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Adam Cayton Holland Among 14 Comedians Receiving Comedy Central Half Hour Specials in 2017

Each year, Comedy Central picks a select group of up-and-coming comedians to star in their own 30-minute Half Hour Stand-Up Special, and they just revealed the 14 comics chosen, including Denver, Colorado’s own Adam Cayton Holland, for the 2017 season, which will be called Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. The specials will tape at The Civic Theatre in New Orleans […]

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CPR: Pot Clubs And Social Consumption in Colorado

Pot Clubs And Social Consumption Might Soon Be The Norm In Colorado BY BEN MARKUS OF COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO A blinking ‘open’ sign hangs on the outside of a shabby building in a dark industrial zone just outside Denver city limits. When the front door opens, smoke billows out. This is iBake, one of the state’s […]

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303 Magazine: The Narrators Celebrates 7 Years!

THE NARRATORS PUT DENVER LOCALS IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH LIVE STORYTELLING By Elliott Flood of 303 Magazine We all relish great stories. Whether it’s your best friend recounting the time they got locked out of a hotel room naked or one of your grandparents waxing fondly about their childhood — stories permeate our lives. The Narrators is […]

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Vice News: Should There Be Drug War Reparations?

The case for drug war “reparations” By Amanda Chicago Lewis of Vice News Marijuana legalization has the potential to make a lot of people very rich — a lot of white people, that is. It’s common knowledge that pot prohibition disproportionately affected people of color, but most states have made it difficult for black and brown […]

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Westword Video: Kayvan Khalatbari Files to Run for Mayor

Kayvan Khalatbari is running for mayor. On Tuesday, February 14, the Denver business owner and cannabis advocate filed paperwork with the Denver Elections Division, formalizing his candidacy for the 2019 mayoral race; Sue Chavez of the Denver Elections Division confirmed that Khalatbari had stopped by on Valentine’s Day to turn in a formal application for […]

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3 Sexpot Shows Made Westword’s March Top 10 Comedy List!

Ten Best Comedy Shows in Denver: March 2017 BY BYRON GRAHAM OF DENVER WESTWORD They say March comes in like a lion, and Denver comedy has enough treats in store to keep you roaring with laughter all month long. From home-brewed showcases on local stages to top-notch headliners performing all over the Front Range, this month’s […]

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303 Magazine: 5 Funny Women You Need To Know

5 FUNNY WOMEN YOU NEED TO KNOW IN DENVER by Marissa Kozma of 303 Magazine Denver’s got a great comedy scene, but it’s not only white dudes in flannel that are joking onstage in the Mile High City. The stand-up group known as the Pussy Bros. featuring female comedians Christie Buchele, Rachel Weeks and Janae Burris, as […]

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Westword Names The 3rd Annual Colorado Comedy Awards One Of Denver’s Best Free Events This Week

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, February 20-23 BY ALEX BROWN OF DENVER WESTWORD There’s a lot of variety in this week’s events, and there’s a good chance you could attend all three. We’re going to explore ourselves and society, participate in a new kind of concert and split our sides at an awards […]

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Business Den: Sexy Pizza Fights For Marijuana Social Use

Business owners fight to mix bud and booze BY AMY DIPIERRO OF BUSINESS DEN Kayvan Khalatbari has sold pizzas. He’s poured beers to wash down the pizzas. And separately, he’s sold pot. But even now, the founder of Sexy Pizza and marijuana dispensary Denver Relief isn’t sure he could do all three together, and he’s […]

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3 Sexpot Comedy Shows Included In Westword February Top 10

The Ten Best Comedy Shows in Denver: February 2017 BY BYRON GRAHAM OF DENVER WESTWORD According to America’s preeminent groundhog meteorologists, we can expect six more weeks of winter and at least four more years of rapidly encroaching fascism. Needless to say, the cathartic release of comedy is in high demand, perhaps now more than ever. […]

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