Jim Messina

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The Onion celebrates 25th birthday: The top ten Colorado mentions

    Today marks the 25th birthday of The Onion, purveyor of fake news way better than the real thing -- including lotsa stuff that didn't happen in Colorado but would have made the state a funnier place had it. Back in January, when the last print edition of the paper was published in Denver, we assemb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Photos: Top ten Colorado mentions in The Onion

    Next week's edition of The Onion will be the last in Denver, thanks to the Denver Post's decision to stop printing the paper. To mark this awful sign of the times, and to echo Onion CEO Steve Hannah's call for local readers to switch to the web version, we've photo-illustrated and compiled excerpts ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Photos: Hate, love, chaos and spin before and after Denver debate 2012

    Last night's presidential debate was a long time in the making for both the city and the University of Denver, and proponents of both sides are still weighing the results of the candidates' coal-loving, Big Bird-cutting, anniversary-celebrating round-about on domestic policy. Here, we take you insid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff can't win primary, says Dick Wadhams, and Michael Bennet needs to fess up

    Dick Wadhams, scorching Dem earth.​According to Colorado GOP boss Dick Wadhams, there's a very simple reason why Republicans like Jane Norton have concentrated more on Michael Bennet and less on Andrew Romanoff in relation to the White House job offer scandal. Wadhams sees no scenario in whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff: "A great deal of misinformation was filling the void"

    Andrew Romanoff feels he's getting attention for the wrong things.​Andrew Romanoff's confirmation that the White House floated three jobs past him after he announced his intention to challenge Senator Michael Bennet in the 2010 Democratic primary isn't his favorite subject, and he admits that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff gets boost from White House job controversy

    "It's nice to feel wanted."​In recent weeks, senatorial hopeful Andrew Romanoff has been under increasing pressure to talk about alleged job offers from the White House if he wouldn't challenge Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet in November, especially in light of similar claims made by Penns ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Joe Sestak job offer echoes Andrew Romanoff story

    ​For someone who talks a lot -- to Meet the Press Sunday, to CNN yesterday -- Pennsylvania representative Joe Sestak doesn't say a lot. Especially when he's pressed for specifics about who at the White House offered him a job if he skipped the Pennsylvania Senate primary, where he trounced Arl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Love.45 in search of new bassist to replace Danny Elster

    Just received word that Danny Elster, longtime bassist and co-frontman of Love.45, a modern rock act that made considerable waves in the mid-'00s (how weird does that look?), recently parted ways with the group, which is now in the hunt for someone new to hold down the low end. ​ The exodus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    What Robert Redford and fellow lefties are up to at the Project New West summit

    A Flickr photoRobert Redford, who's probably had some work done.​Today and tomorrow, political heavy hitters of the progressive persuasion throughout the region are meeting at the Colorado History Museum as part of the 2009 Western Summit, sponsored by Project New West, an organization that de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Flier of the week: Minor Authority at the Gothic

    Considering the frequent hosannas tossed in the direction of old-school, hand-drawn fliers, it should come as no surprise that the flier this week that flipped our wigs was one that we stumbled across from Minor Authority touting a gig at the Gothic this past August. The primitive lettering and penc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2007

    Hide the Beer, the Pastor's Here!

    I've officially been on vacation since five o'clock on Friday, and, man, all I can say right now is damn it feels good to be a gangsta. I'm doing absolutely nothing, like it's my job, and I'm digging every minute. Been a hell of a weekend so far, from playing Rock Band at -- get this -- my pastor's ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Where's the Love?

    After breaking with Rock Ridge, Love.45 is back to basics.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Love Gun

    After years of target practice, Love.45 is ready for its shot.

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    The Beatdown

    A stab at the majors can be painful.

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Buffalo Springfield

    Box Set (Atco/Elektra/Rhino)

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Pickin' Up the Pieces

    Richie Furay found something unexpected on his way to country-rock stardom: salvation.

  • Music

    January 11, 1995