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    The China MonologuesThe China Monologues: The honeymoon phase has faded

    02/19/2019 12:37 PM MST
    Gritting my teeth, I stared across the subway car. At 7:30 p.m., I'd expected a little more breathing room. 
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    Popular to Contrary Opinion: The ABCs of D&D
    02/18/2019 12:49 PM MST - A couple weeks ago, I flew my nerd flag and wrote about my favorite hobby: I play the classic role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. Full Story

    Fantz in Your Pants: View from the litter box
    02/15/2019 07:42 PM MST - "Get off my lawn, asshole," I said through my outdoor camera to the neighbor cat. Leering at the camera with shiny reflective retinas, he pooped on my sidewalk, mad-dogging the camera's lens during the deuce's entirety. Full Story

    Audio File: Seek the knowledge of a master
    02/15/2019 12:51 PM MST - Like a meandering stream, we've wandered this way and that through the land of tube audio in recent weeks. Full Story

    Peace Train: Imperialism's 12-step program
    02/15/2019 12:34 PM MST - The witty Chinese revolutionary Zhou Enlai once said, "One of the delightful things about Americans is that they have absolutely no historical memory. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Hazy recollections of too many interviews
    02/14/2019 10:35 AM MST - My editor, Kevin Kaufman, died last weekend. He was a big fan of my column but a scary editor during a job interview. Full Story

    On Air Next: Buzzcocks, Lily and Horn Horse, Naneum and Abjects
    02/14/2019 10:34 AM MST - Two months ago, Pete Shelley, the lead singer of the infamous British punk band Buzzcocks, passed away at the age of 63. Full Story

    I'm Not There: Cockroaches & chocolate
    02/12/2019 12:21 PM MST - Your regular columnist, Liz Marsh, is in Senegal right now. And no, she didn't slink off to Africa to avoid writing a Valentine's Day column, although I wouldn't blame her if she had. Full Story

    Popular to Contrary Opinion: A man of many-colored faces
    02/11/2019 01:44 PM MST - "Halloween is a time for girls to dress slutty and guys to dress like idiots or like girls." — My ex as she did my makeup for my cheerleader costume. Full Story

    Audio File: Some of the best-sounding tubes have been stored unused for many years
    02/08/2019 04:05 PM MST - Zzzzapp! This week I got shocked pretty good. Looking forward to talking about that. But first, let's wrap up this little tube series we've been on for the last several weeks. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Double duty as reporter, officer of the law
    02/07/2019 10:15 AM MST - I used pinwheels and a pair of LA Lights sneakers to fashion a crude light bar in my four-cylinder pickup and parked just out of sight along the busy street outside the newsroom. Full Story

    On Air Next: '1 3 5' by Jake Tobin is February's CD of the month at Radio 1190
    02/07/2019 10:14 AM MST - Jake Tobin's "1 3 5" is a great feat in experimental music. Combining elements of jazz, synth pop and indie rock, "1 3 5" is an obscurely pleasant listen. Full Story

    The Visible Universe: Charting a black hole fast track
    02/06/2019 11:28 AM MST - The average American home contains more than 300,000 items, according to bloggers who write about that kind of thing. Full Story

    Video games: A magical conclusion to 'Kingdom Hearts III'
    02/06/2019 01:06 PM MST - 'Kingdom Hearts III'Publisher: Square Enix Rated: E 10+ Who it's for: Fans of the "Kingdom Hearts" series, but newbies should start with the first game Console: PS4, Xbox One Grade: B Thirteen years is a long time to wait for a game. Full Story

    The China Monologues: Gorgeous sights amid hard memories
    02/05/2019 11:12 AM MST - "Seriously, Alex?" "What? It's gorgeous here!" "It's Mansfield. People are going to think you're nuts, taking photos of this place." Full Story

    Popular to Contrary Opinion: People still play D&D?
    02/04/2019 04:52 PM MST - When I talk about my favorite thing to do on Thursday nights, most people scoff and say, "Yeah right. Full Story

    Fantz in Your Pants: The case of Doudy Draw's missing drawers
    02/01/2019 08:41 PM MST - I have a favorite place to stop off of Highway 93 where I breathe in the majestic scenery and exhale my problems into the valley below the Flatirons. Full Story

    Audio File: One benefit of interchangeable tubes is the ability to customize your sound
    01/31/2019 08:04 PM MST - "Hamdangler" was the only thing written on the back of the Atlanta Falcons jersey, in a screenshot of the preview photo at the NFL's custom jersey shop online. Full Story

    Peace Train: U.S. role in the crisis in Venezuela
    01/31/2019 08:03 PM MST - The focus is now on Venezuela, but the U.S. is really the key actor in this long-running drama. In reality, Venezuela is simply a small player in the United States' centuries-long imperial campaign that began with the genocide of American Indians. Full Story

    On Air Next: New tunes from Toro Y Moi, The Lindas, Elephant Gym, John Barera & Will Martin
    01/30/2019 05:12 PM MST - Last week, Toro Y Moi released the album "Outer Peace." Chaz Bundick, the man behind Toro Y Moi, has a special ability of being able to tackle nearly any genre, in the past including indie rock, R&B, chillwave and more, and he always seems to do it well. Full Story

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    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.

     
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    (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