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​Letters From the West: Of Tornadoes and Pedal Steel Guitars

When I was just a kid—long before the internet existed to either kill off old irrational fears in avalanches of pedantic data or germinate brand new ones in its' rich and fertile fields of bullshit—I had a morbid fear of tornadoes. » 8/18/14 2:11pm Monday 2:11pm

​Texas Man Facing Life in Prison for Batch of Pot Brownies

In the pantheon of things human beings do to alter their state of mind, enjoying a hash brownie honestly ranks somewhere around "standing up too quickly" in terms of the overall danger to society at large. » 8/08/14 4:20pm 8/08/14 4:20pm

Colorado Health Officials Warn Residents of "Rabbit Fever"

Health officials in Colorado are warning people to stay away from sick or dead rabbits over fears of "rabbit fever," a potentially life-threatening disease. In even more troubling news, there's apparently a need for official reminders not to play with sick or dead rabbits. » 8/07/14 1:37pm 8/07/14 1:37pm

Cops: Alleged Casino Robber Spent Cash on Hookers, Clothes, Good Times

Like a lot of tourists, Scott Carmitchel of Kansas had himself a helluva time in Las Vegas last weekend, with a $400 hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel, a Caesars Palace shopping spree, a bag of weed and a quartet of hookers helping to keep his spirits high. » 7/30/14 3:19pm 7/30/14 3:19pm