Kelly Shortandqueer has been a staple in Denver's creative community for over a decade. As a co-founder of the Denver Zine Library, a square dancer with the Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus, a victims' advocate for the Colorado Anti-Violence Program and, most recently, an award-winning drag queen, he has no ... More >>
Okay, so this is just, well, magical. While some are a little sore with Sports Illustrated for picking Peyton Manning for Sportsman of the Year -- you know, that whole Sports Illustrated cover jinx and all -- this clip of Bootsy Collins singing the praises of PFM, from SI's little brother, Sports Il ... More >>
Last week, in a post about some of the more unusual aspects of the main bill to regulate Amendment 64, which allows adults 21 and over in Colorado to use and possess small amounts of cannabis, we highlighted a passage that would require marijuana magazines to be kept behind the counter of general re ... More >>
Japanther (due tomorrow night at Glob) was started by a pair of art school students who wanted a way to create art beyond the confines of a specific medium or traditional methods. The resulting New York duo has been just as involved in the art world and performance art as it has been in writing raw ... More >>
Bessie Coleman may not be a household name like Amelia Earhart -- but she should be. As the first black woman to get her pilot's license -- in 1921, before Earhart was in the air -- Coleman is the subject of the new zine series Mocha Chocolata Mamma, by Marya Errin Jones, performance artist and foun ... More >>
The Denver Zine Library has declared February the month of online fundraising, to help "sustain and grow the zine community in the Denver area," says DLZ co-founder and longtime caretaker Kelly Shortandqueer. At the start of February, the group launched a month of events and awareness-raising camp ... More >>
The debate over the scrapped Hot Ass contest and fake-orgasm competitions at HempCon 2011, an alleged medical marijuana event, continues to broil even though the bash itself is over. Here's a post taking on the question of centerfolds in pot-oriented publications.
In the music industry, leaks seem as inevitable as they are unavoidable these days. Leaks have often forced labels to rush the release of their records months before intended. Such was the case recently with Ninja Tune, the London-based electronic imprint founded by Coldcut and DJ Matt Black, who is ... More >>
Journalists love when blog comments include new info about the story, as was the case with a post about 5280 purchasing Denver Magazine's assets. Turns out that Denver mag issued a press release announcing the departure of its longtime sales manager shortly before pulling the plug. Connection ... More >>
Good Housekeeping has been keeping an eye on a lot of buns lately. The ladies' magazine recently voted Boulder-based Rudi's Organic Bakery's buns the hottest of them all. Rudi's buns won out over the likes of Sara Lee and Pepperidge Farm buns in a taste test comparing eight brands of whole ... More >>
Photo by Timothy Tipton, courtesy of Cannabis Health News Journal (click to enlarge)Yesterday, reporter Joel Warner told you about Araphaoe County's decision to return two pounds of marijuana from Colin Olmstead more than a year after it was seized. The ganja was being driven to a dispensary ... More >>
The cover of Cannabis Health News Magazine's issue number one.Yesterday, we told you about several folks featured in a Colorado-centric issue of High Times, who'll be autographing copies of the mag at the Cannabis Therapy Institute's Cannabis Holiday Health Fair, slated for Sunday, December 1 ... More >>
URB Magazine has covered the hip-hop and electronic music scene for close to twenty years. Each year they've devote an issue to the next 100 artists they believe are going to blow up in the coming year, aptly named URB's Next 100. But in 2007, they switched the game up and launched URB's Next 1000 a ... More >>
At a recent appearance in California, Anthony Bourdain revealed that the first article he ever wrote was supposed to appear in an alternative paper, the New York Press. According to the Santa Barbara Independent story: After finishing the op ed that would later inspire Kitchen Confidential, Bourdai ... More >>
Super Star Asian may rate as the Best Dim Sum in Denver, but according to Chinese Restaurant News magazine, the Empress Dim Sum Seafood Restaurant -- a more upscale, white-tablecloth joint located nearby at 2825 West Alameda Avenue -- ranks as the sixth-best Chinese restaurant in America, far ahead ... More >>
Catch Jamaica Kincaid at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Unless thousands upon thousands of news reports were terribly wrong, former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on December 27 in advance of parliamentary elections in which she planned to challenge the country's current president, Pervez Musharraf. But in the January 6 Denver P ... More >>
Alan and Denise Fields are on a mission to warn new parents about the baby/industrial complex.
The current issue of Time magazine takes on the nation’s foreclosure crunch by using the Denver housing market as an example of the havoc reaped by subprime loans and adjustable rate mortgages. About 25,000 homeowners will receive a first foreclosure notice this year in metro Denver, the magazine ... More >>
(Updated) In his May 5 column, Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple told readers about impending changes in the newsroom that are intended to help the tabloid keep pace in today's digital age. However, he didn't go into the level of detail he shared in a May 2 memo to staffers ... More >>
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