Timothy Leary

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Marijuana: State and City Officials Admit Sales System Incriminates Pot Buyers, Attorney Says

    Last week, we previewed a court hearing in a lawsuit declaring Colorado's marijuana sales taxes illegal and unconstitutional. Attorney Rob Corry asked for a temporary restraining order to halt tax collection while the matter is considered, but Denver District Court Judge John Madden rejected that r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Marijuana Advocates Say Special Taxes Lawsuit Could Overturn All Pot Licensing Regs

    In June, we told you about a lawsuit filed by attorney Rob Corry on behalf of a group called No Over Taxation. It contends that special taxes placed on marijuana sales are illegal and unconstitutional; see the complaint and more documents below. Tomorrow, a hearing in the case is scheduled, and can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Telluride Mushroom Festival's Long, Strange Trip to This Weekend's 33rd Fest

    Many folks who hear about the Telluride Mushroom Festival wonder whether it focuses on mushrooms for eating, or mushrooms for, you know, seeing Pocahontas riding a dragon and stuff. The confusion is reasonable, considering fungi's dual history as both a food and as a catalyst for vision quests. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Marijuana: Lawsuit claims special pot taxes are illegal and unconstitutional

    Last year, attorney Rob Corry, who helped author Amendment 64, the 2012 law that legalized limited recreational marijuana sales, campaigned against cannabis taxation measures by, among other things, co-hosting rallies featuring free joints. Corry's efforts fell short at the ballot box, so now he's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Comedian Kristin Rand on spirituality, polyamorous hominids and cotton candy

    Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    The Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street turns 40

    By the spring of 1971, the heroes of the '60s were dropping like flies. The Beatles had broken up, Angela Davis and Timothy Leary were on the run, and meanwhile everyone in California was becoming born again Christians. The previous autumn, Jimi Hendrix asphyxiated on half-digested sleeping pills an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    In Better Senses leaves a tree on a platter

    ​Wow! It's our first flier of the new year with the year 2011 inscribed on it. Looks kind of weird. Who knew the future would come so quickly? Anyway, this In Better Senses flier keeps things simple but still manages to be a nice combination of the psychedelic and the unsettling -- which prett ... More >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    Uncle Monsterface

    Monday, July 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    Milking It: Dino S'mores Pebbles

    Dino S'mores Pebbles Post Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: No skimping on shapes for this variation on the Pebbles franchise. The main pieces, dubbed "Crunchy Chocolatey Nuggets," are misshapen brown orbs, not the usual disc-like mini-flakes that most other Pebbles cereals feature ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Dead Beats

    The much-ballyhooed arrival in Denver of the scroll bearing Jack Kerouac's On the Road manuscript brings back memories of the last great Beat convergence in these parts, a time when wacky Kerouacians crowded the University of Colorado campus in Boulder to revel in all things Jack. The year was 1982 ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Revolting Cocks

    Friday, May 12, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    Heart of Darkness

    The Putting Edge travels through time

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    Look Ahead

    D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    The Accidental Jurist

    Leonard Peltier. Stephen Miles. Now the witness who might break the Ramsey case. Itís no wonder Lee Hill thinks he needs to pack a pistol.

  • Film

    April 29, 1999
  • Music

    May 21, 1998

    Jim Dandy to the Rescue

    The Southern-rock wildman on sex, politics and firing one up with the president.

  • Film

    May 29, 1997
  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    How the West Was Ween

    Gene and Dean Ween take on country music and live to tell the tale.

  • Music

    September 5, 1996
  • Calendar

    April 27, 1994