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    May 24, 2013

    Local dating site Lumidate helps online daters avoid the marrieds, criminals and catfishers

    Before the advent of online dating, people used to meet their dating partners in real life, making it slightly easier to get a feel for personalities, lifestyles, families, personal assets and compatibilities. Internet-based dating admittedly is a more convenient way to meet people, but it's got its ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    Video: Tiny documents big dreams in mini-house movement

    For a lesson in living large, look no further than Peyton Manning's new Cherry Hills Village digs, a modest 16,000-square-feet pied-à-terre, snapped up for a mere $4.57 million. But a new documentary from a Colorado couple, charting their quest to build their dream home -- all 125 square feet of it ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Reader: Will Mike Doughty still play "World of Suck"?

    Mike Doughty, who was in town last night to talk about his life and the autobiographical The Book of Drugs, was once the leader of Soul Coughing, the New York-based art rock band that found MTV-ish success with "Super Bon Bon." Which is a song he will never, ever play again, he told Bree Davies. An ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Top ten Show and Tell posts of 2011

    Number 5​Depending on who you're listening to, the world is going to end in 2012, or the world will undergo some sort of transformation. Either way it's spiritual. What's not spiritual, however, are these cold, hard numbers: The top ten posts on Show and Tell during 2011, which may or may not ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Shannon "Lucky 7" Boyles coaches stay-at-home mom on how to be a rollergirl on CMT's Made

    Shannon Boyles.​ Those of you addicted to reality television (hello! guilty!) will be familiar with the MTV show Made, which takes awkward teenagers and transforms them into the prom queen. Last month, CMT debuted an adult version, and next week's episode features a stay-at-home mom who wants ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    How do kids break up on Facebook? A public health commission wastes money finding out.

    ​In time-and-money-wasting news, The New York Times recently ran a story on the Boston Public Heath Commission's organization of a one-day conference on "healthy break-ups,"  wherein area teenagers discussed dating and subsequent break-up etiquette on Facebook.  Really? Of all entit ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    MTV's 120 Minutes changed my life

    ​There is a point at which, I think, we all start to discover music on our own. I was around twelve or thirteen when the shift from pre-teen radio sex jams to discovering albums I would fawn over (and eventually learn to play) occurred. Up to then, I was listening to music that I loved, but it ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Asstastic: 10 album covers celebrating the gluteus maximus inspired by Born This Way

    Gaga's nostalgia-inducing butt.​Although physical albums are on there way to being rendered completely useless, there was a time -- believe it or not -- back when telephones still had curly cords, that all recordings were only available in a tangible form. As such you developed attachments to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Tonight's MTV Hope for Haiti Telethon has roots here at home with mGive

    As you've undoubtedly heard by now, tonight the biggest names in entertainment are coming together for MTV's Hope for Haiti Telethon, a unified relief effort to raise much needed funds for the disaster torn country, devastated by the recent earthquake. The relief effort is wide reaching and beyond m ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony's wedding is going to be in... New York?

    Sorry, Denver glitz junkies: Your dreams of a high-profile celebrity wedding packed with luminaries from the worlds of sports and entertainment will not come to pass -- at least not as they apply to Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony and his longtime paramour, former MTV hostess and reality show maven La ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    December 17, 2009

    Top 20 worst food trends of the decade

    ​I love the restaurant industry for so many different reasons. I love it because it is the last great American meritocracy, where nothing matters but what you can do on the job and where hard work, smarts and stamina are truly rewarded. I love it because it provides a creative outlet for so ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Q&A with Snoop Dogg

    Photo by Jeff FarsaiSnooperman with Slightly Stoopid. It only took about six weeks to get Snoop Dogg to answer a batch of e-mail questions for a profile advancing the July 15 Blazed and Confused Tour stop at Red Rocks co-starring Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley and Mickey Avalon -- but it was wort ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Freaky Friday: "Cruisin'" - Michael Nesmith

    This week's adventure in freakiness comes from the very early days of MTV, and the very latest days of former Monkees member Mike Nesmith's solo career (wait, he had a solo career?). And I have to say that it is an amazing exercise in sheer WTF from the first frame to the very last. The song? A biz ... More >>

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    May 13, 2009

    Watch Melo fiancée LaLa Vasquez lose her shit at last Mavs game

    What made LaLa Vasquez, the former MTV star who's Carmelo Anthony's fiancée, so unbelievably angry during the last Nuggets-Mavericks contest? She offers her explanation in the following statement: LaLa Vazquez became distressed during a heated playoff game, after being verbally attacked by some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Norwegian "cowboy" band shows us what Europeans really think of Coloradans

    Yes, we know it isn't Friday yet, and Freaky Friday is typically Cory's domain, but this was too good to pass up -- or off, for that matter. We're going to go out on a limb here and assume that nobody reading this has ever heard of Dusty Cowshit. Or maybe you are familiar with their unique brand of ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    ManiaTV! doesn't turn out to be the future after all

    The subhead on the July 2005 Message column "Maniacal," about the web-based television network ManiaTV!, posed the question, "Is ManiaTV! the future, or a new version of the past?" -- and founder Drew Massey argued that the former would prove to be true. "We're shooting to be the Viacom of the Inter ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Update: 3OH!3 taking the UK by storm

    From the sounds of it, the 3OH!3 dudes are having the absolute time across the pond. The folks at MTV have tapped the guys to keep a tour diary of their current jaunt supporting Katy Perry. Evidently, the crowds are massive and enthusiastic, with "people slam dancing just like home," reports Nate Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Jessica Sonner lands song on Big Love

    Once upon a time not all that long ago, Denver seemed like it was isolated from the rest of the world, with musicians making great music that, with a few notable exceptions, the rest of the world just wasn't privy to. (Granted, some of the more cynical among us still contend that's still the case.) ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008
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    October 2, 2008

    Masked Men

    JabbaWockeeZ, the first America’s Best Dance Crew winners, hide in plain sight.

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    August 26, 2008

    Diary of a DNC Party Crasher: Rock the Vote Ballot Bash at Ellie Caulkins Opera House

    Today started out like any other day: 6 a.m. coffee, a couple of smokes, some news and left overs from the night before. I turned on the TV and flipped to MSNBC, because that was the one big news network that I happened to see setting up Sunday afternoon by the train station. As soon as I turned it ... More >>

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    August 15, 2008

    A first look at Flobots "Rise" video

    Flobots' new video rises to the occasion. Just in time for their spate of performances at the DNC in the coming weeks, Flobots have unveiled their new video for "Rise" on MTV's website. The four-minute clip, which opens with a brief, establishing aerial shot of the Denver skyline, prominently featu ... More >>

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    February 8, 2008
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    January 25, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: Dwight Yoakam and More

    Dwight Yoakam Dwight Sings Buck (New West) At first blush, the notion of Dwight Yoakam devoting an entire disc to the work of Buck Owens seems much too obvious. After all, he’s a well-established Owens acolyte and booster who often drops cover tunes into his live sets, and he famously paired with ... More >>

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    December 26, 2007
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    August 30, 2007

    Lode of Fun

    Aspen hosts the mother of all volleyball tournaments.

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    August 16, 2007

    Mickey Avalon

    Friday, August 17, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

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    August 8, 2007

    Pimp Stoppers

    “You’re dead wrong if ya think that pimpin' gon' die.” At least that’s what Snoop Dogg maintained in his 2003 “P.I.M.P.” duet with 50 Cent. But that won’t stop some from trying. This fall, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault will unveil its ad campaign targeting pimp culture an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2007

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Real World

    Tyrie went postal. The end is in sight. Only nine more episodes. MTV has promised us 28 half-hour shows devoted to a bunch of crazies running around our city, and they're scheduled to wrap up on May 16. Back on June 22, 2006, we wrote about our Real World prank, and by then the cast had already ... More >>

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    March 14, 2007
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    November 2, 2006
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    August 10, 2006
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    July 20, 2006

    Johnette Napolitano

    Sunday, July 23, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.

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    June 29, 2006


    Wednesday, July 5, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

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    June 22, 2006

    Get Real

    A clipboard and a camera will get you anywhere -- even on The Real World.

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    February 23, 2006

    DJ AM

    The Church

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    December 15, 2005

    The Radiators

    Thursday, December 15, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399; Friday, December 16, and Saturday, December 17, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

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    December 9, 2004

    Jay-Z/Linkin Park

    Collision Course (Warner Bros.)

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    July 22, 2004


    Vince Neil

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    April 1, 2004


    Stellastarr* (RCA)

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    February 5, 2004

    Boob Tube

    Janet gave Focus on the Family something to focus on. Too bad.

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    July 4, 2002

    Ice Ice Maybe

    A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.

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    November 1, 2001


    A new local indie label has got something to Shagg about.

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    January 5, 1994

    That's Uncredible!

    How artists in a dishonest business are trying to keep your trust.

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