Shaun White has a band. The group's called Bad Things, and it just signed a record deal with Warner Bros. White plays guitar in the outfit, and surprisingly Bad Things is, well, not bad. But White's clearly the anomaly here, as almost every other jock who has tried to rock has failed. Miserably. Her ... More >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's frontwoman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever been ... More >>
Last night, your Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls for their twelfth straight win -- and the person who locked up the victory, by blocking an in-bounds pass with less than a second left, was none other than JaVale McGee, who is quickly becoming one of Denver's (and the NBA's) most popular player ... More >>
Over the weekend, Serena Williams might have been in Spain playing tennis, but she was getting more attention in the blogosphere for seventy seconds of a leaked rap song she made. The results sound like an amateurish impression of a collaboration between Missy Eliot and the Neptunes. The opening lin ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
Kevin Kain (aka Kevin Henderson) can typically be found posted up in the VIP area of the hottest clubs on any given weekend night, and occasionally a Thursday appearance at Club Vinyl's Reggae on the Roof.
Brian Jacques, author of the Redwall series, died over the weekend of an aortic aneurysm. He was 71 years old. Jacques, who also wrote short stories and the Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series, holds a special places in the heart of a certain type of nerd who grew up reading the Redwall ... More >>
Yesterday, while Lil Wayne was presumably not diligently monitoring his Twitter account, it was compromised by an unknown Tweeter. Surely the Internet break-in sucked for Weezy once he was alerted, but the bigger problem lay in followers' laps: The faux LilTunechi was a blathering idiot, subj ... More >>
Lori Midson If you attend only one food-centric soiree this summer, make it Sunday's Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation event, where 30 of Denver's top restaurants, including Vesta Dipping Grill, TAG, Argyll, Black Pearl, Elway's Cherry Creek, Duo, Solera, Table 6, Venue, Opus and Marco' ... More >>
I'd rather have Ben Stein suit up for the Nuggets than Shaq.Colorado blogs that fulfill the USDA recommended amount of cyber. Andrew Feinstein at Denver Stiffs floats the possibility of the Nuggets trading Kenyon Martin for Shaquille O'Neal, who's dragged down both Phoenix and Cleveland in r ... More >>
Three representatives of the Denver Nuggets took part in NBA's All-Star Weekend, with varying degrees of success. J.R. Smith didn't embarrass himself during the Slam Dunk competition, as Chris "The Birdman" Anderson did a few years ago as a member of the New Orleans Hornets. But neither did he take ... More >>
During last night's Kids' Inaugural concert, a Michelle Obama-hosted bash for military families and Washington, D.C.-area children that was nationally broadcast on the Disney Channel, performers such as Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers shared spotlight time with an extended video package shot in t ... More >>
Ten Denver sports moments we'll remember (sometimes against our wishes) from 2008.10. The Birdman flies back into DenverReserve center and reformed party addict Chris "The Birdman" Anderson re-joined the Nuggets this year after a two-year suspension for an unspecified violation (cocaine). He's not t ... More >>
In "Artist's Prank Punks Re-create 68, Other Activists," a July 10 More Messages blog, I noted that the writer responsible for the Fire Witch Rising blog correctly guessed that the person behind a threatening flyer and e-mail wasn't a rogue cop, as some recipients assumed. But instead of being flatt ... More >>
Locals Only Lenny Lenn is known for the work he put in as a radio personality for various radio stations across Colorado. His biggest claim to fame is being part of the launch team of the now-defunct Denver hip-hop radio station, U102. Lenny then spent some time working behind the scenes on the Lew ... More >>
On April 29, the day after the Denver Nuggets were sent packing from the NBA playoffs by the Los Angeles Lakers, Channel 4 morning anchor Brooke Wagner expressed satisfaction that the previous night's game had been exciting and close. And indeed, the fact that the contest hadn't turned into another ... More >>
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Sunday, April 9, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.
The All-Star Jam
The NBA All-Stars' tallies don't always add up.
A new MCA show explores modern boyology.
NBA All-Star Weekend
After the NBA's Pepsi fizz goes flat, George II must pump up the Nugs.
Taking a ride on the Melo side.
This K-Mart special glitters.
From the week of April 8, 2004
Rather than muzzle Barnett, CU clamps down on music.
Not So Melo Fellows
February 19, 2004
The Kobeat Goes On
February 5, 2004
The Nuggets have finally begun to warm up the faithful.
Metro State's basketball coach keeps old school new.
Top bulls have become the big stars of rodeo.
A new Triple Crown could be the spice that broken-down horseplayers need.
While some dismiss the sport, backers say the attraction of darts is hard to miss.