Tommy Metz works as a web developer and is unassuming and friendly. He's also one of Denver's more prolific musicians. His voice is unexpectedly powerful and brightly melodic, and it floats over his finely crafted beats. Lately, Metz has separated his work, releasing his darker, more experimental pi ... More >>
Decisions, decisions. All day long, we struggle to make decisions: what to wear, what to eat, what to watch. We used to have to make these decisions on our own -- until we realized the power of social media. Now, thanks to the new app Bedloo, we never need to fret over decisions again. See also: Th ... More >>
Denver blog posts offer a mile high salute. Mile High Report's Kyle Montgomery introduces the new starting lineup at the venerable blog, which has turned over staff. Colorado Pols: Michael Bennet's non-binding but politically controversial vote in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline. Denver Egotist ... More >>
Today, Westword welcomes the latest addition to our family: our new, improved and ready-to-use Westword mobile app. Like the previous version, you can use it as a handy, thumb-friendly guide to Denver arts, entertainment and dining. Hungry for Asian? We've got you covered. Bored with no weekend plan ... More >>
Today, Westword is welcoming the latest addition to its family: the new, improved and ready-to-use Westword mobile app. Like the previous version of our Westword app, you can use it as a handy, thumb-friendly guide to Denver arts, entertainment and dining. Hungry for Asian? We've got you covered. Bo ... More >>
By David Thorpe While perusing Insane Clown Posse's Twitter timeline, like a person does, I came across something interesting: our favorite rap clowns announced a new update to their official smartphone app, which I didn't even know existed. For the advancement of pop journalism and human knowledge ... More >>
This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We e ... More >>
Update: The latest development in the bizarre story of John McAfee, supporting player in our recent feature "The Hot Yoga War"? The software pioneer, who somehow managed to flee cops in Belize who wanted to question him about a murder even as he launched a publicity blitz, has traveled from Guatemal ... More >>
Update: We've been following bizarre developments involving antivirus pioneer John McAfee, a co-star in the July feature "The Hot Yoga War," who's wanted for questioning about a murder in Belize that he says he didn't commit; read previous coverage below. At this writing, McAfee remains on the run f ... More >>
You know that awful feeling when you approach the spot where you parked your bike only to find that some or all of it has been stolen? Well, a new smartphone app -- whose makers are now looking to tap into the Denver market -- is designed to give victims of bike theft a glimmer of hope at a time whe ... More >>
I've never played Draw Something for the same reason I've never tried cocaine: I know that if I did, I would become immediately addicted, drop out of society and ruin what's left of my life. If you're not familiar with Draw Something, it's an app that, according to the App Store, is "the most popul ... More >>
Denver-based Forkly, the iPhone app that encourages users to share photos of what they're eating while out and rate the dish, debuted a new look Friday with its 2.0 update, one that will be familiar to users of one of the most popular photo apps around.
If giving away free music via a self-run record label website isn't enough, the team over at Pretty Lights Music has developed yet another way to infiltrate the airwaves: the Pretty Lights Music app. If you are on the Pretty Lights mailing list (which if you've downloaded any of the independent labe ... More >>
Adam Norrell, human.Adam Norrell likes the words "snazzy" and "sparky." He says them more than you'd expect from a 34-year-old software nerd from Castle Rock, especially when he's describing his new online dating site, the snazzily named Vlirty. Norrell came up with the idea for Vlirty, which ... More >>
In a Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division inspections post, a security-camera provider noted that some of the specific (and pricey) DVR models that centers are required to use "are already being discontinued by the manufacturer." This is news to MMED spokeswoman Julie Postlethwait, but she ... More >>
Still can't believe ski season ended yesterday at Vail and Breckenridge, the last of the Vail resorts still standing, even though it's still snowing up in them thar hills? As we reflect on the epic season now mostly behind us, the hardcore among us can visit EpicMix.com to to relive all our g ... More >>
Apple debuted its app store for computers today. And it's way cooler than you thought it would be. Yes, right now it's mostly carryover from the iPad and iPhone app store, which is somewhat uninteresting because those apps were designed for a mobile touch screen. But there are some regular o ... More >>
On Tuesday, 9News reported a story about a woman who uses a webcam to check up on her dog during the day instead discovering a burglar in her Capitol Hill home. Strange? Yes. True? Yes. It's the latest weird story in a year that was full of them. Every year, Westword gathers these stories ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff's had one head-spinning year. Passed over by Governor Bill Ritter in his quest to be appointed to Ken Salazar's Senate seat, Romanoff snubbed any White House entreaties regarding a job in international development in order to take on Senate appointee Michael Bennet. But even ... More >>
Xperiment (aka Courtland Urbano) is an out of this world supersonic architect of sound. His beats are a perfect synthesis between a test to discover or prove the unknown and the balance of validating tried and true methods, threading analog sounds through digital components. Xperiment's bea ... More >>
Sure, there are guitarists who'll say that no software will ever come close to emulating a '65 Deluxe Reverb or a Marshall JCM800. But the folks at IK Multimedia have been doing a pretty good job emulating those amps as well as effects for a while now. Earlier this month, the company came out with ... More >>
"I have a feeling there's something phishy in Denver."In the not exactly thrilling 1995 cyber-thriller The Net, Sandra Bullock's character, Angela Bennett, reveals that she was raised in La Junta -- a community whose name she pronounces as if she were Hugo Chavez. Little did Bennett know, how ... More >>
Despite numerous complaints from customers about accidental acceleration, the Prius was not included in Toyota's recent recall of eight models. But this week concerns about the Prius have accelerated, and Steve Wozniak -- yes, the co-founder of Apple -- has been in the driver's seat, steerin ... More >>
Having trouble finding work? You're not alone. Follow Jobbed every week as we troll for the weird, the wacky and the worst of what the recession-era world of job ads has to offer. The Job, as posted here: Communications Intern -- Denver Mayor's Office Pay: Unpaid
Facebook, we need to talk about our relationship. But don't freak out -- I'm not dumping you. Yet. Look, I like you. I really do. I mean, when we first met, I was really into you. You were so much less gaudy and stupid than MySpace. You helped me get in touch with at least a dozen friends I ... More >>
The Glitch Mob started out as a Los Angeles-based DJ collective that pooled its collective talent to make a more collaborative music with expanded sonic possibilities. As individual artists, Ooah, edIT and Boreta have released solo albums of cutting edge electronic music but it is as a team t ... More >>
Number 5 is alive, downloadable and free....If you're stuck at home, poor and bored, the Denver Public Library has got you covered. Forget going into the library for your fix of books and movies -- that's so 20th century. Thanks to the digital revolution, these days there's no reason to leave ... More >>
If you spend a lot of time surfing the Internets for lulz or work in any sort of IT-related field, you've probably come across the Webby-award winning web series The Website is Down. It's a hilarious look at the point where the people who understand technology and make it work interface with ... More >>
If you're thinking of hiking the Colorado Trail, a 500-mile hiking trail that stretches from Denver to Durango and covers almost every type of terrain our fair state has to offer, the first step you take should be online. Thanks to the efforts of Jerry Brown of Bear Creek Survey Service, who ... More >>
The Internet is a funny place for singer Jonathan Coulton.
The conspiracy theorists must be right: Denver International Airport is a gate to Hell. After all, what other than some diabolical force would deign to upset nerd-tastic musician David Byrne (he of the Talking Heads) as he tried to access his favorite websites while passing time in our fair airport? ... More >>
Taxes are due April 17 — oh, shit — better holla at your accountant. Better yet, holla at 401cakes and Samuel L. Taxin'. Because instead of crunching numbers, these MCs with the Mile-High TrikeSteady Crew are bustin' rhymes for some FAT refunds! It would take the average worker some re ... More >>
Hackers are selling rape porn through university websites -- including student pages at UCD.
Fuck Yo! Radio (The LA Underground)
Once again, Microsoft is chasing Apple in the hipster-hardware game. Will it make sweet music this time?
A new project could revolutionize the way students learn.
Video Professor promises computer fluency in a snap. I test the theory.
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy.
Hey, Sparky, think it's time to pull the plug on the Bowl Championship Series wizards?
U.S. Geological Survey Map Store
Denver Federal Center
Bret Saunders, KBCO-FM/97.3
How hard is it to find 90,000 citizens who want a tax cut? Ask Douglas Bruce.
The men behind a new electro label aren't all that interested in dancing.
As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.