Estately.com, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>
The folks at Estately.com have assembled a list of U.S. cities with the most douchebags using a highly unusual metric. They counted up the number of dudes who listed Facebook "interests" in ten douchey categories: Nickelback, Monster Energy, Axe, Don Ed Hardy, Vin Diesel, Chris Brown, Tosh.0, Mixed ... More >>
DRUMCELL/GREAT AMERICAN TECHNO FESTIVAL | FRI & SAT, 9/13-9/14 When it comes to hard, dark, pulsing techno, Droid Behavior is one of the best labels out there, and the Great American Techno Festival will fill your need for some gritty underground sounds this weekend. The main festival takes place Fr ... More >>
BIG GIGANTIC @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 9/28/13 Last year, Big Gigantic's show at Red Rocks was the best EDM show of the year, and that speaks volumes considering how many other shows there were to choose from. There feeling of hometown pride was simply unmistakable as the outfit went into "Colorado ... More >>
Cash Money Records, the label founded by Bryan "Baby/Birdman" Williams in 1991, rose to prominence in the hip-hop scene with its signing of the Hot Boys, consisting of B.G., Young Turk, Lil' Wayne and Juvenile. Since then, the group has become one of rap's premier labels, having piggybacked Lil Wayn ... More >>
With her blog Violet Against Women, Los Angeles-based artist Ellina Kevorkian explores how she informs and presents her own identity through online curation. Kevorkian, who was commissioned by MCA Denver to expound upon Violet Against Women: Confronting Notions of the Feminine, a collection of live ... More >>
In her 1996 novel Push, Sapphire ventured into the profoundly dark territory of a young black girl's experience growing up in late '80s Harlem. The book dealt with the difficult topics of incest, rape, AIDS, illiteracy, poverty and violence toward infants, yet none of this prevented the 2009 film ad ... More >>
Joe Miklosi.Colorado's 6th Congressional District has been a safe Republican enclave -- the sort of place likely to elect current Representative Mike Coffman for as long as he cares to serve in Congress. But a judge recently redrew lines to make the district more competitive, thereby giving a ... More >>
Sal Pace.Pueblo Democrat Sal Pace is giving up his post as minority leader of the Colorado House. But he's not resigning as representative for House District 46, and neither is he making a break with politics. Far from it: He plans to run against Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional Distric ... More >>
Video below.While neither Occupy Denver nor its donors have been getting much love from the Denver Police Department, at least OD dog leader Shelby is generating good publicity nationwide. Last night, the pooch scored airtime on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC program courtesy of a photo and quote from ... More >>
Catch John Legend tonight at the Pepsi Center with SadeJohn Legend considers everything, especially when he's being interviewed. He pauses long enough for you to imagine him considering several inferior answers and tossing them before choosing one that sounds just right. Back in the fall of 2 ... More >>
In case you haven't heard, Mama Gaga is going on tour with Lady in hopes of preventing her from going on the "drinking diet." Apparently, Ma'ga, concerned about her egg-dwelling offspring, demanded she accompany her daughter on tour. We love the idea. Frankly, we think more parents should tak ... More >>
By now, the facepalm-inducing silliness of Kim Kardashian's tearful protest on Sunday's episode of Kourtney and Kim Take New York at being shown in the nude in the October issue of W magazine has been extensively remarked upon. For one thing, she posed nude for the magazine, so it's hard to f ... More >>
Straight outta C Springs, YTCracker is among nerd core's finest YTCracker rolls with a crew and movement known as "nerdcore," the epicenter of all things sophisticated and geeky. The rapper -- aka Bryce Case, who pronounces his name as "whitey cracker" -- and his contemporaries, guys like MC ... More >>
Perhaps more than ever in this reality show age we live in, it can be difficult to know what the hell famous people are even famous for -- and nobody, besides maybe Paris Hilton, exemplifies that "famous for being famous" phenomenon better than Tila Tequila. In her completely un-clamored-for ... More >>
When Bruno Mars was picked up for suspicion of cocaine possession earlier this month in Las Vegas -- or "Busted for Booger Sugar" as TMZ reported, gross -- it wasn't the arrest that was so engaging, it was the mug shot. He looked downright giddy in his photo, almost creepy. Mars is currentl ... More >>
This isn't your daddy's Woodstock, your hippie cousin's Bonnaroo or your yuppie Chicago Uncle's Lollapalooza. This is Coachella, man, and it attracts the most pretentious music fans on the planet, who all choose to gather in grassy polo fields and endure intense desert heat for the same reason. We ... More >>
Matthew Morris from top to bottom.Colorado's been on a roll lately when it comes to reality show contestants. Fort Collins' Haeley Vaughn and Denver's Lily Scott made strong showings on American Idol. And Louisville's Nicole Fox actually won cycle thirteen of America's Next Top Model; read ... More >>
Every year, on a seemingly random day at the end of November, America celebrates Thanksgiving. (Canadians, as usual, get this completely wrong and hold it in October.) It's a day of tradition, a day to give thanks. And a day, or so it's become over time, that we all do inexplicable things j ... More >>
Once again, allow Westword to clarify: Jeff Peckman and Stan Romanek have not released the full video of their peeping tom alien. Peckman merely showed it to the media at a Denver press conference in late May, but would only allow still photos. So if you've seen a two minute clip of a little alien ... More >>
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up.
Tom Waits would enjoy this bar talk.
This commedia-based standard is silly but enjoyable.
Gregg Gillis canít understand what all the fuss is about.
Fast reviews of recent releases
From the week of October 12, 2006
Vincent "Don Vito" Margera acts like a jackass!
A clipboard and a camera will get you anywhere -- even on The Real World.
Tuesday, December 6, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399.
Ryan Reynolds recalls his fat years in Just Friends.
This Fall Out Boy thinks leaving the nest is overrated.
Is Denver's Grand Prix headed down a racing dead end?
Colorado Shakespeare Festival's Twelfth Night isn't right.
The Denver Polo Classic downplays snob appeal.
Newsical the musical is light, spoofy fare.
Justin Moyer, Edie Sedgwick and Supersystem's Justin Destroyer are all the same person -- sort of.
It's a very good time to be John Legend.
Derby fantasies stand on the spindly legs of a colt at CSU.