The Weather Channel, like cable companions TLC (which apparently was once focused on learning), the History Channel and NatGeo (because National Geographic didn't sound cool enough for the kids), has evolved from strictly education and information to entertainment. The Weather Channel's fall schedul ... More >>
The world of dog training can be as divided as religion or politics. And so it's no surprise that America's first canine expert to become a household name often comes under fire for his methods and eccentric personality. Now known to the world as "The Dog Whisperer," Cesar Millan originally came to ... More >>
The snow just keeps on coming up in the hills where it matters most, and conditions at most Colorado ski areas are as good as they get. There might be a few more inches of fresh powder on the way this weekend to top it off, according to OpenSnow.com meteorologist Joel Gratz, with bigger storms on th ... More >>
Don't accuse the folks at Visit Denver, the city's main tourism agency, of getting a slow start during this still new year. In fact, they've already come up with a list of ten great reasons to stop by the city in 2014, including a major sporting championship, a new feature at Coors Field and an inte ... More >>
Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Mission Hills Church in Littleton will host a memorial service for Tim Samaras, his son Paul and his longtime partner Carl Young -- three storm chasers who dedicated their lives to documenting the sort of deadly weather from which most of us run. The three -- well known to viewer ... More >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
An image from Mike Kessler's 2007 article "Out in the Cold." The March 2006 Message column headlined "Altitude Check" focused on 5280, a Dan Brogan-founded publication that had broken what seemed like a jinx against successful city magazines in Denver and was continuing to grow at a time of contra ... 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.
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
Campaign for Tibet remembers the Rowells
Lewis & Clark re-creates an epic journey on the very big screen.
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.
June 10 - 16, 1999
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.