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Pretty Little Liars 501: "EscApe From New York"

To celebrate the fifth season of Pretty Little Liars kicking off this week TV Tag's pairing up with Jaymie Bailey, creator of All Things PLL, to bring you in depth coverage and analysis of our fAve show. Caution, major spoilers ahead. Jaymie: We're back in New York, Alison is alive and "A" is catching a ride on top of the ambulance to the hospital. Show More Summary

By the Book in Telluride: Presenting 40 Years of Festivation

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival this week is celebrating its 41st year of roots music in the picture-perfect setting among the San Juan Mountain peaks in southwest Colorado. It's a shame if you haven't experienced it at least once. Steve...Show More Summary

What Gardner Doesn't Say Is More Informative Than What He Says

An Associated Press article last week reported on the clashes between Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, on immigration issues. The AP piece, by Nicholas Riccardi, not only presents the two candidates' current...Show More Summary

Pot Attack Ad Hits Colorado Governor's Race

Over the weekend, The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels spotlighted what could be the first ad ever in Colorado attacking a gubernatorial candidate for supporting pot legalization--or any candidate for that matter. The radio spot hits former...Show More Summary

You Can't Shame Someone For Not Wanting To Be Fat-Shamed

While many women (and men) proudly call themselves fat, the fact remains that it's is a word with negative connotations. It's associated with laziness, lack of hygiene, stupidity and more. Fat is still used as an insult -- which is why...Show More Summary

The Ten Best State Fairs in the United States

The state fair has long-been a favorite national institution in America, attracting millions of people to various enclaves of cultural activity, from north to south and east to west, since its popular establishment sometime in the middle of the 19th century (that is, in most places at least). Show More Summary

How Your Great-Grandchildren Could Talk to You Decades after Your Death

Humans have sought immortality since at least the 22nd century B.C., if the ancient story "Epic of Gilgamesh" is any indication. And if we're looking for biological immortality, we might have to keep looking. But if you don't mind living...Show More Summary

WATCH: This Ex-Officer's Haunting, Powerful Words About Suicide Could Save Someone's Life

If you saw someone on the verge of suicide, would you know what to say? As a patrolman on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Kevin Briggs helped bring many people back from the brink. In this moving talk, he gives a powerful piece of advice to those with loved ones who might be thinking of taking their own lives. We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

Will Talk-Radio Yappers Push Tancredo Over the Top?

I've been too busy listening to talk radio to notice news reports that talk radio anchored tea-party candidate David Brat's defeat of GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Politico reported Wednesday: Brat's surprise victory is a powerful...Show More Summary

I'm With Stupid: Organic Cat Litter Could Destroy Mankind

I ran into an old friend at a memorial service last week, and she told me a story about cat litter that she thought was perfect for "I'm With Stupid." I was intrigued immediately. You see, cat litter is a very sensitive subject with me -- well, not so much cat litter as my cat's failure to use it, but you get the idea. Show More Summary

Dump Ice Water on Tom Tancredo

Tom Tancredo is best known for being a rattlesnake on immigration issues, but he's hard right on social issues too (e.g., he supports an abortion ban.). In this conversation with KNUS' Peter Boyles last week, Tancredo says it's not what gay people do that bothers him. Show More Summary

Will CO Tea Party Knock Off Beauprez?

As news spread last night that Tea-Party Republicans in Virginia ejected House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Arapahoe Country Tea Party activists--here in Colorado--at their monthly meeting were hearing from Republican gubernatorial candidate...Show More Summary

Free-Market Writer Still Upset at Beauprez's Support of Obamacare Mandate

Colorado political writer Ari Armstrong was apparently the first media figure to notice, back in 2007, Bob Beauprez's unqualified support for the central tenant of Obamacare, the requirement that everyone have health insurance. That's...Show More Summary

Listen to the D-Day Generation, Their Time Is Running Short

Seventy years ago, a few days after Allied troops landed on the Normandy beaches, a young Army Air Corps lieutenant, sitting up late at night at a small bedside desk in a Quonset hut in southeastern England from which he flew his P-38...Show More Summary

How Coffman's Obstructionism in Congress Has Hurt Vets

In responding to media reports, led by the Aurora Sentinel, that he voted against funds to reduce delays at Veterans Administration hospitals, Rep. Mike Coffman told reporters in a statement that he opposed the legislation because it...Show More Summary

Tancredo the Biggest Loser?

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Gessler launched an ad yesterday attacking his rival Tom Tancredo as a loser because Tanc lost his 2010 campaign for governor. The conservative radio world isn't buying Gessler's attack. In aShow More Summary

Cities Take the Heat for Global Warming

Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama is finally addressing the most serious issue facing the planet: climate change. Of course, this week's proposed Environmental Protection Agency orders that polluters reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 will be stonewalled in Washington. Show More Summary

Unveiling the Hypocrisy in Latest Coffman Attack Ad

Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols reported yesterday that Rep. Mike Coffman has launched a web ad attacking his Democratic opponent, Andrew Romanoff, for supporting tough immigration legislation in 2006. But Stokols omitted the fact that Romanoff's...Show More Summary

Filming Police in Public Places: A Risky First Amendment Activity for Citizen Journalists

Let's start with a trio of foundational assumptions that affect us all as citizens and citizen journalists. First, when people are situated in public venues, such as parks, streets or sidewalks, they have no reasonable expectation of privacy. Show More Summary

A Roots Music Sacrifice: A Review of Matisyahu's Akeda

In the world of reggae, there is "roots music" and "dancehall music." Dancehall music is like it sounds, popular music to get you up and dance. No message necessary. Whereas roots music digs into the life the artist -- revealing troubles and spiritual trials -- and occasionally delivers a message of hope and inspiration. Show More Summary

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