For the better part of three decades, Kathy Griffin has been performing standup -- but the two-time Emmy winner may be best known for her television domination. With more than a dozen comedy specials under her belt and multiple TV series with Griffin as the star, the comedian has found success in be ... More >>
Americans love a good con-man story. They love hearing about attractive criminals -- the charmingly deceptive leading man or intoxicatingly distracting female -- getting away with it, and the loot that provides them with another kind fantasy in the land of the super-rich.
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It seems counterintuitive for a business book to tout the virtues of unpopularity, but author Erika Napoletano has thoroughly embraced the concept of unpopularity -- which is not a pejorative term, as she explains in the Q&A that follows. Basically, unpopularity means you don't have mass appeal for ... More >>
Naropa grad Seth Lepore will bring his newest one-man show, SuperHappyMelancholyexpialidocious, to Boulder this weekend. The new show targets the happiness movement, humorously critiquing everything from Oprah Winfrey to those Texas megachurches that all insist we need to be constantly chipper.
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Oprah is returning to her home planet this week. Or she's leaving daytime television. Or something like that. Everybody loves Oprah. Even if they've never seen her television program, they know Oprah is "truth." She's solid, she's the bridge between different cultures and the essence of what ... More >>
Lori MidsonSkew, according to owner Ton Phairatphibon, was skewered -- by its own employees
Weird. Just weird. That was the overriding observation last night at Skew, the globalized food-on-a-stick restaurant that Ton Phairatphibon opened at 2070 South University Boulevard exactly one month ... More >>
Oprah: Now with magical slippers.She's not the first long-lost celebrity relative to come randomly out of the woodwork, but where most of them are deadbeat dads or biological mothers seeking a coattail-riding boost to gaudy tabloid fame, Oprah's newly found sister seems, like everything in Op ... More >>
Holiday 2010: Antler lights on Lincoln Park bull elk lure motorists to get massages.
The pampered beast shown on the TallGrass billboard in the photo above is this season's proud vision from the Evergreen hair- and skin-care coven endorsed by the cult of Oprah. Perhaps the gift cards advertis ... More >>
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, KBCO's Local Edition, KCSU, The Colorado Sound, which originates at K ... More >>
Bill Kurtz.On Monday's Oprah, host Oprah Winfrey spotlighted the new documentary Waiting For "Superman", which examines charter schools and America's troubled public-education system. Along the way, she opened her pocketbook and gave $1 million to six impressive charters -- among them the Den ... More >>
About a month ago, TIME columnist Josh Ozersky scored some major d-bag points when he wrote a piece in which he threw conventional wedding catering under the bus to wax poetic on the chefs who provided food at his own special day -- while conveniently forgetting to mention the fact that those ... More >>
Our favorite tables scraps of the week from the Cafe Society blog:
1. The fact that Coors Field made Peta's list of the country's most vegetarian-friendly ballparks, coming in at number five on their annual list, made the rest of us darksiders swear to eat steaks, cheeseburgers, bratwursts a ... More >>
A cell phone helped cause Erica Forney's death.As noted in our blog about the eleventh anniversary of the shootings at Columbine High School, Oprah Winfrey shot a program about that subject a year ago, but wound up pulling it at the last minute following complaints from family members and oth ... More >>
The original Chipotle,now a fast-food shrine.From the moment it opened at 1644 East Evans Avenue, close by the University of Denver, Chipotle Mexican Grill a hip storefront joint that served giant burritos, was a giant hit. Three years later, the homegrown chain had three Denver locations -- ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonBrian Rohrbough.
A report about the tenth anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School that was originally slated to run on Oprah's April 20 program, but host Oprah Winfrey ordered it yanked at the last minute. In a statement, Winfrey says she made the decision because ... More >>
Photo by Mark Manger
Today in Cafe Society:
• Up Close: Cracovia.
• MiniBAR mini-opening; grand opening this weekend.
• James Mazzio set to open the Icehouse Tavern.
• Eat Your Beer With Old Chub Bread.
• Our Weekly Bread: Snarf's, mmmm, Snarf's.
• Win $500 from El Monterey ... More >>
Kate Battan, Dave Cullen and Dwayne Fuselier on a Columbine-related episode of "Oprah" that will no longer air today.
As pointed out earlier today in a blog about the many media appearances of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis, Colorado journalist Dave Cullen, author of the widely praised volume ... More >>
Amid all the revelations connected with Ted Haggard's attempted resurrection on HBO and Oprah, the accusations of payoffs involving yet another young man lusted after by the former pastor ("Watch the KRDO report featuring Ted Haggard's latest accuser"), and assorted other sordidness, a greater ... More >>