A lot of comedy audiences have an Us vs. Them attitude regarding what standups to like; they feel they have to decide between David Cross or Larry The Cable Guy. And while this attitude would usually push comedian John Caparulo into the latter category (he's critical of healthy eating and people who ... More >>
What are the worst fast-food joints in the country? Last week Jenn Wohletz offered her list of five chain restaurants that should be put in chains, for various crimes against humanity, good taste -- and often any taste at all.
One of the culprit's? Arby's, which reminded a reader when "one of the k ... More >>
Ghost Plate & Tap
800 18th Street
This is part one of my interview with TJ Hobbs, chef of Ghost Plate & Tap; part two of our interview will run tomorrow.
TJ Hobbs remembers rushing through dinner to watch The Simpsons. It's not that his parents couldn't c ... More >>
Denver comic and former Westword scribe Adam Cayton-Holland will be making his standup debut on TBS's Conan next Tuesday, January 29. "This is my first appearance on a late-night TV show," Cayton-Holland tells us. "I did a small spot on the TV show Happy Endings, but yeah, in terms of late night and ... More >>
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than 20 years ago. That much was evident this past weekend at the first-ever Denver Comic Con, held at the Colorado Convention Center. Christopher Morgan ... More >>
If you're wandering through Santa Fe's First Friday Art Walk, be sure to stop at 747 Santa Fe Drive and take a look at the words "Clown Town" in bright blue L.E.D. lights up in a second-floor window. That's the home of the Side Show Studio, an out-of-the-way gallery that just celebrated its one-year ... More >>
Quick! Can you name the celebrity chefs?
This Sunday night, at 8 p.m. on FOX, The Simpsons will dish up a food-centric episode, in which oh-my-god! star chefs Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay all appear in animated cameos. It's all part of a weird dream that Marge has about s ... More >>
Video below.Colorado's own Aron Ralston may have thought he'd received the ultimate tribute when the movie 127 Hours was made about his famous arm-amputating ordeal.
But that's nothing compared to being satirized on The Simpsons' annual "Treehouse of Horror" Halloween spectacular, which aire ... More >>
The groundbreaking sci-fi series The Twilight Zone is still socially relevant, and it's also inspired much social satire since it first appeared on television sets in 1959. The homage and spoofs range from many Simpsons episodes to a Melvins song to the Theater Company of Lafayette's Return t ... More >>
The marketing department for Golden-based Good Times swears that their partnership with stoner comedy duo Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong for local radio ads had nothing to do with the boom in medical marijuana in Colorado. Apparently nobody told that to Cheech and Chong, though.
Tom Colicchio -- or a reasonable facsimile -- will guest star on The Simpsons later this month, which inspired our look back at some of the great Simpsons food scenes.
How could you not include any scenes from the episode where Homer is a food critic? The "low fat" exploding ... More >>
Recent reports provide illustrated proof that Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio will make an appearance on the premiere episode of the 23rd season of The Simpsons. Apparently, Marge wants to be a Top Chef contestant. (Oh, Marge, so adorable!)
Which got us thinking about all the memorable scenes ... More >>