Screenwriter, actor, podcaster and comedian Brock Wilbur's outsized ambition matches his mountainous physique. He records at least an hour of standup every year and then starts fresh with new material and he's coming to Denver for his autumnal joke harvest this year. In addition to touring across th ... More >>
Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King doesn't look like your standard, blood-and-chainmail tabletop wargame. The monsters are rotund and cartoony, and the heroes, with their anime eyes and giant heads balanced on tiny bodies, look like children's toys. It's a remarkably gentle entry in a genre that ... More >>
Update: Last week, we told you about the baseball bat beating of Boulder's Aaron Tuneberg; see our previous coverage below. Now, unfortunately, Tuneberg has died from his injuries. As a result, the charges against Austin Holford, seen here, and Luke Pelham, a pair of eighteen-year-olds previously ar ... More >>
I haven't played enough of the first three Forza Motorsport games to tell you if their car-worshipping DNA is well-represented in Forza Horizon, their stepchild. But I can tell you that not only is Horizon a truly stellar game in its own right, it understands why we love Colorado. See also: - 10 vi ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. For anyone who's ever seen Rushmore, Steve Fenberg's college experience makes him sound like a much better-adjusted Max Fischer. "I started a lot of clubs and stuff," he says modestl ... More >>
Like vinyl records and postcards, pinball simply will not die. Despite technology providing plenty of digital alternatives to the quarter-hungry beasts of the 1970s, the public's interest in these anachronisms doesn't seem to be waning, says Dan Nikolich, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Pinball Sho ... More >>
It was a bloody holiday season, but there's little doubt which crime was the most startling -- the death of Rolyn Javier, age five, at the hands of a three-year-old wielding a loaded gun allegedly left out by Adam Laham, 23. Laham's slated to be back in court tomorrow for a bond hearing supported by ... More >>
The new EAT at Buster's.The fourteen-year-old Dave & Buster's location at 2000 South Colorado Boulevard just became the chain's first spot to get a major overhaul, which will be unveiled today. The redesign is the initial phase of the company's re-branding, and while there's no schedule yet ... More >>
Jonathan Shepard.Jonathan Shepard knew he would be arrested last Friday morning, while defending the Thunderdome at Occupy Denver's previous home across the street from Civic Center Park. Today, he proffers his left arm: On his wrist is a small cut where police officers had to cut into his sk ... More >>
MicrosoftThe AZ store's opening.The wait is over, nerds. Microsoft has announced the location of its third-ever store: the Park Meadows shopping center in Lone Tree. Or, as the center's promo folks like to call it, "the Park Meadows Retail Resort." Back in April, we told you Microsoft was pl ... More >>
For more on the Flobots, check out Adam Cayton-Holland's cover story in the August 21 issue of Westword. You can also read Dave Herrera's 2007 profile here. Flobots, Denver's fast-ascending hip-hop ensemble, caught a rare bit of bad press this week, when a music critic in Cleveland previewed their ... More >>
I've officially been on vacation since five o'clock on Friday, and, man, all I can say right now is damn it feels good to be a gangsta. I'm doing absolutely nothing, like it's my job, and I'm digging every minute. Been a hell of a weekend so far, from playing Rock Band at -- get this -- my pastor's ... More >>
From the week of 8/2/2007
What's the next big trend? Follow the bouncing ball.
Despite the title and familiar genre, Mr. Explosion says something new.
Once again, Microsoft is chasing Apple in the hipster-hardware game. Will it make sweet music this time?
Dead or Alive 4 finally gets hardcore.
Dinosaurs are extinct. A Sound of Thunder's right behind them.
Samantha Spady died in the Sigma Pi house. Pastor Reza Zadeh is planning its resurrection.
Video-game journalists look for a little respect.
After a six-year run, MP3.com is now eMPty3.com.
Cheri Thurston is rescuing the squeezebox from oblivion, one note at a time.
Big problems in midget football.
Liz Phair makes no apologies for reinventing herself.