Denver blog posts are built to win. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons on rumors that Nuggets coach George Karl would consider jumping to the L.A. Clippers. At Free Range Longmont, Gordon Pedrow defends the town's fracking rules. Colorado Pols' Progressive Cowgirl won't miss Peter Boyles.
Update: Peter Boyles has reportedly been fired at KHOW. To read our updated coverage, click here. Original post: KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles has been off the air since last Thursday, when he and longtime producer Greg Hollenbeck got into screaming spat that briefly got physical -- although not ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we interviewed school board member Denise Montagu, who criticized the press for hyping the tale of Alex Evans, seven, who was allegedly suspended from Loveland's Mary Blair Elementary for pretending to throw a grenade; read it below. But even as the school's PTO plans twin rallies ... More >>
"Viva Romer!" That was the word from Tom Tancredo yesterday morning on Peter Boyles's radio show, responding to the dirty-tricks campaign designed to turn Latino voters against Michael Hancock by claiming that Tancredo has endorsed Hancock. Except, of course, that Tancredo has never endorse ... More >>
Big pic below."Birth Certificate May Be Fake (Poll):" This headline, on a Colorado Springs Gazette editorial that followed President Barack Obama's release of a so-called long-form birth certificate meant to prove once and for all that he was born in the United States, certainly implies that ... More >>
Jeff & Pete.All you fancy-schmancy mayoral candidates bragging about being supported by business groups, unions or past and present officials should feel mighty jealous about now. That's because long-shot hopeful Jeff Peckman, the man behind Initiative 300, which would have established an ext ... More >>
Michael Huttner.As part of the August 2009 launch of 50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America, Michael Huttner, the book's co-author, as well as founder and CEO of ProgressNow.org, promised to give away a trip to Hawaii to the person with the best idea to improve America. Over two years late ... More >>
Concern over the legislature's last-second changes to the bill that continues the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board is growing, with an editorial in the Denver Post on Saturday and Peter Boyles continuing to beat the drum on KHOW this morning. Yes, the program that's the target of this ... More >>
Lieutenant Colonel Terrence Lakin, who's refusing to return to Afghanistan for a second tour until President Barack Obama produces proof that he was born in the U.S., is a Colorado native. Which makes perfect sense given the case of birther fever that continues to run through the state more than a ... More >>
"Think of me as the 'After-Birther.'"Yesterday, unctuous yakker Glenn Beck guested on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show -- and of all the topics in all the world that Boyles could have brought up, which one did he raise? The birther theory. But while Beck stopped short of calling the suppositio ... More >>
Dean Singleton's got opinions -- and he's not shy about sharing them.Denver Post owner/publisher Dean Singleton seems to have trouble with the word bankruptcy, especially when it pertains to his company, MediaNews Group. But he's extremely loquacious about other topics, as he's proving this m ... More >>
Peter Boyles has been leading the charge when it comes to the Stephanie Villafuerte story.A new twist in coverage of Stephanie Villafuerte's nomination as U.S. Attorney. KHOW radio host Peter Boyles has devoted a great deal of airtime to this tale (I've joined him to speak about the subject ... More >>
Open wide.Meat, and so much more. Today in Cafe Society: • The winner of the burger battle at Tony's Market. • Open house today at 3014. • Tonight: Denver Five dinner at TAG with local winemaker Ben Parsons. • Chef and Tell: Mark Dym of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. • Our Weekly Bread: ... More >>
Steamy.It's not faux. It's Pho. Today in Cafe Society: • Up Close: Pho 95. • What's Cooking? Getting corny in the kitchen with Pete Marczyk. • Spike It: Top six things that could be improved by caffeine. • Guess where I'm eating? • Candy Girls: Twilight Sweethearts, Forbidden Fruit ... More >>
The original "We'll Beat You Again" flyer.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage ... More >>
Glenn Beck. Did you feel a chill in the air this morning? Maybe that's because nationally syndicated radio personality/unctuous Fox News oozer Glenn Beck is in town for a live show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight. Even though the gig has been sold out for quite some time, Beck spent much ... More >>
An image from Channel 9's coverage of yesterday's Tea Party protest. This morning, KHOW's Peter Boyles, one of numerous Clear Channel Denver talk-show hosts who thrust themselves into the spotlight at yesterday's tax-day Tea Party protest, was in high dudgeon about a 9News report by correspondent T ... More >>
Deborah Leebove, cook-off competitor. Hungry? Today in Cafe Society: • Manischewitz! Denverite competes in national cook-off. • Cafe Bites bites into Mardi Gras. • The List: Eating good in the neighborhood. • AJ's Super Bowl run through LoDo. • Organixx is greener than a Prius -- let's h ... More >>
Wigging out at the Beerdrinker of the Year contest. Welcome back. Today in Cafe Society: • Beerdrinker of the Year: A judge's tale. • Sexy Pizza's sexy facelift. • It's Denver Cupcake Week for Lovely Confections Bakery. • Room for one Pho. • Oodles of noodles and more news from Jet Enter ... More >>
By Bill Amundson, and available through the Plus Gallery. Yes, George Carlin would like this art very much. (Buckfifty.org) Shooting free throws blind-folded is harder than it looks. Just ask Chauncey Billups. (Pickaxe and Roll) Peter Boyles is officially a third-grader. Someone give him a wedgie ... More >>
I have some fond memories of the Wellshire Inn. Decades ago, the Tudor building on the city-owned Wellshire Golf Course hosted a wild party for a local gal who'd just become a Playboy Playmate of the month. And then there was my lunch with then-Congressman Tom Tancredo and talk-show host Peter Boy ... More >>
In his nationally syndicated December 5 broadcast, robust yapper Rush Limbaugh made mention of the Rocky Mountain News being put up for sale. "Did you see where Scripps Howard may have to close down the Rocky Mountain News?" he asked. "Propaganda organs are just falling by the wayside. The Obama ... More >>
What just happened? This stuff. Today in Backbeat Online: • A live review of the Smashing Pumpkins at the Ogden Theatre. • Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout deals with dead days. • Ozric Tentacles moves to Fort Collins. Today in Cafe Society: • Steuben's toasts the end of Prohibition -- 75 ye ... More >>
Talk-show hosts who tackle ethnic issues are often accused of racism. Should they be?
JonBenét brings out the media's worst -- again.
Let the farce be with you, Colorado!
Immigration issues deal the media a tough hand.
The Oscar Hernandez saga demonstrates the benefits and risks of fundraising through the media.
Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.
A contest puts the Crush on local football fans.
Peter Boyles vs. Sam Riddle
Denver's two public-television stations get together, technically speaking.
For this group of online sleuths, death makes a holiday
Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.
THE FIRM HIRED TO RUN COLORADO'S CONTROVERSIAL NEW EMISSIONS PROGRAM HAS MADE A KILLING GAUGING THE POLITICAL WINDS.