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Save Us, TV: Here Are the Shows to Cling to This January

3 years ago by Laura Beck
Sure, it felt like 50 centuries, and we all look like Medusa, but we’re still (kinda) standing, so holy hell. I think that calls for some TV!

PBS' Oklahoma City Offers a Terrifying Reminder of Anti-Government Hatred

4 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
In October of last year, in southwestern Kansas, three members of a militia called “The Crusaders” were arrested and charged with planning to blow up an apartment complex in tiny Garden City housing 120 Somali immigrants. According to Tom Beall, the Acting U.S. State's Attorney, one defendant had said that...

Why 4/20 is the absolute worst day of the year in Colorado

7 years ago by Alan Prendergast
This Sunday thousands of ganja enthusiasts will gather in Denver's Civic Center for what has become an annual rite of spring, the embrace of cannabis culture at 4:20 on 4/20. But this weekend also marks the peculiar collision of several more somber anniversaries, commemorating some of the worst days this...

Reader: Scientology? Why not a movie exposing Christianity or Mormonism?

8 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
Five years after Paul Thomas Anderson released his Oscar-winning There Will Be Blood, he finally has another movie coming out -- and this time, he's ready for what will follow. "I've made six movies, and I feel like I'm only just finally figuring out how this business fucking works," Anderson...

Paris Attack Survivors Eagles of Death Metal: Our Vintage Jesse Hughes Profile

5 years ago by Michael Roberts
The recent terrorist attacks in Paris were senseless in innumerable ways, big and small — among them the fact that gunmen killed more than 80 people at a Bataclan theater show headlined by Eagles of Death Metal, a band that's all about fun, not global politics. The group's name appeared to unsettle...

Toe-sucking Dick Morris to headline Scott Tipton event, Democrats hot and bothered

10 years ago by Michael Roberts
Dick Morris, the former Bill Clinton hire-turned-Hillary Clinton loather, is the featured attraction at an August 17 fundraiser for Scott Tipton, who's running for Congress against incumbent John Salazar. But while Salazar has lately gotten some recent bad press over accusations of his involvement in a land swap that allegedly...

Call of the Wild

16 years ago by Jason Heller
We've been trying to do a tour of cult-related sites," enthuses Dan Snaith from a van packed with musical gear en route to Montreal. "We stopped off at the Branch Davidian complex in Waco last time we were in Texas. There are still all these foundations and all this burnt...

And Justice for All

24 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
When the world last heard from Robert Eaton Jr., he was being bundled into the back of a Denver squad car by a handful of uniformed officers. His crime? Mentioning Waco outside the federal courthouse Monday, just as the coverage of Tim McVeigh's conviction kicked into high gear. The media...

This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Thursday, May 15 If you're looking for something artsy and independent, The 30th of Baydak opens today at the Buntport Theater. It's an original tale of a quiet, unassuming worker in modern-day Turkmenistan who is trying to create something meaningful in his life. Tickets for this dark comedy, which runs...


25 years ago by Stuart Steers
The Jitters coffeehouse in lower downtown bills itself as Denver's first "on-line cafe," offering customers hourly rental of a bank of computers linked to the Internet. Now the cafe's owner is feeling jittery about an encounter last month with a man he believes may be linked to the terrorist group...

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