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The Westword.com blog shortcut, October 6 edition

The men of Weezer suit up.

Blog-blog-bloggin' along.

Backbeat Online is all about Weezer. Click over to read a full review of the band's October 5 gig at the Broomfield Event Center alongside Angels & Airwaves and Tokyo Police Club. And also check out our original 1994 interview with Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo, conducted before the band was being noticed by the media -- aside from us, that is.

Cafe Society strikes back with Patricia Calhoun's history of Lucero's green chile, tips about getting in on the sudsy fun at this week's sold-out Great American Beer Fesitval, word of a Red Robin opening in Aurora and a Milking It review of Frosted Krispies cereal. Finding it will be a snap. -- Michael Roberts

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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.
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