The Breakfast Club

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Rick Polito, sometime George Takei joke writer, finds that Internet fame doesn't always pay

    Star Trek icon George Takei's profile photo on his hilarious, ultra-popular Facebook page features a smiling pic alongside a button reading, "It's OK to be Takei!" However, being him has been even weirder than usual since Boulder-based writer Rick Polito, author of the world's funniest one-line movi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    The ten most awkward teens in pop culture

    Nerd. Geek. Dork. By whatever name, these poor, unfortunate souls with bad haircuts, unflattering clothes and few social graces are everywhere. Especially pop culture. Few films have captured the ideal of the awkward, disastrously uncool teen like Todd Solondz's Welcome to the Dollhouse, in the char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Reader: I love Molly Ringwald and all her characters

    Molly Ringwald started writing as a child -- before she became an '80s teen icon who starred in such John Hughes films as Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club . She says she never really thought she'd publish anything, though -- but last year, she released her self-help memoir Gett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Molly Ringwald on writing and advice she got from Bret Easton Ellis

    Molly Ringwald, who comes from a family of voracious readers, started writing as a child -- before she became an '80s teen icon who starred in such John Hughes films as Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club -- but says she never really thought she'd publish anything. Last year, thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Thee Oh Sees at Gothic Theatre, 9/13/12

    THEE OH SEES @ THE GOTHIC | 9.13.12 Since playing Rhinoceropolis in 2007, Thee Oh Sees have progressively worked their way through the daisy chain of Denver venues from Bender's Tavern to Moe's Original BBQ. Last night, the San Francisco band headlined the Gothic and blasted everyone with an infect ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    The six crassest lines uttered by Jay, of Jay and Silent Bob

    You might have noticed that Jason Mewes didn't utter a single four-letter word when we interviewed him about Kevin Smith: Live From Behind, a live recording of the duo's podcast, which select movie theaters across the country will screen tonight. Find more details in our online calendar listings. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Geeky pick-up lines to help you out at Single Bytes

    ​Geeks, as we all know from Anthony Michael Hall's romance outcome in The Breakfast Club, have a hard time getting the girl. Nevertheless, they'll get some help tonight at Single Bytes, a dinner and singles night designed by chronic personals section editor Audrey Klammer to bring geeks togeth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Paul Oakenfold, Dots and more on this weekend's Dance Card

    ​It's a slower weekend in dance music than this city has seen quite a while, but don't despair: We still found several options for your booty-shakin' pleasure this weekend. First up: The ever-dependable Forever Fridays at Beta will feature Zodiac Nights (it's your turn, Gemini!) with DJ Shares ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Anthony Michael Hall: A look back at the holy trinity of geekdom

    ​Ever since he ended up as conspicuously the only member of the Breakfast Club not to get coupled up -- and was pretty much okay with it -- we knew Anthony Michael Hall was a guy we could identify with. Lanky, bug-eyed and just a little too weirdly enthusiastic, he was the quintessential geek, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Harvesting greens at The Farm in Boulder

    ​Holiday shopping sucks. I would rather drink the water from a dirty plastic bong than walk around the mall this time of year -- which explains why I always end up delaying until the very last minute to get anything done.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Film on the Rocks announces Ferris Bueller's Day Off as 'favorite John Hughes Film'

    ​ Back when the Film on the Rocks schedule was announced, fans got a chance to select their favorite John Hughes film for a showing. Well, the fans spoke and overwhelmingly they chose Ferris Bueller's Day Off over The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles. Ferris grabbed nearly half the vote, lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Film on the Rocks 2010 schedule announced

    ​ Update: This morning, the Denver Film Society announced the full lineup for this year's Film on the Rocks. See which acts are slated to perform after the jump. The Film on the Rocks 2010 schedule has been announced. Looks like the Denver Film Society is kicking things off with a bang this ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009

    Take the Day Off

    And relive your ’80s angst with the John Hughes Experience.

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009

    Scoot the Moon

    Daylight rides and evening Vespas.

  • Dining

    October 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Into the Labyrinth

    Last night's Labyrinth screening at Film on the Rocks was close to magical. I settled in at a prompt 7:30 p.m., preparing for amusement and delight when Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra took the stage. The group of annoying, loudmouthed teenagers a few rows behind me (I must be getting old) made se ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 29, 2005

    Five in 2005

    For restaurants, this was a very good year.