Estately.com, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>
Nelson Mandela was a pivotal agent for change who inspired a rich musical legacy of resistance. Biographer Richard Stengel describes Mandela, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95, as "the last pure hero." And while he was all that and more, the music the iconic historical figure inspired was p ... More >>
One of the central questions in the case of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes involves whether his attorneys will employ the insanity defense. The legal tactic has been used many times in mass slayings and other shocking crimes, and not always effectively: Note that serial killers John Way ... More >>
Barack Obama will be speaking in Golden Thursday, marking the umpteenth recent visit to Colorado by a presidential candidate or surrogate. And he'll be back again on October 3, when he's scheduled to face Mitt Romney in 2012's first presidential debate -- at the University of Denver, which is alread ... More >>
See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Don't you just love living in the Mile High City? Besides the glorious weather we're enjoying right now, we have yet another weekend filled with a ridiculous number of enticing options: Lucero kicks off its two-night stand at the Bluebird, in addition to an in-store ... More >>
Gummy droppings not included.I'm a writer so I'm always in a state of coinus interruptus, but imagine my surprise when I recently discovered a dollar store where things actually cost a dollar each: Dollar Tree. This economical sanctuary at 4923 East Colfax Avenue has some splendid buys for a ... More >>
The less sad times of Mr. Bojangles.While it's true that holidays often provide convenient excuses to get wasted, their seedy underbelly is that they're usually ticker-tape-decorated cover-ups for communist propaganda -- take Christmas, for example, which is all about giving shit away. Philan ... More >>
Mike Rosen.Update below: This week, a tipster informed yours truly (and Colorado Pols) that KOA talk show host Mike Rosen had basically copied a 2008 column he wrote for the Rocky Mountain News and republished it in December as a Denver Post piece. Rather than simply running side-by-side exce ... More >>
full comic belowWatching Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper showering in his clothes almost seems normal in what will surely go down as the strangest election cycle in state history. It is only fitting in the crazy Colorado campaign of 2010 that Hick is willing to portray himself as "all wet." In ... More >>
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) (Interscope) For the most part, the critical intelligentsia has looked askance at the Peas' latest due to its backburnering of the hip-hop style on which the act was founded, as well as the presence of more party-hearty exhortations than consciou ... More >>
While scouring the candy aisle at Walgreen's earlier this week, I happened upon a mysterious box filled with giant candy bars that looked like they were left over from the Reagan administration. The packaging had a decidedly retro '80s feel, and since the box was sitting all alone on the very top sh ... More >>
Cinderella City's old "Blue Mall" fountain. Eerie, isn't it? We've all read about Denver’s haunted places. The same old stories get trotted out every year about this time, and they can be fun. But they tend to lose their zing the fourteenth time you hear about the ghosts of the Brown Palace or t ... More >>
A new musical -- aptly titled Iraq War, the Musical! -- attempts to make sense of the nonsense our current administration is spouting. We caught up with director Paul Cross to ask him about his singing, dancing extravaganza. Westword (Amber Taufen): How did you come up with the idea for this produc ... More >>
David Sirota describes an uprising.
Of all the things to be celebrated cross-culturally, to have the potential to bring people of the world closer together, it would have to be April Fool's Day. Seriously, any other holiday would be better, don't you think? Instead of turning our friends into dupes, maybe we could all do something m ... More >>
Monday Tuesday Wednesday: I awoke this morning before the sun. I opened my blinds to a firey orange suggestion that it may soon follow my lead. I arrived at work bleary-eyed and as I approached the glass doors that lead into the cafeteria, I hit an icy patch that sent me into the splits. This wa ... More >>
Like Saddam Hussein, the Rev. Jerry Falwell, who died on May 15 at age 73, was satirized so frequently that it's easy to underestimate his influence. Of late, he was best known for determinedly moronic cultural crusades and brain-dead pronouncements epitomized by his assertion that Tinky Winky, the ... More >>
Wednesday, July 26, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Mum's the word about the Colorado Daily's sale.
Jim Jarmusch succeeds by keeping Broken Flowers messy.
Sealed With a Kissoff
It's a family affair
2 Live Crew
The Women lays bare the cattiness of society dames
The answer could be blowing in the wind.
Characters find scant happiness in the edgy Comfort.
Plagiarythm Nation (Evolution Controlled Creations/Seeland)
March 6, 2003
Expect the anniversary of 9/11 to bring out the media's worst.
Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.
THE HONEYMOON'S LONG OVER FOR EX-EPA CHIEF ANNE BURFORD AND HER LATE HUSBAND--BUT THE DIVORCE IS FOREVER.
A LOOK AT THE MODERN-ROCK SONGS DENVER RADIO IS DOING TO DEATH.