If you're like us, you love the Internet Movie Database, arguably the most comprehensive online treasure trove of info about movies, TV shows and the people in them. Among the gazillion things you can do on IMDB is search folks by where they're from. When we tried this with Mile High City natives, w ... More >>
Denver's Dave Shirley has taken his multi-faceted act of magic, juggling, comedy and music from busking on the Sixteenth Street Mall to performing for NBC's America's Got Talent. After years of street performances and depressing corporate gigs, Shirley built his own sketch comedy club, The Rattlebra ... More >>
As the proprietor of the Fine Gentleman's Club, and host of the Squire's ignominious tuesday night open mic, Denver comedy fans already know Sam Tallent, but what they may not know is the he contains multitudes, and not just within his corpulent frame. Surprisingly well-read for a public goofball, T ... More >>
Second City Chicago is this country's Mecca of funny. Among its famous alumni are John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Steve Carrell and Tina Fey. It also happens to be the place where Frank Caeti, formerly of MadTV, and Matt Craig, a former Saturday Night Live writer, first met and performed together, crea ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, a show at the Paramount Theatre featuring Puscifer was announced, along with a Kulwicki Twins Foundation benefit at the Bluebird Theater in January being headlined by Mudhoney and The Fluid. On local radio specialty ... More >>
Michael BrosilowEd Kross and Amy Roeder of The Second CityIf you're looking for the perfect date night destination, keep on looking. Love, Sex & The Second City isn't a show for a first date. Because it's about first dates -- and why we never make it to that second one... or the third... or t ... More >>
Onus Spears: One badass name."I don't think in terms of clean or dirty," says comedian and promoter Onus Spears. " I think in terms of funny or not funny." Spears' Huge Comedy Show, which goes down tonight, is definitely poised to be the former. Spears, who put this night together, got his ... More >>
In September 2009, Denver's convention and visitors bureau decided to piggyback on the success of the Great American Beer Festival and this city's reputation as a beer Mecca by throwing Denver Beer Fest, a hastily organized but all-encompassing ten-day extravaganza featuring beer-related even ... More >>
Royce Da 5'9" remembers that new mom smellThe lowest common denominator having been achieved in 2005 with the release of the Black Eyed Peas' Monkey Business, popular musicians have had to work extra hard in recent years to find new and inventive ways to be inane. They found great success in ... More >>
Slayer and Megadeth team up for KBPI's Midwinter Melee on Monday, January 25 at DU's Magness Arena. It's the first time the two bands have co-headlined in two decades, and as a bonus for diehard metal heads, Testament gets things started. General admission floor seats are $49.50, while reserved s ... More >>
For those of you not yet hipped to the big foodie news in Denver this week, the International Association of Culinary Professionals is in town -- a kind of traveling circus show of food writers, food editors, food pimps, chefs, authors, wine gurus and associated tradesmen. And, of course, Jason Shee ... More >>
Windy City hot dogs may not blow, but they're not the best.
TJ Miller is a star in his tighty whities.
Red Scare is no fright night.
From the week of October 13, 2005
Kristine Hipps brings a wild new parody to the Bug.
Karen Finley doesn't beat around the Bush.
Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.
Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls.
Connie and Carla is based on a classic but ends up a drag.
Urinetown co-writer is swamped with success.
A.C.E. conducts a mystery tour
Nicolo's Chicago Style Pizza
Second City brings first-rate humor back to Colorado.
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made.
Small theater groups are having a tough time carving out their own space in Denver.
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad.
Chicago brings a piece of the Windy City to Colorado.
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 1998
The singers at the Denver Turnverein tell the story of a people, a country and a beautiful form of music.