Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality. See also: Our complete ... More >>
Alice Cooper is a shock rock pioneer that's influenced countless artists with his on stage horror movie imagery and antics, which included hangings and beheadings by guillotine. Theatrics aside, Cooper (aka Vincent Furnier) is also a talented songwriter. Hits like "I'm Eighteen," "School's Out" and ... More >>
John Rumley has posted the second Late Night Denver episode. Have you seen it yet? No? You taking a lunch today? Eat at your desk and watch this. So worth it. Besides the fact that Rumley, who plays guitar in Slim Cessna's Auto Club, is an absolute genius, a total natural as a host, the show -- the ... More >>
If you're funny, you gotta podcast. Neither the first or the last to realize that, veteran funny man Greg Proops, whom Drew Carey has called one of his favorite comics, launched his own live "Proopcast," The Smartest Man in the World. And he records it with a live audience, both at home in Los Angel ... More >>
Peter Davison is a juggler with a difference. He is co-artistic director of the Boulder Ballet Company, where he has danced roles ranging from Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet to Herr Drosselmeyer in the annual Nutcracker, and has won the National Juggling Championship both as an individual and with his ... More >>
We all know him as the witty hybrid of Johnny Carson and George Carlin; the anti-religion, anti-South, pro-drug, pro-leather suit godfather of televised political satire. But did you know that there was once a whole decade where Bill Maher was as cool and relevant as Tim Allen at a Sleigh Bells conc ... More >>
Over his many years as a public (and bespectacled) face, 54-year-old funny man Drew Carey has paid his dues as a Marine, a stand-up comic, a sitcom star, an improv guru and, in his most recent incarnation, the on-air host of The Price Is Right. And on his current tour, Carey will not only offer some ... More >>
Nick Apollo Forte, who'll perform in Denver for the first time in two decades on Sunday, April 22, at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, is best known for playing the lounge singer Lou Canova in Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose. But Forte is much more than a singer: He started off as a drummer and has be ... More >>
Update below: Not so many decades ago, stations across the country employed overnight talk-show hosts, who kept lonely listeners company as they lingered in the dead zone between yesterday and today. Now, they're almost all gone -- victims of sinking revenues and budget cutting. So it's no surprise ... More >>
Judah Friedlander shows viewers the funny in plenty of different venues, including the laugh-inducing NBC sitcom 30 Rock and movies such as the upcoming Eddie Murphy vehicle Meet Dave, not to mention stand-up gigs like his impending four-night run at the Denver Improv (get details here). He ties all ... More >>
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clinton’s song) to the Best H ... More >>
The games people play.
A one-man play combines drama and juggling
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.
Listening to the distant echoes of a pop-rock genius.
A new generation is rediscovering one of Denver's strangest bands.
Mall buskers aren't always welcome.
A NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP MEETS THE UNSINKABLE AL AVRAM.