The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 14 edition
We Were Promised Jetpacks -- and that promise was broken.
Today in Backbeat Online: • Monolith 2009, Day Two: The Mars Volta, Chromeo, Monotonix, Phoenix and more. • 3 the Hard Way premiere full video for "Truth." • RIP, Jim Carroll. • Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists. • Pissed Jeans top seller at Wax Trax for fourth week in a row. • Beatles albums dominate top sellers at Twist and Shout.
Today in Cafe Society: • Tryst owner to open a sports bar, live music venue and gastropub in the former Alto space. • Milking It: EnviroKidz Leapin' Lemurs. • This week's culinary calendar. • Weeklong ¡Viva Mexico! celebrations at Zengo, Tamayo and La Sandia. • Snaps from the Denver Food & Wine Classic.
Today in The Latest Word: • Broncos MVP in win over Bengals: Jesus Christ. • Could Clendenin case deal a blow to Colorado's pot biz? • See Denver metro's nineteen most-wanted suspects. • Another marijuana-grow operation is uprooted in Pike National Forest. • They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder. They're good with a blade.