The blog shortcut, October 22 edition

Jared Boller.

Bring on the blogs.

Today in Cafe Society: • Shaking it up with cocktailer Jared Boller. • Jonathan Shikes takes a bite out of Denver Ted's. • Teague Bohlen weighs in on an ad campaign for high-fructose corn syrup.

Today in Backbeat Online: • A Q&A with Diplo.

Today in The Latest Word: • Joel Warner's desperate attempt to get Joe Biden to kiss his baby. • Ten Baileys who might replace injured Broncos Champ and Boss. • A quartet of dog abusers get the Shmuck of the Week treatment. • A report about RapidScreen, which aims to put the most polluting cars into park. • A video faceoff between protesters and Sarah Palin's motorcade. Guess who wins. -- Michael Roberts

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