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Parody on Parade? Actually, it’s just another fucked up day in Colorado Springs, where the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade meandered down the main drag to the horror/delight of Noel Black who snapped this pic from Newspeak headquarters. Since moving into his new downtown office earlier this year, Black's most reliable source for breaking news -- like his scoop about Grace Church Rev. Don Armstrong’s addiction to illegal parking and Frappachinos -- has been his front window. No fair! All we ever get outside the Westword office is weeping drag queens and bums shrieking Whitney Houston refrains.-- Jared Jacang Maher

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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