Kevin McDonald is an actor, improviser, and comedian best known for his work with Canada's Kids in the Hall sketch comedy troupe. McDonald will be at Denver's Voodoo Comedy Playhouse all weekend, which kicks off at 9:00pm on Friday, May 2nd with a special edition of The Couch, Denver's only improvis ... More >>
"I believe that ancient Jews built boats and sailed to America/I am a Mormon, and a Mormon just believes," sings Elder Price in Matt Stone and Trey Parker's iconic musical, The Book of Mormon. And while the theological irreverence of a song like "Spooky Mormon Hell Dream," or the existential send-up ... More >>
Over his many years as a public (and bespectacled) face, 54-year-old funny man Drew Carey has paid his dues as a Marine, a stand-up comic, a sitcom star, an improv guru and, in his most recent incarnation, the on-air host of The Price Is Right. And on his current tour, Carey will not only offer some ... More >>
With rare exceptions for the Smart Car, the tandem bike and whatever those contraptions are in the Dr. Seuss books, the human evolutionary process basically stopped when mankind progressed from two legs to two wheels. If you need proof of the superiority of the cycle, look no further than film, wher ... More >>
Whoa, shit just got crazy meta.There are a lot of things that LEGOs are known for: building elaborate worlds and models with small blocks, providing meticulous, mildly OCD adults with a pastime, getting caught in the throats of small children. But it's that second subset that's creating a leg ... More >>
This week, Nickelodeon has been running some of its favorite shows of the '90s, finally tapping into what the Internet has been saying all along: People like old television programming. And, as Netflix continues to make its customers increasingly irate with price increases (information releas ... More >>
Saturday, April 23, Old Curtis St. Bar, 303-292-2083.
The only thing better than a fabulous food scene on the big screen is a scene involving brutal, unabashed violence (True Romance, or anything Tarantino for that matter), or a fantastic food moment involving sex (9 1/2 Weeks, for example). But while some culinary scenes will leave you yearning ... More >>
No less than an all-out love affair between British comedy and the Great White Way, Monty Python's Spamalot pairs a plot blatantly (and with blessings) stolen by Eric Idle and Mike Nichols from the screenplay for Monty Python and the Holy Grail, with music and lyrics by Idle and John Du Prez. And ... More >>
Sarcasm drips from the headline on Purple Row, a website devoted to the Colorado Rockies. It reads: "Rockies Find New Ways to Keep the Streak Alive; Now 0-7." Yep, the Rockies are zilch-for-2009. In a different blog, our Purple Row friends advise Rockies fans not to panic yet, and even trot out t ... More >>
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Monty Python vet Terry Jones relives Life of Brian.
If it's hyper-literate silliness you want, Spamalotís got what you need.
And on the seventh day, God created sketch comedy.
Film on the Rocks' eighth summer series will please and tease.
Forbidden Planet, The Da Vinci Code, Strangers With Candy, Homicide
The epic poem Beowulf gets the Monty Python treatment.
Tuesday, April 5, Lion's Lair, 303-320-9200.
Red Priest rocks the classical canon
Mao Asian Bistro
Even with the radiant Gong Li, Zhou Yu's Train's a wreck.
Bruckheimer's knights go for grit but lose the glory.
Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation.
This unconventional comedic drama from Norway might be just the ticket.
Landmark readings honor Kenneth Koch
Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?
XX (Universal/Filthy Hands)
The Winter Solabration seeks to awaken the slumbering Earth with revels.
The Pythons' classic Holy Grail returns, all tarted up and ready for action.
Underwater Moonlight (Matador)
The Decency Acts fail to inspire.
Boulder Outdoor Cinema