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  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    The 25 creepiest metal album covers

    Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... See also: - The 25 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Insanity defense: Six notorious cases when it worked

    One of the central questions in the case of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes involves whether his attorneys will employ the insanity defense. The legal tactic has been used many times in mass slayings and other shocking crimes, and not always effectively: Note that serial killers John Way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Buntport's The Roast Beef Situation blends Commedia dell'arte and satire

    Tommy Lee Jones Goes to the Opera Alone is a tough act to follow, but Buntport Theater Company is going for it with the last show of the season, The Roast Beef Situation. The play, which opens at 8 p.m. tomorrow, is old- -- as in eighteenth-century, clown-troupe-style Commedia dell'Arte old -- scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    The stereotypes of violence in metal

    Metal is often stereoptyped as being a violent genre. And while violence is a indeed a common theme in the lyrics of many bands -- and granted, even the concept of mosh pits is violent -- when you combine that with the violence we're all exposed to in movies, TV and video games, it's easy for metal- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Can't make Mr. Bo Mangles' birthday? Catch Rocky Mountain Gators on Animal Planet

    It's impossible to say what the weirdest part about this photo is. ​The only albino alligator in Colorado -- and it's pretty weird that there is even one -- celebrates his birthday tomorrow. Well, it's not really his birthday, but it is the first anniversary of his arrival at the Colorado Gato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Sufjan Stevens at the Paramount, 11/2/10

    Britt Chester​ SUFJAN STEVENS With DM Stith 11.2.10 | Paramount Theatre "I'm high," someone near me whispered with a wink just before the lights went down and Sufjan Stevens's band of black v-necked-tee-shirted accompanists started tuning their instruments together in a cacophony of sound. A ... More >>

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    September 22, 2006
  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    For the record

    Since 2005 has hit the bricks, here's the final word on last year's finest discs.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Say What?

    The top WTF moments of 2005.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Altered States

    Sufjan Stevens is a singer-songwriter who takes history personally.

  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Bayou Polka

    A rudderless German springs to life with the help of zydeco music.

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    The Message

    Well Red

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    The Plane Truth

    How did bogus information about a Boulder crash wind up going national?

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Soul on Ice

    Legendary sideman Moris Tepper fronts his own vision, with chilling results.

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Zine but Not Heard

    Few publications are growing in the Denver underground.

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    Blue in the Face

    Not-so-good fellow Hugh Grant gets engaged to the Mob in Mickey Blue Eyes.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Doom Rules

    Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Guitar Noir

    Deadbolt's songs have the highest body count in rock and roll.

  • News

    July 25, 1996

    The Committed

    The state pours millions of dollars--and controversial social theory--into a prison for mentally ill felons.

  • Music

    May 18, 1994