After spending time living and studying abroad, singer and musician Adam Goldstein returned to America with a newly acquired passion -- performing Irish pub ballads. Unsure he would be able to find a venue in Denver for his catalog of unique drinking songs, he eventually discovered Lannie's Clocktow ... More >>
Mario Acevedo is a local author whose 2007 debut novel The Nymphos of Rocky Flats introduced readers to Felix Gomez, an war veteran turned undead gumshoe, and was touted as one of the best ... More >>
Colorado Humanities and the Center for the Book have announced the winners of the 22nd annual Colorado Book Awards from 170 entries, and "the level of talent in Colorado is astonishing," says Christine Goff, Colorado Book Awards coordinator. The talent includes former Westword staff writer Harriso ... More >>
Noir fiction is full of seedy bars where desperate people make bad decisions to do worse things to each other. So it makes sense that if you want to offer a place for noir writers to read their work and interact with the public, you'll skip the bookstore and go straight to the source: Noir at the Ba ... More >>
Forget Edward Cullen and his sparkly friends: If you want a modern take on vampires with a dash of romance and some real bite, check out Jeanne Stein's Anna Strong vampire series. Stein's heroine has starred in eight books since 2006, starting with The Becoming in 2006 through the brand-new Haunted, ... More >>
Warren Hammond goes up his nose.It's a non-holiday holiday today, and as such we thought we'd shine a light on the Papa John's delivery driver and glow-dart blower Warren Hammond of Boulder. Hammond, umm, blew it, on the Late Show with David Letterman earlier this month. Watch the video bel ... More >>
Local author Warren Hammond fuses two genres.