Since forming in 2005, Aloft in the Sundry has gone through nine members. And while nearly every position in the band has changed hands at least once, founder and frontman Jason Hernandez has been the one constant, keeping the band soldiering on with the addition of new members, including the ... More >>
Thanks to all the unfounded trade rumors, Jimenez has no idea what team he actually plays for.Even a reporter for a high school paper will tell you, it's kind of a basic rule of journalism: Get more than one source and don't just print anonymous rumors. It's what separates a news source from ... More >>
Nothing made it to this level in 2011.Love it or hate, the Super Bowl crosses almost every cultural subgroup in the United States, and as befitting of such a massive national holiday, it also inspires new pop-culture touch points. From Mean Joe Green to Betty White, from Janet Jackson's wardr ... More >>
With Taking Woodstock in theaters today, hippies are on our mind. Specifically those scantily clad, flowers-in-the-hair, joint-tugging types who make us children of the '80s wish we had a DeLorean, a six pack of plutonium, and plenty of road.
We're sure there are some lovable hippie chick ... More >>
Because of the peculiarities of this gig, I've crossed paths quite a few times over the past few years with the Geeks Who Drink, an enterprise profiled in this Westword cover story. Most often, these run-ins have taken the form of me walking in the door of some tap-shack or restauran ... More >>
Frosted Flakes Gold
Rating: Two spoons out of four
Cereal description: Amber flakes made of corn, rice and wheat and baked to an ultra-hard consistency. You could practically pick a lock with them. But a mystery remains: Where's the frosting? I mean, they couldn't call them Frosted Fla ... More >>
Dr. Marc Philippon.
Yesterday, baseball fans read plenty about Dr. Marc Philippon. He's the Vail-based hip expert who recently examined Yankees slugger (and admitted steroid user) Alex Rodriguez, determining that he's not only got a bizarre cyst -- wonder how that popped up? -- but also a torn labr ... More >>
And now, without further ado...
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Q&A with the Game.
• Little Fyodor celebrates a quarter-century of zaniness.
• Lee Ball, RIP.
• Next Astrophagus gig to feature Astrophagus playing, uh, its own songs?
• Diamond Boiz crew ready to bust through.
• The ... More >>
Rating: Three spoons out of four
Cereal description: Rice alone isn't enough to make these Krispies. The supersized kernels also feature wheat, corn and oats -- hence the words "Multi-Grain" squeezed between the "Jumbo" and "Krispies" in the cereal's name. The pieces are ... More >>
The February 9 More Messages blog "What's Up With the Denver Post's A-Rod Obsession?" noted that the Post splashed reports that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez had tested positive for steroids in 2003 all over its Sunday front page, and followed up with a jumbo page-one banner and a huge s ... More >>
The banner above the main headline on the cover of today's Denver Post's focuses on New York Yankees standout Alex Rodriguez, who allegedly tested positve for steroids in 2003 despite public claims that he never used the stuff. An even larger A-Rod photo accompanies "Time for A-Rod to Come Clean," ... More >>