So, you've got a kid, huh? Whether it's your own rambunctious preschooler or the bratty nephew you've been charged with keeping alive for the next five hours, the most important thing is leaving your house where valuables are liable to be destroyed and seeking refuge on somebody else's property. In ... More >>
Erica Walker Adams is a singular talent with a fascinating hybrid of interests and opinions. Her book, The Mutation of Fortune, available from The Green Lantern Press, a series of related tales that infuse fairy tale ... More >>
Colorado Native Noah Dorsey will release his first solo comic, Saint Chaos, today with production help from Mile High Comics and illustrations by Zsombor Huszka. Dorsey took time out from preparing for his comic's release to answer a few questions about how he got into comic book writing, his partne ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
A young woman with a supernatural talent for finding things goes looking for trouble and gets it in the form of a monstrous man who uses children for his own dark ends in Joe Hill's new novel NOS4A2. The book delves into a world where certain special people can make dreams real, then explores what h ... More >>
AMANDA PALMER @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 2/4/12 Amanda Palmer wants to ask the audience a personal question. It's halfway through her set, and the crowd is understandably sweaty, aroused, and willing to answer anything she asks. "How many of you, in high school, were described as 'goth'?" To which the crow ... More >>
In Rudy Ch. Garcia's debut novel, The Closet of Discarded Dreams, a man awakens in a strange, surreal world made up of dreams -- his own, and everyone else's. In this bizarre place, Che Guevara and Marilyn Monroe debate philosophy and no one ever dies, but not everything is as wonderful as it seems. ... More >>
It's one of those eternal questions: Which was better, the movie or the book? You may find the answer tonight, when Cinema in the Stacks, a monthly literary film series hosted by the Aurora Central Library, kicks off for the summer. For the most part, perhaps because the library is a family kind of ... More >>
Connie Willis.Greeley author Connie Willis was in Washington over the weekend, picking up her seventh Nebula award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Yes, her seventh. The SFFWA's 1,500 members awarded best novel honors to her epic two-volume work, Blackout/All Clear, a ... More >>
This is Constantine. John Constantine. Asshole. Superman, the ideal representation of truth, justice and the American way, is now being portrayed by Henry Cavill, a Brit. While I don't think it's xenophobic to have a problem with that, I do think that if it's a punishment, it's one we deserve ... More >>
Amy Reeder Hadley spices up the Local Flavor Fest.
Matthew Vaughn hacks at Neil Gaimanís fantasy wonderland.
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Neil Gaiman crafts his latest book while carrying on his free-speech crusade.
Saturday, March 5, 15th Street Tavern, 303-572-0822.
Reeves is back in black, and there's more hell to pay.
Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.
Cartoonists get 24 hours to pen their masterpieces.
Northfork is the work of angels, real and imagined.
A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the nuttiest
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place.