Christopher Titus cut his teeth in comedy clubs in the '80s after having an epiphany as a teenager when he fell into a bonfire. But it wasn't until the late '90s when Titus -- whose comedy focuses on his upbringing in a highly dysfunctional family -- that Titus began to get more widespread traction. ... More >>
Westword caught up with the Fray's chief songwriters, Isaac Slade and Joe King, for a track-by-track breakdown of Scars & Stories, the new record. If you've bought the record and you're listening right now wondering what "Run for Your Life" or "Here We Are" is about, wonder no more. Or if you came h ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast.
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Another badass Uhl Studios illustration.This coming Sunday, several very fast cars will drive around in a circle 200 times for a total distance of 500 miles, an annual tradition that has now been going on for exactly a century. Yes, it's the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, one of t ... More >>
Considering it's an activity wherein people look on while other people walk down a street and do things at the same time, it's unsurprising that the least boring thing about a parade is usually the floats. Actually, a lot of the time, the floats are pretty awesome -- like the 28-foot-tall pen ... More >>
Aside from drinking a hot toddy and wearing a smoking jacket while counterfeiting a nickel and being painted by Norman Rockwell, it doesn't get too much more Americana than the Rockettes -- and as everyone knows, the Holidays are, at their best, a time of misty-eyed sentimentality. To that en ... More >>
"It's a Norman Rockwell scene," Ted Haggard told the reporters gathered outside his Colorado Spring home last night, where the New Life Church founder and disgraced minister was about to start his first, off-the-record prayer meeting. "It's a 'Kumbaya' moment."
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If we could get a couple more of these, betcha everybody would be psyched.Even when times are good, fiscal conservatives often rail against public spending for the arts -- because, apparently, life would be better if we lived in a joyless, monochromatic society modeled on George Orwell's 1984 ... More >>