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  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Offended: Why Anthony Jeselnik will never be Joan Rivers, or The Onion

    Comedy Central's The Jeselnik Offensive ran its fourth episode Tuesday, characteristically taking on the politically sensitive news of the day with an irreverent send-up of Adam Strange, a recent victim of a shark attack in New Zealand. "Was he killed? You bet your sweet ass he was," Jeselnik laughe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    It's mustache season, and I'm winning Movember. Week 1: clean slate for my upper lip.

    Movember: time to get fucking serious.​Everyone knows that, aside from being the greatest of facial accoutrements, the mustache serves several versatile and important societal functions -- it's great for saving small amounts of food, for example, and it's incredibly sexy -- but did you know th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Poisoned dogs: Firestone PD seeks person who committed "cowardly act" of killing two pets

    Dozer Boy & Kyera.​The Firestone Police Department hasn't formally charged anyone with poisoning a pair of dogs earlier this month. But officers have clearly made it a priority to catch and bring to justice the person who allegedly killed Dozer Boy, a chocolate lab, and Kyera, a German shepher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Top 32 mug shots of June 2011 (PHOTOS)

    Big pics below.​Our monthly mug shot roundups always feature criminals accused of doing awful things -- and that's certainly the case this time around. But June was also chock full of weird, from the alleged hit-and-swim driver and the woman who reportedly ran over a child but went back for he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Denver aquarium unequipped to handle piranha attacks or reporter queries

    It all began with an innocent question. Never did I intend to uncover potential death and dismemberment, not to mention bureaucratic chaos, at the Downtown Aquarium. For some context, my family and I stopped by the aquarium this weekend. Besides the exorbitant entry fees and shameless retail schlo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Seven Hidden Dangers of the Denver Zoo

    Hippopotami are more fearsome than most might believe. In fact, they’re actually quite dangerous -- especially when you’re sticking your hand inside their mouths to brush their big hippo teeth. Which is exactly what a Denver Zoo worker found out this past Monday, July 14, when she was bitten by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Mudhoneyed Krautrock and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: This show review promises that Monotonix comes off like Mudhoney playing krautrock, which is high praise, indeed.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2007

    Kangaroo Road Kill -- Sleepy Mad Max

    7.30.07 Rockhampton, Australia Tropic of Capricorn PBC, I split the first two weeks in this country between Sydney and Melbourne, trying to erase the image of Foo the Saigon security guard and his red Thermos from my mind while also trying to locate the fabled Australian "spirit." This spirit was ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 16, 2006
  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Happy Feet

    That whole talking-animal genre? Let's be done with it.

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Yuletide Fear

    Wolf Creek rings in Christmas with a band of butchered tourists.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 24, 2005

    Best Wildlife Watch

    Colorado Division of Wildlife

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Pharaoh Weather

    Travel through time with Treasures of Ancient Egypt

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Turning Point

    Global threads are pulled together in 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Belly of the Beast

    The food critic meets his match in a hippo named Burt.

  • Dining

    September 12, 2002

    Drink of the Week

    Dirty Alligator