• Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Mary DeForest's Epic Adventure Led to the Latinometer -- a Classic Bullshit Detector

    Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Mercy for Animals Protests Outside Leprino, Owned by One of Richest Coloradans

    More than forty activists gathered on the sidewalk in front of the Leprino Foods corporate headquarters on West 38th Avenue at noon yesterday, carrying signs and banners printed with the phrases "Leprino Foods: Cruelty in every slice" and "Cows suffer for Leprino cheese." The rally was organized by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    FoCoMX proved Fort Collins' potential as a music hub

    Planning a music festival in Fort Collins has to be a miserably difficult task. Outside of the concerts Colorado State University books, only one venue, the Aggie Theater, hosts larger national acts with any kind of regularity. Add in Avogadro's Number and Hodi's Half-Note, bars with the capacity of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Pop culture's top five demon hunters

    Demons are bad news. They're powerful, usually immortal -- or damn close -- and almost invariably pure, undiluted evil. When you've got demon problems, you've got serious problems. And when that happens, who are you going to call? Not the Ghostbusters. Yeah, they did best a demon or two, but they al ... More >>

  • News

    August 1, 2013
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    April 5, 2013

    Skyrim and Oblivion, fantasy role-playing games, part of James Holmes inventory

    Among the documents released yesterday in the Aurora theater shooting case was a wide-ranging inventory of the contents found in accused killer James Holmes's apartment. We've got the complete list below. But among the more interesting items are three video games, none of which are the sort of real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Video: Christopher Dorner, ex-L.A. cop, presumed dead after fiery cabin standoff

    Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Five best concerts this week: September 17-21

    Welcome to another splendid week of music in the Mile High City. As usual, there are plenty of shows to choose from this week, from Kreator and Accept at the Gothic to DeVotchKa and Airborne Toxic Event at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony, and we've got them all listed in our comprehensive conce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Chromeo, Lupe Fiasco, X, St. Vincent, Odd Future and more on tap this weekend

    Rocktober is living up to its name so far, especially this weekend: On Friday, Chromeo electrifies the Ogden, while Frank Turner throws down at the Marquis and Lupe Fiasco raps at the Fillmore. On Saturday, there's some agonizing decisions to make between seeing OFF!, which features Circle Jerks fro ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2011
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    September 11, 2009

    Q&A with Frank Turner

    ​There is a long tradition of ex-punk rockers trading in their power chords and electric guitars for the idyllic green pastures of folk music. Frank Turner of Winchester, England made that very leap a few years ago after the breakup of his progressive hardcore band Million Dead had reached its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    Live Review: Thao Nguyen and the Get Down Stay Down with tUnE-YaRdS, A Weather

    Thao Nguyen and the Get Down Stay Down with tUnE-YaRdS, A Weather Thursday, July 24, 2008 Hi-Dive Better than: Mixing ukulele melodies, African tribal chants, honky-tonk half-steps, plaintive vocals and straightforward drum beats on your home stereo system. I’m a sucker for the tones and timbres ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2008

    Pro and Con

    Amadeus Harlan has spent his life playing everyone around him — but not as a Denver Bronco.

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Flick Pick

    Shaun of the Dead

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    The Message

    "B" Is for "Boss"

  • Film

    September 23, 2004

    Dead Good

    Shaun of the Dead revives the zombie comedy with a U.K. twist.

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 14, 2002

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Bad Guys, Legal Guns

    Gangs steal firearms to build their arsenals -- and gun laws don't stop them.

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Love on the Rocks

    They lived -- and some of them died -- in small towns on the plains of Colorado, Texas and Kansas. They had one woman in common.

  • Film

    December 18, 1997
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    November 6, 1997

    Live Fast, Die Young

    She was fifteen going on twenty-five, but three bullets made sure Jenny never saw sweet sixteen