As of July 1, anyone eighteen and under can get into Museum of Contemporary Art Denver for free thanks to a new initiative in partnership with David and Laura Merage of the David and Laura Merage Foundation. "The partnership is designed to give Denver's teenagers access to the art that the museum h ... More >>
Pop culture can inspire some strange culinary creations; a creep-tastic example is Alamo Drafthouse's new duo of wines based on Silence of the Lambs: "The Cannibal Chianti," a nod to Hannibal Lecter, connoisseur of two-legged protein, and "Suit Yourself Pinot Grigio," an homage to Buffalo Bill, our ... More >>
Denver has long proclaimed itself the home of the cheeseburger, and even has a monument to that invention on Speer Boulevard -- though several other cities have tried to claim the burger-king crown. But we were also the undisputed home of the Hot Pocket, which brothers David and Paul Merage invent ... More >>
Nestle is taking over a town in celebration of everyone's eighth-favorite chocolate-covered snack.I'm sure I don't have to tell you this, but it's National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day. In fact, by now your chocolate-covered raisin party is likely in full swing, and all your friends are tanke ... More >>
Holiday shopping sucks. I would rather drink the water from a dirty plastic bong than walk around the mall this time of year -- which explains why I always end up delaying until the very last minute to get anything done.
Forget after-school apples. Here, drink this, little Jimmy! It's got lots of vitamins and bacteria -- the good kind! -- to keep you healthy and strong.
Nestle's water is about to go the distanceThe best of today's Denver blogs The Colorado Independent reports on Nestle's ridiculous plan to drain millions of gallons from the Arkansas river near Buena Vista and drive it 120 miles to Denver. WhoSaidYouSaid says Andrew Romanoff said Michael Be ... More >>
Back when you were young, only taste mattered in terms of drink selection. Well, that and availability -- i.e. what your Mom allowed you to have. But mainly it was taste -- you weren't thinking about caloric content, or artificial sweeteners, or the effects of too much caffeine on your slee ... More >>
Is this the apocalypse or what? Last week, Eggo devastated Jason Sheehan, school children and bachelors everywhere by reporting that a massive waffle shortage was taking place. And now Libby's and Nestle have put the kibosh on their canned pumpkin production for the rest of the year. That ... More >>
"Why the hell'd they have to draft Ty Lawson...." A blog about other blogs in which we ask you to send us tips about more blogs. It's bloggeriffic! The Anthony Carter exit interview: Will A.C. be going to D.C. -- or maybe a city with less catchy initials? (Pickaxe and Roll) Education Secretary Ar ... More >>
A Flickr photo. Nestle has recalled all its Toll House refrigerated raw cookie dough, for fear those packages are contaminated with that little nuisance, E.coli. Nationwide, dozens of people have become ill, possibly because of tainted dough. But wait, you say: How much danger is there of more peopl ... More >>
The Havana District has the lockdown on sweet nothings.
Local political writer Ari Armstrong, author of FreeColorado.com and columnist for the Grand Junction Free Press, likes nothing better than to fire up his lowercase libertarian indignation against what he sees as the meddling of big government, abuses of personal liberty and the suppression of free- ... More >>
While scouring the candy aisle at Walgreen's earlier this week, I happened upon a mysterious box filled with giant candy bars that looked like they were left over from the Reagan administration. The packaging had a decidedly retro '80s feel, and since the box was sitting all alone on the very top sh ... More >>
Never heard of a Violet Crumble? Don’t worry, because neither has most of the rest of the world outside of Australia, Hawaii and parts of the U.K. But personally, I’m somewhat obsessed with the stranger extremes of the confectionery arts and have spent many an evening wandering around the dry-s ... More >>
The documentary Black Gold, which is touring the country and was shown in Denver and Boulder last month, fashions itself the Fast Food Nation of the coffee industry, contrasting the excesses of the western caffeine craze with the plight of Ethiopian coffee farmers to illustrate the inequities stirre ... More >>
Peter Jackson's King Kong earns its crown.
The NBA All-Stars' tallies don't always add up.