The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 16 edition
Only eight blogging days until Christmas.
Today in Cafe Society:
• The List: Best hotel restaurants.
• Happy fifth birthday to Mezcal, which will soon get a sibling.
• Is the second Santa Fe Tequila Company drying up?
• Smashburger is a smash in Wichita.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout on year-end lists.
• Rap-Up: Nyke Nitti throws the "Top Back" with "Slap Muzik."
• A sneak peak at the Ideal Fathers' upcoming EP.
• The Fray reveals the track list for the new album.
• Local blogs list their year-end picks.
• Listen to live tracks by Cephallic Carnage, which is playing a benefit this weekend.
• Blackout Pact to record a follow-up to Hello Sailor. No. Really.
Today in The Latest Word:
• Fox 31 general manager Dennis Leonard on current rumors, future changes.
• Steve Kelley on his ouster from Channel 31: "It's like a death..."
• The Denver connections to today's groundbreaking Detroit newspapers announcement.
• Advice to Mark Udall: Don't take all of Wayne Allard's advice.
• Saggy Boob Electric Penis: a video montage. Watch it with someone you love. -- Michael Roberts