Things that go bump in the night are some of my very favorite things. My movie collection contains dozens, maybe scores of horror films. A disproportionate percentage of my reading for pleasure is horror fiction, or nonfiction about horror movies or related topics. If you look back at my writing for ... More >>
Earlier this month, KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was fired after an incident involving his longtime producer. Since then, Boyles has been uncharacteristically remained silent about exactly what happened. But he's talking now, and in detail, about his ouster, as well as his return to the Denver ... More >>
Sometimes people like to ruffle feathers with their fashion; other times, they simply dress to please themselves. But both of these scenarios apply to Mason Thomas, a local musician and St. Louis native who moved to Denver (by way of Phoenix) last year. Continue reading to find out what Internet mus ... More >>
Is there life after death? After eighteen years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, most of them spent in the debilitating confines of death row, Damien Echols plans to find out. In 1993 Echols, then eighteen, and two other Arkansas teenagers were arrested and charged with the murders of thre ... More >>
ROB ZOMBIE & MARILYN MANSON @ 1STBANK CENTER |10/2/12 With the theme to Suspiria pumping out through the speakers as a preamble, Marilyn Manson took the stage with a huge, glowing, red, psychic cross hanging overhead -- a nice touch. The distorted, driving bass line of "Hey, Cruel World" let us kno ... More >>
Rob Zombie originally came to prominence with his first band, White Zombie. With a penchant for campy horror imagery and music that was the perfect mutant blend of an industrial aesthetic with trashy metal and punk, White Zombie was one in a handful of bands that crossed the alternative-rock world a ... More >>
If Greeley police are correct, Justin Robert West set up a camera in the family changing room at a local fun center in search of a pervy sexual jolt. But the image he allegedly took of himself setting up the device probably didn't give him much of a thrill -- since it led directly to his arrest.
Last night's 7 p.m. Occupy Denver general assembly proved to be an important one as the group further develops its own democratic system, but it was likely the movement's most aggressive and divisive yet. In it, several issues about the group's financial structure came to a head, with one mem ... More >>
Big pics below.This weekend's Western Conservative Summit at Colorado Christian University attracted four announced or prospective Republican presidential candidates, including high-profile Texas governor Rick Perry. But while long-shot Herman Cain's victory in a straw poll may have startled ... More >>
Big pics below.Friday through Sunday, Colorado Christian University hosts the Western Conservative Summit, an event that's drawn plenty of the right's notables. But how to pick who to see? Sexiness, of course! We've ranked the twenty main speakers in order of smoulder -- and plenty of these ... More >>
Witch House: Bigger than "Chillwave," not as controversial as "Rapegaze," maybe existing somewhere on a plane with the short-lived, but massively influential No Wave? The internet-seeded musical genre took on a life of its own earlier this year, with bands like Salem, Shams and our own Pict ... More >>
So the organizers of the Rock 'N' Roll Denver Marathon evidently take the name of the event very seriously. So much so that they've convinced the members of Semisonic -- you know, the dudes who did that song "Closing Time" -- to get the old band back together, man, just for the occasion. Wise ... More >>
The first Thanksgiving, painting by Jean Louis Gerome Ferris It's almost Thanksgiving and that means it's time to take a few days off of work, see all the family you so carefully avoid most of the year and stuff yourself until you want to puke and/or pass out. The normal way to celebrate Tha ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
In addition to the My Bloody Valentine and Phish shows that we already reported, there were a lot of other concert announcements this week, including Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction at Fiddler's Green on Tuesday, May 26, Death Cab for Cutie at Red Rocks on Tuesday, July 14 and Rod Stewart at Fi ... More >>
Monday, April 17, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Sky Sox pitching guru Bob McClure tackles mission impossible.
From the week of December 19, 2002
Pride's Crossing tells the story of a woman who made her own choices.
You can tell the difference between the Post and the News -- but you've got to look awfully close.
Monty Doiel realized his dream. The hard way.
Denver's radio shakeup may leave some big names without a home.