The defining narrative of American politics since the turn of the millennium seems to be that 'We the people' are screwed no matter who gets elected. Elect a Republican: We engage in pre-emptive war, the national deficit skyrockets, and we sacrifice education and infrastructure investment. Elect a D ... More >>
Mojo Nixon (due Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at the Lion's Lair) gained notoriety in the mid- to late '80s for his irreverent songs informed by an absurdist humor with partner Skid Roper. Nixon's exuberant, unapologetic persona won over audiences because even as Nixon would make seeming ... More >>
Oh, Tim Tebow, how we are going to miss him. It's hard to believe it's been only a little over two years since he began turning professional football into a platform for religious expression. Now that Tebowmania is officially coming to an end in Denver, we thought it would be fitting to honor the ma ... More >>
Mitt RomneyCops and Secret Service agents who protect Republican presidential hopefuls are dealing with a new kind of threat -- one that sparkles. Last Tuesday, Denver got into the act when Peter Smith, a college student and politics intern, was arrested after he tried to throw blue glitter o ... More >>
Fishbone, the self-described "disparate, all-black oddball crew," has released a documentary in honor of Black History Month. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone is a brutally honest portrayal of one of the wildest and most influential black alternative bands in our culture.
Fishbone began as ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Tim Tebow's stock as a quarterback may be falling -- ESPN's Mike and Mike have less confidence in him than any other QB in the playoffs this weekend -- but he remains a cultural lightning rod.
Note that even The New Yorker's Ben McGrath is weighing in on him, albeit by suggesting t ... More >>
Colorado's first caucuses were modestly attended affairs that didn't have a sizable impact on the presidential choices of either major party. But turnout jumped four years ago, especially for the Democratic caucus that boosted Barack Obama. Predictably, Colorado Republican Party chairman Ryan Call i ... More >>
Video below.Tim Tebow's three game losing streak on the field is echoed by the skid experienced by Republican presidential candidates who invoke him. Last month, Texas Governor Rick Perry said he wanted to be the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses. Instead, he finished fifth last night and is sus ... More >>
Word on the street is the suits over at 30 Rock will now be censoring ?uestlove of the almighty Roots over that whole lyin' ass bitch incident with Michelle Bachmann, in which Questo subversively played the intro of Fishbone's "Lyin' Ass Bitch" as the Republican presidential candidate made he ... More >>
Newt Gingrich is taking heat for the comment he made during this week's Republican debate on a possible path to citizenship for some illegal aliens. And that path starts at a foundation based at a horse ranch in Parker and run by Helen Krieble, profiled in our 2006 cover story, "Guest Wishes.""We ne ... More >>
Just go as a beer.If only because when you look back at the photos ten years from now, you may slap your palm to your face and think, "Did I really dress as the physical representation of WikiLeaks?!" And how many people did you see dressed as Zach Galifianakis's "Alan" from The Hangover duri ... More >>
Dave FoleyDave Foley is not gay. "Some people get mad if I say that I'm not gay. They think it's homophobic," the comic said. "If I sleep with a woman, well that's just a hate crime. Some people thought we were all gay on the Kids in the Hall because we did gay stuff... ok we didn't do gay 's ... More >>
A Flickr photoAs we noted yesterday, 9.12 Project Colorado chair Lu Busse attended the Glenn Beck Restore Honor rally in Washington, D.C. Saturday, sharing her take in a People's Press Collective post.
But Busse offers up plenty of outtakes below, including her guess at the actual size of th ... More >>
Ken Buck.Here are three Denver blog posts. They'd love to meet you.
Colorado Pols notes that the New Hampshire Democratic Party is attacking Ken Buck, by putting him at a table with Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, etc. Bet he likes the company, you freakin' lefties.
Just try to read Jack Et ... More >>