The Swayback released Double Four Time on its own more than a year and a half ago on its Long Gone Lads imprint. The album, which contained the band's best material to date, is a record completely worthy of much greater exposure. So it's heartening to hear that the band has finally landed a record d ... More >>
Saturday, May 12, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
Timothy NorrisPeter HookWith his ground-breaking band Joy Division, Peter Hook (due this Monday, September 19, at the Bluebird Theater) perhaps accidentally created a style of playing bass that made the instrument not just a part of the rhythm section but also a carrier of the melody.
This weekend's Snowball Festival in the Vail Valley has already surpassed expectations. Barely in its first year, and the festival has put together an impressive lineup that includes acts like Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, the Flaming Lips, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Local Natives and D ... More >>
Remember this shameful character from 2007?Names like Josh McDaniels, Scott McInnis and Jamie Paulin-Ramirez made us cringe this year, committing dastardly deeds or generally making fools of themselves and the Centennial State. And as such, they've been inducted into our Hall of Shame 2010 ( ... More >>
Karl PfeifferTwenty-one-year-old Karl Pfeiffer has been obsessed with the paranormal since grade school. So when SyFy's popular reality show Ghost Hunters launched its third spin-off, Ghost Hunters Academy, the CSU sophomore enthusiastically sent his audition tape (below) and earned a spot on ... More >>
Complaints about former U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham continue to hang fire.Almost two years ago -- fittingly, on April Fool's Day -- Sean Harrington filed a complaint with the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel requesting an investigation of U.S. District Judge Edward Not ... More >>
A Flickr photo. Everybody loves a good, home-grown sex scandal. Especially scandals that involve Evangelical Christians, bestiality, horny moms and naughty schoolteachers. (Not all at once, sadly.) Colorado has played host to its fair share of salaciousness this past decade. Here, we look ba ... More >>
Sean Harrington, the do-it-yourself litigator behind the contentious website KnowYourCourts, has been a relentless scourge of judicial excess and abusive attorneys in Colorado, whether battling his own custody issues in family court, commenting on the exploits of former judge Edward "Naughty" ... More >>
Yesterday, with the news that the San Francisco Chronicle may go down, leaving the free Examiner the only real daily in SF, Phil Anschutz once again looked like the smartest guy in the room.Today, he's also looking like the luckiest. Because before Anschutz bought the dying Examiner label and turned ... More >>
A recent alert from the Denver Disability Parking Enforcement Program announces that the city is recruiting citizens interested in ticketing those able-bodied but ass-lazy drivers who park in handicapped zones. Yes, you heard right. Denver uses volunteers to try to keep those parki ... More >>
Sean Harrington would like to ask at least one psychiatrist some very pointed questions. KnowYourCourts, a website known for challenging the actions of various Colorado lawyers, judges and credentialed "experts" associated with the divorce industry in the state, continues to demonstrate that some ... More >>
A Judge Nottingham image from Sean Harrington's KnowYourCourts.com website. Judiciary critic Sean Harrington, whose KnowYourCourts website featured some interesting scoopage on Judge Edward Nottingham well before his recent resignation, has his own complaint about the judge still pending with the ... More >>
Steve Lawler, decking it. May we interest you in some other blogs? Today in Backbeat Online: • A review of Steve Lawler at Beta. • A compendium of weekend-party pics ready for clicking. Today in Cafe Society: • A Milking It taste of High School Musical cereal. Zac, you're so dreamy! Today ... More >>
Judge Edward Nottingham in an image from KnowYourCourts.com. "Convergence" is a term used in journalistic circles to describe quasi-formal content-sharing relationships between news organizations operating in different mediums -- like, for example, the one linking the Denver Post and 9News. (Read ... More >>
Lawyers take a back seat to no one in the muffled expression of their delight in the suffering of others. So, now that one of the meanest, most imperial judges in the history of Colorado finds himself under investigation after his phone number was reportedly found in the files of an alleged brothel ... More >>
They are supposed to protect us from the real scumbags, and they build their reputations – and their egos – doing it in grand style. We are supposed to admire them, to honor them and to hold them up as pillars of credibility when others fail. But what happens when these pillars, guys like Chief ... More >>
Elliot Spitzer’s career is exploding in New York. But even before it was revealed the soon-to-be-former governor had repeatedly utilized the services of a super-duper high-priced escort service – prostitutes with Emperors Club VIP reportedly charge as much as $5,500 per hour – Colorado has bee ... More >>
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.
You can't keep a good judge down. Yesterday Joe Nacchio notched a win in the first round of his appeal over his conviction for illegal insider trading, with three appellate judges ruling that the badly toupeed former Qwest exec can stay free on $2 million bond pending an expedited appeal. But the ... More >>
The UNC Bears tangle with tougher grid foes.
I Am (Secretly Canadian)
July 3, 2003
As American As...
Still battling Goliath, Nobody in Particular Presents claims a clear victory in court.
A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.
The state gives it up for an inmate rape.
Do newspapers and the Anti-Defamation League have anything in common?
Petty squabbles land lawyers in a federal judge's woodshed--at 6:30 a.m.
The ugly Quigley-Aronson dispute keeps getting uglier.
A jury blows away a fired Denver deputy gunning for a big settlement from taxpayers.
DENVER ATTORNEY DAVID L. SMITH HAS MADE LIFE A LIVING HELL FOR HIS ADVERSARIES. NOW HE'S FEELING THE HEAT HIMSELF.OUT OF ORDER DAVID L. SMITH SAYS COLORADO'S FEDERAL JUDGES ARE OUT TO GET HIM. HE'S RIGHT.
BILL WALL AND OTHER RICH GUYS PLED POVERTY IN FEDERAL COURT, AND THE PUBLIC'S CJA FUND PAID FOR IT.