Adam Platt, restaurant critic for New York, recently decided to out himself, publishing his picture on the cover of the magazine and writing about why he decided to give up his anonymity. You won't find me doing the same thing. As anyone knows who's shared a meal with "somebody" -- be it a politic ... More >>
After weeks of rumors that the local LGBT publication was on the block, Out Front Colorado officials announced yesterday that the mag has been sold to Transformation Communication Group. What exactly comes with this news, we're not sure yet, but in recent months the main concern has been financial s ... More >>
The New Yorker might be just as well known for its cartoons as it is for its 10,000-word stories, and one of its illustrators, Roz Chast, who's been cartooning for the magazine since 1978, will speak tonight at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, with a book signing to follow. Aside from dra ... More >>
That's right, Newsweek.Few could have anticipated a decade or two ago, when I was a kid growing up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, what kind of toll the decline of the Big Three automakers would take on the whole state; back then, it was a solidly middle-class and blue-collar place to be from, a p ... More >>
Michael Ledwitz.In an interview earlier this week, Michael Ledwitz, publisher of now-defunct Denver Magazine, vowed that a deal was in the works to compensate the publication's subscribers, although he declined to say how many of them there were. Now, 5280, which purchased Denver Magazine's ... More >>
Michael Ledwitz.After last week's item about Denver Magazine shutting down, with its key assets purchased by rival 5280, the comments section exploded, with numerous posters accusing Michael Ledwitz, the defunct mag's CEO, publisher and editor, of ripping off advertisers. It's a charge that o ... More >>
Daniel McDonald and Serena Chopra know that Titmouse is a funny name for a publication. But that's the point. The minds behind this seasonal collection of art, poetry and music may have picked the name for no reason other than it may induce a giggle, but the work found inside the magazine is ... More >>
In 2009, Tracy Ross, Senior Editor for Backpacker Magazine, won a National Magazine Award for her December 2007 essay The Source of All Things, a story quite unlike any of the tales of outdoor adventure she'd previously written about. The essay centered on a hike she took as an adult with her ... More >>
Back in the 1980s, music journalism was a field people were falling over themselves to get into. This was hot on the heels of the Lester Bangs era, when DIY and punk movements started taking over and bands were coming out of every small town in America. It also marked a surge in music 'zine p ... More >>
Lori Midson It's likely to be the Academy Awards of pickelers, salumieres, cheese-makers, chocolatiers, brewmasters, jam makers and coffee roasters at the Good Food Awards, a new national competition for those who rule -- or think they rule -- the world of hand-crafted foods and suds.
Italy, Spain, Portugal and ... Colorado? So says Wine Enthusiast magazine, which recently named the Wine Country Inn in Palisade one of seven favorite vineyards where you can also get some R&R, or, in its words, "sleep with the grapes." Here's what the mag had to say:
Saturday, June 26, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
What an appealing hiding place.The publishers of Penthouse pride themselves on bringing ecstasy to their readers. But usually not the powdered kind. Justin Feinberg, 23, had other ideas. He tried to ship eight packets of ecstasy out of state in the pages of a Penthouse -- a brilliant scheme ... More >>
Damn. Gourmet magazine, the Condé Nast publication that's been pimping food porn for nearly seventy years, is done. The somber news, which was delivered in a memo from Condé CEO Chuck Townsend, didn't come as much of a shock to industry insiders, many of whom have predicted the magazine's d ... More >>
Last week's Newsweek cover, with the tagline "Is Your Baby Racist," was worth a good laugh. But after they followed it up with "The Case for Killing Granny," I'm starting to think they might have hired a drunken monkey -- or, worse, a consultant -- to design their covers. If next week's cove ... More >>
What's geekier than having a fantasy football draft party at your house? Having it at a bar! And we've got three great suggestions for places to go to get your fantasy football geekosity on bigtime. For starters, there's any one of the Tavern Hospitality Group's five Denver restaurants (Tave ... More >>
Lev Grossman is my new best friend. Who is Lev Grossman, you ask? Lev Grossman is the book critic for Time magazine. And in Time magazine, Lev Grossman (my new best friend) just wrote a killer review of my book, Cooking Dirty. Yeah, that Time magazine. And yeah, little ol' me and ... More >>
Tonight's Denver Cruisers ride will have special significance for Brad Evans, the zany leader of the cycling pack, and not just because riders will dress themselves and their cruisers in bubble wrap and duct tape. The event, which takes place rain or shine and will likely see a couple hundred hap ... More >>
11:11 ProductionsDan Baum Boulder-based scribe Dan Baum has had a pretty distinguished writing career. The guy's byline has popped up in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times Magazine and Rolling Stone, among others, and his latest book, Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans, made the New Yor ... More >>
Saturday, January 24, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Key lyric from the Prince song "Controversy": "Am I straight or gay?" In the latest issue of the New Yorker, writer Claire Hoffman checks up on the Artist-Currently-Known-As-Prince in his new Los Angeles mansion and finds that the flamboyantly androgynous musician (who was one pelted with garbage ... More >>
An image from Mike Kessler's 2007 article "Out in the Cold." The March 2006 Message column headlined "Altitude Check" focused on 5280, a Dan Brogan-founded publication that had broken what seemed like a jinx against successful city magazines in Denver and was continuing to grow at a time of contra ... More >>
Saturday, May 3, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Celebrate Bob Marley's life and music at What About Bob?
Rick Reilly on his impending move to ESPN, being directed by George Clooney, and the joys of doing absolutely nothing.
Wednesday, December 5, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The creative breakup of former business collaborators leads to one new magazine, with another on the way. Can the city support both of them?
The folks behind Mile High Sports magazine have announced that they'll begin broadcasting a radio version of their print product at 1510 on the AM dial -- the current home of KCKK, a classic country purveyor known as "15 Kicks" -- beginning on July 30. But plenty has to go right for that to happen. ... More >>
Do you love Boulder? I mean, do you LOVE Boulder? If you do, then you will absolutely love the new online magazine BoulderVibe.com. It has everything your Boulder-loving heart desires: videos of Boulderites protesting, Boulderites biking while dressed as Rednecks, plays performed in the women's bath ... More >>
Heaven help the Colorado Rockies this season.
Alley parking lot behind Sancho's Broken Arrow and Kitty's East
Sunday, February 27, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.
Wake them up before you Go-Go
Janeane Garofalo on music, comedy and the fight against Hollywood typecasting.
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally.
Nebraska's heading straight for the top. Sorry, CU.
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