Colin St. John

Colin spends most of his time in his hometown of Denver, Colorado. He writes about a variety of subjects for Esquire, Playboy, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and others. These subjects include, but are not limited to: arm-wrestling, Phish, chicken sandwiches, and beer.

Culture

How to Smoke Your Christmas Weed at Home Without Being Grinch-y About It

You're headed back to your parents' house for the holidays. Here's how to best toke up under the mistletoe.

Culture

53 Halloween Candies, Ranked

A 32-year-old man with no children weighs in on the ultimate fall treats.

Entertainment

Tokyo Toy Show Shows Off the Cute, High-Tech, and Bizarre 

The two-day fest takes place every two years and opened its doors today.

Science
Innovation

How to Save Your Synced Photos Before Facebook Deletes Them

Facebook is threatening some of your pics if you don't download its app, Moments. What to do?

Mind and Body

Guardsman Faints During Queen's Birthday: Here’s Why

Not one but two of Queen Elizabeth's Guard have taken a spill during her 90th birthday celebration. Why?

Entertainment

It's Time for the White Stripes to Reunite

LCD Soundsystem surprised a lot of people by coming back. Here's why Jack and Meg need to do the same.

Entertainment

With EOTO, Lotus, and Infamous Stringdusters, Are Jam Bands About to Be Cool Again?

The recent indie approval of the much-maligned genre might pave the way for further social acceptance.

Entertainment

Why Do People Care About an Avalanches Comeback? 

The Australian group may be releasing music as early as this week. Here's why that matters.

Entertainment

The 10 Best Tracks on the National's 'Day of the Dead' Compilation

There are 59 of 'em. Let's break down the cream (puff war) of the crop.

Entertainment

Why Red Rocks Is the Best Music Venue in the U.S.

You better get out of my face with that Gorge nonsense. 

Entertainment

11 Bands Who Might Be the Next Radiohead

Radiohead might be taking a victory lap. Who will fill the group's mammoth shoes? Here's some options.

Entertainment
Entertainment

Chatting With Conan O'Brien's Only Twitter Pal

Six years ago, Conan decided to follow only one person. That still holds. Amy Schumer follows her too, now.

Culture

Can Corky Keep the Lights On? Rescuing the Neon Signs of Denver's Colfax Avenue

One man's quest to save the signs in Denver points to a larger, national concern.

Culture

Can Parquet Courts' New Album Save Indie Rock?

The band's words aren't to be taken lightly.

Culture

'Cosmopolitan's Amy Odell Is a Fashion Outsider Turned Insider

If you're wondering which fashion bloggers to follow on Twitter, wonder no longer.

Science

In The New 'BFG' Trailer, Spielberg Shows the BFG's Face

Steven Spielberg's interpretation of Roald Dahl's colossus gets his first close-up.

Entertainment

'Mr. Robot' Season 2 to Feature Encryption as Major Plot Thread

Creator Sam Esmail reveals to SXSW crowd that tech privacy is on the show's radar, big time.

Culture

'Popular Mechanics' Editor Ryan D'Agostino Goes to the Oscars | MEDIA DIET

Pro-tip: It's time we all follow Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter.