Peter Boyles's ten most memorable Westword posts
Ever since controversial KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was forced out after an incident with his longtime producer, his many fans have hoped for more info about what happened. Unfortunately, neither Boyles nor station execs are talking. Prior to his sacking, though, Boyles was hardly known for his reserve: He always spoke his mind, even (or perhaps especially) when he knew he'd take heat for his words. With that in mind, we've collected excerpts from our ten most memorable Boyles posts on The Latest Word, with links to the original items. Check them out below.
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"Peter Boyles street art?"
June 22, 2007
"This wheat paste poster was spotted yesterday afternoon on the 20th Avenue underpass near Coors Field. The subject of the work is longtime KHOW talk radio personality Peter Boyles, known for his opposition to "illegals," and his anti-gang work. It appears the photo is an appropriated version of a Colorado Media Matters screen capture of Boyles in his former hosting Colorado Inside Out, a panel discussion show on Channel 12.
How's that for trickle-down media?"
"Why Sports Fans Hate Peter Boyles"
August 30, 2007
"KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles is widely reviled by folks who disagree with his ultra-hardline stance on immigration reform -- so much so that's he's become one of the most controversial and divisive figures in Denver media. As a result, a statement he made during his August 30 morning drive-time program was especially surprising. According to him, the topic he takes more heat over than any other is his contention that people who personalize their affiliation with area sports teams -- crowing about 'My Broncos,' 'My Rockies,' 'My Buffies' -- are misguided and stupid."
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