Stephen Colbert, as a real human being, is useless to us. Yes, that's a very selfish thing to say, but we all know it's true. When he's stepped out of character in the past for interviews on Fresh Air or Meet the Press, it's mildly interesting, but it's interesting in the same way that it was intere ... 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. After a brief delay becau ... More >>
January's a monster month for metal in the Mile High City, from Impending Doom tonight at the Marquis Theater to Down at the Summit Music Hall at the end of the month to a couple of killer local bills. If you're a completist, we've got all of this month's shows listed in our concert calendar or if y ... More >>
Maybe it's just because we're claustrophobic and get all sorts of anxious being pressed in by tight crowds, but the thought of being trampled seems more than a little unnerving, which is precisely why we always avoid Black Friday. But being trampled by turtles, on the other hand, well, now that just ... More >>
Wednesday, January 9, Marquis Theater, 866-468-7621.
Five Iron Frenzy is a Colorado band with a lengthy and storied history. Initially formed as a side project of Exhumator, an idustrial thrash band, Five Iron became a full time endeavor when its founders, frontman Reese Roper, bassist Keith Hoerig, and guitarists Micah Ortega and Scott Kerr, and drum ... More >>
For months, there's been tension aplenty between supporters and opponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act -- and with the election a week away, it's still rising. Example: The No on 64 campaign says claims by backers don't hold up under scrutiny, prompting proponent Mason Tv ... More >>
Last week, we noted that actress Susan Sarandon is voicing robocalls on behalf of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Now, a new website, MarijuanaMajority.com, is pushing such measures here and elsewhere using the words of other notables who've questioned drug policy, including F ... More >>
The presidential contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will likely be very tight in Colorado, a key swing state -- and a close vote is also expected for Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. But could a big turnout for the latter undermine Obama in the state? This theory is b ... More >>
In Grand Junction circa mid July, advocates for Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, launched an electronic billboard message featuring televangelist Pat Robertson, who'd spoken positively about the measure. Robertson subsequently asked that the message be removed, so it's now been ... More >>
Last week, a Montana court ruled that hash and concentrates are not legally defined in that state's medical marijuana laws and are therefore illegal for MMJ patients there to possess. According to Denver marijuana attorney Warren Edson, a similar situation isn't likely to occur in Colorado -- but th ... More >>
Last week, we told you about a Grand Junction billboard in support of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, featuring televangelist Pat Robertson, who'd made public statements in support of the measure. Nonetheless, one of Robertson's reps asked that the billboard come down -- and i ... More >>
A lot of people, especially in these parts, might think New Jersey would be vastly improved if it became more like Colorado. But not New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, at least as far as marijuana is concerned. According to a just-published column, he's gone on record as saying he doesn't want NJ ... More >>
The proponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, have turned plenty of heads via billboards near Mile High Stadium, with the first featuring a soccer-mom-type woman revealing her preference for cannabis and the second spotlighting a father saying, "Please card my son" -- the ... More >>
Update below: Last month, a majority of attendees at the Denver Republican Assembly backed Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. And enthusiasm is even more widespread among Democrats. Saturday's Dem state convention and assembly in Pueblo formally supported Amendment 64 -- an actio ... More >>
After the Broncos traded Tim Tebow to the Jets, televangelist Pat Robertson accused Denver of treating Tebow shabbily. But a spokesman for Colorado Springs' Focus on the Family, for which Tebow made a 2010 Super Bowl ad, doesn't echo this claim. Instead, he believes the events that led the Broncos t ... More >>
The woman seen here looks like a highly polished business owner, perhaps, or maybe a suburban soccer mom. But as portrayed on a billboard being formally unveiled today at a high-profile location near the Denver Broncos' home, Sports Authority Field at Mile High (see it below), she's also a fan of g ... More >>
At what point does a band become famous enough that they begin to surpass the nouns they've co-opted? How does Google know you want Cake the band, not cake the dessert, if you only search for "cake" and no other words? Is there a band name that is un-Googleable? These are the questions that weighed ... More >>
Following Tim Tebow's trade to the New York Jets, televangelist Pat Robertson blasted the Broncos, suggesting that if Peyton Manning, who is coming off multiple neck surgeries, gets hurt, the team will deserve it. This sentiment drew a sharp rebuke from one reader with what appears to be a differen ... More >>
Everyone's got an opinion about the Broncos' signing of Peyton Manning and trade of Tim Tebow to the New York Jets, including none other than Pat Robertson. The televangelist recently came out in favor of Colorado's Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Now, however, he's basically ... More >>
In the past, Democrats were more likely to support regulating marijuana for recreational use, while Republicans felt otherwise. But growing evidence suggests this may no longer be the case. Take the Denver County Republican Assembly, a majority of whom appear to support Amendment 64, the Regulate Ma ... More >>
Fire officials point to recent fires at medical marijuana cultivation sites as proof of increasing dangers at such facilities, which harness loads of energy to power the fans, lights and filters needed to produce high volumes of cannabis. But are these grows really the electrical-blaze equivalent of ... More >>
Amendment 64, previously known as the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, has been approved for the November ballot, and thus far, its backers include former Colorado House Majority Leader Paul Weissmann, the ACLU of Colorado and ex-New Mexico governor/Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnso ... More >>
Insane Clown Posse's new video for "Miracles" (see above) has been blowing up the Internet for a few days now. The ridiculous, syrupy rap song about the many "miracles" of existence, and more especially, the jaw-droppingly stupid video that accompanies it, lead to one, inescapable conclusion: the ... More >>
Does I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House embody its name?
V for Vendetta delivers less, not Moore.
Drinking Liberally allows Democrats to get hoppy.
Modern Muse forcefully revisits the suddenly timely Inherit the Wind.
Since anointing Kelly Clarkson, the star machine's been running on empty.
Sleeping in the Nothing (Sanctuary)
Linda McCartney's photos of '60s rockers roll
From the week of April 17, 2003
An anti-Coors ad gets canned by a local publication.
One of Denver's least-understood media projects gets ready for its close-up.
Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time.
Former Olympic runner Frank Shorter wants elite athletes to kick their habits.
International Mr. Leather Bruce Chopnik wants to tell the world: It's a new day for gays and Coors.
Through the valley of debt with Pastor Charles E. Blair.
A former aide throws the book at James Dobson.
Dr. Warren Hern ranks high on the anti-abortionists' hit list. They're playing Ken Scott's song.
Jesus saves. Bob Larson diversifies.
A COLORADO NONPROFIT FUNNELED GINGRICH'S GOPAC FUNDS.
DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.
NORM RESNICK SPEAKS LOUDLY AND CARRIES A BIG SHTICK.STAR-SPANGLED BANTER A TRADITIONAL JEW ON THE CHRISTIAN PATRIOTS' WAVELENGTH--THIS IS KOSHER?
CONSERVATIVE STRATEGISTS GEAR UP FOR THE INFORMATION HIGHWAY.RIGHT ON! EMPOWERMENT TO THE PEOPLE: CONSERVATIVES TUNE IN AND TURN ON.
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