The national media continues to be fascinated by Colorado cannabis, Stephen Colbert included. Last night, less than two months after his amusing tribute to the marijuana Super Bowl, he devoted the lion's share of his program to the subject via two segments: one exploring the scene in what he dubs "P ... More >>
Update: Occasionally, we have to report bad news -- and that's what we're bringing to you now. To whit: Justin Kraemer, the Wichita anchorman caught muttering "Let's get the fuck out of here" line at the end of a recent newscast (see it below), isn't coming to KOAA in Colorado Springs, despite a Gaw ... More >>
Jen Jasinski has not only survived the first three weeks of Bravo's Top Chef Masters, but she was the big winner of last Wednesday's "Sex, Murder and Greed" elimination challenge, when each chef had to create a dish based on one of those soap-opera themes, all judged by cast members of Days of Our L ... More >>
The X-Factor recently held open auditions in Denver. One of my neighbors tried out, and he did okay, I guess, good enough to make it to the third round. Everything was going swimmingly, his sister told me, until he started singing, apparently. Nerves got the best of him when he finally got in front ... More >>
While some TV series like The Office, Lost and The Simpsons carried on long after they lost the magic that originally captivated us, Arrested Development remained a razor sharp comedy right up to its 2006 cancellation. So it was no small Internet miracle when the news broke that Netflix would be fun ... More >>
Alert your darling niece, the one whose mom just insists she's the next Christina Aguilera, that stardom awaits. X Factor auditions are being held at the Denver Coliseum; wristbands will be issued on Sunday, May 12, at 8 a.m. and auditions are slated for Tuesday, May 14. Unlike the first season, whe ... More >>
Although the official cast list for the 22nd season of the CBS reality series The Amazing Race hasn't been released, Reality Fan Forum, Reality Blurred and other sources are spilling the beans early, and report that a pair of Rocky Mountain Rollergirls will be among next season's competitors. Google ... More >>
So what has America's favorite fast-food fried chicken chain been up to lately? Just the usual stuff, like releasing restaurant founder Colonel Harland Sanders' autobiography that was "found" last year, hiring Top Chef alum Edward Lee to pimp it out using Facebook and YouTube, destroying Indonesian ... More >>
As Patricia Calhoun noted earlier today, Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman's A&E reality show has been canceled after eight seasons. We're confident Colorado's favorite Dog will bounce back, and soon. But in the meantime, we're marking the program's passing with our ten most memorable posts abou ... More >>
How the presence of an official Dog the Bounty Hunter merchandise store within 3.5 miles of my home has escaped my knowledge until now, I'm not sure. I've always had an affinity for the show, which is unexplainable by any stretch of the trashy imagination. But man, do I fucking love this show. Maybe ... More >>
Chances are you've seen -- and screamed at -- some of Ed Edmunds' work, whether you realize it or not. The artist is responsible for creating the creepy animatronics in haunted houses all over Colorado, as well as for making custom projects like set pieces for Alice Cooper. Edmunds' Greeley c ... More >>
Back in June, we spoke with once-and-future Colorado Public Radio staffer Mike Flanagan about the impending debut of a new indie-rock station at 1340 AM. At 6 a.m. this morning, the outlet, dubbed Open Air, made its bow, and while it's clearly in soft-launch/preview mode at this writing, the messag ... More >>
Camping and Stewart.Billboards in Colorado and beyond warn that Judgment Day is coming May 21 -- at least according to the California-based Family Radio network, led by 89-year-old Boulder native Harold Camping. And according to a clip from last night's episode of The Daily Show on view below ... More >>
Top Chef contestant -- and Vail restaurant owner -- Kelly Liken will be part of Bravo's Top Chef tour on Saturday in Larimer SquareBecause, you know, we don't already have enough eatertainment in Denver this weekend to satiate our hunger pains, what with The Great Food Truck Race motoring in ... More >>
Monday, April 11, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
JLo couldn't handle the dream crushing on last week's American Idol. Apparently, she was under the impression that this show consisted of judges telling people how inspiring their life stories are. She shed some tears and questioned her future on the show, but despite the manufactured drama, ... More >>
Madison McKinley.Colorado contestants didn't receive a rose on The Bachelor last night, with both Vail's Madison McKinley and Denver's Sarah Powell going flower-free. But McKinley, the renowned vampire girl and blood-donation dominatrix, made by far the showier exit, defanging herself before ... More >>
After being urged to withhold the airing of Katy Perry's appearance on Sesame Street, someone over at PBS clearly needs a guidebook of which musicians not to hire for the show. What were they expecting exactly? Did they miss the whole bit about her kissing a girl and liking it, or that whole ... More >>
The menu at Colt & Gray, Nelson Perkins's restaurant at 1553 Platte Street, includes baked sticky toffee pudding, a rich, decadent and dense cakey base smothered in nut-studded toffee sauce and topped with vanilla ice cream. And it counts Food Network host and chef Claire Robinson among its ... More >>
Chef Jehangir Mehta puts fun in food for kids.No one has to tell a parent how difficult it is to get kids to eat anything that's not complete crap, McDonald's this and Doritos that. But celebrity chef Jehangir Mehta -- the runner-up on Food Network's The Next Iron Chef -- is trying to change ... More >>
Is Ted Haggard ready for his closeup?Update, 11:25 a.m.: Ted Haggard has made his announcement. It involves a launch party for his new church and a possible documentary. Details below the original item, published at 8:36 a.m. Today at 10:30 a.m., embattled Colorado Springs evangelist Ted Hag ... More >>
Top Chef, the often unrealistic reality show that made Hosea Rosenberg, exec chef of Jax-Boulder, a hometown hero when he emerged the conquistador two seasons ago, just released its listage of contestants for season 7, which will be filmed in Washington DC and premier on June 16 on Bravo. ... More >>
Breathe easy, Team Coco: Conan O'Brien's "Suck on This, NBC!" tour will stop in Denver/Boulder. Conan will do two shows in May: Sunday, May 9 at Boulder's Macky Auditorium and Monday, May 10 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, both at 8p.m. From the press release:
Ty Hemmerling ties one on.Last night's American Idol episode focusing on the show's Denver auditions introduced America to Fort Collins' Haeley Vaughn, who's clearly Colorado's great Idol hope. But arguably the most memorable moment came courtesy of Ty Hemmerling, dubbed "Bikini Boy" by judg ... More >>
Editor's note: Catch up with Nicole Fox's journey to America's Next Top Model cycle thirteen victory by reading all our cycle thirteen recaps. Click to revisit episode two (with Lauren Conrad), episode three (when Nicole channels Gollum), episode four (the show Nicole barely survived), episode fiv ... 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 >>
Lori MidsonTop Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg and knifed cheftestant Fabio Viviani By the time the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen ended yesterday afternoon, I'd already seen a whole posse of amateurs puke; another man suffer a seizure just after chef Michael Symor ended a fantastic cooking demo devoted ... More >>
Kate Battan, Dave Cullen and Dwayne Fuselier on a Columbine-related episode of "Oprah" that will no longer air today. As pointed out earlier today in a blog about the many media appearances of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis, Colorado journalist Dave Cullen, author of the widely praised volume ... More >>
A few weeks back, shortly after it was announced that Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg had taken home the big prize and won this year's Top Chef prize on the Bravo reality show of the same name, Rosenberg mentioned in passing that he was already working with a local artisanal foods company, but wouldn't ... More >>
Comedy Central re-elects Lil' Bush.
Sunday, July 16, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
An avant-garder takes a walk on Sesame Street.
It's the Colorado hillbillies!
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As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror
Barbara Walters vs. Bill Owens
Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.