Historian Ari Kelman was watching Iron Man 3 this past weekend with his son when he was startled by a familiar reference, one that seemed very out of context in a Hollywood blockbuster. Mandarin, the apparent arch-villain played by Ben Kingsley, was comparing his own act of terrorism in attacking a ... More >>
We love us some Urban Dictionary, in part because it features plenty of unusual definitions for words we thought we knew pretty damn well -- like, for instance, "Colorado" and "Denver."
Our latest collection, featuring original (and unedited) definitions we've photo-illustrated, features words insp ... More >>
Here's some news that ought to brighten your day -- assuming of course that you're suffering from a case of the Mondays like the rest of us and it needs brightening: A new date has been announced for Morrissey, whose previous date at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the beginning of November was po ... More >>
Hidden deep inside the concrete exterior of the massive MillerCoors plant in Golden, in a room that you enter from a stairway landing and through a door that says, "exit," a group of meticulous brewers for AC Golden Brewing have been experimenting with unusual beers that are going to surprise you.
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Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be another day dedicated to the celebration of...well, anything, oenophiles around the country will raise filled-to-the-brim glasses to toast National Cabernet Day on Thursday. While it's easy to dismiss these booze-filled events as just another excuse t ... More >>
For the last three years, staffers at the Clinic have raised money for theNational Multiple Sclerosis Society -- outreach that emphasizes a growing public acceptance and interest in using medical marijuana to treat the disease. This Saturday at the annual MS Walk Denver in City Park, the dispensary ... More >>
Update: Two of the charges incurred by supporters of Occupy Denver in recent weeks were dropped over the weekend when the city attorney's office decided against officially filing in both cases. The most notable of the two instances is that of Natalie Wyatt, who has since enlisted as a plaintiff on t ... More >>
Do not mess with the Potato Board.Don't mess with spuds.
That was the message sent out yesterday by the Denver-based United States Potato Board, in response to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine that states potatoes make your body resemble Mr. Potato Head.
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IMHS.orgIntermountain Humane Society in Pine Junction is embroiled in a controversy sure to stir any animal lover. After an outbreak of ringworm, center personnel decided to euthanize six cats that came down with the ailment, as well as seventeen others, in an effort to halt the epidemic. But ... More >>
Josh Davis, better known as DJ Shadow, is one of those artists that invents genres. Since the release of his 1996 critically-acclaimed debut, Endtroducing....., he has been regarded as one of the founding fathers of instrumental hip-hop. Endtroducing..... made the Guinness Book ... More >>
BOULDER'S BIGGEST TALK SHOW OUTLASTED MCCARTHY, THE SIXTIES AND ANGRY FEMINISTS. BUT CAN IT SURVIVE HOWARD HIGMAN?HOWARD'S END THE PARTY'S OVER FOR CU'S CONFERENCE ON WORLD AFFAIRS--AND ITS EMBATTLED FOUNDER.