Colorado documentary-maker Brian Malone has taken on some big topics over the years, including the media in Breaking News and environmental dangers via Intelligent Life -- not to mention the late, great Blinky the Clown. But his latest project -- The Reformers, launching tonight in Parker -- is amon ... More >>
Ella Moon, who died on Sunday, may not have been famous in the conventional sense. But generations of people share fond memories of this astonishing woman, whose namesake home -- Moon Farm, located in the Western Slope community of Fruita -- was a popular day camp for more than thirty years, and con ... More >>
Blinky the Clown was an icon for generations of Colorado kids who grew up watching his Blinky's Fun Club on local television. Blinky -- aka Russell Scott -- passed away on August 27 at the age of 91, and now his friends and family members -- including daughter Linda and son-in-law Steve Ballas, who ... More >>
Russell Scott, aka Blinky the Clown, was laid to rest yesterday, with a memory-filled ceremony. "He always said he couldn't wait to see who was going to be at his funeral," Shannon Schrum told Michael Roberts. "And one of the requests he had is that everybody wear a red clown nose." And so they had ... More >>
Last week marked the passing of Russell Scott, aka Blinky the Clown, a Denver TV icon who died at age 91. His funeral is scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m. today and it's open to the public; get details below. And at his request, everyone who attends will be given a red clown nose to wear during ... More >>
The sad news came down this week: Blinky is gone. Russell Scott, aka Blinky the Clown, spent more than three decades on Denver TV, where he hosted Blinky's Fun Club, a Channel 2 kiddie program, for 33 years -- until the plug was pulled in 1998. Blinky died Monday at the age of 91, but left behind ... More >>
Clowns, as we all know, are terrifying. But somehow, at least two generations of Colorado kids managed to suspend their fear (for the most part, anyhow) when it came to Russell Scott, aka Blinky the Clown, who spent more than three consecutive decades on Denver TV. He died yesterday at age 91, but h ... More >>
Vintage RenewalWe love pop-up shops. Just as we love this weekend's Vintage Renewal Pop Up Eco-Boutique, which opens tonight at Hinterland, we're also nuts about such past and coming temporary outlets as Gimme Gimme Pillow Toast, Yespleasemore and I ♥ Denver, and next weekend's Denver Handm ... More >>
Happy Birfday Blinky. Denver's TV clown turned antiques store owner turned one-man nostalgia machine for anyone who grew up in the Mile High City in the 1960s, 70s and 80s celebrated his 88th birfday on June 30 with a meal at White Fence Farm in Lakewood. The staff there knew who he was and sang H ... More >>
Last November, Russell Scott, known to generations of Denverites as Blinky the Clown, closed his antique store on Broadway, triggering a wave of nostalgia and oodles of media coverage that seemed to fade after the last item was auctioned. But Blinky lovers remain faithful, as this newly posted tri ... More >>
Colfax gets all the attention. But Broadway ties this town together.
The tears of a clown
From the week of May 20, 2004
The ups and downs of being Blinky
This place is a zoo!
And God said Ha! (Can you blame Him?)