The blog shortcut, January 21 edition

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Today in Backbeat Online:The Fluid at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey. • Wiretap documentary tells story of jailed Colorado hip-hop producer. • 3Oh!3 gets key to the city. • The Dead announces Denver date. • Rebecca Folsom on the cover of Women's Magazine.

Today in Cafe Society:Maxwell's is MIA. • Drink Fat Tire, then walk home. • Tim Tams make their American debut. • BARAKTI Chai is a spicy, caffeinated play on words. • Biodegradable hot-cup lid: Yes, please!

Today in The Latest Word:Liening on doomed National Hirschfeld. • Rocky Mountain News' John Temple deems KOA's alleged Scripps scoop "BS."Clear Channel doesn't want you to know about local layoffs. • Q&A with illustrator Art Spiegelman. • Barack's semen going for $2,500 a pop in Denver. But the stuff produces adorable kids...