SCIENCE PARTNER @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 9/14/12After ten songs, the audience didn't want Science Partner to go -- so Tyler Despres, Maria Kohler and Jess DeNicola stayed on stage to do their original Miley Cyrus-themed song. Despres had joked about how if the audience knew the words, it could sing along ... More >>
According to the Denver coroner's office, Rajeev Sharma, 33, was the man who committed suicide Sunday at 1600 Glenarm Place, reportedly by using hydrogen cyanide that forced the evacuation of two floors in the building. It's not the first time this sort of life-ending method has been used loc ... More >>
That shirt looks kind of Hawaiian, doesn't it?After the closure of the Rocky Mountain News last February, E.W. Scripps CEO Rich Boehne publicly promised a job to Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple -- but he turned it down to explore other opportunities. Since then, he's consulted a ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonJessica Brakey, who was at the center of Julie Jargon's award-winning Air Force Academy feature.It's the time of the decade when we look back at the events that stood out from the more typical sound and fury of life in general. But a simple list of incidents doesn't rev ... More >>
"Please don't send me to doggy heaven!"In its Sunday print edition, and on its website, the Denver Post is going through a torturous annual ritual -- polling readers about which comics they like, dislike or ignore. Unfortunately, the results of such surveys frequently fail to predict the ire ... More >>
Elizabeth Aguilera. Late last month, Gargi Chakrabarty, a business reporter who'd shifted to the Denver Post after the Rocky Mountain News shut down, announced that she was leaving the paper in order to move with her husband to the Boston area. However, Post editor Greg Moore said no replacement wo ... More >>
E.W. Scripps has made no secret of its desire to sell the intellectual property of the Rocky Mountain News -- but the company hasn't done much since the tabloid's February closure to peddle these particular wares. That appears to be changing, however. In recent days, a number of potential bidders ... More >>
"Post Pleased By Numbers," a Denver Post article about its latest circulation figures, is journalistically appalling -- and absolutely nothing new. Whereas the Rocky Mountain News' circulation reports were typically tough and unexpectedly evenhanded over the course of recent years, the Post's versio ... More >>
What's in a name? In the case of former Rocky Mountain News reporter Kevin Vaughan, twelve letters -- one of them an "a" that didn't make the final version of a newsrack display listing eight Rocky veterans recently hired by the Denver Post. Who the hell is Kevin Vaughn? I wonder if he's good... Ma ... More >>
There are lots of former Rocky Mountain News journalists on the job market right now, thanks to the closure of the paper in late February -- and many of them are considering career changes due to the current dearth of available positions in their chosen profession. But Ed Sealover's story offers hop ... More >>
Say what you will about Denver Post chairman and MediaNews Group CEO Dean Singleton (and plenty of his critics have, and will continue to do so): He's among the most accessible and engaged of all media magnates -- and he's not afraid to push back when he feels he's been misinterpreted in some way. ... More >>
Here is an example of a condolence e-card you can find at www.bluemountain.com, the online greeting card company originally founded by the parents of Jared Polis, who's now a first-term Congressman from Colorado's second district: Memories keep the one you loved close to you in spirit and thought ... More >>
Only days after the Rocky Mountain News closed up shop, another local publication, RCR Wireless, has reached the same conclusion. RCR, a Crain Communications publication, is less venerable than the Rocky, but hardly fly-by-night. It's been around for 25 years, "enabling intelligence on all things w ... More >>
Okay, our copies of the final Rocky Mountain News finally arrived, and I've gotten a chance to spend some time with one of them -- although not as much as I will. The wraparound section celebrating the history of the paper, which assembles material that would likely have appeared in its 150th birthd ... More >>
Sweeping defeat in the 2008 elections hasn't made Colorado Republican Party boss Dick Wadhams any less feisty. On behalf of the state GOP, Wadhams purchased enormous advertisements in both the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post featuring the banner headline "COLORADO REPUBLICANS WELCOME BACK PR ... More >>
The Rocky Mountain News typically steers clear of anonymous sources. In a February 2008 column about accusations of lewd conduct by state rep Michael Garcia (read about them in the Message column "A Denver Daily Wouldn't Touch Michael Garcia"), editor/publisher/president John Temple quoted his paper ... More >>
"Leaked Letter Reveals Deep Problems at Denver Post, Denver Newspaper Agency," a More Messages blog published this morning, considers the content of "Scripps Says Post Violated JOA," a David Milstead-penned piece from today's Rocky Mountain News. The article's centerpiece is a letter purportedly wri ... More >>
In case you're curious... Today in Cafe Society: • Buffalo to go. • A wake for Auld Dubliner. • Chef Bradford Heap to give it a go in Boulder. • Veggie Girl takes a bite of Parsley. • I can only hope you get some "Yes Pecan." • In the neighborhood: The Fainting Goat. Today in Backbeat ... More >>
"All this trouble about little ol' me?" "BREAKING NEWS," read the alert sent out earlier today by the Rocky Mountain News. "An elephant is on the loose at the Denver Zoo, police say, and a zookeeper is injured. Go to RockyMountainNews.com for more details." Those who visit the site now will have ... More >>
Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple. Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple has offered his first response to the controversy that erupted after his paper assigned a reporter to create real-time posts about the Wednesday funeral of three-year-old Marten K ... More >>
The creative breakup of former business collaborators leads to one new magazine, with another on the way. Can the city support both of them?
In 1985, Westword published its second Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Cheeseburger at My Brother’s Bar to the Best Bronco (John Elway, now in his second year with the team), to another future landmark, the Best Addition to the Skyline (Herbert ... More >>
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