As the arrival of spring melts away the remaining sludge of the February doldrums, comedy blooms anew in Denver this March. With visits from veteran standups, hilarious newcomers, and a chance to see the stars of two of TV's funniest sketch comedy series in person, Denver has a vast and crowded fiel ... More >>
Anyone over 25 remembers him as heroic single dad Danny Tanner on Full House, or the jolly host of America's Funniest Home Videos. But anyone plugged into standup comedy over the last decade also knows him as the desperately foul-mouthed comic with jokes so vivid and foul he makes William Burroughs ... More >>
The Sklar Brothers stand apart in the current comedy scene with their unique style of two-man storytelling and accessibly nerdy material. Primarily known for their hilariously analytical take on sports with ESPN's Cheap Seats and the History Channel's Freakanomics-style look at U.S. data, The United ... More >>
We've been surveying Hollywood's relationship with our fair state via picks for the ten best movies filmed in Colorado, plus ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here and the ten most awesomely cheesy Colorado movies. Today, it's the ten biggest Hollywood movie misses shot in Colorado ... More >>
Joe Piscopo joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, after honing his stand-up chops at New York's Improv; he stayed with the show until 1985. During his SNL stint, he became known for such original characters as the Sports Guy, as well as celebrity impersonations of David Letterman and Frank ... More >>
See Also: • Twenty most gnarly metal shirts we saw last night • (Photos) Opeth at the Ogden Theatre, 10/11 • Q&A with Bill Kelliher of Mastodon • (Review) Mastodon at Ogden Theatre, 11/9/11 • (Review) Ghost at Marquis Theater, 1/27/12 The Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost tour may be the first on ... More >>
There are two types of people in this world -- those who can laugh at themselves, and those who can't. It is a pretty simple distinction in personalities, though the ability to self-deprecate effectively doesn't often set in until you make it to age where you just don't care about impressing people ... More >>
Oh yeah, that's Madonna, Sting and TupacWe are flashed hundreds of images of celebrities doing regular stuff everyday via tabloids and television -- they get caught buying groceries, going to Starbucks and fighting inappropriately with their significant others in public. But who cares if they ... More >>
"Why wouldn't they want to keep me around?"With so many quarterbacks clogging up the Denver Broncos' roster, it's only natural that trade rumors would surface about 2009 starter Kyle Orton. After all, bringing in two more QBs -- Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow -- during the off-season hardly quali ... More >>
Eddie Murphy going down the tube in "Imagine That." As Patricia Calhoun implies in this morning's Wake-Up Call, Imagine That, the new Eddie Murphy flick, much of which was filmed in Denver circa 2007, hasn't exactly enraptured those film reviewers still fortunate enough to have a job. Metacritic.co ... More >>
Judah Friedlander shows viewers the funny in plenty of different venues, including the laugh-inducing NBC sitcom 30 Rock and movies such as the upcoming Eddie Murphy vehicle Meet Dave, not to mention stand-up gigs like his impending four-night run at the Denver Improv (get details here). He ties all ... More >>
Greg Griffin is among the stronger staffers in the Denver Post's business department. His work is consistently smart and incisive -- and according to this press release, it'll be missing from the paper for a year. Griffin was one of ten candidates from across the country to be named Knight-Bagehot F ... More >>
Films on Fillmore
Thunder in the Rockies is ready to exhaust riders.
The Air Force has a bad case of subpoena envy.
Lovable loser Zippy Chippy takes the lead.
Catwoman prompts both purrs and hisses.
Colorado's ready for that close-up.
Labor Day's Haze
August 28, 2003
Limericks add sauce to literary stew
February 13, 2003
When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero.
Rapper Dannell McNeil takes a chance with his own record label and a new album.