About this time last year, we tipped our hat to the Fuck Yeah Colorado! tumblr, a site that encourages folks to share images that encapsulate what they love about this fair state. The result is a cyber-collage capable of appealing to a wide range of Coloradans or people who'd like to be ones. Given ... More >>
Last week, we told you about Boulder Beer Company's cameo in an episode of Parks and Recreation -- but this wasn't the only Colorado brewery to get a little air time. A can of Dale's Pale Ale made it into a reenactment scene in SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, which premiered on November ... More >>
In recent years, Colorado's medical marijuana business has been chronicled by news purveyors as varied as National Geographic (via the program American Weed) and The Daily Show (which featured our MMJ critic, William Breathes). Last night, 60 Minutes weighed in with its own report, offering a somewh ... More >>
The American Alpine Club announced this week that Boulder-based photographer Cory Richards has won its 2012 Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure. The $15,000 award, which will be officially presented next month during Mountainfilm in Telluride, is named for photographers Galen and Barbara Rowell, w ... More >>
The greatest adventures are always more about the journey than the destination, but that truism can be easy to forget when you can't wait to get that heavy pack off your back. If the actual hiking isn't the most enjoyable part of your backpacking trips, then you just might be going about the whole t ... More >>
Video below.The Colorado medical and recreational cannabis communities are put under the lens of reality television tonight. Tonight, National Geographic Channel will air the first episode American Weed, the latest weed-themed reality TV show to hit the mainstream. See a preview below.
Boulder-based filmmaker Nick Waggoner's Sweetgrass Productions film Solitaire -- documenting two years exploring South American backcountry terrain on a human-powered trek around Argentina, Peru, and Chilean Patagonia -- was the year's most surprising ski film, winning the Best Cinematography award ... More >>
Self-portrait by Cory Richards, via adventure.nationalgeographic.comNational Geographic announced the finalists for its 2012 Adventurers of the Year awards on Friday, and they include two Boulder locals: Cory Richards, the first American to complete a winter ascent of an 8,000 meter peak, and ... More >>
In the 1880s, English explorers Teresa and St. George Littledale -- with their fox terrier, Tanny, in tow -- mounted expeditions in the Rocky Mountains and across North America. And then they headed even further afield, to the Caucasus, the Pamirs, Russian Central Asia, Mongolia and eventually Tibet ... More >>
Oskar Blues is the second Colorado brewery to tap into a viral YouTube video, releasing Honey Badger Smoked Porter at its restaurants in Longmont and Lyons yesterday. The beer was inspired by "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger (original narration by Randall)," a National Geographic video with a hilar ... More >>
Ridgway-based journalist and recent MacArthur "genius" grant winner Peter Hessler's work spans China, small towns in southwestern Colorado and back to Nepal. Latest Word has more on the $500,000 award from the MacArthur Foundation which was announced its 22 winners yesterday, as well as a Q&A ... More >>
There's no way to offend a sub-culture, it seems, like writing silly captions beneath pics of one of their gatherings. So it goes with furries, many of whom have been upset by my Furry Field Guide, which parodied a National Geographic-style wildlife manual using photos from the 2011 Rocky Mou ... More >>
Henry Rollins (appearing at the Soiled Dove Underground this Sunday, April 3) began his career fronting Black Flag, an endeavor he won a Grammy for chronicling in the audio book Get in The Van. He went on to front The Rollins Band and appeared in numerous films.
If you need some inspiration for your next epic trek (or just prefer to live vicariously through the tales of others), stop by Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, 633 South Broadway Suite A, tonight at 8 p.m., where Boulder-based adventurer Andrew Skurka will share a multimedia presentation do ... More >>
Ready to climb something crazy and then tell the tale in style? The Jonny Copp Foundation is now accepting applications for its $20,000 in 2011 Copp-Dash Inspire Awards, named in memory of Copp (Boulder's Adventure Film Festival founder) and his climbing partner Micah Dash, who died in 2009 i ... More >>
Courtesy of the Arkansas Democrat-GazetteMore than a thousand blackbirds, grackles and starlings fell from the sky on New Year's Eve in Beebe, Arkansas. So far, there has been no official explanation for the avian precipitation, but we thought we'd look to other unexpected things falling fro ... More >>
This past summer, Candy Claws lost all of its gear in a car fire, mid-way through an East coast tour. Fortunately, the band escaped physically unharmed and forged ahead with the remaining dates, and a late summer full-length sophomore release, Hidden Lands, followed. This week, the octet debu ... More >>
Colorado's supermax is so much fun the state is opening a second one. The release of a twelve-month study about the mental effects of solitary confinement at Colorado's supermax is still weeks away. But preliminary results leaked from the report -- which suggest state prisoners suffer little ... More >>
Our first encounter with South African Internet sensation Die Antwoord saw us categorize them as just another bizarro novelty for the Freaky Friday canon. But then a funny thing happened -- as we dug a little deeper, we started to kind of like it (well, some us did -- we seem to have a split decisio ... More >>
Thought Equity Motion is using old footage in new revenue-generating ways.
First Round the Corner disappeared. Now Tattered Cover. What's next?
Go native in Mesa Verde.
Going up the Creek
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
GPS is the techie's way to scavenge
Travel through time with Treasures of Ancient Egypt
If you build it, they will come.
Campaign for Tibet remembers the Rowells
Lewis & Clark re-creates an epic journey on the very big screen.
Run, bounce, jump, sing and dance at KidSpree.
Make 'em quake with a shimmy and a shake.
The realistic Widowmaker cruises in a nuclear sea.
In Himalaya, the human spirit tests its mettle.
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Who got stung by National Geographic's on-camera sting of a fossil "poacher"?
The feds had a bone to pick with this fossil-hunting family.
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