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  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Pete Holmes on the High Plains Comedy Festival and Silver Linings

    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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Photos: Five potheads who went on to change the world

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Andy Haynes on Midnight Run, 9/11 jokes and getting heckled during his own comedy special

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Adam Cayton-Holland booked for Conan next Tuesday -- seriously

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Comic Adam Cayton-Holland booked for Conan January 29

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Videos: Kobe Bryant clubs Kenneth Faried, but Nuggets rough up Lakers

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Ted Turner, media mogul and buffalo protector, to accept award in CO for saving prairie dogs​ 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Hometown kid T.J. Miller talks vomiting, giraffe expertise on Conan last night

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Conan's new show: Basically the same as the old show, except on TBS

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony says, "I'm a Nugget" -- but if he was a free agent, "That's a different story"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Corner Office corners the market on hip restaurant art

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Make room for Charles Barkley on the Nuggets bandwagon

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Denver Nuggets' play last night not enough to win over analysts Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Nuggets reps can't outshine JabbaWockeeZ during NBA All-Star Weekend

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    3OH!3 might be on TNT tonight

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    John Elway, Swinger

    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 >>

  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force

    ATHFCMFFT is 87 minutes of pure art -- with fries.

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    The Message

    Undercover Fox

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Center Stage

    One of Denver's least-understood media projects gets ready for its close-up.

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Where the Buffalo Moan

    They’ve been worshiped, they’ve been slaughtered. Now bison are back—so why won’t you buy some burger?

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Anthony B / Bob Marley

    Seven Seals
    (VP Records)

    Chant Down Babylon
    (Tuff Gong/Island)

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Revenge of the Monkey Boy

    Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncos—and his wild image—all the way to the bank.

  • News

    March 26, 1998
  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Dial "M" for Monopoly

    In the brave new world of telecommunications, US West has an ace up its sleeve: the residential phone customer.

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Wire Me Up, Wire Me Down

    US West's new cable partner knows how to make sweet deals. Just ask the FCC.