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Joseph Nacchio

  • News

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Krystal Voss's advice for female prisoners: Obsessively hoard water

    Here at the Criminal Affairs Desk, we've tried to aid the rehabilitation process by offering newly convicted felons some insiders' advice for that difficult transition to life behind bars. We've provided former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio with tips on maintaining personal hygiene and avoiding snitches and ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Joe Nacchio busts out after resentencing with Prison Rapper: Kenny Be's Fotochop Friday

    Full fotochops below.​Poor Joe Nacchio! The Denver U.S. District judge who handled his resentencing hearing just shaved two months off of his six-year, all-expenses-paid vacation at a plush Pennsylvania Country Club Prison. But don't feel sorry for him: He still gets to keep all of the money ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Top 10 Colorado shmucks of decade

    ​It ain't easy being a shmuck. Not as mean as an asshole, not as ignorant as a shithead, a shmuck takes idiocy to an epic level, a moron whose fall from grace has far-reaching repercussions. We've been celebrating weekly shmucks for a long, long time -- but to be named one of Colorado's top 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Live blog: Safety committee hears Charlie Brown's latest pot proposal

    Charlie Brown's back in the pot spotlight.​Denver City Councilman Charlie Brown is back before council's safety committee this morning, presenting his proposed ordinance to regulate the city's medical marijuana dispensaries. We're live-blogging the hearing. You'll find Brown's proposal at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Live blog: Charlie Brown presents his pot proposal

    Charlie Brown is the man with the plan.​This morning, Denver City Councilman Charlie Brown presented his proposed ordinance to regulate the city's medical marijuana dispensaries to the council's Safety Committee. We live blogged the hearing; you'll find Brown's proposal at the bottom of this p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Joe Nacchio: See you in 2011

    Joe Nacchio.​Yesterday's decision by the U.S. Justice Department not to appeal a ruling that former Qwest chief executive Joe Nacchio's six-year jail term and accompanying $52 million fine were excessive could well mean a couple of years, and perhaps even more, will be shaved off his sentence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    So... you want to contact Joe Nacchio in prison?

    The Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, where Joe Nacchio will be staying for quite a while. Today's a big day for former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio -- the day when he must report to the Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania and begin serving his six-year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 14 edition

    Thirsty? Today in Cafe Society: • Sketch introduces Wino Wednesdays. • Common Grounds left its liquor license behind in move. • The suit is slingin' Spud Bros. spuds! • Snarf's finally arrives in Denver. • Fear not, sleeved-blanketed drunks: The Denver Snuggie Pub Crawl is very much on. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    What should Joe Nacchio do with his last six days of freedom?

    A judge has ruled that disgraced Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio must report to a Pennsylvania prison by noon on Tuesday, April 14, to begin serving his six-year insider-trading sentence, which he's asked the Supreme Court to review. What should he do between now and then? Some suggestions: Today: Run up a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 8 edition

    Here we go... Today in Backbeat Online: • Built to Spill, Mudhoney, the Fluid lead the 2009 Westword Music Showcase headliners. • Q&A with Reggie Youngblood of Black Kids. • Record Store Day preview: Flight of the Conchords take on a racist dragon. Today in Cafe Society: • Fork the recessi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Take that, Caplis and Silverman: DU student website brings legal expertise to Ward Churchill trial coverage

    A banner from TheRaceToTheBottom.org. In Tuesday's blog "KHOW's Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman Have the Ward Churchill Trial Covered," I shared my view that the aforementioned radio duo's segments about Churchill's wrongful termination suit against the University of Colorado-Boulder are worth heari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Fly-by celebs headed to prison

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Q&A with David Milstead about the death of the Rocky Mountain News and the future of the Denver Post

    The most dogged and enterprising journalist to write about the Rocky Mountain News' closure saga came from the Rocky's own newsroom. Business columnist and reporter David Milstead broke story after story. For example, he unearthed a confidential letter from executives at E.W. Scripps, the Rocky's fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: The bell tolls for Joe Nacchio

    Yesterday, with the news that the San Francisco Chronicle may go down, leaving the free Examiner the only real daily in SF, Phil Anschutz once again looked like the smartest guy in the room.Today, he's also looking like the luckiest. Because before Anschutz bought the dying Examiner label and turned ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Denver misses out on Travis Henry trial

    Travis Henry, Montana-bound. It's been too long since we've had a good celebrity trial in Colorado. The various Joe Nacchio hearings don't really count -- just because his photo's on lots of dart boards owned by former Qwest employees and investors doesn't make him a star -- and the Kobe Bryant ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Joe Nacchio appeal: talk about bad timing

    Joe Nacchio. When former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio learned that the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals would be considering whether to uphold or reverse his 2007 conviction on nineteen counts of insider trading on September 25, he probably didn't think a thing about the date. Now, however, the fact that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Shmuck of the Week

    They are supposed to protect us from the real scumbags, and they build their reputations – and their egos – doing it in grand style. We are supposed to admire them, to honor them and to hold them up as pillars of credibility when others fail. But what happens when these pillars, guys like Chief ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The 2007 Hall of Shame

    It's one thing to embarrass yourself. It's quite another to take an entire city with you.

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2007

    Macho Nacchio Man

    You can't keep a good judge down. Yesterday Joe Nacchio notched a win in the first round of his appeal over his conviction for illegal insider trading, with three appellate judges ruling that the badly toupeed former Qwest exec can stay free on $2 million bond pending an expedited appeal. But the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2007

    Cussler V. Anschutz: Raze the Titanic

    Order in the court! It took less than a month to try and convict Joe Nacchio in U.S. District Court. But meanwhile, another case involving his former boss, Phil Anschutz, drags on...and on...in a Los Angeles courtroom, where opening arguments were made weeks before the freshly toupeed Nacchio stepp ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Small Change

    Heres something to do in Denver when its dead.

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2007
  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Macbeth

    Starz FilmCenter

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2006

    You Go, Joe

    From zero to hero. Just a couple of weeks ago, Joe Nacchio's lawyer was in federal court, arguing that his client's upcoming trial must be moved, because the former Qwest CEO is one of "the most reviled figures in Denver history" and could never get a fair trial here. But today, Nacchio is being h ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    Hall of Shame

    Don't let the door hit you on your way out, Gary.

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Waltz of the Cannibals

    How to demolish the telecom industry, in six easy steps.

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Off Limits

    A sorry collection

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    The Message

    Business Call

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Off Limits

    Dialing for dollers

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best Consumer Watchdog With New Bite

    Jack Ehnes
    California State Teachers Retirement System

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    The 2002 Hall of Shame

    Let the blame game begin!

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 3, 2002

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    A Hard Cell

    There are a million Qwest stories in the naked city. This is just one of them.

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Off Limits

    Listing to the right

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 6, 2002

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Wring Out the Old

    Since Qwest swallowed US West, employees and stockholders have been put on hold.

  • People & Places

    April 4, 2002

    Best Next Job for Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio

    Qwest customer-service rep

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 31, 2002

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Out of the Blue

    Ride the light...ride the light...ride the light.

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Hall of Shame

    The people and places that made 2000 what it was. Blame them.

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Shootout at the Not-So-Okay Corral

    This year started not with a bang, but with a whimper.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 28.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Life's Bitter Here

    The light grows dim for US West's former charities.

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Platinum Sol

    US West's golden CEO just keeps getting richer and richer.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Liars on the Line

    While US West delayed service for months, the company stockpiled millions.

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Bells Are Ringing

    US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.

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