Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again.
"I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forw ... More >>
There's probably a certain amount of sincerity involved when a famous musician endorses a political candidate. But even the most un-cynical, democracy-loving patriot will have to admit that there's a hell of a lot more to the rock star/candidate public union than just fiscal policy. Endorsing a poli ... More >>
Once a film reaches the status of Casablanca -- retired to the vault of such designations as "classic," "legendary," "timeless" -- fans begin looking at the picture through the lens of their own memory. As with Star Wars or The Big Lebowski, devotees of Casablanca will always remember the first time ... More >>
It was after sitting through about 90 percent of the movie that I decided Sarah Palin's The Undefeated was 49 percent PBS-style documentary on how great Alaska is, 50 percent "Palin pal posse" circle jerk, and 1 percent Ronald Reagan references. Or perhaps a more accurate summation of this on ... More >>
April 1983 issue of TIME. How could '80s lefties not kind of loathe and fear this guy?Thirty years ago today, at 12:27 p.m. mountain time, John Hinckley, Jr., shot then-president Ronald Reagan outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Reagan, of course, survived the shooting, ... More >>
The '80s thing about this picture is that the shower is in a women's locker room.For much of his career, David Sirota has been a hard-hitting leftist political operative, running campaigns with what former Clinton White House Chief of Staff John Podesta once called his "instinct for the jugul ... More >>
It's the start of a big week for film buffs, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of non-movie related activities to partake in this week. Of course, if you're inclined, you can certainly weasel your way into a few of the films for the Starz Denver Film Festival. If you're not, you'll be ... More >>
Cassettes, in case you haven't noticed, are once again becoming viable. The number of tape-only imprints that seem to keep cropping up have not only made for decent blogger bait (see our recent Deathbomb Arc item or the recent NPR blog post focusing on Ft. Collins Patient Sounds), it's served ... More >>
There's a certain political group that pays a lot of lip service to individual property rights -- raise your hand if this sounds familiar: Lower taxes, gun ownership, capitalism! As it turns out, there seems to be one aspect of individual property that certain group does not seem to respect ... More >>
Jeff Peckman, Ronald Reagan and UFOs -- three great tastes that taste great together.When last we heard from UFO booster Jeff Peckman (on December 2), he was alienated by the suggestion of some Denver council members that the threshold for putting initiatives before city voters needed to be r ... More >>
Photo by Aaron ThackerayBlink-182's Tom DeLonge.Blink and you'll miss it.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Over the Weekend: Blink-182 at Fiddler's Green.
• Over the Weekend: Fell at Larimer Lounge.
• Over the Weekend: Ween at Red Rocks.
• Over the Weekend: Warlock Pinchers (almost) reuni ... 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 >>
In this week's edition of Rough Mixes, we printed excerpts of Tom Murphy's recent chat with Dave Dictor from MDC. As you'll see from the full transcript posted after the jump, the band's frontman is still very much an iconoclast championing ideals that are as provactive as the revolving moniker of h ... More >>