The blog shortcut, April 8 edition

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Today in Backbeat Online:

Built to Spill, Mudhoney, the Fluid lead the 2009 Westword Music Showcase headliners.

Q&A with Reggie Youngblood of Black Kids.

Record Store Day preview: Flight of the Conchords take on a racist dragon.

Today in Cafe Society:

Fork the recession! Get out and eat!

Houston's, we have a problem.

Hit the Sandlot on Opening Day.

Bacaro making it green and lean.

So long to the old 3 Sons.

Primebar snaps up prime chef Max Mackissock.

Today in The Latest Word:

Should a tofu lover's license plate be rated NC-17? FU...

What should Joe Nacchio do with his last six days of freedom?

It's almost 4/20 -- and here comes Mason Tvert.

Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario: Making the switch to digital TV, part 1.

How could Face the State's "Hottest Politicos" list not include Westword crush object Morgan Carroll? Join the caucus.

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