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Savage Love: Being ‘monogamish’ is hot – except when it sucks

I’ve always been a big believer in the common-sense obviousness that monogamy is hard. Additionally, I like the idea of my wife getting [bleeped]. I don’t have any desire to be denigrated or emasculated; I just get off on the idea of her being satisfied and a little transgressive. Early in our relationship, we talked about...

New in theaters: ‘Sleeping With Other People’

Playing at the Gaslight

(Wednesday only)

Rating: R

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Written by; Leslye Headland

Runtime: 1 hr. 35 min.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 61%

Synopsis: Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of serial...

Love it or hate it: Exercise

Love it

When I was 15, my soccer coach announced at the beginning of the season that we were going to do 5-mile runs. At 6 a.m. In March.

If you have experienced a crackling-cold Wyoming morning, you can imagine my reluctance. But I pried myself out of my delicious nest of blankets in the black pre-dawn and...

Tiny houses & creepy babies: Pushing the limits of creativity

Remember when you could do just one thing and be called a creative genius, one thing that we now look at and are all like, “Well, duh”?

Like babies in Medieval paintings made to look like creepy, miniature adults. Someone finally came along, someone undoubtedly with “The Elder” attached to the end of his name and said,...

Gold from the blotter

Friday

11:47 a.m. A woman wearing all denim was refusing to leave Southwest Appliance.

4:11 p.m. A man was swinging a large machete at Main Avenue and College Drive.

Saturday

12:37...

Half-past delinquency: I nearly let partying ruin me

Everyone loves a good party. You have good music, people, games and dancing. You get to meet new people and possibly have a few drinks. But could doing it every weekend have a bigger impact on your everyday life than it may seem?

Moving to Durango and going to Fort Lewis College has been a challenge for me because of...

Libras, stop worrying for the love of God

ARIES (March 21 to April 19)

Relations with people from other cultures, or anything to do with higher education, might be strained today. Knowing this, don’t expect too much from others.

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20)

If discussing how to share something today, you might come out with the short end of the...

Get Smart about winter bicycle commuting

Watching your carbon footprint? Trying to save a few bucks on gas? Let our experts, Jon Bailey and Garrett Alexander from Durango Cyclery, tell you how to pedal your ass to work, come sleet or snow.

It’s damned cold outside. What’s so great about being on a bike in the wintertime?

Alexander: I have a car, I’m not...

Savage Love: Relationship advice that calls on the giants of Broadway

I’m a hetero guy in need of advice. Back in college, I met this girl. Suffice it to say she was into me but I had some shit to work through. So we ended up being a missed connection, romantically. Despite that, we still became fast friends. I’m less awkward now, in large part because our friendship changed my life. We each...

Like it or not, your clothes say something about you

In talking to this issue’s cover phenom Heather Narwid last week, it occurred to me again just how fascinating clothing is. Some people throw on the first thing they see, maybe sniffing it to make sure it’s not too repulsive, while others are obsessive and meticulous. Each of us make choices about clothing daily, and it’s a...

Love the Coopers

Playing at Durango Stadium 9

Rating: PG-13

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Written by: Steven Rogers

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: Not available

Synopsis: Follow the Cooper clan as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the...

‘My All American’ recalls life of Freddie Steinmark

By Michael O’Sullivan

© 2015, The Washington Post

Inspired by the brief life of Freddie Steinmark (1949-1971), the University of Texas football hero who died at 22 after losing his leg to bone cancer, “My All American” follows the trajectory of many movies of its ilk.

Short of stature but with gumption,...

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