In a comparatively short period of time, Troy Walker one of Denver most sought-after comedians, a designation he'd likely dismiss with a modest scoff despite its accuracy. A regular at Comedy Works, Walker has opened for some of the most prom ... More >>
Though it's largely been forgotten in the annals of crack-pottery and snake-oil salesmanship, the story of Mark Kostabi is one of the art world's weirdest and most head-slappingly dumb. A darling of the high-rolling '80s New York scene, Kostabi and his rise to fame and riches on the backs of ... More >>
We thought we'd seen everything at McDonald's, but the new "Mouthwatering Angus Snack Wrap" -- essentially a burger in a flour tortilla -- looks like a new low. Until you consider some of the dishes that the Clown of Darkness has inflicted on the rest of the world. Herewith, the top five Mc ... More >>
Crazed caper feeds our appetite for laughs.
Jez Butterworth has created a rare bird, grounded in place and character.
From the week of August 3, 2006
The sassy Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge skewers Dickens.
The Red Scare returns in Good Night, and Good Luck.
Polanski's Oliver Twist misses the grit of the Dickens classic.
Bas Bleu's thoughtful Elephant Man explores the spirit of outcasts.
Turtles Can Fly illuminates the remarkable resilience of the Kurds.
Twist puts a new spin on old favorites
Despite some flaws, the cast of Oliver! delivers a watchable performance.
Dark undertones cloud the satiric musical froth of Urinetown.
The state orphanage sheltered almost 17,000 children over the years. That makes for one big family reunion.