Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
Attorney David Lane has long been among the most prominent opponents of capital punishment in Colorado. You'll recall that he represented Edward Montour, who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole earlier this year after questions about the death that led to his initial imprisonment ... More >>
Each week, Strange Brewing taps a new, small-batch creation: just one barrel of whatever head brewer Tim Myers and buddy Harry Smith (who is starting his own brewery next year) can think up. Along with the beer, they take a pic of the wort as it is being brewed and post it on Facebook as Strange Mas ... More >>
Tenacious D at Red Rocks on Thursday, July 26. This is not opinion. This is fact. The dudes are back and touring in support of Rize of the Fenix, their new album and purportedly the greatest album of all time. This, apparently, is not opinion either, but rather fact. The tour kicks off on May 23 in ... More >>
You can call me Franz.This week the world mourns the death of Otto von Habsburg, who championed world unity, opposed the Nazi movement, served as a member of the European Parliament and was the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary. You know, back when Austria and Hungary were hyphenated, in 1 ... More >>
Osama bin Laden.Update: The U.S. has decided not to release an Osama bin Laden death photo. For now, that means the image won't join the following list of the most iconic post-mortem shots of notorious dictators, revolutionaries and criminals. The roundup includes Mussolini, Rasputin and a fa ... More >>
Maybe size does count.
DU law professor David Akerson and his students sum up justice.
Steaking a claim on Jim Sullivan's next project: Oscar's.
For the week of November 24
From the week of February 17, 2005
The free-speech chickens come home to roost at CU.
Contemplate the sound of one hand clapping in a Capitol Hill zen garden.
Reel Love: A Century of the Avant-Garde
Three exhibits mix it up with the history of photography.
Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo.
From the week of April 18, 2002
Art and commerce do a nasty mating dance in Cannes.
From the week of February 8, 2001
Carl Kabat has a sacred mission that could land him in jail -- and outside the priesthood.
Her great-grandparents died in the Holocaust. But Sara Salzman knows that anti-Semitism lives on -- on the Web.
German immigrant Peter Schmitz, artist to Denver's trust-funders, won't say who killed Greg Lopez. It isn't his only secret.