A little part of me broke off and fell between my laptop and stretch pants yesterday when I found out that the Gunther Toody's location by the house where I grew up had closed. The fake '50s diner where I spent a good amount of time in the '90s pandering to a waiter I was in love with is gone, and n ... More >>
I am the product of weird parents. Okay, "weird" probably isn't the best word, considering it can describe everything from hairstyles to movies to that guy on the bus who always smells like day-old Whopper Jr.'s and mothballs. But my parents were definitely weirdos. My dad made Tang and Spam on Su ... More >>
You've lied to us all, Beyonce. â€‹Interpellation: a word I learned in my college critical theory class, which I admittedly skipped almost every day of. The Althusser day, however, I dragged my semi-stoned, semi-drunk ass out of bed and learned some useless philosophy. Interpellation, as it was exp ... More >>
Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Type O Negative front man Peter Steele (aka Petrus T. Ratajczyk). The towering singer was found dead of heart failure following an unspecified illness at the age of 48. In memorandum of this one of a kind ex-Playgirl model, our resident Pet ... More >>
After a day or so of speculation, it was confirmed yesterday that Peter Steele (aka Petrus T. Ratajczyk) has indeed passed away from heart failure at the age of 48. Steele, who formed and fronted Type O Negative, had once actually faked his own death in 2005 through a post on the band's website. S ... More >>
From the week of 2/15/07
Sex was Michelle Ormond's driving force -- until she tried to put on the brakes.
Offbeat director John Waters comes into Focus on the Family’s back yard.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
Inspired by Patty Hearst, Cecil B. Demented rails against the dying of the cinema.
Boulder school board president Stephanie Hult is an old liberal with conservative ideas--and a king-sized chip on her shoulder.