Carrie Vaughn is missing. It's a little after ten on a Sunday morning, and this year's MileHiCon -- Colorado's oldest science-fiction and fantasy convention -- is beginning its third and final day. In a Hyatt Regency Tech Center meeting room, a panel titled "Literary Genre or Marketing Label?" is f ... More >>
Every few years a new epidemic sweeps the nation, spreading hysteria among the masses -- bird flu, swine flu, mad cow disease and this year's contender Ebola. The more you hear about it, the more you're scared. It makes germaphobes looks like geniuses and makes you reconsider ever getting on an airp ... More >>
The Western is dead. For years, even decades, the Western genre has been a wasteland, with few new films coming out and even fewer hits. Luckily, horror fans know what to do with dead things: make them undead, so they can stand up again and start biting faces and murdering salacious teens. In fact, ... More >>
In a comparatively short period of time, Troy Walker one of Denver most sought-after comedians, a designation he'd likely dismiss with a modest scoff despite its accuracy. A regular at Comedy Works, Walker has opened for some of the most prom ... More >>
Mario Acevedo is a local author whose 2007 debut novel The Nymphos of Rocky Flats introduced readers to Felix Gomez, an war veteran turned undead gumshoe, and was touted as one of the best ... More >>
Yesterday, as robotic voices called for the next in line and more than one man ogled a Michael Crichton paperback, Governor John Hickenlooper visited the Pierce Street DMV to announce a statewide plan to shorten the times many of those present will face on their next visit. Called the "Wait Less" pr ... More >>
What the cluck is going on around here? First the Denver Botanic Gardens started hosting super-popular “urban chicken” classes, despite hardly anyone being sure the birds were actually allowed in Denver. Then up in Fort Collins, locals started crowing for hen-friendly zoning laws. And now the Co ... More >>
If Terry Grossman lives forever, he wants you to be there to see it.
The Kyoto Accord began the race to halt global warming. On its 10th anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate? I remember so well the final morning hours of the Kyoto conference. The negotiations had gone on long past their scheduled evening close, and the convention-center management w ... More >>
From the week of July 13, 2006
Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.
Pen and stink in the Jeffco jail.
Ain't no mountain high enough for Richmond's Denali.
A murky screen adaptation shortchanges Stephen King's Dreamcatcher.
The dinosaurs are jumping, but the story isn't.