pending a petition of his conviction to the Supreme Court. The former Qwest CEO, who ran a Denver-based company but kept his home in New Jersey, has been order ... More >>
One of our favorite Shmucks was back in the news and back in Colorado, where she'll probably be for a while.
Christina Elizabeth Szele, of Woodside, N.Y., pleaded guilty Tuesday to interfering with a flight crew member during a June 17 JetBlue flight from New York to San Francisco. Szele was accuse ... More >>
It's the economy, stupid.
While chairmen of the Big Three auto-makers jetted by private plane to Washington, D.C., looking for a handout last week, hundreds of out-of-work Coloradans lined up before each prospective employer at job fairs across the state last Thursday. And on Saturday, 40,000 peopl ... More >>