Dressed in a slinky black cocktail dress and spunky Beatle-boots, Natasha Leggero strutted with sarcasm and sass during the first show in her four-night run at Comedy Works last night. Delivering her characteristic bitter commentary on politics and low-brow culture (sweetened by an Audrey Hepburn fo ... More >>
A Hallmark Channel television series about a young woman in 1910 who takes a teaching job in a rural coal-mining town could be shot in Colorado if the state legislature sets aside more money during the next fiscal year for the state's popular film incentives program. Last week, the Colorado Economi ... More >>
Last year, lawmakers approved new film incentives to lure Hollywood back to Colorado after movie-makers had largely abandoned the state for cheaper locales. Seven months into the program, nearly $4 million in rebates and other perks have been approved. The lineup of movies that will say "Action!" in ... More >>
Of all the things on the planet to get people's knickers in a twist, this week it happens to be Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Several public schools in California, New Mexico and Illinois have banned these spicy red snacks, claiming they are unhealthy, germy, messy, addictive and salty. Sure, a tiny bag of F ... More >>
There's plenty on the culinary calendar this week, everything from picnics to pizza. Here's just a taste:
Local author Kasi Alexander's first book, Becoming sage, is an emotive and realistic peek into both the BDSM and polyamorous lifestyles. It takes readers by the hand--gently places a leather cuff on the hand--and leads them through a raw, sensual world of power exchange and many loves that mainstrea ... More >>
Video below.Ted Haggard's recent profile in GQ magazine finds him seeking attention by getting graphic about his encounters with male escort Mike Jones -- hence his claim that masturbation isn't "sex sex" and speculation that a younger Ted might see himself as bisexual. But some of the commen ... More >>
Ted Haggard.Let's end our Denver blog post collections for the week with this triumvirate, shall we? 5280's Michael de Yoanna muses about the prospect for a Ted Haggard reality series on TLC. Maybe Kate Gosselin and her kids could join his congregation! Denver Stiffs' Jeffrey Morton offers ... More >>
Entertaining as TLC's new The Osbournes-style miniseries on the shenanigans of the Palin family in Alaska looks, we feel she could shoot higher/stoop lower. Although before we tell you which TV shows we'd rather see the Mama Grizzly in, it's worth watching that trailer. Fireworks! Bear Tackling! "T ... More >>
I have realized the greatest dream of every attention-starved American. I was on reality TV. It wasn't MTV's booze-fueled LoDo soap opera, but rather the home-improvement show that refuses to die: TLC's Trading Spaces. That's how Westword contributor Michelle Baldwin starts her account of being a ... More >>
TV or Not TV?
Puttin' on the Dog
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote.
From the week of August 22, 2002
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?
Duane Chapman makes his TV debut.