Updated: October 23, 2014 8:55:16 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
Words From a NerdNIXON: GamerGate - Militant fan overreactions won't help industry

Militant overreactions from fans won't help the gaming industry grow
10/21/2014 09:05 PM MDT
Gaming found itself at the forefront of several international news outlets this past week, shining light onto some of the darker aspects of the culture. 
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FANTZ: Silver foxes' slump
10/20/2014 09:17 PM MDT - Hi Christy, In the past, you tried to help us lift out of our "mid-life crises," but we are still heading downhill. We still meet at Vic's for coffee every day at 6 a.m., but have gone from five of us to two, except on Fridays when four of us seem to get up the strength to gather. As far as the mid-life issues, I got rid of the Prius, got a BMW Z3, and somehow my wife ended up with that, and I got the Honda CRV. WTF? I guess we are still looking for advice from you. How can I put this band of brothers back together? How do we get our mojo back? -Older guyz in the hood  Full Story

FRITZ: Identifying singlefriends
10/19/2014 08:42 PM MDT - As you learned in last week's installment of "Proper Care and Maintenance of Your Singlefriend," the first eight weeks comprise a crucial time after you adopt, purchase, or find a new singlefriend. Full Story

Fantz in her own pants
10/13/2014 10:04 PM MDT - Dear Christy, You had a bad morning that kept getting worse. Plus, you saw that your husband left his wedding ring on his nightstand and went to work without it on. So you got sad. Slap yourself around for us. -Fantz Full Story

FRITZ: Proper care and maintenance for your Singlefriend
10/13/2014 03:28 PM MDT - Congratulations! This is an exciting time for you and your new, freshly single friend. While it is wholly appropriate to look forward to the hours of fun ahead, it's also important to remember a singlefriend is a lot of responsibility — proper care and maintenance is crucial, particularly at the beginning. Full Story

Not-So-Silent-Night: Fitz and the Tantrums and Cage the Elephant on tap
10/08/2014 09:07 PM MDT - Denver's Channel 93.3 recently announced the lineup for December's Not-So-Silent-Night, and the annual rock concert is bringing in acts that should appease fans of all types. Full Story

Words From a Nerd: Burned-out on bleeps and bloops
10/08/2014 02:15 PM MDT - The rhythm game is a genre that seems to have died out in the last five years or so, undoubtedly beaten to death with plastic guitar- and drum-shaped peripherals. Full Story

FRITZ: Let the sun shine in
10/05/2014 09:42 PM MDT - Hey, you. Yeah, you over there with the food stuck to your sweatshirt, sitting in the dark. You're depressed. Full Story

Fantz: Girlfriend picked off by fantasy football
09/29/2014 09:09 PM MDT - Dear Christy, Fantasy football is taking over my boyfriend's life. All he does is talk about it, he's on the computer analyzing players all the time and when the games are on, forget it - I even tried standing naked in front of the TV and he told me to move. Help! -What about my fantasy?  Full Story

Running Under the Influence: Life is short, drink the good stuff
09/29/2014 09:07 PM MDT - My mom, sister and I participated in the Race for the Cure, as we have every single year since it began. At first, we ran in honor of my grandmother, who fought breast cancer for the better part of 35 years. Years later, we added my other grandmother's name to the list. Then, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer - and the floor dropped out from under us. Full Story

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Men's basketballCU men's basketball: Buffs have earned respect from Pac-12 peers

CU picked to finish third in media poll
SAN FRANCISCO — — Arizona State head basketball coach Herb Sendek was rather blunt in his opinion of preseason polls on Thursday at Pac-12 media day. Full Story
(Jeff Chiu / Associated Press)
Men's basketballCU men's basketball: Buffs have earned respect from Pac-12 peers

CU picked to finish third in media poll
SAN FRANCISCO — — Arizona State head basketball coach Herb Sendek was rather blunt in his opinion of preseason polls on Thursday at Pac-12 media day. Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
Second Story Garage: Qbala

When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she's the kind of performer who doesn't shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Full Story