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Tips for Hiking in Colorado

Trail etiquette and useful information Colorado has some of the most impressive areas in the country for enjoying the outdoors, but with the arrival of summer also comes the need to remind people how to venture into the wild responsibly. Phone apps like AllTrails can

Oscars End 2020 with a Whimper

Awards were given and few cared The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, have long loomed large in the Hollywood landscape. More than WGA awards, SAG awards, or BAFTAs, they have been seen as the authoritative awards, indicative not only of the best the

The Best-Best Picture Breakdown

An Analysis of Oscar-Worthy Movies On April 25, a movie-going year characterized by disruption will be capped by an industry mainstay: the Oscars. While there is sure to be social distancing, masking, and Zoom calls, the ceremony itself is yet another wonderful step toward normalcy.

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The Gay ‘90s

Four romantic comedies that are bursting with rainbows When a homosexual couple or any member of the LGBTQ+ community sits down to watch a movie that reflects themselves, they must wade through a sea of tragic stories to find something lighthearted.  Much of this community’s

Paperbacks from Hell are Devilishly Entertaining

As a culture, America loves to look back at the ‘80s through rose-colored glasses. Even divisive elements like Ronald Reagan and Cold War paranoia are often thought back on fondly by pop culture, as elements of a patriotic, simpler time. Films and television shows like

I Care A Lot is a Lot in the Perfect Way

Standout performances make it a perfect watch       Fans of dark comedy will be thoroughly impressed with J Blakeson’s most recent film, I Care A Lot, which merges the genre with that of an action thriller. The movie first premiered on the festival

How Recreative Denver is Making Art More Accessible

The art center and store champions creativity “It’s a little something for everybody” according to Chris Scott, co-founder of ReCreative Denver. His description couldn’t be more accurate. The non-profit provides everything from studio space to a community woodshop, but the focal mission of ReCreative is

Among us: Tasks, Space, and Murder

A guide to cordial deception In general, lying is one of those things that is looked down upon by general society. Lying, so people say, is “bad.” It’s “immoral.” If someone does it in court or under penalty of law and the government finds out,

Euphoria’s Pandemic Specials Take Bold Risks

But risks don’t always pay off BHBO’s Euphoria is a hard television show to watch. This isn’t because it’s poorly made or a bad piece of content, but rather due to its impressive quality. It’s not just hard to watch but intentionally so, and to

Understand Wall Street Shenanigans with The Big Short

Captivated by the recent GameStop short squeeze story? In awe of the absurdity of  Wall Street and the finance industry altogether? Isn’t there a tangible feeling of tension from a bunch of people who make money just by having money to make money with? Like,