Last week, our post previewing Eric & Jessie: Game On, the new E Network reality series featuring Broncos receiver Eric Decker and singer Jessie James was subtitled "Don't hate them because they're beautiful." But that may be tough for some of those who caught last night's debut. The show was more o ... More >>
Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at when a Ray Charles concert at Red Rocks in 1962 turned into a beer-can-tossing melee. With the passage of time, our heroes become more heroic, if docil ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Sometimes, off-the-cuff comments are the most telling -- and Carmelo Anthony made an intriguing one during an appearance this week on TBS's Lopez Tonight. In addressing rumors that he'd rather play in Chicago, New Jersey or wherever in the clip on view below, he was politicall ... More >>
Full-sized photos below.Carmelo Anthony and Lala Vazquez may have sold their exclusive wedding broadcast rights to cable channel VH1, but that doesn't mean you will have to wait until the reality show airs in September to see photographs of awful bridesmaids' dresses and drunk-celebrity rece ... More >>
Is Lala jealous?Nothing's nicer for a husband-to-be than to be treated like an object of affection amid his wedding lead-up. But for Carmelo Anthony, the person spraying him with the most love these days isn't his intended, Lala Vasquez. It's Amare Stoudemire, who's spent much of his time sin ... More >>
The writing's on the wall at the Corner Office.The rubber-band installation in the back room of the Corner Office, 1401 Curtis Street, snapped a while ago, but its been replaced with a far cooler piece of art: a mural created by renowned graffiti artists David Villorente and Robert Cartwrigh ... More >>
If your kids watch Wet Hot American Summer, they'll think their counselors do heroin.Sending your kid off to summer camp can feel pretty magical to parents -- they get to have some fun, after all, and you don't have to feel guilty about getting some long-overdue personal time. Maybe a short ... More >>
Originally from Longmont, humorist Kirsten Schaal returns for a set.
Lori MidsonOhmigod. That's Jason Sheehan in CROCS! So...if you haven't already heard about Jason Sheehan's new memoir, Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen, then your reading catalog clearly consists of titles that you should keep between yourself and your therapist. ... More >>
Christian Finnegan keeps comedy indie.
D.L. Hughley is seriously funny.
Sunday's AC/DC concert -- reviewed in the blog "Live Review: AC/DC and The Answer at the Pepsi Center" -- conjures up memories of the Q&A with the band's Brian Johnson that Westword published under the headline "Power Age" back in April 2001. It's among my favorite interviews ever -- and it prompt ... More >>
LOCALS ONLY Colorado rapper Catch Lungs started get his name buzzed about in the local scene when he started working with producers SP Double and Flawless as part of the Boostwell Crew last year. After separating from Boostwell this summer, he began working on his own mixtape, Food for the Famishe ... More >>
Doug Bruce stars in the newest reality TV show.
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Saturday, January 28, Trilogy, Boulder, 303-473-9463; Monday, January 30, Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, 970-482-8300; Tuesday, January 31, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Crunktoberfest, Thursday, October 14, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Chicago’s Neo-Futurists juggle reality in their plays.
When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.
AC/DC's Brian Johnson still gets a jolt out of rock and roll.
Tonight and the Rest of My Life (Warner Bros.)
Deep Porn (HardCorps/Oglio)
How CSNY reproduced again.
Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.
THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.