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Pre-DNC, Days 4 and 5

Monday, August 25th, 2008

No more fail, just more work. Work Saturday. Work Sunday. Work-people Saturday night at the media party. Wake up Sunday and go to the Green Frontier Fest. Van Jones talks about making the green movement relevant to not just the folk who can afford to be fancy-green. Gosh if news organizations had someone as charismatic, […]

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Green Frontier Fest tomorrow! The environment! Free beer + vodka! Daryl Hannah!

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

The Green Frontier Fest won’t tell you this, but there is plenty of free booze (10 kegs of green-friendly beer and 6 cases of the organic vodka) to be had tomorrow. Sarah, my girlfriend, is producing this gig with the City of Denver and her employer, the Denver / Portland / Salt Lake City ReDirect […]

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I’m going to call this “Pre-DNC, Day 1”

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

It’s gettin hectic in the day-job newsroom land. The DNC’s a few days away, and my to-do and get-this-done-right-now lists started exploding as of yesterday. Same goes for everyone, and it’s exciting. I got my Colorado Press Association press pass yesterday — the first press pass I’ve has since interning at the Kenosha News in […]

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Squirt-gun fight Friday!

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

@ DAM, 5 p.m. — I’ve got a bunch of extra artillery if you don’t have a squirt gun of your own. By “extra artillery” I mean some brand-new super-soaker style machines. Hit me if you want to borrow one, and get more info / updates at http://denversquirts.com/blog/. There’s a 30% chance of rain — […]

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Hey, weekend: the Post’s Underground Music Showcase (translate: awesome local bands)

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Last year I went to my first DPUMS (Denver Post Underground Music Showcase). Had a great time and saw tons of music I wouldn’t have otherwise seen. It’s a browser’s market — with so many venues so close together you can keep walking until you find something you like. Okay, sure, this may look like […]

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Tetris League Denver makes the Denver Post

Monday, July 14th, 2008

This is how it happened: Three weeks ago I was coding away at work, and the Post’s features editor came by to check out the day’s Rocky. We were chatting, he asked how my girlfriend was, and I told him “We’re going to Tetris League tomorrow, it’s the only competitive tetris league in the country.” […]

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Words, words, words

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Haven’t written many words here lately. Let me explain the reasons, in ordered-list format: Been doing a lot of personal-type writing on my twitter account. For the best of these tweets, check our free rooster, bumper cars, destructoblade-wheelchair, Revenge is sweet, and blood is salty. Also, I had this whole “What can go wrong with […]

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Three things, three videos about Tetris:

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

First, before we go all-tetris here: Tonight the Colorado Avalanche got swept, which marks the third pro sport team in Denver to exit with a sweep in a row (Rockies got swept out of the World Series in October, Nuggets swept in the first round of the playoffs this week, and Avs in the second […]

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Denver Metro bloggers, raise your hand (and post a link to your blog here)

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

If you blog and you live in the Denver Metro area, please go on and post a link to your blog in the comments below. -Joe (cross-posted to my Denver Post Neighbors News blog)

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Most.Police Cars.Evarrrr

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Friday night I was walking back from a show at the Hi-Dive with Sarah, about 1:30 in the morning. Saw four police cars all lit up take a right on the corner right in front of us, so we went over to watch. There was a car stopped a half-block down, and there were cops […]

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