The X-Files turned twenty this week. Despite its somewhat advanced age, the groundbreaking series has never felt more relevant. The show's paranoid vision of government conspiracies seems positively prescient in light of revelations about NSA spying in defiance of U.S. law and custom. Its embrace of ... More >>
We've all seen cameras on traffic-light poles, and many of us have noticed police vehicles mounted with similar devices. But did you know so-called license-plate readers can be utilized to track the whereabouts of any driver, whether he or she has violated any laws? This prospect alarms the Boulder ... More >>
Ah, yes, good to see our friends in Flobots are still doing their thing -- and by doing their thing, we mean dependably raging against the machine by being unapologetically outspoken on a variety of incendiary topics. The latest: Bradley Manning, a Private First Class in the United States Army, who ... More >>
Wanda Sykes is a writer, actress, voice artist, activist and standup comedienne extraordinaire -- and crazy enough to talk to Westword. Her career is as epic as her personality, and she has no problem saying exactly what's on her mind -- whether it be salty, spicy or sweet. Since she's coming to D ... More >>
Tony Shawcross.Colorado Indymedia is a news outlet that's dedicated to fighting the power. And the organization did so last week, when the FBI asked for IP information about the anonymous person who posted info about vandalism at two Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices. Colorado Indym ... More >>
The sports departments at local media outlets are working overtime right now in preparation for the Colorado Rockies' first trip to the World Series. Yet journalists with other specialties continue to do good work that's all-too-often obscured by purple haze. Take the Denver Post. The broadsheet's ... More >>
Congress is putting on the squeeze, but Colorado's private investigators still can't agree how -- or if -- they should be regulated.
Everything you need to know about Denver's dailies is on page one.
From zero to hero. Just a couple of weeks ago, Joe Nacchio's lawyer was in federal court, arguing that his client's upcoming trial must be moved, because the former Qwest CEO is one of "the most reviled figures in Denver history" and could never get a fair trial here. But today, Nacchio is being h ... More >>
Ang Lee's deeply divided hero gives The Hulk a split personality.
Carl Kabat has a sacred mission that could land him in jail -- and outside the priesthood.
Researchers may have fabricated state-of-the-art polygraph technology, but it can't forge the Truth.