When we designated Bridgette Sandoval a Schmuck of the Week back in February, we admitted that we weren't sure if her excuse for a police chase and failed escape -- she claimed she'd been forcibly injected with heroin and meth -- was brilliant or crazy. A better word, we now know, is "ineffective," ... More >>
Here at Schmuck of the Week headquarters, we've heard all kinds of excuses for shmucky behavior -- enough to know the difference between ones that are desperately lame and desperately inspired. We tend to think Bridgette Sandoval's claim that her part in a crazy police chase was fueled by forcible i ... More >>
Isela Reyes-Talamantes pleaded guilty to trying to cover up a horrible death.Isela Reyes-Talamantes, 25, wasn't accused of personally killing her two-year-old son, Elijah, in 2008. But she's earned two decades in stir anyhow because, according to the Denver District Attorney's Office, she "ro ... More >>
Edie Falco as Nurse Jackie.One of the best new television series of the summer season is Showtime's Nurse Jackie, starring Edie Falco, of The Sopranos fame. At first blush, the title character seems like a fairly typical medical-TV creation: She's a sassy wife and mother who's so fiercely dev ... More >>
Jace Larson and Deborah Sherman in a promo about a promo.The web offers TV reporters tremendous opportunities for self-promotion -- but because they're supposed to be objective, most of them steer clear of voicing their opinions on stories they've covered or expressing strongly held views tha ... More >>
Checking into a hospital is lots of fun. First there's the injury or illness that forced you to be there. Then there's the stress of not knowing what the outcome will be, the financial burden, and the difficulty of being away from friends, family or work. And finally, the pain-in-the-ass aspect of f ... More >>
Breckenridge has a bad-boy image, but is there truth in advertising?
Loose laws have turned Denver into an easy place for hookers to do business, but the fun's about to end.
A boy's death gives snowboarder Chris Klug a second chance at life and the Olympics.
Professional snowboarder Chris Klug carves his way back to the top of the mountain.