We visit the Rackhouse Pub at Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey distillery to learn about the Colorado Distillers Festival and Colorado’s craft spirits boom.
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Dan Baum discusses his new book, Gun Guys, and why both sides of the gun control debate are wrong about gun lovers in the political crosshairs.
This week, Jared, Josh, Vanessa and Joel take a long, hard look at violence in Denver: random community violence, gang violence, even violence stemming from the cops themselves. Joining them are Terrance Roberts, a former Denver gang member who founded the Prodigal Son Initiative youth organization, and Alex Landau, a police brutality victim now working with […]
Jared, Vanessa, Ron and Joel talk about KHOW’s pick to fill the station’s conservative v. liberal afternoon talk-radio slot with David Sirota and Michael “Heck’va Job Brownie” Brown, before we share ideas for the wacky inventions we plan to take down to the new U.S. Patent office when it opens in Denver next year. We […]
Ron, Vanessa and Joel talk Colorado Rockies ridiculousness, summer movies and pop culture with fellow Denver podcaster and writer John Reidy, host of the South Stands Denver Fancast and Pop Autopsy. We discuss the recent CU-Denver study that show no correlation between teen marijuana use and legal dispensaries, the last-second cancellation of Pulse Music Festival, […]
Regular listeners will notice that our last podcast was episode #73 and this one is #75. Where is #74? It got lost on 4/20. We hope decades from now collectors will spin tales about what happened but have a firm enough grasp of reality to know that will never happen. Joel, Ron, Julian and Josh […]
On this week’s episode, we talk briefly about NIMBYism good and bad as it relates to the latest Highlands development hullabaloo as well as Christo’s now-greenlit “Over the River” project on the Arkansas. More importantly, special guest Jake Brodsky of Novo Coffee, the celebrated local roaster, gives us all a lesson in high-end beans. He even offers up […]
On this week’s episode, we talk about Colorado Representative Laura Bradford’s legislative immunity (and briefs), the questionable motivations behind photo radar traffic enforcement, and Colorado wine’s coming of age. Special guest Jacob Harkins, editor and founder of Local Winos Media, gives us a taste of four fantastic Colorado wines: Canyon Wind Cellars 47 Ten White […]
As the AV Club pointed out, it’s become almost cliche to talk about the fertility of Fort Collins music scene. “Cliche” you say? Sounds like a Diatribe topic. Denver Diatribe’s Joel Warner, Ron S. Doyle and Josh Johnson are joined by Dani Grant, founder and executive director of SpokesBUZZ Fort Collins, a non-profit charged with […]
The first diatribe of 2011 welcomes special guest Ken Schroeppel of the well-trafficked development blogs www.denverinfill.com and www.denverurbanism.com. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Denver Mayoral race …what do we want to see from the next Mile High hizzoner? FasTracks light rail expansion is $2 Billion over budget. How can we pay […]