Accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes has been a public figure for two weeks now, due to the worst possible reason -- the murder of a dozen people, and injuries to scores more. Since then, there's been a rising call for news organizations like this one to stop using his moniker -- a completel ... More >>
"People are always coming up to us and asking, 'Is this for real?' And we tell them it is for real: we are playing Quidditch," says Sven Ceelen, one of Denver's biggest enthusiasts of a sport that was, up until a few years ago, confined to the fictional pages of the Harry Potter series. "Sometimes a ... More >>
While doing science last week, probably in an attempt to fit more tools into their army's knives, the Swiss broke the Universe. They recorded Neutrinos, a shape-shifting subatomic particle known for sounding like an awesome breakfast cereal, moving faster than light. Now their hills are aliv ... More >>
Friday marks the beginning of the end for the Harry Potter film series, with the official release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 -- a flick my HP-loving twin daughters, age eighteen, have been anticipating for more than half their lives. But they managed to get a jump on the ... More >>
Expecto patronum, channels change!Millions of people will head out to theaters next Friday to take in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, the final installment of the decade-long empire. And while the teeming masses will come, among them will be a select few (you'll be able to tell t ... More >>
Sol Trujillo.Crews will be taking down the big blue Qwest signs high above California Street next week, replacing them with the bilious green CenturyLink logo. So ends an acrimonious era, as Qwest -- the former fiber-optic whiz kid, the brash bad boy of the telecom world who came to town amid ... More >>
Apparently at a loss for other ways to deal with the scourge of homosexuality, the state of Tennessee resorted to the old Voldemort tactic of not speaking its name last week by banning discussion of it from classrooms -- luckily, gay activist George Takei has volunteered his own name in place ... More >>
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.Warning: This article contains spoilers concerning the entire plot of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Normally when I sit down to watch a new Harry Potter movie in theaters, I'm excited to see how th ... More >>
Find out how Harry Potter's story ends.
The newest Potter film mines the depths of adolescent angst.
For those of you heading out to theaters today to catch opening day of Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, below is a brief snapshot of what our critic, Scott Foundas, thought. Also, click here for showtimes. The magic has returned to the Harry Potter franchise -- albeit magic of the old, bl ... More >>
Can you ever have enough Harry Potter? The masterminds behind the franchise obviously don’t think so. The thousands of pages that comprise the books are looking more like a gateway drug every day. Once the taste is acquired, watching the movies is just a more efficient way to get the same fix. Th ... More >>
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces.
The sixth Harry Potter novel finally hits bookstores.
Dollars and sense
The magic eclipses the marketing of the big-screen Harry Potter.