After ingesting almost nine straight hours of the newly revived Arrested Development series, I've come to two conclusions: 1) The cast and creators of AD still got it, and 2) This show was made for hermetic losers like me. The "story of a wealthy family who lost everything" was nothing but a mild cr ... More >>
For nearly two years the Nix Brothers and The Grawlix comedy team have been producing mind-burstingly good short films for the web that also screen each month at the Grawlix's Bug Theatre comedy show. With a trio of hyper-real characters that play off each other with a juvenile cruelty and self-deba ... More >>
The Grawlix have been one of the brightest lights on the Denver comedy scene for a couple of years now, most successful comedy team not to come out of Denver -- but to live in Denver. Their crowning achievement thus far, though, has got to be this past weekend's premiere of the Those Who Can't sitco ... More >>
Last week, we noted that actress Susan Sarandon is voicing robocalls on behalf of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Now, a new website, MarijuanaMajority.com, is pushing such measures here and elsewhere using the words of other notables who've questioned drug policy, including F ... More >>
When we arrived at work this morning, we were greeted by a mound of yellow gelatin that was cold to the touch and sitting upon a black plastic food tray ringed with leafy green garnish like a church-picnic dessert gone horribly wrong. Lying atop the slimy heap was a DVD with a note made to look like ... More >>
"An artist is an artist, no matter what form the canvas takes," a pretentious man once said. It's one of those statements that may sound pompous (and is), but is no less true. Over the past fifty years there are endless examples of musicians establishing successful careers on the stage, then find th ... More >>
The Grawlix comedy show has been selling out the Avenue Theater since it launched (it runs the last Friday of every month), so we figured it was time to catch up with one of the founding members, Andrew Orvedahl to talk about the history the show and its future, including a brand new web seri ... More >>
We feel the same way about you, Fred Durst.The bad news is that Snoop Dogg is getting a sitcom, a no-doubt hackneyed affair starring the Doggfather as a patriarch with his mind on his family and his family on his mind. The even worse news is that Limp Bizkit front-penis Fred Durst is apparent ... More >>
Lori Midson Valentino Ujkic Trattoria Stella 3201 East Colfax Avenue 303-320-8635 http://trattoriastella.squarespace.com This is part two of my interview with Valentino Ujkic , executive chef of Trattroria Stella. Part one of that interview ran yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: K ... More >>
Hick's latest appointment?Governor John Hickenlooper hit the ground running in January, quickly appointing a host of people to his cabinet and also coming up with some creative, cost-saving job combinations. Which made today's announcement of his new "Director of Paper Distribution in the D ... More >>
Todd Warnock RED FANG With the Swindlers, Black Acid Devil and Decay 10.27.10 | 3 Kings Tavern After the Swindlers, a female-fronted power quartet, wrapped up their set, the brilliantly titled Black Acid Devil took the stage to play its own brand of sludgy stoner metal. Black Acid Devil sw ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Classic theme songs might seem to be a thing of the past. Some shows, like LOST and My Name is Earl, don’t have them at all. And even among those that do still have theme songs, it might seem that not enough shows boast the timeless classics of Sanford and Son (Quincy Jones’s “The Streetbeat ... More >>
NBC got the jump on the rest of the networks by announcing their plans for the 2008-09 season on April 2. NBC execs have been saying for months that they wanted to embrace a new approach. Apparently, the key to that "new approach" is this: more of the same old stuff. Not more of NBC's same old st ... More >>
George Clooneys ode to screwball comedies of yore is so close. And yet...
Just in time for the holiday, two blockbusters are hitting screens today: Transformers and License to Wed. Here's a cheat sheet on which one to choose when beating the Fourth of July heat.
Three of television's biggest shows are wrapping up their seasons tonight -I have only watch one episode of this show (“Swag”). I like what I saw but I never get home in time to see it. Also the second half is on during the The Office. But I am getting a TIVO next week so will be able to watc ... More >>
Bandidas, Idiocracy, Extras, The Illusionist
The 40-Year-Old Virgin gets a heart-on while telling wonderfully dirty jokes.
In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent.
NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans