Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. There is nothing quite like The Room. It's one of a handful of movies considered "the worst movie ever" that has somehow managed to find an enduring audience. For those who haven't seen it, the film ... More >>
Like every fan of The Sopranos, the HBO landmark that was named the best written TV show ever by the Writers Guild of America earlier this month, I was saddened by news that actor James Gandolfini died yesterday of a heart attack while visiting Italy. This loss called to mind my strange connection ... More >>
Many Denver theater-goers remember Jacqueline Antaramian from her roles with the Denver Center Theatre Company. During her ten years there, she starred in Mark Harelik's The Immigrant, Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit and Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, among others, and she was a memorable Mash ... More >>
There are more dispensaries in Denver than locations of McDonald's and Starbucks combined, according to Sunday night's 60 Minutes report. But things are very different in New Jersey, the latest state to authorize retail cannabis sales.
Game of Thrones Season 2 is coming. Game of Thrones, HBO's latest popular series that's been described as sort of The Sopranos crossed with Lord of the Rings, debuts its second season Sunday night, but Denver-area viewers can get a sneak-peek of the new series tonight.
Lori Midson Jon Emanuel, executive chef of Project Angel Heart This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Jon Emanuel. To read part one of that interview, click here. Culinary inspirations: Without a doubt, my dad is my number-one culinary inspiration. When I was a real little guy, he ... More >>
PeopleOfWalmart.comIf HBO decides to make a sequel to "The Sopranos," this guy's ready.Okay, maybe PeopleOfWalmart.com, which collects frequently unflattering photos of Walmart shoppers, can seem a little elitist at times. But the site's redeemed by the fact that it's pretty damn funny -- and ... More >>
Lori MidsonVirgilio Urbano and Gabriel MongeVirgilio Urbano, the pie-slinger behind his namesake pizzeria in Lakewood, tosses his hands up in the air -- an automatic reflex, no doubt, from spinning pizza dough for the past four years -- and shakes his head. "Look, I can't make everyone happy. ... More >>
Yesterday, I learned something so jaw-droppingly odd that I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Turns out there's only one degree of separation between me and James Gandolfini, of The Sopranos fame. How? Because I dubbed his voice in the scene on view here -- an excerpt from his heretofore u ... More >>
How I Met Your Mother? By getting hammered every night, obviously. There are places to meet friends for drinks ... and then there are bars, my friends. Places where the drink is the thing, and the goal is drunk. That in mind, there are some TV bars where you just wouldn't want to be, lik ... More >>
Crappy Razr photo by Michael RobertsSpike Lee, with relish.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of ... More >>
Edie Falco as Nurse Jackie.One of the best new television series of the summer season is Showtime's Nurse Jackie, starring Edie Falco, of The Sopranos fame. At first blush, the title character seems like a fairly typical medical-TV creation: She's a sassy wife and mother who's so fiercely dev ... More >>
Frankly, I would have preferred David Lee Roth. Lucky thing for the Republicans that Sarah Palin became a media sensation during her Republican National Convention spotlight address. After all, John McCain proved with his acceptance remarks last night that he's not among the country's most scintil ... More >>
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Tell Me You Love Me, HBO’s new foray into extremism, premiered a few Sundays ago. Remember: this isn’t TV…it’s HBO. So it’s reasonable to expect something more than you’d find on a network; more violence (The Sopranos or Oz), or the absurd embrace of the filthiest language a South Dakot ... More >>
Everyone complains that the Emmy Awards—heck, most Award shows—are staid, over-long affairs that just don’t earn their three-plus hour block of prime time anymore. Viewers (not to mention reviewers) look for anything that’s remarkable—whose dress sucked (Hayden Panettiere), who made the be ... More >>
Showbiz noir investigates TV Superman's real-life tragedy.
Friday, April 28, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say Puh-lease.
Witches take the stage to help beat Bush
Monday, July 5, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Vincenza's Italian Bakery & Deli
Mao Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar
There's something for everyone at Foothills, CVA and Rule.
Aussie Kasey Chambers is more country than most of her American counterparts.
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
De Niro delights, even if this sequel's slight.
A grimy group of violent, English losers leaves this critic cold.
A kinder, gentler Napoleon is forced to discover life after defeat.
Deuces Wild tries for retro chic but comes up a few cards short.
The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse
That's no longer the question for visionary Stephen J. Cannell, who lives the novel life
One of Denver's least-understood media projects gets ready for its close-up.
Made, a wannabe mob comedy, won't be furthering any careers.
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican.
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched
Two Family House's humor is deadened by stereotypes and sap.
In Sunshine, three generations keep trying to escape the dark days of the twentieth century.
Jim Jarmusch shows he still has bite with Ghost Dog.
Not-so-good fellow Hugh Grant gets engaged to the Mob in Mickey Blue Eyes.