In 1930 Arthur Fields and Fred Hall recorded a song about the futuristic world of 1992. And if you can believe it, they didn't mention a single grunge band. Not even once. Read more...
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These skis once supposedly belonged to the late Kurt Cobain, and thanks to Craigslist they can be yours, along with some other crap the rock star once owned. Read more...
The Daily Beast has an excerpt from Charles Cross’s new book, Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain, and it’s all about how Kurt Cobain met Courtney Love. Their love story combines insult-pick-ups, physical prowess, and cough syrup. In January 1990, at a concert in a Portland nightclub, Love... More »
“I have pictures of Kurt with some of it,” he insists. Sure, man.
Depending on how much you faith you have in Craigslist postings, you could get your hands on some prime Kurt… Read More
For a guy who died 20 years, Kurt Cobain is having quite the 2014. It began with Aberdeen giving him a crying hobo statute in his likeness, and it continues with an ad from his former roommate on Craigslist, who’s trying to sell all of Kurt’s sht. “Alex” says he “used to live with Kurt Cobain back in the 90s,” a claim I’m willing to accept, except for that “90s” thing.
"Alex" is accepting offers for Kurt's skis, a telephone, and a video game.
People have been posthumously capitalizing on the late Kurt Cobain since the day he died, but there sure seems to be a lot of it going on in the Pacific Northwest lately, what with the rival Cobain holidays and the sale of his childhood home. This latest item is really scraping the barrel, though: According [...]
"some of this stuff is pretty historical as he was using it whem he was signing his first record contracts, like the phone i know i think he used to talk on the phone to people in LA. that is why it is expensive." Read even more about it on Line Out.
Ever wanted to stand in Kurt Cobain's skis for a day? Perhaps you'd like to use the same phone that Kurt talked on? Is this ad even believable? The first paragraph is certainly a doozy: "Hey Seattle what's up, I used to live with Kurt Cobain back in the 90s and I have been holding on to a bunch of his stuff that he left in a box when he moved out. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Serbian sculptor Dragan Radenovic's Apple-approved statue of Steve Jobs was unveiled. It features Jobs's head atop a pillar. Business Insider's Madeline Stone explains the rest: "Cyrillic letters sprout from the side of the...Show More Summary
Funny portraits of Kurt Cobain in Singapore in 1992.
A crying Kurt Cobain statue was recently unveiled in the singer’s hometown of Aberdeen, Washington. However, some fans don’t believe the bizarre artwork does the musician justice. The folks in Aberdeen celebrated the first annual Kurt...Show More Summary
Because sometimes sausages have baby poo in them, check out today's end-of-day links: Kurt Cobain crying statue, SNL goodbye to Seth Meyers, NY Times book critic weighs in on Dylan Farrow/Woody Allen, Rupert Murdoch's bachelor pad, and husky puppy. Show More Summary
A hideous statue of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain is now displayed in his awful little hometown's local history museum, so that visitors can remember him not as the last rock 'n roller to rule America but instead as a weeping bummer playing acoustic guitar. Read more...
Yesterday, Aberdeen, Washington celebrated
Kurt Cobain Day was celebrated in Aberdeen, Wash., on Thursday, on what would have been the late Nirvana frontman's 47th birthday.A news report out of Seattle, two hours north of the singer's boyhood home, underscored the mixed feelings that surround the commemoration of the iconic singer. Show More Summary
Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington dedicated an almost unbelievably poorly-executed statue to the beloved Nirvana frontman—or as King 5's Dennis Bounds puts it, "the well known heroin addict who shot himself 20 years ago"—during...Show More Summary