At a press conference yesterday, the Denver Sheriff's Office tried to explain how Sebastian Littlejohn, who was being held in Denver jail on charges related to violent felony beefs, was mistakenly set free, only to be recaptured a day later. This time, the sheriff's office may not be at fault. But t ... More >>
Back in April, Felix Trujillo became the first person ever to escape from Denver's new jail -- with a little help from Deputy Matthew Andrews, who swore he'd only aided the inmate because of threats to his family. A few weeks later, Trujillo publicly claimed Andrews actually assisted him because he ... More >>
June is jam-packed with a lineup of comedy events so eclectic, you're sure to find something to tickle your funny bone. There are podcasters and Pride festers, twins and Too Much Fun, He-Man and transgenders...so many giggle-worthy performances that your calendar will be bursting with snickers. Keep ... More >>
Update: The tale of Felix Trujillo's escape from Denver jail last month, and deputy Matthew Andrews's alleged role in helping him do so, was already plenty weird. But it just got a whole lot stranger. Trujillo now says the escape plan came from Andrews, based on the mistaken notion that the inmate ... More >>
Over his many years as a public (and bespectacled) face, 54-year-old funny man Drew Carey has paid his dues as a Marine, a stand-up comic, a sitcom star, an improv guru and, in his most recent incarnation, the on-air host of The Price Is Right. And on his current tour, Carey will not only offer some ... More >>
Big pics below. See more photos.Colorado cannabis is better than anything Amsterdam's got, and the medicine here is on par with, if not better than, what is coming out of California. While we already knew that here in Colorado, it was still cool to hear those words come out of High Times edi ... More >>
Big pics below.Yesterday, 25 abused lions from Bolivia arrived at DIA en route to Keenesburg's Wild Animal Sanctuary, subject of our 2008 feature article "Inside One of the Nation's Top Carnivore Sanctuaries." And they weren't alone. Accompanying them were CSI's Jorja Fox and The Price is Rig ... More >>
Butthole Surfers, Psychic Ills, Circle Number DotFriday, October 9, 2009Ogden Theater, DenverBetter Than: The flash freezing going on outside.Circle Number Dot, who opened this show, didn't sound like they got much more than a mere line check before hitting the stage. It was initially hard to tell ... More >>
American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's still using the show to put bread on his table. Specifica ... More >>
Well, the deadline for the big television conversion to digital is only a month away and I missed my shot at getting the government vouchers for the converter box. Last week, the Commerce Department announced they had hit the $1.34 billion funding limit set by Congress for the coupon program, which ... More >>
Blake Mooney was recently laid off from his job at NewMediaCompany.com and has somehow found some time to give a glimpse into the week in the life of a man on the dole. This is his story. Monday Tuesday Wednesday: Everyone knows if you’re a male and you find yourself laid off from your job, the f ... More >>
I’m home from work today. Sick. Sick as a dog that’s sick. (See how lame that simile was? Yeah, that’s how sick I am.) Seriously, back up from your screen, so I don’t include you in my circle of contagion. Thanks. So what else is there to do when you’re home sick besides watch TV? It’s ... More >>
You used to be able to count on TV serving all your lowest-common-denominator needs. Up for some good transgender slap-fighting? Jerry Springer has you covered. Hankering for some good cornpone jokes and T&A? Hee-Haw was on for more than twenty years. Want to see someone forced to eat something ... More >>
From the week of 5/24/2007
Setting sail three sheets to the wind.
The curtain falls on the latest JonBenét revival.
Bill Schantz and Paul Bailey are beating the odds.
The Nomad Theatre's production of Orphans stands on its own.