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Craig served for sixteen years at the Denver District Attorney‘s Office where he was a Chief Deputy District Attorney. Craig has appeared hundreds of times on local and national media. Subjects have included the death penalty, serial rapists, the JonBenet Ramsey case, Columbine, the Oklahoma City Bombing trials, the Kobe Bryant case, and the Aurora movie theater massacre. Craig is the host of The Craig Silverman Show which airs Saturday mornings from nine till noon.

Craig served for sixteen years at the Denver District Attorney‘s Office where he was a Chief Deputy District Attorney. Craig has appeared hundreds of times on local and national media. Subjects have included the death penalty, serial rapists, the JonBenet Ramsey case, Columbine, the Oklahoma City Bombing trials, the Kobe Bryant case, and the Aurora movie theater massacre. Craig is the host of The Craig Silverman Show which airs Saturday mornings from nine till noon.

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Craig served for sixteen years at the Denver District Attorney‘s Office where he was a Chief Deputy District Attorney. Craig has appeared hundreds of times on local and national media. Subjects have included the death penalty, serial rapists, the JonBenet Ramsey case, Columbine, the Oklahoma City Bombing trials, the Kobe Bryant case, and the Aurora movie theater massacre. Craig is the host of The Craig Silverman Show which airs Saturday mornings from nine till noon.

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Episodes

Episode 102 - Colorado Governor Jared Polis and CU Regent Heidi Ganahl

6/25/2022
Rundown - CU Regent Heidi Ganahl - 04:29 Colorado Governor Jared Polis - 39:22 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:13:12 "Place In The Sun" by Dave Gunders - 01:18:55 Podcast honored by 30-plus minute guest appearances each by Colorado Governor Jared Polis and his leading Republican rival, CU Regent Heidi Ganahl. Listen as Heidi successfully vies for host’s Unaffiliated primary vote, as she tries to beat her mega-MAGA opponent Greg Lopez. Lopez promised a pardon for Tina Peters,...

Duration:01:25:11

Episode 101 - Craig votes Joe O’Dea, Judith Berg remembers Alan Berg

6/18/2022
Rundown - Joe O'Dea - 13:19 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 28:23 "Only a Rock in the Road" by Dave Gunders - 42.30 Judith Berg - 01:15:42 Joe O’Dea has an excellent chance to be Colorado’s next U.S. Senator and would instantly become a powerful person in America. This affable native Denverite is a serious challenger to incumbent Senator Michael Bennet but first he must survive a Republican primary against mega-MAGA State Senator Ron Hanks. Listen and learn why Joe O’Dea gets...

Duration:02:34:54

Episode 100 - Kyle Clark

6/11/2022
Rundown - Intro with Troubadour Dave Gunders - 00:36 "Impossible Happiness" by Dave Gunders - 06:07 Kyle Clark - 10:29 Craig reacts to January 6th Select Committee Hearing - 01:16:40 One More Thing with Kyle Clark: It is the Guns! - 01:23:58 Kyle Clark is Colorado’s most important and impactful journalist. Next with Kyle Clark is Colorado’s must-watch newscast. https://www.9news.com/next Kyle’s Word of Thanks campaign just celebrated its 100th week and has raised over nine...

Duration:01:33:28

Episode 99 - Colorado Do-Gooders John Morse and Bob Marshall

6/4/2022
Rundown - John Morse - 03:50 Bob Marshall in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 01:27:24 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:35:58 "On and On Her Way" by Dave Gunders - 02:44:20 John Morse is an outstanding former paramedic, cop, detective, police chief, and Colorado Senate President. Now a successful CPA, Morse refuses to back down in stating his gun reform opinions. https://www.denverpost.com/2022/05/31/uvalde-shooting-john-morse-guns-colorado-gun-control-laws-2013/ Racial aspects of...

Duration:02:50:59

Episode 98 - Terry Frei

5/28/2022
Rundown - Troubadour Dave Gunders - 03:16 "Love Has a Way (Song for Deb)" by Dave Gunders - 24:19 Terry Frei - 30:09 Memorial Day 2022 is a dark time in America. The Uvalde massacre has damaged us severely. With his extensive writing about military sacrifice, author Terry Frei is a perfect guest who knows hockey, and has also written extensively about the Columbine massacre. Terry Frei is an accomplished Colorado sports media star, with an afternoon drive-time show now. He has...

Duration:02:12:10

Episode 97 - CU President Todd Saliman, Ukraine Update, and Jerry Kennedy Tribute

5/21/2022
Rundown - Troubadour Dave Gunders - 04:10 "Safe Haven" by Dave Gunders - 13:40 CU President Todd Saliman - 17:52 Marshall Fogel in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 52:56 Greg Gold and Lt. Alex Gorgan in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 01:13:20 Brand new CU President Todd Saliman answers questions about his dream job. Find out why the CU Regents selected him unanimously. Learn Todd Saliman’s local roots, educational and public service background, and his fierce determination to make CU...

Duration:02:38:28

Episode 96 - Hollynd Hoskins, Esq. – Pickleball Attorney

5/14/2022
Rundown - Hollynd Hoskins in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 02:49 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:40:14 "Your Way Too" by Dave Gunders - 01:49:53 Famous female lawyer Hollynd Hoskins enters Craig’s Lawyers’ Lounge to speak about the imminent demise of Roe v. Wade and its wide-ranging legal ramifications. This outspoken accomplished athlete, pro footballer, and fierce legal advocate explains how Alito’s apparent reversal of Roe will affect poor women of color and our legal...

Duration:01:57:42

Episode 95 - Foreign Correspondents: Greg Gold from Poland; Ken Toltz from Israel

5/7/2022
Rundown - Greg Gold in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 04:36 Ken Toltz - 01:17:09 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:19:44 "A Sun Still Shining" by Dave Gunders - 02:25:45 Craig’s Lawyers’ Lounge went to Krakow, Poland to catch up with accomplished Colorado personal injury lawyer, Greg Gold, who has gone to Eastern Europe to battle tyranny and Putin. Speaking after touring Auschwitz, and right before he heads to Lviv, Ukraine to drop off supplies, Greg profoundly discusses eastern...

Duration:02:33:01

Bonus Episode - Norm Early Remembered – The Last Interview

5/6/2022
Rest in peace Norman Strickland Early, Jr., longtime Denver DA Norm Early showed his personality and wisdom in Craig’s Lawyers’ Lounge in a memorable lively last visit on July 18, 2020. Norm discussed his health challenges, travels, favorite sports, grandparenting, and what he anticipated for his three grandsons and their futures. Listen to Norm sing Monkey Business. Norm was a collegiate athlete, and reflected on competitiveness, and the degree to which he factored that into hiring...

Duration:01:09:08

Episode 94 - J. Kyle Bachus, Esq. – Author of UNTHINKABLE

4/30/2022
Rundown - J. Kyle Bachus, Esq. in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 07:09 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:00:02 "Full Time Job" by Dave Gunders - 02:07:57 Episode 94 is dedicated to the memory of Margaret Bachus who raised three fine children including prominent Denver trial lawyer Kyle Bachus. Margaret’s son Kyle is a natural performer like his mother, who had a Fine Arts degree. In 1996, Kyle and fellow lawyer Darin Schanker opened Bachus & Schanker, LLC which has grown into one of...

Duration:02:15:01

Episode 93 - Chris Vanderveen

4/23/2022
Rundown - Chris Vanderveen - 03:25 Michael Bailey in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 01:21:40 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:44:29 "Whatever the Future May Bring" by Dave Gunders - 01:55:42 Is the pandemic over? Not hardly, says 9News’ chief Covid correspondent Chris Vanderveen. But we are at a new stage and Chris explains why. Approaching his 20th anniversary at the station, this Denver native recalls his admiration for news in general and especially 9News. Chris describes some of...

Duration:02:02:18

Episode 92 - Good Passover! Featuring Rabbi Ray Zwerin, Private Investigator Jeff Kass, and Troubadour Dave Gunders

4/16/2022
Rundown - Rabbi Raymond Zwerin - 03:32 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:16:31 "Good to Believe" by Dave Gunders - 01:25:38 Rabbi Raymond Zwerin's 85th Birthday Speech - 01:30:58 Private Investigator Jeff Kass - 02:04:40 Rabbi Raymond Zwerin remains very much alive at 85. Ordained as a Rabbi in 1964, he founded Denver’s Temple Sinai, served many decades, and helped create our Colorado Babi Yar Memorial. Past and present atrocities near Kiev against Jews and others are...

Duration:02:53:32

Episode 91 - Honorable Tim Tymkovich!

4/9/2022
Rundown - Chief Judge Tim Tymkovich in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 04:22 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:32:48 "Tear Up Time" by Dave Gunders - 01:48:30 Craig’s Lawyers’ Lounge proudly welcomes Chief Judge Tymkovich who has long presided over the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the second highest court in America. He is a Colorado native with firm native roots in Broomfield, preceded by a father and uncle at Denver’s North High, and before that, by the Judge’s grandfather, who...

Duration:01:56:56

Episode 90 - Katy Winge is a Winner!

4/2/2022
Rundown - Katy Winge - 02:58 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 35:10 "The Rebound" by Dave Gunders - 44:42 Right Wing Media Watch: Peter Boyles Remembered - 51:13 Denver Nuggets’ broadcaster Katy Winge has distinguished herself as an outstanding hoops analyst with skills she displays on Altitude Sports. Learn about the way Katy, a former D-I player at Illinois State, expertly utilizes Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. An instructor at Metro State, Katy Winge will impress you with her...

Duration:02:20:36

Episode 89 - Judges Jackson - Strangers in a Strange Land

3/26/2022
Rundown - Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:58 "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Dave Gunders - 09:45 Judge Gary Jackson in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 15:46 Tsvi Sperber - 01:01:55 We lead off with our Troubadour Dave Gunders’ song, Strangers in a Strange Land, written several years ago for the Syrian refugee crisis, also caused by Putin. Dave’s father Henry Gunderheimer (Episode 21) had to flee Munich in the 1930s. We pay tribute once more to Ukraine and her refugees. Judge...

Duration:01:41:21

Episode 88 - Judgment Days featuring Rabbi Rick Rheins and Judge Bob Orr

3/19/2022
Rundown - Rabbi Rick Rheins - 05:40 Right Wing Media Watch - 53:51 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:12:36 "Some Days" by Dave Gunders - 01:17:52 Judge Bob Orr in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 01:21:36 Our world is on tilt. Big decisions are happening. World War III may be underway. Putin’s Ukraine Invasion is evil. Learn how this past week’s Purim story featuring Haman contains lessons for Putin and us. Is Volodymyr Zelenskyy Ukraine’s Queen Esther? Denver Temple Sinai Senior Rabbi...

Duration:02:33:27

Episode 87 - From Russia Without Love

3/12/2022
Rundown - Larry Ryckman - 05:15 Right Wing Media Watch - 01:11:10 Ann Imse - 01:49:24 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:32:11 "My Dad" by Dave Gunders - 02:42:19 Colorado is blessed to have two reporters who covered collapse of the Soviet Union for the Associated Press. Imagine being a baby boomer with a hankering to witness and report on the conflict between Russia and America, and then doing it during critical hinge in history. Larry Ryckman is Editor and co-founder of The...

Duration:02:46:32

Episode 86 - Les Shapiro Remembered

3/5/2022
Rundown - Chris Fuselier in Craig's Lawyers' Lounge - 05:12 Jessie Shapiro - 01:06:14 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:47:27 "Eddie Don't Quit" by Dave Gunders - 02:08:52 Right Wing Media Watch - 02:14:59 Chris Fuselier is welcomed into Craig’s Lawyer’s Lounge to share memories of his best friend Les Shapiro. This owner of Denver’s famous Blake Street Tavern adored Colorado’s famed sportscaster, Les Shapiro, who passed away last month. Find out why Les loved Chris too. Chris...

Duration:02:46:53

Episode 85 - Jacob Kay – Colorado Wildlife Hero

2/26/2022
Rundown - Jacob Kay - 07:33 Jacob Kay Part 2 - 44:43 Right Wing Media Watch - 57:49 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 01:14:28 "Every Little Problem" by Dave Gunders - 01:22:55 Here’s Colorado’s international feel-good story during this difficult winter. A thousand-pound bull moose slid off a Breckenridge slope down a window well and into the basement of a nice vacation home. https://denver.cbslocal.com/2022/01/12/moose-breckenridge-basement-window/ Enter Jacob Kay, humble and...

Duration:01:28:22

Episode 84 - Deal-Breaking Bullsh*t (Profanity Warning – Big Lie Cursing)

2/19/2022
Rundown - Pam Anderson - 14:36 Matt Crane - 01:07:54 Right Wing Radio Watch - 02:22:33 Troubadour Dave Gunders - 02:46:04 "Don't Buy on Credit" by Dave Gunders - 02:52:29 Episode 84 featuring Pam Anderson, Matt Crane, and new segment called Right Wing Radio Watch. Plus Troubadour Dave Gunders with his song, Don’t Buy on Credit. Since Trump’s Big Lie, leading to January 6, 2021 riot, supporting former president is a deal-breaker in a lot of relationships. Trump sycophants...

Duration:02:56:18