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    August 25, 2014

    The Seven Best Concerts in Denver This Week

    Future Islands, touring on the strength of an album that has demonstrated to a much broader audience what the DIY crowd has known all along (namely that Future Islands are awesome), will be in town on Wednesday. There are a few other good ones, including MC Frontalot at Larimer Lounge and Crab Lab a ... More >>

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    August 12, 2014

    Steve Wynn on Hating A-Rod and Why Peter Buck Is a Washington Senators Fan

    Best known as the leader of the legendary '80s alternative band the Dream Syndicate, Steve Wynn has found surprising success in channeling his love of baseball into his songwriting. A few years back, Wynn found another baseball junkie, Scott McCaughey (best known for his work with the Young Fresh Fe ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    The ten best comedy events in Denver this July

    July days, with their sweltering afternoons and late evening sunsets, are filled with a kind of sun-dappled shapelessness; days once described by Ada Louise Huxtable as "jeweled balm for the battered spirit." Balming the battered is also a standup comedian's job description, and this month promise ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    The ten best comedy events in Denver in June

    As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014
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    May 28, 2014

    Andy Kindler on hack comics, his new CD and criticizing comedy from within

    Andy Kindler is widely known for his recurring roles on Bob's Burgers and Everybody Loves Raymond, but he's revered among comedy nerds for his scathing "State of the Industry" addresses at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, which in the past has included gems such as " ... More >>

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    February 28, 2014

    Ten best comedy events in Denver this March

    As the arrival of spring melts away the remaining sludge of the February doldrums, comedy blooms anew in Denver this March. With visits from veteran standups, hilarious newcomers, and a chance to see the stars of two of TV's funniest sketch comedy series in person, Denver has a vast and crowded fiel ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Videos of the Day: Saturday Night Live, Letterman bust on Colorado over weed

    Thank goodness Colorado voted to allow adults 21 and over to possess small amounts of marijuana. Otherwise, what would late night comedy shows do for material? In recent days, both Saturday Night Live and The Late Show with David Letterman featured prominent pot jokes aimed at the state we're in, wi ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Photo: ESPN's Tony Kornheiser does Lindsey Vonn

    Earlier this week, Vail's Lindsey Vonn turned in a saucy performance on The Late Show with David Letterman, delivering a sly wink as she bantered about holes in one and the dangers of boyfriend Tiger Woods going down (while skiing, that is). But she may not have turned as many heads as did Tony Korn ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    Video of the Day: Lindsey Vonn on the risks of Tiger Woods going down

    Earlier this year, golfer Tiger Woods and Vail skier Lindsey Vonn announced that they're dating -- and had changed their Facebook status. So naturally, Tiger was a major topic during an especially flirty Vonn appearance on last night's episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. There was the sau ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    The Lumineers, due tonight on Letterman, officially reach platinum status for "Ho Hey"

    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 >>

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    November 25, 2011

    Boulder's finest, Warren Hammond, blows it on Letterman

    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 >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Wilco announces January 19 show at the Fillmore

    ​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 >>

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    June 16, 2011

    The Found Footage Festival's Nick Prueher on Ahnold and disturbing ventriloquist dummies

    ​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 >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Jeff Peckman has explosion of ideas in Denver mayor's race: Kenny Be's Speed Candidating

    ​ 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 >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Comedy Central's Comedy Awards: Due recognition or sideshow?

    ​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 >>

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    January 6, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 17, 2010

    Harvey Pekar tribute features a galaxy of Denver comic art stars

    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...

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    October 6, 2010

    Gary Faulkner, Osama bin Laden hunter, busted for domestic violence, 3rd degree assault

    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 >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Dan Maes: Five October surprises to expect from the campaign of the Kansas superspy

    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 >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Michael Cera's twenty-minute-long near-death experience in Denver

    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 >>

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    November 19, 2009
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    November 12, 2009
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    August 5, 2008

    The Steve Martin-Pete Wernick Lovefest Continues

    Back in 2005, banjo sensei Pete Wernick's friendship with actor/comedian/longtime-banjo-plucker Steve Martin landed him on Late Night with David Letterman as part of a banjo supergroup accurately dubbed Men With Banjos. Now, Wernick reveals that he's joined Martin in the recording studio with an eye ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008

    Stupid Audience Tricks: Seeing Dave, Part Two

    My wife and I have been told to arrive between 2 and 3 to get our tickets to see the Late Show with David Letterman. We arrive at a quarter to two just to be on the safe side, and people are already lining up. We're one of the first to line up, excited, thinking that pretty soon we'll be inside th ... More >>

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    February 13, 2008

    Stupid Audience Tricks: Seeing Dave, Part One

    I got this call at work two weeks back. It was someone asking me if I wanted tickets to go see David Letterman. Now, it's been a longtime goal of mine to see David Letterman's show in person. Late Nite or Late Show, either one, doesn't matter. Whatever Dave's doing now. Heck, if Dave wants to g ... More >>

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    September 6, 2007

    This Just Inů

    The latest nightlife news.

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    July 20, 2006

    The Fray Plays On

    Last night, the Fray appeared on the Tonight Show for the second time in six months -- and just a week after the band was featured on the Late Show with David Letterman. The Fray played "How to Save a Life" -- the title track from its debut -- with workman-like precision. In fact, the hometown boy ... More >>

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    July 11, 2006

    Fray to Go

    Props to the Fray, who performed last night on the Late Show with David Letterman, successfully finishing off the triumvirate of late-night talk shows. (We know, we know: The band has actually been on four post-prime-time gabfests, but honestly, can you really consider its appearance on the Late Lat ... More >>

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    September 15, 2005

    Wild and Crazy

    Local twanger Pete Wernick is ready for the national spotlight.

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    February 10, 2005


    The Secret Machines locate the sweet spot between heartache and head rush.

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    October 7, 2004

    Rock of Ages

    Richard Thompson gives a lesson in pop history

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    September 2, 2004

    The Late Show With Eddie Brill

    Letterman's talent scout shows the rookies how it's done

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    December 25, 2003

    Road to Nowhere

    Cat in the Who?

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    August 28, 2003

    Stupor Man

    Harvey Pekar wears no costume, but he's a comic-book hero nonetheless.

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    June 6, 2002

    Not-So-Funny Business

    Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter.

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    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched

  • Culture

    May 11, 2000

    Dawn of the Dead

    Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial.

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    February 24, 2000

    Keep On Rockin', Baby

    Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.

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    March 19, 1998

    In Praise of Madonna

    Love her or hate her--but give her some respect.

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    January 1, 1998
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    October 30, 1997

    Echo Bounces Back

    Ian McCulloch on the surprisingly welcome return of Echo and the Bunnymen.

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    September 11, 1997
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    April 10, 1997
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