• Fantz in Your Pants: Punk-rock rage - 10/12/2018 08:03 PM MDT
    Bear With MeBear With Me: Frenemy of the people

    During the 14 years I've been a journalist, people have called me fake news, a liberal shill, a conservative shill, a hack, a bad person, a piece of shit, a sensationalist, in the pocket of (insert political party or government agency here), a disgrace to journalism and an incestuous, inbred mamma's boy with poor grammar. Full Story
    Bear With Me: Fall movie preview for the bleak near future
    A round up of bad movie ideas I've had thus far.  Full Story

    Bear With Me: Nickeled and dimed and auto-phone crimes
    "Welcome to bank customer service. To obtain information about your bank account, please say your debit card number. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Aliens don't want to visit the armpit of the galaxy
    Intelligent extraterrestrial life would never come to Earth because it's essentially the Alabama of the galaxy. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Raccoons add drama to late-night stroll
    I spend four hours a day worried I'm a bad reporter. That's followed by two hours at night wondering if I made any egregious errors. Full Story

    Bear With Me: This is your nation on shrooms
    This story did not appear anywhere, because every newspaper and television station closed due to lack of interest. Full Story

    Bear With Me: A sketchy welcome at the border
    The pack of dogs wasn't far behind. I could almost feel their teeth on my heels, and I knew if I fell down, I was kibble. Full Story

    Bear With Me: It was a dark and stormy night
    The ominous black cloud hanging below the main body of ominous black clouds loitering over Boulder offered ample reason to return home to Arvada. Full Story

    Bear With Me: A portrait of the artist as a young douche
    When I was 19, I walked into a tattoo parlor, picked out the Japanese word for "madman" and slapped 60 bucks down on the counter. Full Story

    Bear With Me: A new appreciation for negative space
    July 31 sucked. I picked my girlfriend up at 1:30 a.m. Because she worked in downtown Denver, I nearly ran over five or six drunks who staggered off the sidewalk and into the street. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Kick out the anthem
    It was with great joy I read a tweet from my favorite rapper, El-P, regarding him and Killer Mike — the two form Run the Jewels — declining a National Football League request to use their song "Legend Has It" during this year's Super Bowl. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Crash the party
    Imagine if someone like Sean Hannity had a radio show in 1858 (and that radio existed in 1858. Let art flow over you, as my mom is fond of saying). Full Story

    Bear With Me: A beastly burden
    Ever since I was 5 years old, people have drawn the connection between my name and the fuzzy animal that lives in the woods. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Business and pressure
    The International Brotherhood of Narcotraffickers on Wednesday condemned New York-based private equity firm The Carrion Group for what the consortium of drug dealers, smugglers and manufacturers says is greedy and unethical behavior by the investment organization that owns dozens of media outlets across the United States. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Still not a polar bear
    POINT BARROW, Ala. — A polar bear who has repeatedly denied that he is a polar bear has lashed out against a standup comedian who, during the Arctic Circle Press Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, took multiple shots at the bear's claims. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Knights take a stand
    We, the Knights of the National Chivalry Association, do hereby pen this open letter to all royalty to express our extreme opposition to the use of a dastardly new weapon recently seen on the glorious field of battle. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Targeted advertising with manly products for manly men
    How many billions of dollars do companies make a year telling women they are ugly and they stink and won't land a man if they don't buy expensive face wash? Full Story

    Bear With Me: Trade in an AR-15 for a 15-year-old cat
    When the Fabulous Furry Friends Animal Shelter opened its doors Monday morning to kick off its "AR-15s for 15-Year-Old Cats" trade-in program, a line had already stretched around the block. Full Story

    Bear With Me: No place in polite society
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Disgust followed by strident calls for an immediate and far-reaching assault weapons ban rang out from the halls of power on Tuesday following passage of legislation officially renaming the well-known semi-automatic rifle AR-15 the VaginAR-15. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Undone by fake news
    I'm Chad. I don't exist. I guess in the Cartesian sense of existence, yeah sure, I exist. I have thoughts, but I have no body and I'm nowhere. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

    Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story