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    April 29, 2014

    Denver Post lays off two amid continuing sale rumors

    Denver Post sale rumors began circulating earlier this month -- and they won't be quieted by the latest developments at the paper. Two longtime staffers -- assistant city Marcus Chamberland and copy editor Chris Metteer -- have been laid off, and we hear that a new hire was put on hold following th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Does design of new Denny's make it look "local"?

    Denver blog posts are homegrown. Our Cafe Society blog shares photos by our Brandon Marshall from the new Denny's in Englewood -- a design that's said to be "locally inspired." Click to get a peek. Big Media's Jason Salzman interviews Michael Booth about his departure from the Denver Post. South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Photos: Badass Aurora cops during the '80s

    Update below: Facebook is the perfect place to share old photos -- even for the Aurora Police Department. Earlier today, the APD shared a slew of amazing, mostly black-and-white images from the 1980s featuring lots of bushy hair, porn-star mustaches, antiquated equipment, big guns and badass attitu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Denver Post showing liberal slant by calling Mark Udall "privacy watchdog"?

    Denver blog posts have had a helluva day. Colorado Peak Politics goes after a Denver Post article in which Senator Mark Udall is referred to as a "privacy watchdog." Denver Egotist on kicking balls and taking names -- at an upcoming kickball tournament. Free Range Longmont's Ann Kibbey asks: Why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Cory Gardner, fellow Colorado Republican reps: Immigration obstructionists?

    Denver blog posts: Toast of the town. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks the Denver Post's criticism of Republican immigration proposals should have name-checked locals like Cory Gardner. Colorado Peak Politics notes calls for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's program from the left as well as the rig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Nuggets' season debut v. 76ers was a Halloween horror show

    Denver blog posts make the most of what they've got. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on the terrible performance by the new-look Nuggets in a loss to Philadelphia. Weren't those big contracts for Ty Lawson and JaVale McGee supposed to be inspiring? Free Range Longmont's Kaye Fissinger on the Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Denver Post ex-columnist Chuck Murphy leaving paper for job with nonprofit

    Another high-profile staffer is leaving the Denver Post: On November 10, Chuck Murphy, who served briefly as a metro columnist for the paper before taking on a different position amid a series of cost-cutting moves, is leaving the paper to work for an unnamed nonprofit. But Murphy maintains that hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Barack Obama losing his lead among Colorado women?

    Denver blog posts understand how you feel. Colorado Pols sites a post-debate poll showing Mitt Romney leading Barack Obama among women voters in Colorado, 51-45 percent. South Stands Denver's Colin D. on Lindsay Jones leaving the Denver Post for USA Today and ESPN Radio 102.3's Jo Jo Turnbeaugh go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    NBC Olympics: Numerous Bozos in Charge

    Denver blog posts can gain admittance just about anywhere. Denver PR Blog shares former Denver Post cartoonist Drew Litton's take on the NBC Olympics: Numerous Bozos in Charge. Mile High Report fan poster Andrew Mason thinks backup QB Caleb Hanie isn't going to make the Broncos' final roster unles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Howard Saltz, Denver Post business alum: Millions in debt

    Howard Saltz was once among the most powerful figures at the Denver Post, serving as deputy business editor, deputy managing editor and DenverPost.com editor before becoming a veep at MediaNews Group, its parent company. More recently, he's been named editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. But th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Ed Quillen, R.I.P.: Heart attack stills longtime Denver Post contributor

    For more than a quarter century, Salida's Ed Quillen has regularly contributed to the editorial pages of the Denver Post, sharing his notably progressive thoughts on issues of the day in a way that raised readers' cheers and hackles, depending upon their personal ideological slant. But no more: Curt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Peyton Manning throws the ball to Broncos receivers -- in public!

    Denver blog posts work hard to satisfy your every desire. Mile High Report's John Bena on the media scrum on hand to witness Peyton Manning's first public practice as a Bronco. Big Media's Jason Salzman searches for liberal media bias in Denver Post head honcho Dean Singleton's introduction of Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Reader: Denver Post changes are like Exxon watering down gas

    Our item sharing a memo from editor Greg Moore about impending cuts in the Denver Post copy-editing department, which sources tell us could result in two-thirds of the staff being laid off, prompted plenty of discussion about the state of journalism today. Here's a comment from a reader who thinks s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Penny Parker's Evening of Decadent Delights is tonight

    Penny Parker may have lost her job at the Denver Post, but she hasn't lost her interest in Sense of Security, a charity that helps breast-cancer patients. Her third annual Evening of Decadent Delights -- a benefit for the charity -- will be at Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, tonight. Dinner will also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Mike Littwin's layoff at the Denver Post: What's it mean for editorial page balance?

    Denver blog posts welcome your scrutiny. Big Media's Jason Salzman worries the Denver Post's editorial page will be less balanced with the departure of columnist Mike Littwin. The Redheaded Slut shares her struggles after a relationship split. Denver Frank: What would Earth look like with rings l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning: Could they coexist on the Broncos?

    Denver blog posts play hurt, like all the great ones. Bronco Talk's Jon Heath shares the argument of the Broncos' Tony Hills, who thinks Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning could coexist on the same squad. Colorado Pols accuses the Denver Post of sanitizing a GOP rally. Denver Stiffs' Colin Neilson on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Tim Tebow, Broncos capable of beating Rex Ryan, New York Jets by boring them to death?

    Tim Tebow.​Denver blog posts make great holiday gifts. Predominantly Orange's Kim Constantinesco writes that the Jets fear the Broncos' one-dimensional offense. Is there power in dullness? Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard notes that Jared Polis leads the state's delegation in net worth. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Denver Post: If 15-20 newsroom staffers don't take buyout, layoffs could follow

    Yesterday afternoon, editorial employees at the Denver Post gathered for an all-newsroom meeting -- the sort at which good news is seldom shared. And as expected, the imparted information was grim. Staffers were told that if at least fifteen-to-twenty of them -- up to 10 percent of the staff -- don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    City Spirit Picnic flier is the best flier ever created by a city worker's 6-year-old kid

    Is that Balloon Boy?​One could argue that e-mail, Evite and Facebook have killed the art of hand-crafting kick-ass posters to advertise your housewarming party or backyard barbecue. But if that's true, nobody bothered to tell the city of Denver -- which has gone on tempting the children of cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Top 10 Colorado license plates worth paying for

    ​Today's Denver Post reports on a proposal to let Colorado drivers bid for the most sought-after vanity plates. But which ones would bring in the most dough? We've got some ideas about that. Here's our top ten.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Hair today, gone tomorrow: Karen Leigh gets the Kenny Be treatment

    ​Everyone loves Kathy Sabine, including Noah Van Sciver, the cartoonist who drew the art for our Best of Denver 2011 People & Places section. This is his illustration of Sabine for the readers' choice winner of Best Hair on a TV Personality -- Female. (Sabine was also the readers' choice for B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen finally ready to fly again in time for Nuggets-Golden State game?

    Birdman.​Welcome, my friends, to today's Denver blog post roundup. In his preview of tonight's Denver Nuggets-Golden State Warrior matchup, Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons holds out hope that Chris "Birdman" Andersen may at last be ready for his return. And just in time. Colorado Education News' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Video Professor getting ready to flunk out?

    Video Professor John Scherer​Michael Roberts profiled John Scherer, the self-proclaimed Video Professor whose computer-education company was one of Colorado's most unlikely success stories, four years ago -- but in the time since, the prof has been racking up some failing grades, and plenty of ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    February 19, 2010

    Moving Pictures: Flobots perform song from new album at Mayor's Awards

    We weren't on hand to witness this, but apparently Jonny 5 and his Flobots kin received the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts on Wednesday at the Westin Tabor Center, and played a song from the new record, Survival Story, called "Good Soldier." Luckily, Denver Post scribe John Moore brought a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    "Reductions in staff" at Denver Post subsidiary Metro Mountain Media

    Some of the publications that have been put out by Metro Mountain Media.​MediaNews Group, the Dean Singleton-led company that owns the Denver Post and dozens of other newspapers around the country, recently announced that its holding company, Affiliated Media, would seek bankruptcy protection ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    In case of apocolypse, arm yourself at the nearest university police department

    Who knew? Several Colorado universities feature gun-storage lockers for students who want to bare arms but can't keep their arsenal on their hip or in their dorm room. From today's Denver Post: On any given day, there may be up to 50 rifles with scopes, shotguns, handguns and long knives stored a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    DenverSportsRadio.com is done

    ​ DenverSportsRadio.com, an ambitious attempt to create an online sports-talk-radio station that launched in April, has gone the way of all too many online projects -- into the trash bin of Internet history. A knowledgeable source says owner Dave Kaiser sent out an e-mail during the wee hours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Ten audacious Denver lofts I would totally rent if I were a drug dealer

    ​... Or a personal-injury lawyer, or a stripper, or the doer of some other job that paid me lots of money and required me to live in an audacious downtown loft. The point is, there are lots of vacant apartments around town, according to a story this week in the Denver Post, and I want to live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    A bucket of fun at Oceanaire Friday

    ​The Denver Post has a story today about how to have a clambake in your back yard. Even easier: head to Oceanaire, in downtown's back yard at 1400 Arapahoe Street, on Friday, August 14, when the restaurant will host "A Taste of Nantucket -- in a Bucket!" The traditional New England lobster a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    The Denver Post's quarter-life crisis

    A Flickr photo A small item in the Business section of today's Denver Post announces that the paper is raising the price of single copies for sale at stores and newsstands from 50 cents to 75 cents beginning on Monday -- a decision as startling as the revelation that water is wet, wingless birds ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    TV stations, newspapers see coyote-attack story very differently

    Today's edition of Patricia Calhoun's Wake-Up Call notes the sudden newsworthiness in these parts of the previously humble coyote -- a development magnified by a recent attack on a local women while she was walking her dog. But the coverage of this last incident by daily newspapers and TV stations c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Could MediaNews Group furlough program come to the Denver Post?

    Even as a Denver Post statement branded a Rocky Mountain News story about troubles at the broadsheet inaccurate, another memo associated with MediaNews Group, the Post's owner, was turning heads on the left coast. The document, first published at Jim Romenesko's Poynter Online address, revealed that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 20 edition

    Anyone miss George W. Bush yet? Today in Backbeat Online: • Live review: The Killers and M83 at Magness Arena. • Harpoontang at Lion's Lair. • Jesse Manley is ready for his closeup. • Derek Trucks Band tops Twist & Shout's top-sellers list. • (hed) p.e.'s New World Orphans tops Independen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Do troubles at the Denver dailies mark the death of newspaper joint-operating agreements?

    Word that the Rocky Mountain News has gotten a temporary reprieve from its owner, E.W. Scripps, which is collecting offers to buy the paper through Friday, shouldn't be interpreted as a sign of renewed stability in Denver daily newspapering. No matter what happens with the Rocky and the Denver Post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Help the Denver Post by paying extra for Obama's Mile High Moment

    As you've probably heard, MediaNews Group head and de facto Denver Post owner Dean Singleton is hoping to save $20 million in wages by tinkering with a union agreement not due to expire until March 2010. At least you did if you read our December 15 blog "Denver Newspaper Guild Almost Mum on Renegoti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 15 edition

    Rollin', rollin', rollin'. Keep them bloggies rollin'... Today in Cafe Society: • It's getting harder to find deep-fried Twinkies at Wingin' It. • A Milking It review of Lucky Charms with the New Hourglass Marshmallow Charm. • How we get from here to there on Urbanspoon. • Another spoonful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Denver Post headline red meat for the liberal-bias crowd

    Weeks before Barack Obama takes on the mantle of the presidency, conservative critics are already in full cry about media coverage they feel is biased in his favor -- and headlines like the one stretched across the top of today's Denver Post bolster their argument. The article itself, by Washington ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, October 20 edition

    Steve Lawler, decking it. May we interest you in some other blogs? Today in Backbeat Online: • A review of Steve Lawler at Beta. • A compendium of weekend-party pics ready for clicking. Today in Cafe Society: • A Milking It taste of High School Musical cereal. Zac, you're so dreamy! Today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    Denver Post tries to squelch shut-down rumors in memo that says the Rocky would close first

    The Denver Newspaper Agency building, home to the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. Rumors that one of the two Denver dailies will close after the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention have been running rampant for months -- and they got a considerable boost in July, when Rocky M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Lost and Found in Oakland

    Newsflash! Denver Post photographer John Leyba has found the missing retarded half-brother of actor Sean Penn and he's playing for the Denver Broncos! Oh, no, wait. That’s just quarterback Jay Cutler getting his face rearranged by the Raiders during yesterday’s retarded loss in Oakland. You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007

    Your Brain on Porn

    Here's a query posed by Doug Brown on the Denver Post blog: Is porn the new meth? With this question, Brown, who has staked out quite a beat at the daily as a pornography critic (find his July 2006 story on the "porn epidemic" here) brings up some very important similarities between nudie pictures ... More >>

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    August 8, 2002

    Moore Than Before

    The Denver Post's new editor wants to help the paper realize its potential.

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    April 4, 2002

    Best New Feature in a Denver Daily

    "Talk Back to the Media"

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