Yippee! I was so excited to read Kyle Wagner's review again in Westword. Is she back for good?
Regarding Nick Mello's August 28 letter about Kyle Wagner and the food reviews: Baahhh!
If you think Westword readers/diners and writers are sheep as far as knowing a) what we find, food-wise, is excellent, and b) how to write a restaurant critique, please write us all a guidebook as to what we should be understanding about either, in your estimation.
Also, perhaps you could write a cookbook. And for all of us Denver sheep, please feature a mutton recipe! Thank ewe, Mr. Mello.
Regarding James Mayo's "There's a Riot Going On," in the September 4 issue:
Here's a news flash for Atari Teenage Riot's Alec Empire: Paying lip service to revolutionary psychodrama didn't change anything then, and it's certainly not changing anything now. Your music is the aural equivalent of spray-painting an anarchy symbol on the wall of your high-school bathroom. Of course, I'd probably be a lot more sympathetic if your new music wasn't total crap, more suited for a Surge commercial than for the serious music listener.
Regarding Linda Gruno's "Out of the Shadows," in the September 4 issue:
I have not been a member of the Pan Jumbies group since the summer of 1994. A very talented gentleman named Eric Thorin is the current bassist for the Jumbies. I have been trying for some time to put some distance between myself and the Jumbies group--or cult, if you prefer. Musical anarchist Don Prorak travels around the metro area with his band in a Volkswagen bus, filling the air with a twisted blend of soca-calypso. Yikes!
Furthermore, the five smolts that make up the Always...Patsy Cline band aren't neurotic enough to be called an orchestra.
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