The Western genre isn't entirely comprised of spaghetti or John Wayne talking out the side of his mouth: From its earliest days, filmmakers were putting a comic spin on stories set on the dusty trail, with the genre hitting its apex between the mid '70s and mid '80s. We've gathered this collection o ... More >>
Baby April, not Baby W.C. Fields.As part of its cutest baby photo contest, KOA is asking listeners to pick the best baby snapshots of station personalities. The pics are alternately adorable and hilarious, with April Zesbaugh's drunk-on-milk image and Jon Caldara's aggressively sullen shot s ... More >>
The Internet and booze: separated at birth? At first glance, the Internet and booze may not seem all that similar. One is a powerful psychoactive drug and delightful beverage, the other is an information superhighway. One comes in a bottle; the other a series of tubes. And I am pretty sure th ... More >>
Little Raven Vineyards, the distinctive wine shop at 1590 Little Raven Street, wants to reward you for coming up with culinary creations. Just uncork your mind and create a recipe involving wine -- and you could win a free bottle of the grape juice. The top two submissions will also be featured on t ... More >>
Got an e-mail yesterday from Westword contributor Teague Bohlen, who noticed something I hadn't about the December 4 Rocky Mountain News -- the edition that contained the paper's initial print coverage about the decision by its parent company, E.W. Scripps, to put it up for sale. On page two, to the ... More >>
Leggy chorines and homespun philosophy make for a pleasant evening.
Of the many contributions of the Irish to world culture—from colcannon and those silly snap-brim tweed hats of which my father is so fond to the music of the Pogues and the films of Jim Sheridan—I don’t think anyone would argue with my saying that whiskey is the best. There’s an old Hiberni ... More >>
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years.
The Two Gentleman of Verona should have stayed home.
Death comes calling jazz's legendary players.
The epic Tantalus secures its place in theatrical lore.
Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho.