Robert Crumb

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1948: Comic Books Are "Dope" for the Human Mind

    Dope! That's what comic books are! Dope! And those dirty books should be scrubbed, put through the wringer and have the dirt squeezed from them! At least, that's the gist of this December 30, 1948 column in the Steamboat Pilot by George Bowra, an (at the time) relatively well-known figure in the A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 40-31

    The countdown of total crappiness continues. Yesterday we laid out the back half of the of the top fifty worst rock and pop lyrics of all time, and today we present the other half, which is populated by Poison's "Unskinny Bop," the Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" and a bunch of other ill-conceive ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Four coming-of-age comic books that would make great films

    ​Films based on comic books can really suck. But every once in a while, the stars align and the movies manage to translate a graphic novel into a film that actually works on its own. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is one of those successes, an adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novel seri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008
  • Film

    January 24, 2008


    The Islamic revolution, and puberty, through the 2D eyes of Marjane Satrapi.

  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    Inside the Lines

    Clowes and Zwigoff upend the college comedy, then wreck it.

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Best Campus Film Series

    International Film Series, University of Colorado at Boulder

  • Culture

    December 4, 2003

    Comics From the Front

    How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war.

  • Film

    August 28, 2003

    Stupor Man

    Harvey Pekar wears no costume, but he's a comic-book hero nonetheless.

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003

    Ticket to Ride

    The sky's the limit for this band

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2002

    Down Cheesecake Lane

    Denver artist finds campy bowling pins are right up everyone’s alley.

  • Culture

    July 11, 2002


    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

  • Culture

    January 11, 2001

    Fear of Comics

    Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets

  • Culture

    November 2, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad.

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Bang! Bang! You're Alive

    Stumbling down memory lane with the late Lester Bangs.

  • News

    January 27, 2000
  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Poster Boys

    What are these punk kids doing, turning Denver into a hot art town?

  • Calendar

    September 2, 1999

    The Comic Edge

    Comics? Art?, original comic strips by Hector.

  • Culture

    September 18, 1997
  • Calendar

    September 11, 1997
  • Film

    July 5, 1995
  • Calendar

    June 28, 1995