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.
What say you, 2012? Along with reviewing the big, important Colorado headlines, Jared and Ron look back fondly at the many ridiculous, overblown, laughable, stupido news stories of the year. 2012 has taught us many vital things. The Front Range needs to start actually caring about mountain wildfires. The homeless camping ban wasn’t as bad as predicted. […]
Denver-based musical polymath Esmé Patterson and stand-up comedian Kevin O’Brien joins us this week to peel back new skin for old ceremonies: We talk about Colorado’s Dish Network and their reboot plans for Blockbuster Video and Starbuck’s new, experimental store design in Arvada. We dig deeper into the current and inevitable demise of two local dive bars—Lancer […]
This week, Jared, Ron and Josh put on the pundit hats and talk Colorado news. First, big announcement from Denver Diatribe, we’ve set the date for our next live event: Tuesday, October 23, 6-9pm. Unlike our other live events, this will not be a sit-down, undivided attention kinda thing. We’re planning a cocktail party spiked […]
This week, Ron, Josh and Vanessa are joined in the pod by comedian/actor TJ Miller, filmmaking bros Adam and Evan Nix, and local comedy insider, radio executive (and sometimes Tom Wolfe impersonator) Andy Juett. We examine the legal distinction between a “nut tap,” “nut cup” and “nut lift” as spotlighted in the recent trial of Occupy nut job Corey […]
Josh, Ron and Jared are joined by Denver comedian Ben Roy. Together, we discuss the rumored deletion of The Onion AV Club‘s Denver/Boulder archives, where best in Denver to build an Olympic village, whether the weather is making people bat-shit crazy, and the new Portland band called Denver. We also talk comedy with Ben, wondering if […]
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 […]
Ron, Jared and Josh look at the unexpectedly awesome underbelly of Colorado Springs with guest Kristy Milligan, executive director of Citizens Project. We discuss progressive Catholics United pushing back against anti-homosexuality policies affecting pro-immigration groups, the jail-formerly-known-as Sullivan Correction Facility greeting its newest meth-for-sex inmate Pat Sullivan, Colorado’s immigrant tuition bill and its narrow pass […]