Pete Holmes is a comedian whose irrepressible spirit has endeared him to audiences nationwide. His last special Nice Try, the Devil aired last year on Comedy Central to widespread acclaim, including within these very pages, where we named it
Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive. Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surp ... More >>
Andy Haynes is a veteran of several standup scenes, moving from Washington D.C. to Seattle, then from New York to Los Angeles, cultivating his sharp joke-telling style and putting in strong appearances on Conan and the Comedy Central Half Hour. Haynes is also known for his Midnight ... More >>
Westword was only a few years old when a housewife who lived in a mobile home in Commerce City told us she wanted to write a humor column for the paper. We declined the offer: She wasn't funny, we said. That housewife soon became known around the world as Roseanne, who still isn't very funny. But Ad ... More >>
Denver comic and former Westword scribe Adam Cayton-Holland will be making his standup debut on TBS's Conan next Tuesday, January 29. "This is my first appearance on a late-night TV show," Cayton-Holland tells us. "I did a small spot on the TV show Happy Endings, but yeah, in terms of late night and ... More >>
Arguably the most memorable moment of last night's Nuggets-Lakers playoffs game saw ailing superstar Kobe Bryant fell rising rookie Kenneth Faried with a flagrant foul; see it and plenty of other video below. But this play was hardly symbolic of the contest as a whole. The Nugs, who once looked as d ... More >>
TedTurner.com Though he's probably most famous for fathering 24-hour cable news, World Championship Wrestling and, to budding environmentalists in 1990 the world over, the Saturday-morning cartoon Captain Planet and the Planeteers (Goooo Planet!), media mogul Ted Turner also loves animals. Es ... More >>
When you share a bill with Gwenyth Paltrow on Conan O'Brien's step-down-but-still-in-the-game TBS vehicle, you know you've sort of made it. Such was the case last night for T.J. Miller, the latest in an increasingly long line of semi-stars to come out of Denver's East High School that also in ... More >>
Since sometime circa the late '90s, Conan O'Brien has been the best of the late-night talk-show hosts. While Jay Leno did jokes so tame they would've felt just as at-home coming from a purple cartoon dog in the middle of the afternoon, Conan's formula continued to feel fresh and relevant -- s ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Sometimes, off-the-cuff comments are the most telling -- and Carmelo Anthony made an intriguing one during an appearance this week on TBS's Lopez Tonight. In addressing rumors that he'd rather play in Chicago, New Jersey or wherever in the clip on view below, he was politicall ... More >>
The writing's on the wall at the Corner Office.The rubber-band installation in the back room of the Corner Office, 1401 Curtis Street, snapped a while ago, but its been replaced with a far cooler piece of art: a mural created by renowned graffiti artists David Villorente and Robert Cartwrigh ... More >>
Embedded video from NBA Video Isn't it nice to hear national basketball commentators like Charles Barkley say nice things about your Denver Nuggets for a change? Sir Charles has typically treated the Nugs with all the respect of something he scraped off his shoe -- but the further the team gets int ... More >>
The Denver Nuggets' 106-90 victory last night over the Portland Trail Blazers is being portrayed by most of the local media as a dominating performance, and that makes sense. After all, Carmelo Anthony put up 38 points after serving a one-game suspension for being a baby (a.k.a., refusing to come ou ... More >>
Three representatives of the Denver Nuggets took part in NBA's All-Star Weekend, with varying degrees of success. J.R. Smith didn't embarrass himself during the Slam Dunk competition, as Chris "The Birdman" Anderson did a few years ago as a member of the New Orleans Hornets. But neither did he take ... More >>
The Denver Nuggets and the Phoenix Suns square off tonight at the Pepsi Center for a nationally televised broadcast on the TNT cable network. The 3OH!3 crew will be in the house presenting the game ball at the start of the game while the Nuggets team will run out to to their hit song, "Don't Trust M ... More >>
Not so long ago, plenty of pundits seemed to think that John Elway might be interested in a political career -- but why in the hell would he hurl himself into that meat-grinder when he's capable of earning a nice living by letting people pay him to play around? Witness Big John's participation in th ... More >>
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Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncos—and his wild image—all the way to the bank.
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US West's new cable partner knows how to make sweet deals. Just ask the FCC.