If music festivals are good for one thing it's seeing great new bands. If they're good for anything else it's seeing bands you used to really like play again after a long hiatus. This year's Riot Fest has a great crop of both new and old acts, so for anyone that missed these bands the first time aro ... More >>
Andy Kindler is widely known for his recurring roles on Bob's Burgers and Everybody Loves Raymond, but he's revered among comedy nerds for his scathing "State of the Industry" addresses at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, which in the past has included gems such as " ... More >>
Google introduced a new way of filtering search results last week: By reading level. You type something in and it tells you how many results fall into one of levels. Fair enough: if you're writing a research paper on sexual health or something, and thoughtful information would normal ... More >>
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 >>
This is awesome. No, I mean really awesome. A silver lining to this shitty economy. A perfect fusion of two things I like: free booze and dumb bar games. I'm talking about "Rock paper scissors" Mondays at Nine75 (975 Lincoln Street), the new promotion whereby customers get to challenge their f ... More >>
The folks at the Denver Zoo have found a great manipulative slogan to get crowds through the turnstiles this summer: "Every time you visit you help animals." I spotted this ad on an RTD bus on Colfax this morning, and managed to snap this pic from my passenger-side window. Although I captured the ... More >>
In celebrity-starved Denver, it's no surprise that the PleasuresDudes have parlayed their late-night TV ads for a local adult-store chain into a certain star status peopled with parties and porn stars. But thanks to the web, the Dudes have gone global – and their fame earned them an invitation to ... More >>
A trip back in time for this tipsy Hawkeye.
Ben Schulz issued the battle cry that echoed across World of Warcraft.
Chess uses music to play with our emotions.
Homegrown wiseguys give pieces a chance in Team America.
Grinch highlights the holiday theme at the Wildlife Experience
Listen to the Pavement
September 25, 2003
Something to Chew On
February 13, 2003
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad.
Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously.
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth.
Drowning Mona is a trailer-trash mishmash.
A Green Mountain High School student finds out there's the Church of Christ, and then there's the Denver Church of Christ
Transported by private companies, wayward inmates discover that their journey to prison can be a long, strange trip.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.
From the week of January 12