The blog shortcut, October 15 edition

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Today in Cafe Society:

A Wynkoop Brewing Co. essay contest, timed to commemorate the joint's twentieth anniversary.

Oskar Blues' Obama-centric poster for Dale's Pale Ale.

A review of Las Tortas that finds the eatery to be muy authentico.

A women-only wine tasting at Rioja.

Today in Backbeat Online:

Rachel Pollard's Fascination Street, which takes a Cure-centric view of tonight's presidential debate.

A Q&A with Tammy Ealom, who fronts Backbeat profile subject Dressy Bessy.

• An archival look at Westword's very first Dressy Bessy feature, from 1998.

Today in The Latest Word:

• Joe Tone's smackdown of nine-year-old "girl talk" author Alec Greven.

• An entertaining Q&A with author (and voice of The Incredibles' Violet Parr!) Sarah Vowell.

• An early take on W., Oliver Stone's George W. Bush biopic.

• A behind-the-scenes look at supporters of Amendment 47.

• Our choices for the ten-worst graffiti crew names in Denver. Say it, don't spray it. -- Michael Roberts

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