by Amber Healy Even the music that has comforted me, inspired me, brought sanity to a broken world time after time, kept me company, kicked my ass into gear, healed other wounds […]
No one could possibly be THE voice of Gen X, but Cobain was certainly A voice of my generation. In their seminal 13th Gen: Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?, published in 1993, Neil […]
He never surrendered. Let me tell you about Kurt Cobain. In the fourth grade we had to do these stupid aerobics gym classes, plastic pink green black steps, Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer” pounding […]
Andy Rooney is dead. When Kurt Cobain died in 1994 Rooney launched perhaps his most infamous rant. From the Wikipedia summary: “I’d love to relieve the pain you’re going through by switching […]
On September 24, 1991, a little-known band from Seattle released a CD called Nevermind. Nothing was ever the same again.
I think maybe this starts at a Who concert in 1976: I went to the concert with two musician friends of mine and some women who, for reasons obvious to me at […]
I am well and truly disappointed in Tom Petty. Wall Street Journal reports that a new VIP concert series called “Social” (one of those names that reeks of The Hamptons) is being […]
Courtney Love is selling Kurt Cobain’s things. “My daughter doesn’t need to inherit a giant…bag full of flannel shirts.” Frances Bean, the daughter, will get a sweater, a guitar and – the […]