Twenty years ago, Long Island teenager Amy Fisher became famous for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco -- wife of her much older lover, Joey Buttafuoco -- in the face. She served time in prison for the crime and has since attempted several media-attracting life reinventions as an author, porn star, Celebri ... More >>
The Mile High Music fest drew a lot of interest from local music fans in '08. This blog churned out more than 1,400 posts in 2008, about life, death, plastic surgery, and even some music. Here, in case you just joined us or are really taking stock of your year, a quick-clicking guide to the ten mos ... More >>
Wendi Wikstrand, aka Grandma Dynamite Earlier this morning, I was sitting in a folding chair inside the Reflection Pavilion at Crown Hill Cemetery, waiting for the memorial service to begin for my friend Wendi Wikstrand, who passed away on Sunday, when I heard a guy seated behind me say, "Ok, God, ... More >>
Call me daddy. No, really. Here's a convenient and useful guide to all the wonderful content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were reeling from the shock and disbelief of discovering that Clay Aiken, of American Idol fame, has somehow managed to spawn, and is now a fath ... More >>
Don't let the sunshine and blue skies fool you: It's yet another downcast day in the Mile High City. It's with a heavy heart that we bring you word of Amy Fisher's passing this past weekend. Countless members of the Denver music community know Fisher from her years of working with NIPP at the Bluebi ... More >>
Like sand through the hourglass, so are the blogs of our lives... Backbeat Online takes a tragic turn, with a report from the first Denver gig by Tickle Me Pink since the death of the band's bassist, Johnny Schou, plus word about another premature passing -- that of Amy Fisher, who was better known ... More >>
DJ Paul Oakenfold heads in a new direction -- and not everyone wants to follow.
Otion, Denver's multimedia instrumental curio, wonders sometimes about sound and vision.
Goodbye to Ratiocination.
The music showcase came and went without the world blowing up.