• Changing How We Look at the Natural World

    20 hours ago.

    David Suzuki, Ronald Wright and Telluride Mountainfilm regular Wade Davis talk about the fact “We Must Change the Way We Look at the Natural World.” Insights in this EcoWatch blog by James Hoggan that follows. In my last blog I reported some dire…

  • Shrink Rap: Dr. Paul, How To Talk To Your Kids Today

    1 week ago.

    Editor’s Note: Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a part-time local, who lives and works in Manhattan, Malibu and Telluride. He is a nationally recognized expert on Eastern philosophies, relationships, and emotional healing. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he holds a PhD in psychology,…

  • The Short Version: Justice Ginsberg on the Presidential Race

    1 week ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram too a hard look at anti-Semitism (and Donal Trump). This week,…

  • MIXX: Understanding Polarization in American Politics

    1 week ago.

    "Understanding Polarization in American Politics" is a FREE event at MIXX. Please email your RSVP to contact@mixxprojects.com or call 970-797-4040. Are any of these questions on your mind today? (Or I could ask: Are you breathing?) Where are we in American politics and…

  • The Short Version: Texas Abortion Ruling

    3 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, The Short Version looked at gun deaths like those in Orlando:…

  • July 4th: In General & In Telluride & Mountain Village

    3 weeks ago.

    The original resolution calling for the Continental Congress to declare the United States free from British rule was introduced by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia on June 7, 1776. Three days later, a committee headed by Thomas Jefferson was appointed…

  • The Short Version: Brexit

    4 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, the debate was about Orlando and the many political leaders are pushing for legislation to…

  • Tall Tales: Avenue Theater’s “Bakerfield Mist,” A Review

    1 month ago.

    Denver’s Avenue Theater now featuring “Bakersfield Mist” (through July 2). Tickets here. Below is award-winning writer (and our Denver critic) Mark Stevens' take on the production. Based on a real-life incident, “Bakersfield Mist” is a fine, funny contemplation on the definition of art—its value, power,…

  • The Short Version: Brock Turner & Sexual Assault

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. The most recent debate was fundamentally about “Universal Basic Income.” If everyone’s basic…

  • The Short Version: Universal Basic Income

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. The most recent debate was fundamentally about freedom of speech: Should billionaire Peter…

  • The Short Version: Peter Thiel v. Gawker

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story  The most recent debate on The Short Version concerned the differences in presidential tax…

  • The Short Version: Presidential Tax Plans

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story  The most recent debate on The Short Version was felon voting rights. Think the…

  • The Short Version: Felon Voting Rights, Right or Wrong?

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week the subject was the fine line between  political favors and political…

  • Poets’ Corner: Erika X 2 for Mother’s Day

    2 months ago.

    In most cases, the lucky ones, mothers are the Linus blankets of our early lives. We hang on as long as we can. Early on, we can’t go to sleep without them nearby. When we think of our most cherished childhood memories, moms typically…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Mother’s Day (In Memorium)

    2 months ago.

    Mother's Day holds a wholly different meaning for anyone whose mom has passed away. Poems become tributes and hope to offer comfort – like this one from poet (and regular Telluride Inside... and Out contributor) David Feela: "This is a poem of…

  • Poets’ Corner: Bridger for Mother’s Day

    2 months ago.

    Tick tock. It is very nearly time to celebrate Mother’s Day. (Although we should celebrate moms everyday.) It is also a day all mom’s who are mindful are reminded of time passing; little hearts growing, then scattering: Where are you going, my little one,…