Yum! Brands -- parent company of such fast-food chains as KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell -- is currently lobbying the Kentucky state government to allow people to use their food stamps in its restaurants. Is this an example of unabashed corporate greed trying to divert state benefits from buyi ... More >>
If religion is the opiate of the masses, as Karl Marx once observed, then sports are, like, the meth of the masses... or something. Whatever. The point is that mainstream sports -- or "borts," as we like to call them ("boring" "sports") -- like football and baseball are for plebeian doucheb ... More >>
Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June, before his epic surgery.Earlier today, Jay Marvin appeared on the AM 760 program he used to host with David Sirota, who's been named his permanent replacement. And those who missed hearing it may not get another chance to catch him on the ou ... More >>
Todd Roeth We heard some rumblings a month ago that this might happen, but we were hoping against hope it wouldn't. Well, hope got played, because today Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story) officially announced that they are calling it quits. The poetic and obscure post names "built-in cont ... More >>
Here's the most recent playlists from the area's local-centric speciality radio shows. We're still tracking Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is rebroadcast all over Colorado, and the Colorado Wave. We're still in the proc ... More >>
Yeah, I know: Paul Harvey, who died in Arizona on Saturday, was so conservative that he made Rush Limbaugh seem like Karl Marx in comparison, and in recent years, his famously precise diction had begun to fray at the edges. But cut the man some slack: He was still working at age 90. If I can form ev ... More >>
Letters for the week of September 18, 2008
Richard Kelly leaves nothing behind in his pop-packed, apocalyptic pageant.
From the week of November 10, 2005
Tarantella gets caught up in an exotic whirlwind.
Revoluciones celebrates old times and new digs
When DJ Vadim traveled to the ends of the earth, he found hip-hop in every corner.
Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been.
Chicken Run cooks up a radical bucket of fun.
Fatherhood has given Billy Bragg a new reason to make music.
The names of the patriots have changed, but not their tune.