Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive. Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surp ... More >>
The year 2012 was a big one for creeps -- living, breathing, oozing, killing-Batman creeps. So we asked Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl to choose the year's twenty baddest from the scores of contenders. Continue reading for his picks -- a spoiler-free selection of this year's spookiest scr ... More >>
HoodLamb is a vibrant hemp company that landed in Colorado when it decided to expand beyond Europe, where it was founded almost two decades ago. With this area's growing cannabis culture, as well as lively art and music scenes, Denver seemed the perfect place to infuse with both its product and proj ... More >>
Celebrities are speaking out in favor of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, whether it be robocalling Susan Sarandon or the famous folks featured on MarijuanaMajority.com. And they're not alone. Our friends at CelebStoner.com have spent years assembling a roster of the top 54 cel ... More >>
Miguel Lopez.Miguel Lopez is a write-in candidate for governor, as well as an advocate for what he calls "marijuana re-legalization." He sees 2012 as the year when this issue is likely to reach the ballot box, but he doesn't want activists to wait around until then. That's the message of "201 ... More >>
In "Mile Highs and Lows," we offer a no-holds-barred look at what goes on behind the locked doors of marijuana dispensaries, whether they resemble swanky bars, sterile dentists offices or a dope dealer's college dorm room. This week, William Breathes reviews The Hemp Center:
Southlands won't be seeing Biker Jim's dogs anytime soon.A few weeks back, I gleefully reported that my favorite hot-dog man, Biker Jim Pittenger, had finally taken the plunge and was going to open a brick-and-mortar location in the Southlands development. He had a great location, he had some par ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
A What's So Funny special report from spring training in Tucson.
Will Ferrells umpteenth sports comedy is only half bad. His half.
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
Richard Linklater's Scanner is a rotoscoped feast for freaks.
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman.
Are Columbine's remaining secrets too dangerous for the public to know -- or too embarrassing for officials to reveal?
A female ironworker fights back against abuse in the riveting North Country.
The early bird gets the bargain
Mindless After the Sunset is only half-baked.
It's the Spy Kids in 3-D, but where are Mom and Dad?
The bullet in the backpack and other Columbine mysteries.
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?
A ragtag bunch of actors take on the Feds in Tim Robbin's Cradle Will Rock.
The director of Bull Durham goes for a sports movie knockout with Play It to the Bone.
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
Local experts offer reasons why so many of Denver's biggest bands are vanishing.