Governor John Hickenlooper's decision to grant a reprieve to quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap is being both celebrated and reviled in our comment section. Here's the take of someone upset by the choice who weighed in on Melanie Asmar's post about Hick refusing to speak Dunlap's name.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Still a big thinker, Dallas Wayne holds out for honky-tonk.
Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album -- and she doesn't care what you call it.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Buddy & Julie Miller (HighTone)
The dead school.