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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You might not care about vacuums, but suck it up

My vacuum cleaner has headlights. It's a great feature. It allows me to vacuum in the dark. Nietzsche might say that “vacuuming in the dark” was a good metaphor for existence. My vacuum cleaner …
Coming Attractions

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …

When we find the zone, we find success

“Play ball!” As Major League Baseball celebrates another opening day this week, there will be 15 ceremonial first pitches, and 15 official first pitches. Whether we are baseball fans or not, we …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Documentarians are manic about Titanic

The Titanic is a sunken scab that keeps getting picked on. There’s a new Titanic documentary. There will be a new one next year and the year after that and the year after that. I wish they would …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Not just a hat

Not just a hat Westminster City Councillor DeMott makes a brave case trying to explain why he publicly wore a hat expressing support for the ‘Three-Percenters’. They are a far-right …

Letter to the Editor: Communities need room to breath

Communities need room to breath Over the last 20-years in Denver, thousands of working-class families have been priced out, having their older neighborhoods gentrified and scraped to make way for …

Letter to the Editor: Teachers are doing what they do best

Teachers are doing what they do best Together with educators in teacher unions across the country, we are continuing to do what we do best: educating and caring for the children of our communities. …

Letter to the editor: Account for officers

Account for officers Given the large number of reports and identifications of law enforcement officers who traveled to D.C. and participated in the seditious assault upon the Capitol, shouldn’t all …

Letter to the Editor: Give ‘enough that it hurts a little’

Give enough that it hurts a little It’s been a painful year. It’s going to be a painful year to come. How will we be able to give to the poor and homeless in this season of giving at a time when …
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