Localized: The Denver Egotist likes mystery and meatloaf
Denver has a lot of egos, but there is only one Denver Egotist. The sneaky, cheeky, kind of geeky website showcases Denver's top creative happenings and rich talent pool better than any other website (hence the name). We caught up with the Denver Egotist, but since the website is anonymously run, we're not entirely sure who's doing the talking (or the excessive drinking). But since they loathe Dealin' Doug as much as we do, it's all good.
Name: The Denver Egotist
City/Neighborhood: Denver/Nooks, Crannies
In a sentence, what's your job? To help Denver suck less, daily.
Your favorite place in Denver? The bar.
What thing/creation/accomplishment are you most proud of? We love hearing from people that get juicy gigs after being featured on our site. We also loved
hearing from thirty-two cities around the world last week interested in launching the new blogging platform we created - to report on the ad, design and art scene in their own locales. Both things make us want to continue what we're doing.
What was the last show (art, music, fashion, theatre, whatever) you saw? The highlight of the year was the Puscifer show at the Paramount Theater in November. Our infatuation with Maynard James Keenan has been solidified.
You have to blow up all of Colorado but one neighborhood. Which do you save? Is there one you would target? That's a tough one. Precision tactical strikes against Tom Shane, the Mattress King's kid and Dealin' Doug would certainly be a good start toward cleaning up Denver's ad airwaves. We'd probably start there.
Coors or New Belgium?
Coors for breakfast, New Belgium for lunch, whiskey for dinner.
Ski or snowboard? We look better in tight pants, rather than baggy. So, ski.
LoDo (lower downtown) or SoBro (South Broadway)? SoBro kicks LoDo square in the nuts.
If you weren't doing what you do, what would you be doing? Wandering aimlessly.
What's the best meal you've ever had in Denver? Grandma Egotist's meatloaf and mashed potatoes.