God save the queen?Hawaii is probably the weirdest U.S. State, as Sarah Vowell observed when she interviewed with our Amber Taufen on Friday: The U.S. basically annexed it over the course of a summer, and even today, native Hawaiians recognize a strong loyalty to the former monarchy -- someth ... More >>
We're not entirely sure what happened to Denver's usual March storm, but since it seems to have forgotten us this year, we're going to celebrate the only way we know how: on the cheap. Since we spent most of our money stockpiling canned goods for the annual snow-in, we're out of cash, but tha ... More >>
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sarah Vowell will sign copies of her latest tome, Unfamiliar Fishes, at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. We caught up with Vowell about her inspiration for the book, what she learned and how this book fits into her previous body of work.
Ever since 3D was initially introduced to cinemas, people have complained about having to wear special glasses in order to enjoy the experience. Well, some people have complained, others just walk out of the theater vomiting all over their shoes. The glasses problem has been an issue for a lo ... More >>
Sarah Vowell is in town tonight for The Denver Post Pen & Podium lecture series at Newman Center for the Performing Arts, following the success of her book The Wordy Shipmates. We caught up with her for a quick interview just after she'd put the finishing touches on her next book, Unfamiliar ... More >>
Sarah Vowell finds the fun in the Puritan era.
A sign of the times. It's a new concept to help you find all of our fresh Westword.com content quickly and easily: blog bullets! Today in Cafe Society: • A Wynkoop Brewing Co. essay contest, timed to commemorate the joint's twentieth anniversary. • Oskar Blues' Obama-centric poster for Dale' ... More >>
These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal.
Ira Glass tapes in Denver