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Colin St. John

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The Single Most Important Thing

(3) Comments | Posted November 17, 2010 | 12:32 PM

Last night, on a recently resurrected Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Bill Maher was his usual confrontational self, likening Glen Beck's rants to playing with one's own, ahem, fecal matter. At one point during the exchange between Olbermann and his like-minded guest, Maher said something poignant and, of course, controversial: He...

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Phish Maintains Its Colorado Connection

(1) Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | 12:09 PM

In 1988, Phish had been at it for five years and were largely a local phenomenon, playing bars and clubs in Vermont and, only a handful of times, elsewhere around the Northeast. So, looking back, it's quite a statement that the jam band made the trek all the way out...

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The Importance of Being Michael Bennet

(42) Comments | Posted September 28, 2010 | 4:05 PM

I didn't vote for Bennet in the primary. I was a Romanoff guy. I wasn't completely on board with Ritter's pick to replace Ken Salazar--Bennet ruffled a few feathers around these parts when he was the superintendent of Denver Public Schools. But none of that matters now: Michael Bennet has...

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The Ten Best Beers I Tasted at the Great American Beer Festival

(5) Comments | Posted September 21, 2010 | 1:15 PM

The GABF blew through town this past weekend for three days of beer, medals and revelry. I personally attended three sessions, trying dozens of the over 2,200 beers on the Convention Center floor. Here are the ten I found to be the tastiest:

1) Urca Vanilla Porter -

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