Last night's "Good vs. Evil" throw down of jabs between Eric Ripert and Tony Bourdain solidified three things that most of us already know: Bourdain's favorite noun is "motherfucker," his adjective of choice is "motherfucking" and Paula Deen, according to Bourdain, is a motherfucking motherfucker wh ... More >>
If the Lumineers haven't already gone supernova, by god, they're about to. The locally-based outfit, which got its start humbly playing shows at the Meadowlark, just received word that their hit single "Ho Hey" has officially sold one million copies, while the self-titled album the song appears on i ... More >>
Warren Hammond goes up his nose.It's a non-holiday holiday today, and as such we thought we'd shine a light on the Papa John's delivery driver and glow-dart blower Warren Hammond of Boulder.
Hammond, umm, blew it, on the Late Show with David Letterman earlier this month. Watch the video bel ... More >>
As part of Wilco's tour in support of The Whole Love, its debut album on its own dBpm label, the band just announced its western North American dates, which includes a stop at the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, January 19. According the Wilco's web site, ticket details will be released next ... More >>
There's nothing like found footage to showcase a wide cross-section of humanity's most maladapted, inept and bizarre, and as far as that goes, nothing beats the original. Since 1991, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett have been collecting old VHS tapes, and in 2004, they started editing down the we ... More >>
Ballots for the 2011 General Municipal Election were mailed to voters on April 14, 2011. With ten candidates running for Denver mayor, voters will need to keep a "cheat sheet" handy. Speed Candidating profiles cut through the rhetoric to help voters pick their favorite candidate. First up: J ... More >>
Comedy Central announced an awards show devoted to comedy today. It will be called The Comedy Awards and will air simultaneously on Comedy Central, VH1, Spike, TV Land and Nick at Night on March 26. On one hand, comedy does tend to get boned in the other major awards, particularly the Oscars ... More >>
A young Harvey Pekar prepares for his close-up.
Although the illustration above looks a lot like me showing off the big muscle of my cartooning arm, it is actually a detail of my comic contribution to the Harvey Pekar tribute on the Scholars and Rogues website...
Gary Faulkner.Gary Faulkner may not have been able to lay his hands on Osama bin Laden -- a quizzical quest that led to an interview on CBS and an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman -- but he's apparently capable of doing some damage. He was arrested yesterday on charges of dome ... More >>
Coming soon to DVD.Call us jaded. GOP gubernatorial hopeful Dan Maes has spun so many bizarre and jaw-dropping yarns, about everything from his generous mileage reimbursements to being fired as a Kansas cop because he dared to investigate his future in-laws' gambling activities, that we're no ... More >>
Michael Cera on Letterman.Did you know that a month ago, actor Michael Cera nearly died near Red Rocks? Us either! But he told the tale on last night's ep of Late Night with David Letterman before pimping Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World.
Seems that during an ill-considered night hike, Cera and p ... More >>
While our profile on Pete Wernick in this week's issue primarily focused on the duality of his roles in his bluegrass/jazz group Flexigrass and with the traditional bluegrass act Long Road Home, Wernick also discussed a number of other things including: what good bluegrass is, his introduction and t ... More >>