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  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Round two with Patxi Azpiroz, exec chef of Patxi's Pizza

    Patxi Azpiroz Patxi's Pizza 3455 South University Boulevard, Englewood; 303-783-2000 185 Steele Street; 303-331-1000 www.patxispizza.com This is part two of my interview with Patxi Azpiroz, exec chef/owner of Patxi's Pizza; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Favorite Denver restaurant(s) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    The ten best books about America's prisons

    This week's cover story, "The Lifers Book Club," reports on the Words Beyond Bars Project, a pilot progam at the Limon Correctional Facility that puts high-security prisoners, many of them serving life sentences, in a room with volunteers to discuss great books. It's a modest effort that could trans ... More >>

  • Film

    November 15, 2012
  • News

    June 28, 2012

    The artisan food movement digs for gold

    Are fiscally ambitious heartlanders running afoul of food's haughtiest label?

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Bear in CU-Boulder photo killed on Highway 36

    Over the past week or so, we've covered the brouhaha over a photo of a bear falling from a tree on the CU-Boulder campus; see our original coverage below. The shot became an international sensation, as well as the basis for plenty of memes and GIFs included in this post. Now, however, there's infini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Bear photo at CU-Boulder: Copyright complaint as shot becomes meme, GIF fave

    Update: Last week, CU-Boulder student Andy Duann's photo of a tranquilized bear falling out of a tree went viral, as we explain in our original coverage below. But even as the shot became a meme and GIF favorite (we've included examples), reports broke that Duann was exploring legal action against C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Morton Subotnick: The pioneer of synthesizer on what keeps him engaged in electronic music

    Morton Subtonick (due Thursday, April 26 at ATLAS Institute as part of the annual Communikey Festival) is the pioneer of synthesizer music. Before he commissioned engineer Don Buchla to build a device that didn't yet have a name, the synthesizer did not exist. Electronic music existed but not to the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Ryan Adams, Lotus and more

    Update: The Ryan Adams show originally slated for tonight the Temple Buell has been postponed until tomorrow night. The Dr. Dog show has also been postponed, but a new date has not been announced. What's a little snow? Blizzard schmizzard. There's too much great music this weekend to stay at home. ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    Cass McCombs

    Friday, February 3, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Six biggest Colorado-related food scares

    Beware the killer cantaloupes! It sounds like a horror-flick spoof, but for Jensen Farms in Holly, it's all too real. In September, the Colorado farm recalled all of its potential globes of death, approximately 300,000 cases. Nonetheless, the case of the listeria-carrying melons already ranks as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Jason Giambi testifies at Barry Bonds trial: Steroid honesty is the best policy (VIDEO)

    Jason Giambi.​At Giants slugger Barry Bonds' perjury trial yesterday, the Colorado Rockies' Jason Giambi testified about a long history of steroid use and his interactions with Bonds' trainer, Greg Anderson. And outside? As seen in the video below, he signed autographs. Yes, the scene smacked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Denver Post online circulation figures better than print, but hookup with The Onion is no joke

    Dean Singleton.​Update:As of yesterday afternoon, the Denver Post hadn't published an article about its latest circulation report -- for space reasons, perhaps? However, such a piece appears in today's print edition -- and it's less spin-happy than usual, straight-forwardly conceding that sale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Tim Tebow haters (including hot chicks at bars) unite at TebowHaters.com

    Why does this man inspire so much anger?​Josh McDaniels's decision to draft Tim Tebow in the first round of the NFL draft has been the subject of debate this off-season so far -- and around here, plenty of fans are warming up to the pick. But don't fool yourself: There are legions of pigskin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Denver Post circulation press release and article: Can you tell the difference?

    "Told you so."​The Denver Post isn't exactly known for writing about itself in hard-hitting fashion: Note its coverage of the bankruptcy filing by parent firm MediaNews Group's holding company, which attempted to bury the word "bankruptcy." As such, it's not especially surprising that the sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Bernie Madoff auction in Aspen? Sort of... kind of... maybe...

    Bernie Madoff's name is still financial magic.​Bernie Madoff's well-documented financial shenanigans may have landed him in jail, but they've also enhanced the marketability of his name. As evidence, note the ad in today's Denver Post pimping a "BERNIE MADOFF AUCTION" tomorrow at St. Regis Res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Alex Youshock bombing and the legacy of Columbine

    Alex Youshock.​Alex Youshock, an appropriately named 17-year old, has been identified as the person arrested yesterday for bombing his old school, San Mateo's Hillsdale High; no one was injured in the attacks. And predictably, the word "Columbine" figures in much of the coverage, even though n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Tom Martino's arrogance helps him win court case

    Last week, self-proclaimed "Troubleshooter" Tom Martino, a KHOW personality who's also part of Channel 31's staff, came out on top of a ruling by a San Francisco-based federal appeals court. In the decision, a three-judge panel declined to overrule a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: The bell tolls for Joe Nacchio

    Yesterday, with the news that the San Francisco Chronicle may go down, leaving the free Examiner the only real daily in SF, Phil Anschutz once again looked like the smartest guy in the room.Today, he's also looking like the luckiest. Because before Anschutz bought the dying Examiner label and turned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Updated: Dean Singleton in the catbird seat

    About an hour ago, I was a guest on the KHOW radio show hosted by Peter Boyles -- who, much to my chagrin, didn't mention vaginas even once -- and he said two sources had told him that executives from the E.W. Scripps company, owner of the Rocky Mountain News, are in town. If that's true (and I have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    How the troubles at the San Francisco Chronicle echo in Denver

    The San Francisco Chronicle, the largest daily newspaper in the Bay Area, is reportedly in such shabby fiscal shape that its owner, the Hearst Corp., says it may have to close the venerable pub within weeks if expenses can't be brought under control. In the event of such a shut-down, San Francisco's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Denver Newspaper Agency, unions agree on cuts

    The only surprise contained in "Newspaper Agency, Unions Reach Agreement on Wage, Benefit Cuts," a just-published Rocky Mountain News article about a deal between the Denver Newspaper Agency and assorted labor organizations regarding a new contract, is that the reductions weren't deeper. Early in th ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    CU troublemaker Max Karson talks about leaving Colorado

    Max Karson. University of Colorado student Max Karson's decision to leave the state (reported in this August 22 More Messages blog, which includes a virtual archive's worth of links to past Westword stories about his shenanigans) lacked a very important voice: his. Fortunately, we managed to reach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2008

    Beard House Blues

    So, yeah….As has already been announced, I tanked it at the James Beard Awards. Didn’t win, lost it in the clutch, came home empty-handed (again…). But you know what? That’s cool for a couple of different reasons. For one, it was just an honor to be nominated and blah blah blah… I kn ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Ed Stein Moves Out of “Denver Square”

    Cartoonist Ed Stein brings his comic strip to a close at a time of crisis for editorial cartooning.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Entertainment Editor Ed Smith Latest to Exit Post

    These days, it's far from unusual for newspaper employees to voluntarily leave their jobs. However, the impending departure of Denver Post entertainment editor Ed Smith, whose last day is April 11, remains noteworthy given his reputation at the paper -- he's widely admired by the folks with whom he' ... More >>

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Zodiac

    David Finchs Type-A approach to filmmaking pays off in this thrilling serial-killer chilller.

  • Film

    December 14, 2006

    The Pursuit of Happyness

    Money does indeed buy happi(y)ness in this riches-to-rags-to-riches film.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2006

    More Messages: State of Mind

    Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland, whom Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez just chose as his running mate, likely rues her decision to appear on a March edition of Colorado State of Mind, the weekly Channel 6 chat show hosted by Greg Dobbs (pictured). Had she passed, she wouldn't b ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    The Message

    Pod Squad

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    It's Not Easy Being Green

    Look who's mad at Dick Lamm now!

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    The Message

    Take Two

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Off Limits

    With friends like these...

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    Bite Me

    New York State of Mind

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Trouble by the Bay

    Labor strife looms in a western outpost of Dean Singleton's media empire.

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    The Long Silence

    Federal prisoners' fight to get the word out reaches unprintable extremes.

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Three the Hard Way

    Several high-profile columnists leave the media scene in very different ways.

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Show Them the Money

    The business of writing about business can be mighty profitable these days.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    That Old Fighting Spirit

    At Coors Field, there's hitting on the field -- and in the press box.

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Postivly Negativ

    Sampling ad infinitum with America's sonic outlaws.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Don't Bogart That Joint

    It's our turn to take a hit off the Post/News merger.

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Double Trouble

    Navy poster boys Dick and Doc have grown old but never apart.

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    The Howls That Jack Built

    Gerald Nicosia has spent a decade challenging the disposition of Jack Kerouac's $20 million literary estate. Along the way, he's annoyed most of what remains of the beat generation.

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    October 17, 1996
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    October 11, 1995
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