Tonight The Office bids farewell after eight seasons and 200 episodes. Series finales have a complicated history; final episodes have left viewers with tears of joy as well as fists of fury as beloved characters have ended up in prison, happily in love, having mental breakdowns...or alone.
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For being a "show about nothing," Seinfeld was a very big something during its glory days on NBC. Tonight at 8 p.m., join Geeks Who Drink, the nationally known bar-quiz crew, at Three Lions Pub for The Contest: The Third Annual Seinfeld Quiz, a night of Seinfeld trivia.
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"WeedPhone '95."Even as the Colorado dispensary scene matures out of its heady boom days, ganjapreneurs still hope to strike it rich with one MMJ-themed enterprise or another -- although like a lot of the product moving around dispensaries these days, not all of it passes the smell test. Take ... More >>
We have to hand it to a band that makes us physically LOL. A searing vision of George Costanza running out of the bathroom, pants around his ankles and screaming "Vandelay Industries!" was one of the funnier scenes to resonate from the Seinfeld series -- and tonight at the Larimer Lounge, a b ... More >>
Festivus Film Festival founders Tim DeMasters and Johnathan McFarlane want to offer films for the rest of us.When Johnathan McFarlane and his partner Tim DeMasters created the Festivus Film Festival four years ago, they had trouble attracting audiences to all of the screenings at the Oriental ... More >>
Festivus faith earned one prisoner better mealsIt was a Festivus miracle for one prisoner in an Orange County jail. For two months, a convicted drug dealer received meals free of the salami he didn't like by claiming devotion to Festivus, the holiday celebrated by the Costanza family on Seinf ... More >>
A Flickr photoIn cartoon world, Matt Groening brought us Duff beer, and Hanna-Barbera created fast food brontosaurus ribs.
In books, C.S. Lewis is responsible for the Turkish delight with which the White Witch tempted Edmund in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and we can credit Lewis ... More >>
Okay we all have some skeletons in our closet, shit we dig -- be it music, movies or television shows -- that we'd just as soon that nobody else knew about. Guilty pleasures is what most people term these sort of inclinations. Well, here at Backbeat, there's no shame in our game -- assuming, ... More >>
No less than an all-out love affair between British comedy and the Great White Way, Monty Python's Spamalot pairs a plot blatantly (and with blessings) stolen by Eric Idle and Mike Nichols from the screenplay for Monty Python and the Holy Grail, with music and lyrics by Idle and John Du Prez. And ... More >>