Last year around this time, as members of the Miami Heat were embroiled in what turned out to be a second consecutive NBA-championship run, we reported that an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation targeting Chris "Birdman" Andersen was still open a full year after authorities had raided hi ... More >>
Last month, we brought you the news that Libertarian Glendale mayor Mike Dunafon is running for Colorado governor. Dunafon has a storied history with the tiny city of Glendale: In the late '90s, he helped stifle the then-mayor's plans to put restrictions on the city's lucrative strip clubs -- includ ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Fantasy Island," tells of Glendale's quest to build a riverwalk along Cherry Creek full of restaurants, shops, theaters and bars serving booze in to-go cups. One of the project's biggest cheerleaders is Mayor Mike Dunafon, who is married to Shotgun Willie's owner Debbie Mat ... More >>
The classic-cocktail boom, especially whiskey-based drinks, has taken hold in bars all over Denver, and on Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m., Central Bistro & Bar will raise a toast to the global brown spirit that's become a habitual pastime for barflies. Deemed "The Evolution of Bourbon," the class, ... More >>
We all have to make a buck, and musicians are absolutely no different. When their music careers start to fade, they still have to pay the bills. And with the endless parade of also-rans appearing on Celebrity Apprentice, we are continually reminded just how low some will go to keep their name in the ... More >>
With a career spanning five decades, Lily Tomlin has entertained generations of families through appearances on shows as diverse as Sesame Street, Laugh-In, Damages and, most recently, Malibu Country. But the Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Peabody award-winning actress, who got her start in standup, says th ... More >>
Chad Kultgen is the epitome of everything that is lewd in this world. His work is dirty, offensive and polarizing (see: The Average American Male). He makes a living transcribing explicit sexual fantasies with the women who frequent your local fitness center, and could give a rat's ass about how mar ... More >>
Whether she's posting hilarious observations on Twitter, accepting calls from random strangers on her podcast, or performing her delightfully judgmental standup, comedian Chelsea Peretti does it all with sharp wit and magnetic observational humor. Peretti, also a former writer for the Emmy-nominated ... More >>
Gustavo D'Arthenay is better known these days as Input, an emerging rapper who's been grinding hard for the better part of the past decade. With a half-dozen releases already under his belt and two more -- including a collaboration with Broken titled Never Heard of Ya and Bomb's Over Everything, a s ... More >>
You probably know him best from his weekly appearances on E!'s Chelsea Lately, where host Chelsea Handler frequently questions his sexual orientation and capitalizes on stereotypes related to his Asian-American heritage. But Jo Koy isn't just a basic-cable punching bag. He's been climbing his way up ... More >>
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See Also: - James Holmes Facebook tribute pages: Should person behind largest be sterilized? - The Latest Word's coverage of the Aurora theater shooting The entire local community is still in shock and clearly reeling this morning from the senseless and inexplicable act of inhumanity and violence t ... More >>
Benton in '72. It turns out that even Aspen's elite can't escape the effects of the world recession. Smarting from the latest stock plunge, high country homeowners are also digesting today's report in the Aspen Daily News that assessed property values in Pitkin County have dropped $10 billion ... More >>
Lori MidsonIt had just gone 6 p.m., when light driblets of rain began to drop from the clouds, but the dozens of people with their noses to the window, peering in to catch a glimpse of the famous French chef, didn't seem to notice. Some, determined to be one of the first through the doors, h ... More >>
James Lee and Dave QueryThe explosion of cocktail culture in Colorado was ignited by a legion of talented bartenders working to prove that their craft is more than mixing rum and Cokes; it's creating drinks that reflect their deep understanding of spirits. And few bartenders have done more t ... More >>
The City of Denver will decide today whether PETA can install a 250-pound, bloody and butchered chicken sculpture -- dubbed "McCruelty," but really looking like a worse-for-the-wear Foghorn Leghorn -- on the 16th Street Mall. This isn't PETA's first stunt, of course. Last year, Jason Sheeh ... More >>
Scorned ganjapreneur Thomas Lawrence talks about Ken Gorman.When Ken Gorman, Denver's loudest pot advocate, was shot and killed in February 2007 (a story told in the Westword feature "High Times"), the pool of suspects seemed endless. But one rumor topped all other conjecture. Thomas Lawrenc ... More >>
Kiernan MaletskyPETA -- the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- is a lot of things. It is a political organization dedicated to saving all the cute critters on the planet. It is a finely-tuned donation-gathering machine that preys on weepy liberals who'd rather empty thei ... More >>
Photo by Jeff FarsaiSnooperman with Slightly Stoopid. It only took about six weeks to get Snoop Dogg to answer a batch of e-mail questions for a profile advancing the July 15 Blazed and Confused Tour stop at Red Rocks co-starring Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley and Mickey Avalon -- but it was wort ... More >>
Alan and Denise Fields are on a mission to warn new parents about the baby/industrial complex.
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