• Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Peyton Manning's awkward dancing wins the Internet via Vine, GIF, memes

    Think Peyton Manning's dancing to "Rocky Top" during a recent Broncos practice this week was the uncoolest thing ever? Well, the Internet disagrees with you -- sort of. His busted moves have now been featured in a variety of forms: a GIF and a Vine video (with "Rocky Top" replaced by Ginuwine's "Pon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    New Year's Eve 2013 guide: What to do on NYE

    While the are a number of high profile jam-centric New Year's Eve shows this year, including dates with Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident and Umphrey's McGee, there are also a ton of other concerts and club events on NYE. We've put together a comprehensive list of ways for you to r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    The 50 worst sports movies of all time

    Slap Shot 2: Number 28.​The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    The '90s make a womping comeback: Fifteen tracks get a good old dubstep goose via remix

    ​There are a lot of things to love about the '90s: Power Rangers, Cindy Crawford, Titanic, Beanie Babies, Win Ben Stein's Money, Mr. Bean, Friends or that notorious low-speed chase involving a white van and a retired professional football player. The music, however, was the best part of the de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    I went to my favorite pho restaurant and all I got was Rick Astley

    Damn you, Astley!​In the modern age of the iPod, any shoe store, cowboy bar, hair salon or (in this particular case) pho restaurant can do business to any soundtrack it chooses. When I worked at KB Toys in the 90s, we were sent a monthly cassette to play in the store -- except the tape player ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Tonight: Kina Grannis at the Soiled Dove

    ​Justin Bieber, Anton Dodson -- every individual who devoted a special solo dance to Ginuwine's "Pony" -- they all have YouTube to thank for providing a free entertainment platform to millions of viewers. California-bred singer and songwriter Kina Grannis, who plays the Soiled Dove Undergrou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Strippers (temporarily?) take over the airwaves

    From​ I'm in love with a stripper (radio station). Cue the medieval flute-sounding music. (If you don't know what I'm talking about, allow T-Pain to school you.) I was driving in my car this afternoon, and I got a text from a friend of mine. (Don't worry. I didn't holler back ... More >>

  • Film

    December 4, 2003

    Dance This Mess Around

    What a bad feeling -- and taste -- Honey leaves behind.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    June 28, 2001


    The Life (Epic)

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Coast to Coast

    Dez wants to put Denver on the hip-hop map all by himself.

  • Music

    June 17, 1999
  • Music

    May 13, 1999
  • Music

    February 5, 1998