The Blog Shortcut, June 30 Edition

What? There are other Westword blogs aside from this one? Why, yes -- and here is some of the excellent stuff you can find on them.

Backbeat Online overflows with weekend concert reviews, including wide-ranging coverage of the Warped Tour at which 3Oh!3 ruled, plus the SoCo Music Fest featuring Gnarls Barkley, Reverend Dead Eye at the Continental Club and the tandem of Gregory Alan Isakov and Bela Karoli at the Mercury Cafe. The Cat's Pajamas provides an introduction to Chicago's Frau Fiber. Cafe Society contrasts a critique of Pops Chocolate Peanut Butter cereal (delicious!) with an on-site report from a Colfax pub crawl. In Cat's Pajama's, we get a surprise, late-night look at You've Got the Look. And Demver features Kenny Be's latest Delegating Denver entry, this one spotlighting Vermont. Howard Dean isn't the only one who'll find it to be a scream. -- Michael Roberts

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
Contact: Michael Roberts