Back in August, I went to see Dave Chappelle perform at the Boulder Theater with my boyfriend and a gaggle of our best dude friends. A longtime fan of Chappelle's work, it was the first time I would be seeing his standup live, and I was stoked. But halfway into his set, I had to turn off. If you ar ... More >>
In our continuing effort to spotlight the best venues in town for music fans of all types, we bring you our picks for the best rock bars in Denver (and, in this case, its suburbs). A rock bar, for our purposes, is a place you can reliably go to find music anchored by electric guitars and a certain ... More >>
As the brass quintet launched into a sweeping rendition of an old Hollywood score, camera crews captured the historic action. This was one of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra's controversial Classically Cannabis fundraisers, possibly the first-ever symphonic marijuana celebration anywhere -- even if ... More >>
The most iconic pin-up model in pop-culture history, Bettie Page -- with her winking face and gorgeous body -- has been loved by fans around the world for decades. But after abandoning spotlight at the height of her underground career in the late 1950s, Page all but disappeared...and took the story ... More >>
As a standup comedian for over a decade in New York and Los Angeles and a weekly performer with the Groundlings, Britt Swenson has met a lot of interesting characters over the years. Those characters will be on display in her comedy show So Many Ladies, which opens at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Bov ... More >>
A bitter pill wrapped in a sweet cherry coating, comic Natasha Leggero is a double threat of intoxicating charm and tabloid cruelty. With her Audrey Hepburn-style and merciless observational humor, she's known to raise the I-can't-believe-she-just-said-that bar during her regular appearances on Chel ... More >>
Since Feminism & Co.'s inception, Melinda Barlow has a been a favored speaker at the MCA Denver's engaging spring series. Associate professor of film studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Barlow is also a well-versed film and video historian and curator who focuses on contemporary women ... More >>
Yes, yes, we all know him as The Weasel, the speech-impaired, blank-eyed wonderboy who confused parents and enthused Gen X-ers in films like Encino Man, Son in Law and Bio-Dome. But Pauly Shore's revival as a standup comedian is more than just a '90s novelty act: Descended from Mitzi Shore, owner of ... More >>
A recent push by state prison officials to crack down on the sexual content of inmates' mail has greatly expanded the range of books and magazines intercepted by prison censors, including such staid fare as Rolling Stone and Men's Health. The move has also prompted complaints from inmates' loved one ... More >>
The most recent episode of the ABC news magazine 20/20 featured a segment about drunk walking, with correspondent Amy Robach declaring that it happens in a certain community pretty much every weekend. Which one? The piece on view below answers that question with a cut to a bunch of boisterous dudes ... More >>
While the state and country cope with the Aurora theater shooting, many have come together to aid the victims and their families. But others have turned their attentions in a completely different direction. Recently, a string of public, poorly timed jokes has attracted national attention for targeti ... More >>
The Laugh Track Comedy Festival will descend on Denver tonight, bringing three days of comedy performers and films that are sure to make your sides split. To help you navigate the thirty short films and over forty comedians, festival co-director Evan Nix sent us his top ten picks of events not to mi ... More >>
Shortly after news broke about the Aurora theater shooting at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Playboy model Tricia Evans tweeted, "I heard the new Batman movie is really 'to die for'! Too soon?" The answer to that question was "definitely" for Deadmau5, an electronic-dance music titan who's be ... More >>
In her standup appearances, Natasha Leggero critiques terrible pop culture while wearing evening gloves and pearls -- but her witty, spot-on commentary takes the gloves off, at least figuratively. The comedian, who's appeared on Chelsea Lately, Burning Love and Free Agents, is bringing her Servantle ... More >>
While a number of local dance clubs have changed names and concepts over the years to stay fresh, there are some standbys that have stuck to a tried-and-true formula that keeps people coming back. There are also some newer spots that have opened in the last few years. Whatever the case, here are the ... More >>
The long weekend is here, and there are more dance related activities and parties over the next few days than you can probably handle. From the Hive's grand opening tonight to the Solution Showcase#6 tomorrow night, along with the Riddle of the Sphinx party, some funk/soul sessions and dance music g ... More >>
There's a big "for lease" sign on the side of 44 South Broadway, and once the building is leased -- in a day, in a week, in a month -- the Denver Book Fair will inevitably close. But in the meantime, it remains a browser's delight. On a visit to the multi-storefront spot this past weekend, I ... More >>
Ariana Gradow.In our preview of the latest MTV Extreme Cribs episode, we focused on the creator of the Aspen home the program features: ex-Playboy bunny and Hef hutch minder Barbi Benton. But the show's intro doesn't mention the Playboy connection -- or even Benton's name. Instead, the focus ... More >>
Pulitzer in '85.Not to be outdone by fellow Playboy cover girl Barbi Benton in the marketing of extreme cribs, Roxanne Pulitzer and husband Tim Boberg recently offered the Wall Street Journal a tour of their 23,000-square-foot Telluride home -- which is up for sale for $19.9 million. That's ... More >>
Apparently Jack Osbourne (son of Ozzy) is going to appear in a new horror film due to be released in...wait, we don't care. The news did, however, spark our interest enough to take a look at what other rockers have squandered their reputation broadened their horizons by acting in horror movie ... More >>
With a nickname like "Buffs," it's no wonder that the naked-lady-lovin' folks at Playboy magazine would have a hard-on for the University of Colorado at Boulder. And now they've expressed their affection for the school's lifestyle by naming CU America's number one party school (Link is NSFW). ... 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 >>
Lori Midson In case you missed it, Esquire magazine just released its globe-groping list of the "15 Bars Every Many Should Drink In Before He Dies." Much to our disappointment, there's not one single Colorado watering hole on the roster, which does, however, ballyhoo bars in San Francisco, Lo ... More >>
As part of the 50th Anniversary of the Playboy Club and the Playboy Bunny, Suite Two Hundred (1427 Larimer Street) will be one of fifty clubs in fifty different cities around the world throwing parties. On Friday, June 11, Christina Santiago, Playboy's 2003 Playmate of the year, will host the ... More >>
If your kids watch Wet Hot American Summer, they'll think their counselors do heroin.Sending your kid off to summer camp can feel pretty magical to parents -- they get to have some fun, after all, and you don't have to feel guilty about getting some long-overdue personal time. Maybe a short ... More >>
In December 1967, Denver's Playboy Club opened at 1776 Grant Street. Today, the club is just a memory (one that leaves a smile on a certain generation of businessmen's faces). The address now belongs to the Warwick Denver Hotel, which is celebrating the infamous former tenant with a special d ... More >>
Last week, I got a phone call from Amanda, a lovely woman doing research for the Guy Fieri Food Network show, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. The company that produces the show was giving Denver a serious look-see -- trying to assemble a list of restaurants for Guy to hit -- and Amanda was wondering if ... 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 Boyle ... More >>
Brad Meltzer. Best-selling author Brad Meltzer, who appears at the Tattered Cover Highlands Ranch today (click here for the details), is known to the comic-book crowd for penning several noteworthy works in the genre, including the controversial graphic novel Identity Crisis, which updated the Jus ... More >>
All aboard the í80s wayback machine for Mike Nicholsís good time Charlie.
Free beer, a good cover band and chicks in panties? What more could a guy want?
It seemed like just last month that Britney Spears' only shaved head was between her legs. The upside about her rehab-induced mental tailspin? We got a five minute respite from the Anna Nicole baby's daddy saga. The bad news? Britney Spears finally ruined her last redeeming aspect: her locks. Strang ... More >>
The bottom line on a third birthday bash.
To shake the teen-idol stigma, Tiffany bared her breast assets.
At the bottom of the ocean lies a worthless Blue movie.
NBA All-Star Weekend
Centerfold Mia St. John gets ready to rumble
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
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