I'd never thought much about the statement "better living through chemistry" until recently, when a new witch moved into my commune. She seemed to take the already counterculture-heavy snow globe that is my home -- known as The Witch House House -- and shake it with a spell-driven vigor. She only co ... More >>
This Thursday, August 16 marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. The iconic singer spent a great deal of time in the Centennial State and had many adventures. In honor of The King, Backbeat is sharing some of these stories all week. See Also: - Jonny Barber brings Elvis back to life ... More >>
People have a love/hate relationship with frozen dinners. They hate the calories, the fat, the sodium and the bloated, gassy abdominal episodes that often follow eating them. But they love the convenience, the price, the fast preparation and, perhaps most of all, the delicious flavors of cognitive d ... More >>
Denver has long proclaimed itself the home of the cheeseburger, and even has a monument to that invention on Speer Boulevard -- though several other cities have tried to claim the burger-king crown. But we were also the undisputed home of the Hot Pocket, which brothers David and Paul Merage invent ... More >>
The mounds of snow aside, there's plenty to do this weekend, whether or not you care about beefy dudes throwing a ball around. Yes, the Super Bowl is happening. But so are a bunch of equally exciting events that will happen despite the blizzard. We've got: A drunken spelling bee, a beatnik's birthda ... More >>
Start your next two-meal day at The Kitchen, in Boulder (Photo from thekitchencafe.com). Note: Writing this made the author extremely hungry and on pace for an 11:45 lunch break. Readers who brought Lean Cuisine to work should read with caution. I entertained an out-of-town guest this weekend. An ... More >>
Evan Hecox takes his art to the masses, one superstore at a time.