Best Insult of the Denver Post in the Rocky Mountain News

Written by Lynn Bartels

To the chagrin of her editors, reporter/columnist Lynn Bartels wrote in an October 1 piece that the prose in a "how-to tome for incoming lawmakers" by the Office of Legislative Legal Services was "so technical and boring it reads like the Denver Post."

Best Insult of the Rocky Mountain News in the Denver Post

Written by Chuck Green

In a September 18 column, Chuck Green, who's done more crowing about the Post's JOA victory than anyone this side of Dean Singleton, wrote that he'd never considered switching to the Rocky Mountain News during his time in newspapering for a simple reason: "Why work for a bunch of liars and thieves when you can fight on the side of goodness and virtue -- and come out the winner, too?"
It's not easy being rich. There are expensive cars to buy, blobs of caviar to eat, old friends to ignore. So how does the aspiring millionaire learn how to live up to his Diamond Jim destiny? In school, of course -- specifically, the University of Denver, which last year made "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" one of its seventy freshmen seminars. Professor Robert Mills offered students their choice of several millionaire lifestyles, then reported on how they would live them out. The one-credit class was one of seventy freshman seminars intended to keep students interested in school. Now, about that financial aid.
It's not easy being rich. There are expensive cars to buy, blobs of caviar to eat, old friends to ignore. So how does the aspiring millionaire learn how to live up to his Diamond Jim destiny? In school, of course -- specifically, the University of Denver, which last year made "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" one of its seventy freshmen seminars. Professor Robert Mills offered students their choice of several millionaire lifestyles, then reported on how they would live them out. The one-credit class was one of seventy freshman seminars intended to keep students interested in school. Now, about that financial aid.

Best News About the 2001 Colorado Legislature

The freshman class

All those naysayers who worried that term limits would fill the Colorado Legislature with a bunch of clueless newcomers should get a clue themselves. Colorado's freshman class of lawmakers is the most impressive bunch that the General Assembly has seen in years: confident, hardworking, and fully capable of helping lead Colorado into the future.

Best News About the 2001 Colorado Legislature

The freshman class

All those naysayers who worried that term limits would fill the Colorado Legislature with a bunch of clueless newcomers should get a clue themselves. Colorado's freshman class of lawmakers is the most impressive bunch that the General Assembly has seen in years: confident, hardworking, and fully capable of helping lead Colorado into the future.

Best Insult of the Denver Post in the Rocky Mountain News

Written by Lynn Bartels

To the chagrin of her editors, reporter/columnist Lynn Bartels wrote in an October 1 piece that the prose in a "how-to tome for incoming lawmakers" by the Office of Legislative Legal Services was "so technical and boring it reads like the Denver Post."

In a December 24 article about the Denver Broncos' final game at Mile High Stadium, News staff writer Robert Sanchez summed up the feelings of loyal fans in the South Stands with this simple, to-the-point start: "Drunken men cried Saturday."
In a December 24 article about the Denver Broncos' final game at Mile High Stadium, News staff writer Robert Sanchez summed up the feelings of loyal fans in the South Stands with this simple, to-the-point start: "Drunken men cried Saturday."

Best Place for a Working-Class Boy to Pick Up a Society Dame

Valet Parking

Ladies who lunch have to leave their cars somewhere, and valet parking at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center is the preferred spot to drop off the Lexus or Range Rover. Between shopping, eating out and going in for plastic surgery, these Denver dames lead busy lives, so a strapping young lad looking to improve his lot has to know when to make his move. What better time than while bored women wait for their cars? Feign an interest in shopping, and make sure to compliment her good taste. Offer to help carry her bags, and you may get more than just a tip.

Best Of Denver®

Best Of