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  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    The ten most timid musicians

    There's a long history of musicians who suffered from and overcame (or sometimes didn't overcome) crippling shyness, anxiety and stage fright to fulfill their dreams of standing in the spotlight. That spotlight, it's a cruel, uncaring light. So bright. So uncomfortably warm. Everyone's staring at yo ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Il Cattivo on the time frontman Brian Hagman got ran over by some angry dude at a party

    Il Cattivo formed when veterans of the punk and metal scenes in Denver came together to form a band that wasn't trying to fit distinctly in an already established rock subgenre. The five piece band sounded like it had been influenced by post-punk crossover bands like the Cult but also the metallic, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    WWE Wrestling spectating: Don't knock it 'til you try it

    It's easy to be cynical. I would know -- I spent a good decade of my life hating on others' interests that I deemed uncool. For the most part, I've quit full-time cynicism, because it's exhausting to be judgmental, not to mention it makes you boring and not fun to be around. (Though I will never giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Four fall-worthy red wines to fall in love with

    What makes a red wine fall -- or should we say, fall in love -- worthy? Given the record-setting quantities of rosé we consumed over the past few months, you might assume that getting us to loosen our death grip on pink wines would equal a Herculean feat.

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    April 11, 2012

    Mojo Nixon: "I am here to set the world straight about Tim Tebow and his invisible friends!"

    Mojo Nixon (due Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at the Lion's Lair) gained notoriety in the mid- to late '80s for his irreverent songs informed by an absurdist humor with partner Skid Roper. Nixon's exuberant, unapologetic persona won over audiences because even as Nixon would make seeming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon turns forty

    In his best selling book Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman asserts that "the best career move any musician can make is to stop breathing." When examining Kurt Cobain's post-mortem transformation from junkie dad to iconic voice of a generation, Klosterman notes that the suicide told everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, September 9-11, 2011

    Don't be ashamed of your mimosa intake.​Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's time to really buckle in and start preparing for the big family holidays. Or, it's just time to leave on the cheap for a little while because you blew all your cash this summer on mid-afternoon mimosas in the su ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 17, 2011
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    January 21, 2011

    Warhol in Colorado: Mark Sink's 15 Minutes of Fame

    Mark Sink: "Andy Warhol, Mountain Man," Colorado, 1982.​When the exhibit Warhol in Colorado opens for public viewing today at DU's Myhren Gallery, one of the show's major components will include photos taken of Warhol by Colorado photographers in the early '80s, when the pop artist visited For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Food porn: Behold last night's beast feast at the MCA

    Lori Midson​Two nights ago at the MCA Denver Art Meets Beast butchering demonstration, Pete Marczyk and Jimmy "the Butcher" Cross, both of Marczyk Fine Foods, deftly dismembered a medieval-size bison carcass in front of a mesmerized crowd. The various cuts -- shanks, ribs, tenderloin, strip l ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    The Good Soldier

    When the Army tried to take down Andrew Pogany, it messed with the wrong coward.

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    January 31, 2008
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    November 2, 2007
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    August 17, 2006

    On Target

    Evan Hecox takes his art to the masses, one superstore at a time.

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    June 8, 2006

    Exit This Way

    Denver lies dead center in the right-to-die debate.

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Wing Men

    Navigating hardship and hilarity, the Moths flutter toward greatness.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Off Limits

    It's curtains!

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    September 18, 2003

    Big Problem

    Sometimes an elephant joke just isn't funny.

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Your Quarter Life Crisis!

    Lots of drugs, not much sex, and a general fear and loathing mark these tales of twenty-something angst.

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Looking for a Fix

    Forty bucks buys a flicker of heaven and a life of hell.

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    April 11, 2002

    An Either Ore Situation

    Titanium, the king of metals, scraps for a home in Denver.

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Shaggy Character

    The founder of Denver's first Brit-pop night moves into the future with Shaggy Robot.

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    A Vicious Cycle

    In Colorado, insurance offers little protection to badly injured motorcyclists.

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    'Tis Better to Receive

    The Original Dinner Party is serving up a rotten deal.

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Born to Die

    Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Bombs Away!

    The government built a nuclear-weapons plant sixteen miles upwind of Denver. But decades passed before the public got wind of what was happening there.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    What You See Is What You Get

    The anatomy of a newscast.

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    July 29, 1999

    Happy Trailers

    Colorado's last affordable housing is rolling down the road.

  • News

    July 30, 1998

    The Final Frontier

    In the deadly race to circle the globe in a balloon, team Re/Max plans to rise above the crowd. But can a bold ego go where no man has gone before?

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    March 26, 1998

    Double Trouble

    Meet Jay Marvin, Denver's only one-man radio team.

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Brother From Another Planet

    When it comes to hip-hop, Dr. Octagon veteran Kool Keith is out of this world.

  • News

    December 18, 1997

    Karma Crash

    A developer's search for Nirvana has turned Boulder's Fourmile Canyon into a living hell.

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    September 11, 1997
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    May 1, 1997

    Woe, Pioneers

    A whole new crop of problems is sprouting in a historic black farming settlement

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    November 28, 1996
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    July 25, 1996

    Vroom With a View

    Exit here for forty years of 1-25 history.

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    September 7, 1994
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    August 10, 1994