• Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Weirdest Internet search quirks of all 50 states (including Colorado) according to Estately, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2013

    The ten best metal videos

    Music videos are the artistic representation of the band's music, a visual extension of muscle from the shoulder to the fist, jarring a deeper emotion in your brain. If music videos were never created, who knows what would've happened? Well, actually a couple things are certain: We would've been spa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Why are movies so damn boring?

    Pootie too good.​I have the attention span of a four-year-old. I can't sit still for very long and I don't like to watch things --particularly television shows and movies -- without having something else going on at the same time. (Like a massive laundry folding undertaking or an organization ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Harry Potter is over, but what will fans do now?

    ​Like Sting's most absurdly protracted tantra, the Harry Potter series of books and movies (and merchandise) has for over a decade been dangling the carrot in front of its fans: What's going to happen? Last night, the first of those fans found out the answer -- a revelation that left them most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony's people of Utah? What... the... hell?

    The latest TV commercial featuring Carmelo Anthony is flat-out bizarre, and not only because it represents his head as a sun rising above the horizon -- iconography that blends Teletubbies with the Unification Church. As you'll see in the clip above, the tribute to His Basketball Eminence is delive ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Ear PWR

    Thursday, June 4, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    The Westword Meth Project: Vote for your favorite fake anti-meth slogan

    From Tweet a request for fake anti-meth slogans and ye shall receive. Earlier today, we posted a blog offering alternative slogans for the fledgling Colorado Meth Project's new ad campaign. The ads are aimed at teenagers and feature gritty images aside such slogans as, "No o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2006

    Idol Scorecard

    The last American Idol faceoff of the season provided all the thrills and suspense of the average episode of Teletubbies -- but with lousier music. Several of the predictions made in jest yesterday on this blog actually came true (eeesh), but the joke was on the record companies that will have to p ... More >>

  • Film

    November 11, 2004

    The Edge of Treason

    Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel.

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Norah Jones

    Feels Like Home (Blue Note)

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Mini Cinema

    BYOB outings give parents and tots a treat

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Born Spree

    The bliss-tian soldiers in the Polyphonic Spree march on.

  • Music

    November 21, 2002


    Is he some kind of hypnotist? The Flaming Lipsí Wayne Coyne raises heck with Beck.

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2002

    The Last Yard Sale

    Fall provides one last chance to do the yard-sale dance.

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 18, 2001

  • Music

    September 20, 2001

    Tasty Treat

    The Disco Biscuits give fans of electro-jam fusion something to snack on.

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Various Artists

    Reggae for Kids: Movie Classics (RAS Records)

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Postivly Negativ

    Sampling ad infinitum with America's sonic outlaws.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Communication Breakdown

    The Boulder Valley School District has a hard time learning how to teach kids with special needs.

  • Music

    August 19, 1999


    The ABCs of Anarchism

  • Dining

    May 27, 1999
  • Music

    March 18, 1999

    The Jug Is Up

    For the 32-20 Jug Band, yesterday doesn't seem so far away.

  • News

    January 21, 1999
  • News

    January 21, 1999
  • Music

    January 7, 1999
  • Music

    December 17, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 23 - 29, 1998