Nick Hornby

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    Author Cheryl Strayed Is Ready to Get Wild in Denver Friday

    In 1995, after the death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed looked for comfort by dabbling in sex and heroin. When that only made her problems worse, Strayed embarked on an ambitious journey to hike 1,100 miles of the Pacific Coast Trail. In 2012 Strayed turned her tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Are comedians and critics too cushy? UMS comedy panel gets weird

    While the UMS weekend was packed with sexy locals flaunting their primal lust for aesthetics and scenester flirting on and off the stage, on Saturday afternoon I was part of a significantly geekier and less arousing event: the UMS Funny Face Off, a panel of comedians debating comedy journalists at M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Do drugs make musicians more creative?

    Do drugs fuel creativity? Is an addled mind essential to making great music? Does sobriety cause creative impotence? What if Jimi Hendrix had suddenly decided to enter a twelve-step program? Would Are You Experienced? have sucked? To answer this nagging question, you have to take a look at rock's re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/25/08-10/31/08)

    Prepare yourself for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Rock Band Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you may have missed this week while you were busy practicing singing along to all your favorite Beatles' tunes in anticipation of the just-announced Beatles version of the popular R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Heather Browne name dropped by Nick Hornby in New York Times

    Gonna go out on a limb here and posit that today is perhaps one of the coolest days of Heather Browne's life. This morning, Browne and her excellent Colorado Springs-based blog, I Am Fuel, You Are Friends, was name dropped by Nick Hornby as part of his Living with Music playlist in the New York Time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    Live Review: Andy Falconetti, Rotaree and John Porcellino

    Photo: Tom Murphy Andy Falconetti Andy Falconetti, Rotaree and John Porcellino Saturday, July 19, 2008 Wax Trax, Denver Better Than: Seeing a show like this at a bar. Andy Falconetti, while tall, is an unprepossessing and utterly unpretentious performer. Normally you’ll see him fronting indie p ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 21, 2005

    Bite Me

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    June 9, 2005
  • News

    April 21, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 21, 2005

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    For Love of the Game

    The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot.

  • Film

    November 11, 2004

    The Edge of Treason

    Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel.

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative.

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Hugh Fidelity

    Grant grows from a badly drawn Boy to a man in charming fashion.

  • Music

    July 19, 2001


    Detroit's White Stripes will save your savage soul.

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Girl Afraid

    Renée Zellweger nervously Joneses for romance.

  • Film

    March 30, 2000

    Rock On!

    Here's the top five reasons this movie rules.