Yesterday, we had some fun with a Denver Post page-one typo involving Lance Armstrong, who was said to have been stripped of his Tour de France titles for "systematic hoping." (I made a now-corrected typing error, too. Hilarious!) The item got one of our readers thinking about sports that would requ ... More >>
TGIF! You've worked hard all week, now it's time to coast into weekend. Plenty of great music on tap to help you unwind -- or get wound-up, as the case may be. Tonight at the Ogden, Sleigh Bells assaults the senses, Mojo Nixon kicks off a two-night stand at the Lion's Lair, JJ Grey and Mofro get the ... 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 >>
Colorado has a new NASCAR team called Slice Racing. Want to know more about it? We do, too. But at this point, the secret folks behind this secret team are keeping most of the details secret.
Today, Mayor Michael Hancock unveiled a new economic development strategy -- the NASCAR-y sounding "JumpStart 2012: Revving Up Denver's Economic Engine." It includes a host of specific initiatives in seven broad areas, including a plan to develop a $20 million "pot of money," in Hancock's words, to ... More >>
Video below.Occupy Denver protests present a challenge for mainstream media outlets. The local version of the Occupy Wall Street movement can't compare in size to the largest assemblies in the U.S. or internationally -- at least not yet. But it's still one of the biggest ongoing stories in th ... More >>
J. WohletzShave or wax? Thai Basil was loud, boozy and hairy -- just like my senior prom date. And I enjoyed both about the same. I ate there, specifically the Washington Park location, twice this summer, for a cumulative total of two hours of my life that I'm never going to get back.
A Flickr photo. We cruise the blogosphere so you don't have to. Send tips. NASCAR could be coming to Aurora. Yay? (5280) Pictures of an ice shelf breaking up: Who knew I gave a shit? (DenverPost.com's "Captured") Quick! Jump on the Nuggets bandwagon before it fills up! (Denver Stiffs, Pickaxe an ... More >>
This is one of those tricky situations. You know someone who is a total fashion disaster -- we all do -- and you don't want to let her know you know. And yet, this is your big chance to do something nice for her while paradoxically outing her poor fashion sense to the world. Contradictory? Surely, y ... More >>
Load 'em up. Football is generally regarded to be America's favorite spectator sport, followed by NASCAR, baseball, basketball and so on. But judging by the magazine rack at a south suburban King Soopers, such popularity doesn't necessarily translate to magazine readership. The rack contained twel ... More >>
American as Apple Pie and Daisey-Cutters, Olde Tyme Drafts and Dawgs hosted their monthly hot dog eating contest on Saturday. Read all about the gluttonous glory here. And again Denver proves that its local music scene is truly something special with Saturday's hi-dive show featuring Eric Bachmann, ... More >>
A cure for the common code.
Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: Donkey Kong Kill Screen The documentary King of Kong has just opened in select cities and it’s set off something of an Internet buzz about the nearly impossible to achieve Donkey Kong kill screen, which appears wh ... More >>
Our Drunk tries to keep pace with the locals.
"If you have an ugly girlfriend and she changes her name, she is still ugly." Yes, Sean Ford, mayor of Commerce City, said that while arguing against a proposed name change for his town -- and he stands by the comment. "Changing the name doesn't change anything," he says. Not that he's saying Comm ... More >>
In FlatOut 2, life is a highway strewn with carnage.
Ribbing other publications about spelling errors can be dangerous. After all, I make them, too -- usually in the same piece in which I'm knocking others for misplacing their dictionary. But a botch on page one of the August 4 Rocky Mountain News is too good to ignore, because it suggests a way of im ... More >>
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.
We just can't quit this countrified Karaoke.
It's all downhill at this Frisco brewpub.
From the week of August 25, 2005
Supercross delivers the action, along with some truly lame acting.
Is Denver's Grand Prix headed down a racing dead end?
Driver Jerry Robertson aims to be king of the oval.
How low can you go? All the way, with these fabulously tacky theme parties.
Jerry Robertson, Colorado National Speedway
NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience
Big trucks tear it up at the Monster Jam
Tom Cruise looks like a battle beetle in The Last Samurai.
October 23, 2003
Young American hopefuls are driven to become Formula 1 race heroes.
If the Earth Was a Woman
Shell Grand Prix of Denver
Top bulls have become the big stars of rodeo.
Despite a time-out for terror, 2001's roster was full.
The Intimidator's martyrdom fuels NASCAR's undying popularity.
When sports celebs head to the penalty box, their endorsements may be yanked, too.
One for the Road.
March 18-24, 1999
In the deadly race to circle the globe in a balloon, team Re/Max plans to rise above the crowd. But can a bold ego go where no man has gone before?