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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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:
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>