To the uninitiated, Devo is just some '80s band with funny hats who did that "Whip It" song that occasionally gets a nod on Family Guy or something. To the slightly wiser, they were the basis of Weird Al's mind-bending original "Dare to Be Stupid." Such a person might start getting to know the sound ... More >>
Denver blog posts are backing a winning ticket. Big Media's Jason Salzman listens to conservative talk-radio stations (a description that fits most of them) addressing Karl Rove's strategy to push general-election-friendly candidates, and gets an earful. Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard: Spen ... More >>
A week ago today, our homeland, the fine state of Colorado, made history by voting to legalize marijuana for recreational use. In honor of this momentous occasion and while the specific legalities are being ironed out with the feds, we thought we'd take a few minutes periodically to catch up with va ... More >>
Exactly four years after Barack Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in Denver, he returned to Colorado, telling a crowd of students and other fans at Colorado State University that this state's vote is key in his re-election -- and that whoever wins Colorado will win the presidency ... More >>
Correction: A previous version of this post referred to Crossroads GPS as a super PAC, when Crossroads GPS is in fact a nonprofit group that is a sister organization to American Crossroads, a Republican super PAC. They didn't waste any time. Just hours after the latest unemployment statistics came o ... More >>
Editor's note: This election cycle, Westword is exploring the public records of television stations for information on how candidates are spending money on ads in Denver. In Denver, the Obama campaign is spending a lot more money on TV ads than is Romney's. After digging through more public record ... More >>
If you haven't seen this video of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin singing "Blueberry Hill," stop what you're doing right now and watch it. It's just that amazing. You see, in America, we sing to the president, but in Soviet Russia, the president sings to you (sorry!). Actually, we're pr ... More >>
Sitting on their curvy coach this morning, the perky hosts of Fox & Friends noted that today marks the fourteenth birthday of Fox News. Just fourteen years? Seems like Fox has always been there, kicking liberals and providing full employment for current and former Coloradans.
Karl Rove.Karl Rove has spent much of the last week in Colorado: stumping for candidates, pontificating in Aspen -- "Moscow in the Colorado Rockies" -- and addressing the Colorado Committee for Heritage last night, where, in assessing the current campaign season for the conservative crowd, he ... More >>
Michael Bennet.American Crossroads, a new conservative PAC getting a big push from Karl Rove, just spent more than $400,000 on a negative TV ad designed to wipe Michael Bennet's campaign off the map. But then, Rove knows all about that.
Howard Dean having one of his quieter moments.Howard Dean, the former emphatic Democratic Committee Chairman, and ex-Bush administration mastermind Karl Rove are set to go head-to-head next month on the CU Boulder campus. And considering that the two rest on opposite ends of the political spe ... More >>
Boogie Man examines one of the most polarizing political figures.
Comedy Central re-elects Lil' Bush.
Karl Rove's Republican Party got wiped off the map yesterday. But the White House strategist has seen that before. Rove spent his early years in Kokomo, a town founded on the west side of Fremont Pass during the 1881 silver strike; the town boomed again during the glory years of the Climax Molybden ... More >>
With Robert Novak now fingering Karl Rove as the source of the Valerie Plame leak, the man once called "Bush's Brain" must be itching to erase some of the recent past. And Rove knows just how easy it can be to revise history. Back when he was a young lad growing up outside of Leadville, where his ... More >>
American Dreamz' nation of idiots lands a little close to home.
Greetings from the Mile High City.
Unraveling Dr. Dobson's big secret.
The re-animator resurrects traditional tapas at The 9th Door.
You'll have the crime of your life in the Mile High City.
Organizers unleash a pre-election film frenzy titled Take Back Democracy.
Silver City and Colorado stand out in this season of political intrigue.
Get ready for Denver's close-up.
At the Walnut Cafe, good things come to those who wait.
From the week of July 3, 2003
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