Nancy Grace

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    November 12, 2014

    Readers: Nancy Grace Is the Antichrist!

    Our post about a lawsuit aimed at Nancy Grace by an innocent man she falsely implied was a "selfie-stalker" using the serial-killer playbook inspired plenty o' vitriol from our readers. Here's a sampling of comments about Ms. Grace. See also: Nancy Grace Sued by Benjamin Seibert for Falsely Implyin ... More >>

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    November 11, 2014

    Nancy Grace Sued by Benjamin Seibert for Falsely Implying He Was a "Selfie Stalker"

    Earlier this year, we told you about reports by Headline News' Nancy Grace implying that a suspect was a "selfie-stalker" who'd used a technique straight from a serial killer's playbook. In truth, the man, subsequently identified as Benjamin Seibert, was innocent of any crime, and he's now suing Gra ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014

    Weirdest Internet search quirks of all 50 states (including Colorado) according to Estately, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    Photos: Thief takes selfie on stolen iPad -- or did he?

    The Loveland Police Department is on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing an iPad and then taking a selfie that wound up on the iCloud account of the business from which it was snapped. Seems like an open-and-shut case? Well, it's only been a few weeks since what was initially described as a ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    JonBenet's parents: How an indictment became an "exoneration"

    If you happened to tune into cable news or talk radio or any other variety of media late last week for the first time in fourteen or fifteen years, you might think things were stuck in an endless loop. There was that harpy Nancy Grace, grilling forensic whiz Henry Lee about the mysterious male DNA i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    The ten most obnoxious TV personalities ever

    These days, there's no shortage of loud, obnoxious jerks on TV getting paid to basically yell at you, but it wasn't always this way. Until Morton Downey Jr. helped pioneer the new age of television hate in the late '80s, the TV landscape was a much more civil place (with a few exceptions, admittedly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Dylan Redwine disappearance: Dad surfaces as investigators conclude boy didn't run away

    Update: Dylan Redwine, who vanished on November 19 during a court-ordered visit to his father's home in the Vallecito Lake area, continues to be the subject of a massive search. And while clues about his whereabouts remain elusive (see earlier coverage below), new developments have surfaced in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    "Good sex can save our nation," announces sign at church with Jessica Ridgeway ties

    The kidnapping and killing of Jessica Ridgeway, a ten-year-old Westminster girl, has spawned many calls for justice and change -- but arguably none so unexpected as the message that appears on a sign outside Grace Church of Arvada, which reads: "Good sex can save our nation." What's the Jessica con ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Jessica Ridgeway case: Link to earlier Ketner Lake assault attempt confirmed

    Update: In yesterday's post about the search for the kidnapper and killer of Jessica Ridgeway, a ten-year-old Westminster girl who disappeared on her way to school on October 5 (see it below), we reported that inside sources had confirmed a DNA match between the latest crime and a previous assault a ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    December 15, 2011

    The case of the kidnapped coed

    How the Denver Post and Perry Mason ruined a Colorado murder case

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Theresa Foster murder fact vs. fiction: Read the 1948 autopsy report

    ​This week's cover story, "The Case of the Kidnapped Coed," revisits the wild press coverage surrounding the 1948 murder of eighteen-year-old college student Theresa Foster -- and explores how the Denver Post's rabid campaign to catch a killer tainted the subsequent trial. It's a cautionary ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Ten topical Halloween costumes to avoid this year

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Jon Bellish, DU student, blogs from The Hague on Ratko Mladic war crimes trial

    Ratko Mladic.​When you're in your third year of law school, you want something a bit meatier than dusty lectures and heavily footnoted case studies. If you're Jon Bellish, that means you head for The Netherlands -- and the trial of a man charged with some of the most heinous war crimes of mod ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Top five gift boxes Pat Boone's All-American Meats should start offering

    Pat Boone appreciates his meat.​Pat Boone, beloved oldies crooner and now carnally inclined entrepreneur, recently made his own offering to the religious community: discounted "Pastor Appreciation Steak Gift Boxes" from his Colorado Springs-based Pat Boone's All American's Meats. Parishioners ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    John Mark Karr: Why won't he and Joran van der Sloot just go away?

    John Mark Karr = Alexis Valoran Reich?​Last week, we told you about allegations that JonBenét Ramsey false confessor John Mark Karr, who's reportedly undergone a sex change and now goes by Alexis Valoran Reich, is trying to create a cult of JonBenét lookalikes he's calling "The Immaculates." ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene gives baby beer and cigar, makes Nancy Grace even crazier than usual

    The Balloon Boy story is the gift that keeps on giving thanks to paterfamilias Richard Heene's proclivity for recording every stupid thing he did -- or at least enough of them to keep the tabloid press quivering with censorious excitement for the foreseeable future. The latest exhibit: Nancy Grace ... More >>

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    October 15, 2007
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    September 20, 2007

    Fever, Greed and Death

    This week's DVD releases has all three.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007

    Watch Out, Kramer

    This April 20 blog recapped the strange experience of appearing on Nancy Grace's CNN jabber show -- and on April 24, I received a lovely parting gift from the producer who lined up the interview. As seen in the accompanying image, a "special" NG keychain arrived in the mail addressed to none other t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2007

    Winding Up on Countdown

    Moments after I completed my strange appearance on the CNN program hosted by Nancy Grace (see this blog for details), my wife received a phone call from a friend in New York. Even though he's not someone likely to be a regular Nancy Grace viewer (he works for The Daily Show on Comedy Central), she n ... More >>

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    April 20, 2007

    An Encounter With Grace

    Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: I appeared on Nancy Grace's show last night. Why? Google is probably the reason. As you may recall, CU-Boulder student and self-styled satirist Max Karson was arrested on April 17 after saying in a class that he could understand why the disturbed Virgini ... More >>

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    September 28, 2006

    More Messages: Back to School

    If there was any doubt about the continuing resonance of Columbine on this planet of ours, it was quickly quashed by the call made to Westword as the Platte Canyon High School hostage drama was unfolding yesterday. The person on the other end of the line was a representative from a radio station in ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    She's Back

    JonBenét brings out the media's worst -- again.