For kids, there's nothing better than Halloween. You get to fulfill your wildest fantasies, explore your darkest fears and get a bag of free candy. It's a time before adulthood beats the magic and wonder out of you, a time when you can still believe there's something more out there. These five movie ... More >>
If you're afraid that your kids' entertainment isn't sufficiently weird, there's help out there. The second season of Gravity Falls kicks off August 1 on the Disney Channel (don't let that scare you off!), and there's no better way to indoctrinate your kids into the world of the surreal and strange ... More >>
Editor's note: Hall & Oates are now going as Daryl Hall & John Oates, because apparently that's the way you add gravitas to a catalogue that will turn your pants pastel and put shoulder pads in whatever shirt you're wearing if you listen long enough. Here's the thing: They needn't bother -- the song ... More >>
Quite a few well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But what about more obscure Colorado-set shows? Turns out there have been plenty of those, too -- sitcoms, Westerns, animated series and more. The vast majority of them have been ... More >>
She would vote for you.Alright, so we didn't like Soul Surfer that much. But they can't all be gems, and when it comes to elevating fellow Denverites into the echelons of dumb awards, we're always willing to help a brother out -- so take, if you will, a moment from your busy day and cast a vo ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Nick Jonas.Miley Cyrus's opinion aside, is there anything more wholesome than Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers -- the Disney Channel success story turned legit boy band -- and Quaker Oats? We think not. And now, Nick Jonas has scheduled a trip to Denver to find a childhood sup ... More >>
MicrosoftThe AZ store's opening.The wait is over, nerds. Microsoft has announced the location of its third-ever store: the Park Meadows shopping center in Lone Tree. Or, as the center's promo folks like to call it, "the Park Meadows Retail Resort." Back in April, we told you Microsoft was pl ... More >>
If your kids watch Wet Hot American Summer, they'll think their counselors do heroin.Sending your kid off to summer camp can feel pretty magical to parents -- they get to have some fun, after all, and you don't have to feel guilty about getting some long-overdue personal time. Maybe a short ... More >>
Tony Romo.Your 3-0 Broncos face their biggest test this Sunday, when they take on the Dallas Cowboys and Tony Romo, a talented but erratic QB who's prone to distractions, as demonstrated by his high-profile relationship with buxom, brain-challenged Jessica Simpson. Unfortunately, Romo has bro ... More >>
Cobra Starship Hot Mess (Decaydance/Fueled by Ramen) Don't know why clueless reviewers continue to refer to Cobra Starship as "an emo band." At this point, the main emotion they display is giddiness, and frankly, that's a blessed relief. From the group's beginnings, frontman Gabe Saporta, Ry ... More >>
In an industry littered with tween pop stars and Disney Channel minions, it's refreshing to come across an artist whose work isn't a medley of foot-tapping drivel swathed with AutoTune. Equipped with awe-inducing guitar skills and a hauntingly intense wail, 22-year-old Davy Knowles is quickly making ... More >>
Blues With a Backbone
Saturday, June 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Photo by Eric Gruneisen.Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz with one of Chicago's "finest." See more photos at westword.com/slideshow. Fall Out Boy, Metro Station and Cobra Starship Tuesday, April 14 Fillmore Auditorium When I took my daughter Lora to see Fall Out Boy in November 2007, I figured it was only ... More >>
Last month, we mentioned Robert Schneider's new project Robbert Bobbert and the Bubble Machine. And earlier this week, Schneider, the ever prolific Apples in Stereo mastermind, released his debut under the Robbert Bobbert moniker, and already the whimsical, kid-centric project seems to be gaining tr ... More >>
During last night's Kids' Inaugural concert, a Michelle Obama-hosted bash for military families and Washington, D.C.-area children that was nationally broadcast on the Disney Channel, performers such as Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers shared spotlight time with an extended video package shot in t ... More >>
Channel 9 early birds saw a lot of the Bolt logo this morning. With TV news operations producing more and more hours of content, filling the time becomes even more of a challenge. That's no excuse, however, for padding out newscasts with blatantly promotional content -- which Channel 9 has been ... More >>
Hannah Montanas homeboys meet the press.
Thursday, October 25, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
A prefab girl group scores with preteens.
Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants.
There was something for every musical appetite at the Westword Music Showcase.
A: Almost -- but Devo's audience is getting younger.
Oh, thank heaven
Shoun Flynn, "Needles for Teeth"
Belle and the Beast retells a love story
Peter Sís makes books for kids of all ages
Hilary Duff rides her popular TV series to Rome and the big screen.
Easter hops into northwest Denver.
Disney mines the booming kiddie market with the gritty Holes.
Where little folks rule
Expect the anniversary of 9/11 to bring out the media's worst.
A squeaky-clean version of teen angst seems suited for the Disney Channel.
Down for the Get Down (Hollywood Records)
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
Radio Disney: Tune in and turn on.
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