We're all taught not to speak ill of the dead. But in the case of Fred Phelps, head of Kansas' vile Westboro Baptist Church, who breathed his last yesterday, we're going to make an exception. To mark Phelps' passing, we've combined two offerings -- a 2013 Jenn Wohletz post recapping the top five ti ... More >>
As seen by CNN's decision to assign a reporter (who got high as a kite) to spend a week covering Colorado cannabis, the national media remains fascinated by the state's launch of recreational pot sales. A case in point is the eruption of attention for the installation of pot amnesty boxes at the Co ... More >>
The signature signs of a city that's on the culinary fast track reside in its willingness to take aggressive risks, push infinite boundaries and continually adapt to a fickle dining public whose expectations are always on the upswing. Denver is that city -- a major metropolis that refuses to slow do ... More >>
I had Paula Deen's back (for the most part) when she finally divulged that she had type II diabetes, but I'm afraid that butter-bump's latest scandal is indefensible. For those of you not in the butter zone (or on the earth), Deen dipped herself in a deep fryer during a deposition in a discriminat ... More >>
This is a turning point in the history of music on the internet. I know, I know, it feels like a regular Friday, but trust me, things will never be the same again. The forces of capitalism, social networking and goofing off have converged at the perfect time to create the magic that is the "Harlem ... More >>
Yesterday, in a followup to our items about the Kyle Dyer/9News on-air dog bite incident, we wrote about the disappearance of a critical Facebook post by staffer Kirk Montgomery, and wondered if the station had censored it. This post incensed news director Patti Dennis, who categorically denies any ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe cognoscenti of the food world -- 5,000 strong -- descended upon Aspen this past weekend for the 29th annual Food & Wine magazine Classic, one of the most heralded culinary jubilees in the country, It was a whirlwind weekend of unparalleled gluttony, hangovers, pig parties, cele ... More >>
Fred Phelps.This week, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Westboro Baptist Church's right to protest at military funerals, typically by claiming that God killed the soldier in question as punishment for America's tolerance of homosexuality. This ruling is likely to further energize Reverend ... More >>
Jessica Corry.At this writing, an emergency hearing of the new Department of Revenue Medical Marijuana Licensing Authority is underway. And like MMJ activist Laura Kriho, attorney Jessica Corry feels the residency rules that will be up for discussion are extremely problematic -- a position sp ... More >>
1515 Restaurant's chef Chuck JamesIn honor of Chuck James's invitation to cook for a group of eager eaters next month at the James Beard House, 1515 Restaurant, where James is the executive chef, is rolling out a four-course menu between now and Saturday, July 17, that includes several dishe ... More >>
What does Colorado taste like to you? Concrete? Or a big plate of Rocky Mountain oysters, dusted in daisies?
Alan and Denise Fields are on a mission to warn new parents about the baby/industrial complex.
Blow jobs are short. Scandals are not.
If journalists condemn Bill O'Reilly, he'll strike back anytime and anywhere -- even in the parking lot of a local Wild Oats.
CU student journalists feel they were kept in the dark about changes at their publication. Talk about a real-world lesson.
Mixed martial arts competition is getting vicious -- outside the ring.
Gary Hart on blogging, the media and his life's third act.
Untangling a proposed alternative-weekly mega-merger.
A dream of the future from the past still looks great right now.
Competitive hot-dog eating requires steely nerves and a cast-iron stomach.
It never blinks -- even when we wish it would.
One of Denver's most notorious artworks goes on the block -- or does it?
Tracking the official story of the secret Columbine affidavit.
A year after the Columbine murders, agonizing questions remain — about the attack, the police response, and a sheriff under siege.
The Ramseys make the talk-show circuit rounds.
Raoul Wuthrich caught the Jeffco Juvenile Justice System with its pants down.
The media go on a Columbine rampage.
Just try to stop Sammy Hagar from telling how Van Halen did him wrong.
What gets lost in the heat of Denver's newspaper battle.
The looniness of Colorado's long-distance runner.