• Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    The Swayback signs with U.K.'s Self Made Records, for re-release of Double Four Time

    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 >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Cookie Monsta

    Saturday, May 12, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

  • Music

    March 15, 2012
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    September 15, 2011

    Peter Hook on revisting classic Joy Division songs and what he learned about Ian Curtis

    Timothy NorrisPeter Hook​With 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.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Snowball Festival's organizers on how it came together and what inspired it

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    How does our Hall of Shame 2010 compare to previous years? Read them and weep.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Ghost Hunters Academy's Karl Pfeiffer, CSU sophomore, goes International

    Karl Pfeiffer​Twenty-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 >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
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    May 13, 2010
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    February 18, 2010

    Edward Nottingham: "Naughty" non-investigation proceeds with relentless inertia

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Top 10 Colorado sex acts of the decade

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Attorney regulators love "egosurfing" critic's website

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: The bell tolls for Joe Nacchio

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    You, too, can be a disability parking enforcer

    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 >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009
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    November 18, 2008

    KnowYourCourts busts a rogue shrink

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Judge Naughty's accuser is hell on lawyers

    A Judge Nottingham image from Sean Harrington's 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    The blog shortcut, October 20 edition

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Denver Post balks at following partner 9News' lead on Edward Nottingham resignation story

    Judge Edward Nottingham in an image from "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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    “Naughty” Nottingham: When Judges Go Bad

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Shmuck of the Week

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Where is Colorado’s Spitzer-like Scandal?

    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 >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Is This Muslim Republican Mr. Right or the Big Cheese?

    Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps – cowboy boots and all.

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2007

    Macho Nacchio Man

    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 >>

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Sharpening Klawz

    The UNC Bears tangle with tougher grid foes.

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    Scout Niblett

    I Am (Secretly Canadian)

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    July 3, 2003
    As American As...

  • Music

    August 8, 2002


    Still battling Goliath, Nobody in Particular Presents claims a clear victory in court.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Taking on the Empire

    A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    In the Hole

    The state gives it up for an inmate rape.

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    News and Jews

    Do newspapers and the Anti-Defamation League have anything in common?

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Early to Rise

    Petty squabbles land lawyers in a federal judge's woodshed--at 6:30 a.m.

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Curses on Both Houses

    The ugly Quigley-Aronson dispute keeps getting uglier.

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Shot Down in Flames

    A jury blows away a fired Denver deputy gunning for a big settlement from taxpayers.

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    February 16, 1994