Eve Ensler -- who will be in Boulder for a benefit for LOCAL Theater Company on Friday, October 11, is known to Coloradans primarily as the author of that raucous, liberating and unflinching theater piece, The Vagina Monologues, which has been performed several times in the Denver area -- as well as ... More >>
SEAL Team 6 didn't retire after leading the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The elite squad continues to get the toughest assignments imaginable, and even when they're successful, there can be serious collateral damage. Case in point: A rescue operation in Afghanistan saved a Colorado Springs phys ... More >>
The story seemed too crazy to be true: A DIA shuttle driver conspiring to blow up New York's subway system with bombs made from components found in Aurora beauty-supply stores? But after days of questioning in September 2009, 26-year-old Najibullah Zazi was indicted and shipped off to New York, wher ... More >>
Terrorism hit close to home in September 2009, when Aurora resident Najibullah Zazi, an airport shuttle driver, was indicted for being part of a conspiracy to bomb the subways of New York -- with homemade bombs concocted from ingredients he'd purchased at local beauty supply stores. In February 2010 ... More >>
Champions! Two students from Denver's George Washington High School are the best policy debaters in the National Forensic League, a super-competitive league whose champs usually hail from wealthy private prep schools. Sam Clark and Miles Owens, who graduated from GW this spring, are the first ... More >>
The toastmaster.I watched Barack Obama's speech about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan more closely than any presidential address ever -- but not for the expected reason. I was a (sober) judge in a speech-related drinking game suggested yesterday by none other than super-conservative Rush ... More >>
Scott McInnis.Scott McInnis may have lost his bid to be the next Governor of Colorado, but that won't stop him from leveraging his political weight. Today he sent a letter to the President of the Colorado Retailers Association, Christopher Howes, in an attempt to keep a new Medal of Honor vid ... More >>
Learn about Afghanistans version of American Idol in a documentary.
Amy Herdy in Pakistan. Editor's note: Amy Herdy, a former Denver Post and Channel 9 journalist who's currently the advisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder's CUIndependent.com online newspaper, is in Pakistan under the auspices of the State Department. Her mission: to give students and pro ... More >>
Robert Downey Jr.s Iron Man is a thing to marvel.
The year's best characters.
Controversy aside, The Kite Runner just won’t fly.
The Bureau of Prisons is as good at keeping prisoners in as it is at keeping reporters out.
This state campaign seems headed for disaster.
Finally, a blog that dares to ask the question "How do you tell the difference between hippie dirtbags and terrorist dirtbags?" Take a look at the cut-out images from various photographs and it's obvious that lacking the context of bongs vs. bombs, it's pretty damn difficult. That probably explains ... More >>
Satire and horror make for bad synergy.
Tunes that take us back to those lazy, hazy days.
That leaves the prietos SOL.
Woody Allen's second straight English excursion is a failed return to comedy.
Youre as young as you feel.
Get out of the doghouse at macymacy.
From a war-torn country comes music of hope.
American hunger for black-tar heroin has made downtown Denver the land of opportunity for immigrant dealers.
An Afghan girl faces the terror of life under the Taliban.
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
The story of the Magdalene asylums raises questions about the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Ira Glass tapes in Denver
Students ruffle Auraria's tradition of apathy.
The Big Ka-Boom, Part One (Alternative Tentacles)
From the week of January 31, 2002
A road through hell points the way to Kandahar.
When underwires are outlawed, only outlaws will give uplift.
From the week of September 27, 2001
Veterans of too many wars, a group of gung-ho relief workers revisits the scenes of forgotten conflicts -- with healing in mind.