Smashburger, our locally born and quickly proliferating burger chain, is taking its wares to the small screen with its first-ever television ads. One thirty-second spot, created by Denver-based Definite Productions, is a burger-fan dream sequence, reportedly complete with actual beef patty-smashing ... More >>
New Belgium Brewing is running its first TV ad campaign in eight years, buying airtime in twelve markets across the country in order to help beer drinkers associate the name Fat Tire with the brewery itself, which wants to push the rest of its lineup. But the commercial, a thirty-second spot create ... More >>
It's fair to say that the fans who stuck it out at Friday night's FIFA World Cup qualifier match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park were the diehard variety. During the game between the U.S. men's soccer team and Costa Rica, Mother Nature covered the field in layer upon layer of snow while he U.S. worked ... More >>
It's on your mind. You can't stop thinking about it. Your blood starts to pump. Your mouth begins to water. And while the buildup lasts for days, the actual live action (from start to finish) only lasts about ten minutes. No, I'm not talking about sex; I'm talking about the Super Bowl, baby. And whi ... More >>
After the Broncos traded Tim Tebow to the Jets, televangelist Pat Robertson accused Denver of treating Tebow shabbily. But a spokesman for Colorado Springs' Focus on the Family, for which Tebow made a 2010 Super Bowl ad, doesn't echo this claim. Instead, he believes the events that led the Broncos t ... More >>
Thursday, April 5, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
Denver may be landlocked, but the town was hit by a hurricane two years ago -- and its name was Tim Tebow. Now that Peyton Manning has signed with the Broncos and Tebow's trade to the New York Jets is offical, the time is right to look back on Tebowmania, from the first time his name ever appeared i ... More >>
Videos below.Our #snOMG snowpacolypse on Friday really dumped on Name.com, a local domain and website firm. The company released a spoof of a GoDaddy.com Super Bowl ad in which a nude model gets her body painted -- except the person being touched up is nearly naked Broncos running back Willis ... More >>
Hello, nurse Doherty!Television commercials are interesting things -- often, they serve the intended purpose of getting consumers to buy a product or service. But sometimes, they do one better and become a part of popular culture. If you've watched a good amount of television in the last few ... More >>
Video below.Tim Tebow's book Through My Eyes is filled with stories about faith, football, faith, family and faith, in that order -- and he's promoting it with the same kind of pumped-up enthusiasm that marks his play. He's already appeared on an extended segment of Sean Hannity's Fox News pr ... More >>
Chris Romer.Yesterday, the Denver Post officially endorsed former Senator Chris Romer in the Denver mayor's race, calling him a "dynamo of ideas" who would bring "the critical eye of an outsider" to the gig, since he's never worked for the city. But in today's shifting media environment, doe ... More >>
Tim & mom.The 2010 Super Bowl ad featuring Tim Tebow and his mom is the gift that keeps on giving for Focus on the Family. Next month at their convention in Nashville, the National Religious Broadcasters will reportedly name it the year's best -- and why not? The commercial, on view below, ce ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.Are you ready for Governor Tom Tancredo? Better at least entertain the possibility, because his poll numbers continue to rise, while those of Dem John Hickenlooper and Republican Dan Maes keep slipping. That's the word from a just-released Rasmussen Reports survey, which shows T ... More >>
A few weeks ago news outlets across the nation, including Westword, reported on what appeared to be the first-ever pot commercial on regular TV, a spot for a California dispensary on Sacramento station KTXL. But as it turns out, irregular TV around Colorado has been running dispensary ads fo ... More >>
Medical marijuana ads are everywhere these days, from Denver billboards to local radio spots. But is Colorado ready for MMJ television commercials? That day could come soon, since what's reported to be the first-ever marijuana commercial on regular TV is now airing on Sacramento, California ... More >>
Tim Tebow and his mom for FOTF.Colorado Springs' Focus on the Family made a big splash earlier this year with a pro-life Super Bowl ad starring Tim Tebow and his mom. And while the publicity generated by the spot couldn't prevent 110 layoffs announced earlier this month, Focus learned that th ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Tim Tebow may have signed with Jockey (with his photo in a white T reportedly causing "multiple, small orgasms"), but he still hasn't inked with the Broncos, even though rookies were supposed to report yesterday. As a result, Broncos lovers continue to debate the right amount to pa ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff doesn't think money changes everything.Like Republican senatorial hopeful Ken Buck, Dem Andrew Romanoff is in a strange position vis-à-vis his party's assembly this weekend: He'll win, but that doesn't mean most people think he can defeat his better-heeled opponent -- in his ... More >>
The raw material.Tim Tebow's new Broncos jersey was the hottest seller among all NFL draft day selections, and they're flying off local shelves. But is there a way to get one for half price? Maybe. Credit for the concept goes to Gary Schneeberger, spokesman for Focus on the Family, whose Co ... More >>
Tim Tebow and his mom, as seen in Focus on the Family's Super Bowl ad.NFL Nation is divided on whether the Denver Broncos were wise or wack to draft Florida quarterback Tim Tebow in the first round of last night's draft. Example: ESPN's draft coverage juxtaposed an instant poll showing that ... More >>
The Tebows have brought Focus on the Family a lot of love, cyber and otherwise.The Focus on the Family Super Bowl ad co-starring Florida QB Tim Tebow and his mom spurred complaints from pro-choice groups that inadvertently helped spread FOTF's anti-abortion message. And even though the game i ... More >>
There was something funny going on in the Super Bowl commercials this year, and it wasn't those stupid Bud Light ads. Nope, this one wasn't supposed to be funny at all. It was supposed to inspire you to join the Air Force Reserves, but instead it had us thinking about Lego's. By now, you've hea ... More >>
Focus on the Family's decision to buy a Super Bowl ad featuring Florida QB Tim Tebow and his mom has generated a gusher of publicity due largely to protests from pro-choice groups presuming the spot will push an anti-abortion agenda. This extended segment from The O'Reilly Factor is a prime example ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared Focus on the Family spokesman Gary Schneeberger's defense of the organization's forthcoming Super Bowl ad, starring Florida QB Tim Tebow and his mom, against protests by a variety of women's organizations. Since then, critics have been out in force, with Women's Media Center pr ... More >>
Update, 3:45 p.m.: Ward Churchill has responded to the use of his name and image in Tom Lucero's campaign commercial -- and Lucero's camp has responded to the response. Get fresh info below the original item. Former CU regent Tom Lucero is running for Congress -- and in his first campaign spot, vi ... More >>
I remember nearly falling over in my chair one afternoon when a student on a TV advertisement relayed the benefits of her schooling to become a certified pharmacy technician. At the time, I was employed with a major drug store chain as a pharmacy technician, or as they say in the biz, a CPhT. ... More >>
Tuesday, February 12, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
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Sista's in the Spirit
TRUTH IS THE FIRST CASUALTY IN THE POLITICAL WAR OVER AMENDMENT 11.