In the late '80s, after a Broncos Super Bowl loss, a CBS report said Denver had never been number one in anything besides air pollution. But that wasn't true: At the time, Denver had Smiley's, the world's largest laundromat. And this modern marvel's existence had been shared a few years earlier, whe ... More >>
President Barack Obama's visit to Boulder Tuesday was a quick one, but remnants of his stay -- specifically in the form of food -- will linger a little while longer in some of Boulder's favorite restaurants, The Sink and Rush on the Hill. Here are the deals they've put into place to honor Obama.
Bad news for my daughter, who's described Broncos receiver Eric Decker as "the most beautiful man on the planet." He's now engaged to Jessie James, a country singer capable of giving Deck a run for his money in the gorgeous department. James's Facebook page includes lotsa pics in which the two of th ... More >>
During a February 8 broadcast, 9News morning anchor Kyle Dyer was bitten on the face by an Argentine mastiff -- a shocking incident that became national news even as the station asked other media outlets (including this one) not to use video of the incident. Since then, Dyer has appeared in a 9News ... More >>
Kyle Dyer, the 9News anchor bitten by a dog on live TV, has a private Facebook page. But privacy was tough to maintain after the Today show featured a report about the incident and efforts by the station to suppress the video of this shocking but newsworthy event failed. No surprise, then, that Dyer ... More >>
Big photos below.Durango High student Sydney Spies turned heads when she protested yearbook editors' rejection of a sexy senior photo -- a stance that landed her on the Today show. The latest? Her mom, Miki, tells us that today, Sydney will submit a third yearbook photo after two previous one ... More >>
Big pics below.Each year, one of the best things about the Starz Denver Film Festival is the opportunity to hear directly from filmmakers and, sometimes, the subjects of the films themselves. A prime example: The Friday showing of Wish Me Away, a new doc about country singer Chely Wright's de ... More >>
Cheryl Shuman.KushConII, December 17-19 at the Colorado Convention Center, has made news over its RTD bus ads, which have drawn protests from law-enforcement. But Cheryl Shuman, the event's international director of PR and media, would rather focus on the event itself, which she says takes me ... More >>
Kanye West is about as polarizing a figure as there is these days. The mere mention of his name inspires a variety of reactions, everything from exasperated eye rolls to passionate rants or equally passionate raves girded with an apologetic undertone for all of his often inexplicably brazen b ... More >>
Since the dawn of live music, artists have canceled shows for various reasons. Gigs have been called for sickness, deaths in the family, dog ate the set-list, etc, etc, blah blah blah. Crypton Future Media based out of Sapporo, Japan, has finally found a way to remedy this situation with the help ... More >>
Ken Buck.Ken Buck: Too extreme for Colorado? How about, Ken Buck: Too embarrassing for Colorado. We seem to have our own Joe Biden in the house, a guy who can't stop putting his foot in his mouth. In some ways it's refreshing to see a politician who's not slick enough to lie and obfuscate e ... More >>
"I've got to do what?"Yesterday, we told you that Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene had been given permission to serve the remainder of his ninety-day sentence for attempting to influence a public servant (by insisting that his young son Falcon was in an "experimental craft" floating over Norther ... More >>
Wasn't chasing this sucker more fun than rescuing Mr. Whiskers?Two weeks ago, David Lane, attorney for Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene, griped that a $47,000-plus restitution charge for leading law-enforcement officials on a wild experimental-craft chase was way too high. That complaint has no ... More >>
When Josh Friedman's old band, Sleeperhorse, broke up, he figured it was time for a change. So a few months ago, he moved to Prague to teach English, travel and to move his life forward in a positive direction after having a "pretty shitty first half of the year." Unfortunately, a recent internatio ... More >>
Richard Heene during the infamous Today Show appearance when son Falcon puked for the nation.That e-mail blast attorney David Lane mentioned around this time yesterday came through at 12:51 a.m. today. In it, Lane confirms that Richard Heene and his wife Mayumi will enter guilty pleas tomorro ... More >>
Bill Owens, meet Bill Owens.Last night was a good one for Republicans, who won governor's seats in New Jersey and Virginia over opponents for whom President Barack Obama had actively campaigned. But the news wasn't as positive in a New York congressional race either for right-leaning resident ... More >>
On the left: Colorado's Bill Owens. On the right: New York's Bill Owens. No, they're not the same person. Just heard from a sharp-eyed viewer who saw a familiar face on the Today show this morning -- one who had no business being there. Political reporter Chuck Todd was discussing a New York ... More >>
The G-Man, Rich Goins, and friends. Arguably the biggest name among the more than twenty people laid off by Clear Channel Denver yesterday was Rich Goins, aka The G-Man, a sports-oriented gabber who's been a member of the Rick Lewis-Michael Floorwax morning team on The Fox since 1990. Yet, in conve ... More >>
What does Colorado taste like to you? Concrete? Or a big plate of Rocky Mountain oysters, dusted in daisies?
Make a pig of yourself at Frank Bonannos new place.
Frasca is famous so why is its chef doing an infomercial?
CU student journalists feel they were kept in the dark about changes at their publication. Talk about a real-world lesson.
Nikolai Fraiture says his band has changed. What's he talkin' 'bout?
Gary Hart on blogging, the media and his life's third act.
Denver comes clean.
From the week of October 9, 2003
Something to Chew On
The documentary Stone Reader opens a new chapter on an obscure novelist.
This bullrider's dream of a million bucks was gone in 1.8 seconds.
Taco's New Tone
John Elway, owner, wants to throw a touchdown with Arena football.
Competitive ice sculpting is not all thrills and chills.
Elvis is dead -- but Columbine lives on.
Wherever you go, there you are.
What if they put a TV camera in a mall and nobody cared?
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.
Why we care that the king rat has packed it in.
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