Ever since controversial KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was forced out after an incident with his longtime producer, his many fans have hoped for more info about what happened. Unfortunately, neither Boyles nor station execs are talking. Prior to his sacking, though, Boyles was hardly known for hi ... More >>
Around here, folks tend to earn Schmuck of the Week glory for crimes they've already committed. That makes Mike Vanderboegh special -- because the Alabama blogger and blowhard familiar to a certain segment of the populace from numerous appearances on Fox News earns this week's honors for an offense ... More >>
The Independence Institute's annual Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms party is "the most politically incorrect event of the year," as we tagged it years ago, and the tenth annual ATF event lived up to that billing Saturday even if it didn't make the news that the 2010 incarnation did -- when then-Senate ... More >>
Everyone's got an opinion about the Broncos' signing of Peyton Manning and trade of Tim Tebow to the New York Jets, including none other than Pat Robertson. The televangelist recently came out in favor of Colorado's Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Now, however, he's basically ... More >>
Denver City Councilwoman Susan Shepherd will not take any action to stop a proposed development just north of 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard that has neighbors fighting mad. Although she had hinted that she might try to change the zoning on the property, she released a letter late last week stati ... More >>
Dick Morris.Dick Morris, the former Bill Clinton hire-turned-Hillary Clinton loather, is the featured attraction at an August 17 fundraiser for Scott Tipton, who's running for Congress against incumbent John Salazar. But while Salazar has lately gotten some recent bad press over accusations o ... More >>
Scott McInnis's Twitter photo.How is Scott McInnis responding to pressure that he drop out of the governor's race due to plagiarism problems? Via his Twitter feed. That's very Paula Abdul of him. Trouble is, the second he shared his intention to stick around, a well-known progressive wondere ... More >>
"Let's change the subject."Rep. Steve King appeared at a 9.12 Project event over the weekend -- but not at a planned fundraiser for Cory Gardner, who canceled after King played the race card in comments about Barack Obama. What's Gardner's campaign got to say about the accusations of politica ... More >>
Brad Jones.Left-leaning political websites such as the Colorado Independent and Colorado Media Matters haven't had much to celebrate since the progressive gains made in last November's election. The former's been hit with significant layoffs, and the latter pulled the plug in March, although ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraBill Menezes.The demise of Colorado Media Matters in March silenced a progressive organization that tirelessly attacked what it described as conservative misinformation in the media. But there's life after left-leaning advocacy for CMM frontman Bill Menezes. The former ... More >>
Bob Newman.As a former Marine gunnery sergeant, KOA radio host Bob Newman comes by his combativeness naturally. When politically liberal Colorado Media Matters, staffed by some of his most persistent critics, collapsed in March, Gunny Bob gleefully kicked the organization when it was down (an ... More >>
A Flickr photoArianna Huffington. As reported in this space on Monday, the Huffington Post is planning to open a series of local branches -- and in a recent interview, Arianna Huffington, the site's namesake, revealed that an outpost in Denver would follow the launch of ones in Chicago and New York ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraBill Menezes, in a 2006 photo. In "On Watch," a September 2006 Message column, former Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post journalist Bill Menezes explained his mission as head of Colorado Media Matters, the first state-based spin-off from Media Matters, a Washington, D.C. org ... More >>
You gotta have heart. Get baked. Today in Cafe Society: • Gateaux giving back. • Wine and cheese...and green chile? • Satchel's Market bags some special meals. • Up Close: Bones. Today in Backbeat Online: • Jewell Tyme Music tapped for Denver Nuggets pre-game show in April. • Epilogue ... More >>
In case you're curious... Today in Cafe Society: • Buffalo to go. • A wake for Auld Dubliner. • Chef Bradford Heap to give it a go in Boulder. • Veggie Girl takes a bite of Parsley. • I can only hope you get some "Yes Pecan." • In the neighborhood: The Fainting Goat. Today in Backbea ... More >>
Talk show fallout.
From the week of 5/3/2007
Has the Don Imus controversy permanently altered the radio universe? Clear Channel yakkers huddled to talk about it.
In his first week running his new website, Brad Jones crashed a state representative. What will he do for an encore?
Colorado Confidential tries to give blogs a journalistic upgrade.
A think tank levels a bias accusation.
Media Matters leans left as it targets the right.