At tonight's inaugural Pen and Sword open house at the Denver Press Club, a turn-of-the-century treasure at 1330 Glenarm Place, thirteen club member-authors will offer "the stories behind the books" from 6 to 9 p.m. But the stories, and the night, won't end there. Stories rarely end that neatly.
Stephen Singular.MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has been very kind to Colorado authors of late. On the same March program in which she tried to teach America how to say the the word "Colorado," she spotlighted David Sirota's Back to Our Future. And earlier this week, she offered an astonishing fifteen ... More >>
Jo Scott in 2008.The 2008 feature "Planned Parenthood's Scheme to Bust Abortion Protesters" focused on longtime pro-life advocate Jo Scott. That August, she was convicted of violating the state's "bubble law," which prohibits anti-abortion types from coming within eight feet of anyone in a hu ... More >>
Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps and his gang are coming to spread the message that God hates school?The infamous anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church -- which is currently making headlines for its claim that God was responsible for a mine explosion this week in West Virginia that kille ... More >>
Warren Hern has some harsh words for Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Catholic church and school that was recently the subject of national headlines for its refusal to teach the children of a same-sex couple in Boulder, has now become the target of an abortion doctor in ... More >>
For Dr. Warren Hern, as seen here in a Boulder Daily Camera video, threats are nothing new.Last August, we told you about an indictment against Donald Hertz, a Washington man who made threats against Boulder's Dr. Warren Hern, the last practitioner in the U.S. still doing late-term abortions. ... More >>
Dr. Warren Hern just keeps making headlines -- whether he wants them or not. For decades, he's practiced behind bulletproof glass at his Boulder clinic, occasionally attracting the attention of publications ranging from Westword (you can read one of our profiles here) to the current edition o ... More >>
Warren Hern, in an image from a Boulder Daily Camera video.As Patricia Calhoun pointed out earlier this morning, Boulder's Warren Hern, the last practitioner in the U.S. still doing late-term abortions, was the subject of a death threat by a Spokane, Washington, man, Donald Hertz, mere weeks ... More >>
Dr. Warren Hern in an image from a Boulder Daily Camera video.
As one of the most prominent doctors in the country to perform late-term abortions, Boulder's Warren Hern has been much in the news since the slaying last month of his friend and colleague, Kansas's George Tiller. And now it appears tha ... More >>
He's spinning in a better place....
Today in Backbeat Online:
• RIP Mike Honcho.
• Everything is ridiculous at the Air Guitar Championship.
• Kid Cudi remixes 3OH!3.
• Q&A with the Church's Marty Wilson-Piper.
• Q&A with Adam Franklin of Swervedriver.
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