AnomalyCon (running March 28 to 30 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center) started as a steam punk and alternate history-themed convention but has since expanded to cover science fiction generally. In its fourth year, the convention is featuring guest speakers, artists, writers and performers that have ... More >>
The clock is ticking on 2013. In less than a week, we'll be closing the door on yet another trip around the sun, and embracing the greatest of all arbitrary calendar events, the new year. That means it's time for that greatest of arbitrary life events: resolutions! No new year is complete without a ... More >>
As both the temperature and your bank balance drop, it can be easy to give up on the outside world and fall into a cozy hole at home, with a marathon of all nine seasons of The X-Files on Instant Watch. But it's not yet time to hibernate -- not when the weekend is full of cheap events, from roller d ... More >>
The X-Files turned twenty this week. Despite its somewhat advanced age, the groundbreaking series has never felt more relevant. The show's paranoid vision of government conspiracies seems positively prescient in light of revelations about NSA spying in defiance of U.S. law and custom. Its embrace of ... More >>
A young woman with a supernatural talent for finding things goes looking for trouble and gets it in the form of a monstrous man who uses children for his own dark ends in Joe Hill's new novel NOS4A2. The book delves into a world where certain special people can make dreams real, then explores what h ... More >>
On Wednesday, the University of Denver will host this election's first presidential debate -- and the first of its kind in Denver. DU has been getting ready for its close-up for months, and the stakes are high for both the school and the candidates. If the night is a success, no matter which candida ... More >>
Alien meets girl. Girl falls for alien. Government agents track alien as she and her intergalactic friends attempt to save their home planet through heartbreak. The plot for Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same might be a little out there -- actually, galaxies out there -- but its creators wer ... 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 >>
Take one last look.It was former President George W. Bush who enacted the end of NASA's space shuttle program, set for this year, but he did so in order to make way for a new program, which he promised would usher in new technology, bring humans to Mars and give new breath to the dying space ... More >>
Kumail Nanjiani isn't exactly your typical comedian. Where most spend their time complaining about things they hate, Nanjiani attacks the things he loves, which happens to be activities of a decidedly nerdy persuasion: Videogames, horror and science fiction all have a place in his routine. Yo ... More >>
Home for the holidays!As estranged family members start trickling into town this weekend for the holidays, chances are you're looking for something to do to show off this great city. You're probably also trying to do it on the cheap so you can save up for some awesome last minute gifts (or pa ... More >>
So, Lost is over. For a whole lot of us, that means we now have a distinct lack of twisting, deep narrative and wacky Island mystery in our lives, not to mention an hour a week to fill watching and several more discussing, dissecting and theorizing about, as well as a large cast of characters ... More >>
A Flickr photo I've always thought that having an alien encounter would be a curse. From that point on, your sanity would always be in question. Unless of course, you hang with a crowd that believes little green men have been snooping around our houses and backyards for centuries. That was the kin ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Take your best shot - again and again - when the Denver series debuts.
Final Destination 3 stares death in the faceand laughs.
When visiting Colorado, tourists are advised to shop around.
Here's a mystery for Mulder: What happened to Duchovny's career?
Ben Popken thinks inside the box
The Dojo is taking hip-hop to infinity and beyond.
Tenderhearted mutants kick significant keister in X-2: X-Men United.
Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors.
Chris Carter considers the futures of X-Files and Lone Gunmen
The city's new all-ages policy draws jeers -- but no beers.
Gillian Anderson takes on Edith Wharton and gives a dazzling performance.
In The 6th Day, raging ideologies propel a kinder, gentler Arnie into action.
Only a human tapeworm would miss this X-Files marathon.
Conspiracy mania comes to Columbine.
Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.
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