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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Amadeus Harlan has spent his life playing everyone around him — but not as a Denver Bronco.
Shaun of the Dead
"B" Is for "Boss"
Shaun of the Dead revives the zombie comedy with a U.K. twist.
From the week of November 14, 2002
Gangs steal firearms to build their arsenals -- and gun laws don't stop them.
They lived -- and some of them died -- in small towns on the plains of Colorado, Texas and Kansas. They had one woman in common.
She was fifteen going on twenty-five, but three bullets made sure Jenny never saw sweet sixteen