Late yesterday, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced that his office had secured an indictment for fourteen individuals suspected of running a human-trafficking ring that trafficked children for sex at locations ranging from Denver to Grand Junction. Although the seventy-page indictment ... More >>
Flickr A super-coalition of reform-minded education organizations, including Stand for Children Colorado, Democrats for Education Reform and A Denver, is about to launch. Called "One Chance Colorado," its message will be this: "Every child has only one chance at a great K-12 education. That' ... More >>
Here comes another Thursday, and if its anything like last Thursday then it's going to be wild and fun. Last week, we tore it up all over the city, and now that we're fully recovered from the Showcase/PrideFest hangover, there's plenty to do tonight, from the Westword Music Showcase Awards at ... More >>
A Littleton strip mall has claimed another victim: Pot of Pho has closed in the same complex that recently lost an outpost of Big Papa's BBQ.
Brian Hill.One of this month's most debated posts continues to be our item about Brian Hill, a diabetic, mildly autistic twenty-year-old hobby blogger being sued by Righthaven LLC for unauthorized use of a Denver Post photo on his website. The latest? A note from Hill's grandmother, who revea ... More >>
Cue the shameless self-promotion. Village Voice Media, of which Westword is a part, has put together a new website offering an alternative take on the current Major League Baseball playoffs -- meaning some of the posts include words that Joe Buck would be fired for saying on the air (includin ... More >>
Photo by EickeI like Denver-based, danceable post-punk outfit the Ideal Fathers a lot. I like the bleepy, chirping 8-bit soundscapes of chiptunes a lot. So you can imagine my excitement today when I stumbled upon a completely kickass chiptunes remix/reimagining of one of my very favorite Ideal Fathe ... More >>
Is the Twitpocalypse nigh? Is the end of Facebook right around the corner? And if so, how on earth are you going to fill eight hours a day at work? The horror! I enjoy a good dose of doomsaying as much as anyone -- hell, more than most. But a couple of recent articles that have been buzzing aroun ... More >>
A Flickr photo."Quick, call Professor Warner! This porker has the sniffles!" As the swine flu scare spreads across the country, people are desperate for answers. They're looking for experts to give them direction, context and reassurance about this strange new terror gripping the globe. Turns out ... More >>
The power cord on the Rock N Soul Cafe, a cafe and music venue in Boulder, may be pulled unless the owners get some help. Like many places right now, the cafe is treading water, but the owners aren't going down without a fight. Sheryl and Sam Radetsky recently sent out this e-mail alert: "We have gi ... More >>
Saturday, February 7, Soiled Dove Underground, 303-366-0007.
The Pew Internet & American Life Project released a study last week that found young people are more likely to use social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace than old people. In other breaking news, milk mostly comes from cows and water is mostly wet.
Angry, artsy rockers Vices I Admire has been banging around northern Colorado for a few years now, and has a fair amount of local acclaim, based on its live shows, an EP and the song "Monster," which has appeared on a couple of compilations. On its MySpace page, the band compares itself to Incubus, ... More >>
Bob Ewegen began working at the Denver Post in the early '70s, most recently serving as the paper's assistant editorial-page editor. So his departure from the paper in mid-November should have been a time for tribute. Instead, the paper has responded with near silence, as has Ewegen himself.
Yesterday's blog "Pirate Radio Station KBFR Back in Boulder" provided info about an unlicensed radio signal using call letters that date back for the better part of a decade. In that piece, the main commentator was Rob Smoke, a former Boulder City Council candidate who's producing a regular talk s ... More >>
Tim Kaminski, who fronts Yerkish, got an e-mail from his half-brother Brian Tomes a few days ago, with a subject line that read: "Sarah Palin's latest shame." He thought, "Yeah, whatever. I'll watch it later." The next afternoon, he got a call from Tomes: His sibling was suddenly famous. See, T ... More >>
Suge Knight files lawsuit against Kanye West Former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight has filed a $135,000 lawsuit against Kanye West for a gunshot wound and a robbery of his diamond-stud earring that occurred at West’s pre-MTV Music Awards party back in August 2005. According to TMZ, Knight bel ... More >>
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Hackers are selling rape porn through university websites -- including student pages at UCD.
Video Professor promises computer fluency in a snap. I test the theory.
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The Colorado Donor Registry
The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album -- and a refined take on a twisted past.
A web of intrigue surrounds the high-stakes legal brawl between FACTnet and the Church of Scientology.
A DENVER COFFEEHOUSE HAS A STRANGE INTERNET ENCOUNTER WITH THE AMTRAK TRAIN DISASTER.