The leaves have turned and the weather's gone cold, but we geeks aren't concerned -- all of our favorite activities take place indoors, anyway. And this November will give Denver geeks plenty to be thankful for between now and Thanksgiving. In addition to the usual buffet of turkey and pumpkin pie, ... More >>
Yes, yes, we all know him as The Weasel, the speech-impaired, blank-eyed wonderboy who confused parents and enthused Gen X-ers in films like Encino Man, Son in Law and Bio-Dome. But Pauly Shore's revival as a standup comedian is more than just a '90s novelty act: Descended from Mitzi Shore, owner of ... More >>
Quite a few well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But what about more obscure Colorado-set shows? Turns out there have been plenty of those, too -- sitcoms, Westerns, animated series and more. The vast majority of them have been ... More >>
Jeff Russell District Meats 1625 Wazee Street 303-623-1630 www.charliepalmer.com This is part two of my interview with Jeff Russell, exec chef of District Meats. Part one of our chat ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Surprisingly, it's a very small place in Chinatown in ... More >>
Nerds are powerful, according to Chris Hardwick. And he should know. The self-proclaimed nerd has started a whole podcast and entertainment website based on nerdiness. He'll bring his popular podcast, Nerdist, live to the Boulder Theater tonight complete with stand-up performances, an interview with ... More >>
Everyone knows The Nutcracker, but few people know the story -- and that's for a good reason: It's is so slight, it's almost incoherent. Yeah, there's a pseudo-plot in the first act about a battle with a Rat King or something, but that's all wrapped up by the second act, which is devoted pret ... More >>
February is to Abraham Lincoln impersonators what July is to ice cream men, Sunday is to preachers and 2 a.m. is to phone-sex operators. Busy. And Littleton's John Voehl is no exception. He started the month by helping Governor Bill Ritter kick off Colorado's Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration on Fe ... More >>
This 2006 Message column "HDNet Gains" profiled HDNet, billionaire Mark Cuban's high-definition television network. At the time, Cuban and his Denver-based partner, Philip Garvin, were thrilled about adding longtime CBS anchor Dan Rather to HDNet's family. But Garvin remained frustrated that the pro ... More >>
Twenty years later, our one-man military machines still going Rambo.
The year's best characters.
All aboard the í80s wayback machine for Mike Nicholsís good time Charlie.
How the British monarchy survived the death of the people's princess.
Bad Santa meets Napoleon Dynamite in this tepid man-child comedy.
Ledger and Gyllenhaal are cowboys in love.
Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004.
Home from Hollywood, José Mercado is putting on a show and showing Denver what North kids can do.
Dirty Girls author tackles ethnic bias
What a bad feeling -- and taste -- Honey leaves behind.
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Distributors still don't honeymoon with small romantic comedies.
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
Polanski returns to Poland.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
It may be the thought that counts, but only donations will keep the Colorado AIDS Project out of trouble.
Donald Miller has rewritten one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Gallic wackiness is the thing in The Closet, Francis Veber's gay farce.
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets
Leo grins and bares it for The Beach.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Navy poster boys Dick and Doc have grown old but never apart.
Toy Story gets wound up for its second big-screen outing.
Colorado's last affordable housing is rolling down the road.
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 1998
THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM: GREAT IDEA OR SIGN THAT THE END IS NEAR?