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    March 19, 2014

    Who owns the social media profile of a band?

    Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wrong. Send your problems to her -- confidentiality i ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Champ Bailey released by Broncos: Top Twitter tributes from ex-teammates

    The Broncos have released cornerback Champ Bailey. It was a move the team had to make: Bailey was hurt most of last year, and when he wasn't, he was a shadow of his formerly great self -- plus, the decision saved the squad $10 million. And yet, there's no joy in seeing a surefire Hall of Famer be s ... More >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Top ten apology tweets from Broncos players about Super Bowl loss

    After the Broncos' humiliating defeat in the Super Bowl, a lot of us fans felt an apology was in order -- and plenty of Twitter-using Denver players agreed. At this writing, none of our five most memorable Broncos on Twitter have weighed in, disappointingly enough. But a slew of other notables, incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Karl Pierson's online image and more fallout from Arapahoe High shooting

    Update: Last night, the Littleton School District announced that Arapahoe High School, where a Friday shooting left student Claire Davis fighting for her life (see our previous coverage below), will be closed through winter break. We've got the full schedule for students wishing to retrieve their be ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    Author Collette Auclair on horse books, escapism and selling her book through Twitter

    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 Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Videos: Million Mask March protester alleges police brutality

    Yesterday was Guy Fawkes Day, and to mark the occasion, people across the globe took to the streets to take part in what was dubbed the Million Mask March. In Denver, protesters, many of them wearing Fawkes masks, rallied downtown -- but when they marched on the City & County Building, the cops int ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    Photos: Tornado at DIA -- top Twitter pics

    Yesterday, plenty of folks flying in and out of Colorado got an extended, close-up view of some tourist attractions that don't usually garner the attention they deserve: the restrooms at DIA. Yep, the area once known by locals as "Tornado Alley" played reluctant host to a twister that spared the air ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Yearbook controversy over this quote: "When the red river is a'flowin, take the dirt road home"

    As you can see, the slogan for Cherokee Trail High School's 2013 yearbook is "Reflections: Aspire to Inspire." But one student's inspirational phrase, which accompanied his photo in the printed edition, has put administrators in freak-out mode, with staffers required to black it out. What's the quo ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    Photos: Fire Me! proves Twitter Nation hasn't learned Carly Crunk Bear lesson

    The story of teacher Carly "Crunk Bear" McKinney, who is "no longer employed" after a suspension for racy tweets, proved people can lose their jobs because of social-media posts. But that hasn't stopped Twitter users from playing with getting fired, as proven by Fire Me!, a site that sorts potential ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    Photos: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods are dating -- and changing their Facebook status

    In recent weeks, rumors that Vail skier Lindsey Vonn had hooked up with golfer Tiger Woods were snowed under by word of Vonn's wipe-out at the world championships in Austria, where she suffered a severe knee injury; see our previous coverage below. Now, however, Lindsey and Tiger are refocusing on ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Shaun Tobelmann allegedly went from punching girlfriend to causing 12th and Grant standoff

    On a snowy morning last week, a significant slice of downtown Denver was shut down as a result of a gunfire-filled standoff near 12th and Grant; our original coverage is on view below. Shaun Tobelmann, 34, has now been formally accused in the incident, and there are charges aplenty, including eleve ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Photos: Shaun Tobelmann ID'd as gunman in police standoff at 12th and Grant

    Update: The Denver Police Department has now named the man accused of prompting an hours-long standoff near 12th and Grant beginning early this morning; see our previous coverage below. He's Shaun Michael Tobelmann, age 34. He was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and discharge of a weap ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Photos: Pope Benedict resignation memes, Twitter Nation reaction

    Due to concerns about his health and advanced age, Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign at months end -- the first pontiff to do so since the 1400s. The news created a Pope-size explosion on Twitter, and meme makers are already busy as well. Below, see our favorite early tweets plus a ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Carly McKinney, aka CarlyCrunkBear: DJ Diplo rallies for suspended teacher at #FreeCrunkBear

    Overland High math teacher Carly McKinney became a newsmaker this week after flirty photos and dope-themed tweets on her now-deleted Twitter account led to her suspension and an investigation into her actions. Now, however, Twitter Nation is rising up in her defense, with a high-profile personality ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Diplo's #freecrunkbear hash tag for suspended teacher, Carly McKinney, aka Carly Crunk Bear

    The Twitter hash tag #freecrunkbear isn't trending yet, not nationally and not even locally, but keep an eye out. Something tells us it will be at some point, if not today, definitely by the end of the weekend after Winter on the Rocks, it might be. Why, you ask? Well, mostly because the plight of C ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Resolutions for 2013: Bring on the rejection letters

    One of the aspects of Twitter I love more than any other social-networking site is its actual ability to connect you with people with whom you might otherwise not cross paths. (I also like that 140 characters limits the amount of proselytizing one can do at friends and strangers, unlike the volumes ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    December 27, 2012

    Say "goodbye" to Instagram -- and six other Internet goals for 2013

    It's that time of year when we start to let go of what has happened over the last twelve months and look forward to doing things in a better way over the next twelve. Or if you're like me, it's just that time before the total hysteria of another year sets in and you proceed to re-up your diet pills, ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012
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    November 12, 2012

    Meet the 2012 Denver #WebAwards finalists

    It's time for the 2012 edition of Westword's Denver Web Awards, our annual celebration of Denver's greatest digital minds. Back at the end of September, we put out a call for you, dear readers, to nominate your favorite online projects and voices, and a team of Westword staffers and contributors has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Aurora theater shooting threat, NYC Twitter subpoena coverage tells incomplete story

    This morning, headlines are screaming about the New York City Police aiming a subpoena at Twitter in regard to tweets about launching an Aurora-theater-shooting-like attack on a Broadway theater. But little of the coverage I've seen has given a complete context of the alleged threat from the @obamam ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Reader: 1940s WWII Era Ball is worth every penny

    Juneteenth. PrideFest. Denver Comic Con. The metro area is full of festivities this weekend. Some are looking to the future, some to the past -- like the fourth annual 1940s WWII Era Ball at the Boulder Airport.

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    May 31, 2012

    Von Miller sacks Twitter rumors that Broncos traded him to Steelers

    Twitter is a great way to keep up with the latest developments, including those that are complete crap. Like, for instance, a bogus Twitter announcement that super-Bronco Von Miller had been traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers -- a prospect that Miller himself decked via a well-aimed tweet from his ow ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Ten best 10 Facebook Tips tweets

    Ten Facebook Tips: It started as an informational list on Mashable to help people optimize their Facebook usage, but it's become a top trending topic on Twitter, full of helpful and not-so-helpful -- and some of it quite telling -- advice about Zuckerberg's site. Most of the tweets, which only seem ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    2012 Westword Music Showcase local lineup!

    We're just over a month out from this year's Westword Music Showcase, and we've already let you know who we have headlining the mainstage this year -- but keep it locked on Backbeat for another big announcement this coming Monday. Now it's time for us to give up the goods on the local lineup. As you ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Seven ways Twitter will take your wine lifestyle to the next level

    Imagine a magical tool that would bring together -- in a single location -- myriad information sources that fuel your passion for wine. An online (or mobile, for that matter) destination that collects on your behalf all manner of insightful information designed to keep you up to date -- on a moment ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Reader: No touristy craphole for Washington cherries!

    Washington State wants to donate forty pounds of cherries to an "iconic" restaurant in every state in the nation, in hopes of inspiring recipes that push their product. A Washington PR company asked Cafe Society's help in coming up with the right restaurant in Colorado for a fruit-filled delivery -- ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Vegan blueberry muffins with lemon for a breakfast treat on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. The stores are starting to stock fresh, fat blueberries, which are perfect for muffins. These vegan offerings contain juicy blueberries ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Tuna-safe salad for a lunchtime staple on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. This is a fast, easy substitute for tuna salad that requires no cooking and harms no fish. We served it up on rye bread with arugula fo ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Attend the DrinkLocalWine Conference this Saturday...via Twitter

    The fourth annual DrinkLocalWine Conference, which takes place tomorrow at the St. Cajetan's Center, has sold out, but that doesn't mean you can't take part in the fun. Over the past three years, the Twitter Taste-off has become a popular part of the conference with nearly ten million "tweets" and ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    iSushi now open in Denver's Arts District on Santa Fe

    Santa Fe Drive has an old American diner, a new American diner, an Ethiopian restaurant...and lots of Mexican options. And now there's sushi, too. iSushi opened yesterday at 801 Santa Fe; the Japanese restaurant is offering "simple classics," as well as dishes with "a more creative twist." View the ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Westword Music Showcase 2012: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears announced

    See Also: • Westword Music Showcase headliners revealed • Baywood added to Westword Music Showcase • Win a VIP upgrade to this year's Showcase for you and a friend The 2012 edition of the Westword Music Showcase is getting closer and closer. You getting stoked? We are! Even more so today as w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Guess where I'm biking near this patriotic billboard and win a B-cycle season pass

    As stated on the sign, this is made in America: Home of the brave, and land of the free. Nothing spells that out quite as good as a large billboard in an alley with a massive bald eagle adorning it. The neighborhood surrounding this patriotic location is full of power, and delivers it all over the c ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Edamame and corn salad for an easy lunch on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. This salad is easy to make and a great way to liven up some leafy greens -- while still filling you up at lunchtime.

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    April 11, 2012

    Wicked opens today with a lottery for discount tickets

    Wicked opens today at the Buell Theatre, with a wickedly good deal: Two and a half hours before each performance, you can enter your name in a lottery at the Buell box office; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. Wicked runs throu ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Video: The Fray freestyles national anthem at the Kansas vs Kentucky NCAA Championship

    The Fray performed the national anthem at the NCAA championship last night, and like most songs the boys cover, they made it their own. There was nothing inherently wrong with their performance, except that, well, if you're a purist, there was everything wrong with their performance. Really, is it t ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012
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    March 20, 2012

    Kiss and Motley Crue at Comfort Dental on 8/8

    Kiss and Mötley Crüe. Wednesday, August 8, Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, together on the same bill. Holy crap! The twelve-year-old me would no doubt being stroking out right now upon hearing this news. As it stands, the grown up version of me is pretty excited, too, truth be told. Tickets, which ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Video: Did anchor Kaley O'Kelley say "F*ck!" about Peyton Manning Broncos news?

    Peyton Manning's choice of the Broncos spurred lotsa profanity on Twitter from fans of the teams he passed by -- but did Arizona-based KTVK-TV anchor Kaley O'Kelley follow suit? Deadspin (via Jimmy Traina) claimed O'Kelley reacted to the news by exclaiming, "Fuck!" live on the air. However, she insi ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Def Leppard and Poison at Pepsi Center on 6/25

    Def Leppard and Poison, who toured together in 2009, are back it again for a massive tour this summer that hits the Pepsi Center on Monday, June 25. Lita Ford will open the show. Reserved tickets ($29.50-$95) go on sale on Friday, March 16 at 10 a.m. through TicketHorse, at ticket kiosks located at ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Split-pea soup to help chase away winter for Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. Split peas are a kind of superfood, an excellent source of protein for vegetarians and vegans. Homemade split-pea soup is much, much be ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012

    Reader: Look before you leap again!

    We've seen our last leap day for four years -- but not discussions the earth's rotation and other arcane calendar information you'll need to look at before you leap. And then there's this from Mothy:

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    February 27, 2012

    Chocolate-chip vegan scones for a breakfast treat on Meatless Monday

    ​​No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. If you've tried our banana walnut muffins or peanut-butter cookies, then you know vegan baking isn't nearly as difficult as i ... More >>

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    February 24, 2012

    Even a great bartender can't make drinking any less dull at the Trinity Grille

    Happy Place: Trinity Grille, 1801 Broadway, 303-293-2288. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Deals: $1 off all beer, well cocktails, house wines; free hors d'oeuvres Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

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    February 21, 2012

    Brief Jerky: Edible underwear we can really sink our teeth into

    Gluttons we might be, but we're not exactly turned on by the notion of picking candy -- or, worse yet, melted fruit roll-up goo -- out of our private parts, so we've never been partial to edible underwear. But now we've learned that some creative genius has invented a type of consumable lingerie tha ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Sliced! sushi-making class at Izakaya Den

    Roll up to Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street, tonight for Sliced!, a sushi-making class featuring chefs from Sushi Den and Izakaya Den; after class, sit down for a meal that includes sushi, miso soup and green tea. Class starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $70; for more information, call 303-777-0691 o ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    J.R. Smith about to hook up with Lakers, Twitter nemesis Kobe Bryant?

    It seems like only yesterday that Denver Nugget J.R. Smith was calling out Kobe Bryant on Twitter. Now, however, it looks as if Smith and Bryant may become Los Angeles Lakers teammates -- and once again, Twitter appears to be bringing them together.

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    February 13, 2012

    Vegan peanut butter cookies for your sweetheart on Meatless Monday

    ​No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. Nothings says "I love you" like home-baked goods, so if you're looking for something fairly idiot-proof which with to impress yo ... More >>

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    February 11, 2012

    Review: Lenny Kravitz at Temple Buell, 2/10/12

    LENNY KRAVITZ @ TEMPLE BUELL THEATRE | 2/10/12 If you're lucky enough to be sitting in the first few rows of the Buell Theatre right now, you are no doubt losing your shit. Based on your tickets, you probably figured you'd have some pretty good seats tonight, but holy hell, this is ridiculous! You' ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    Uncork the Romance at Strings

    Get a jump on Valentine's Day at Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, which presents Uncork the Romance, a tasting of sparkling wines, cavas, champagnes and more, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight. The event costs $35 (and includes appetizers); for more information, call 303-831-7310 or go to www.stringsrest ... More >>

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