Tag Archives: Kurt Cobain

David Bowie: The Man Who Owned the World

David Bowie didn’t merely innovate; he wrought aesthetic and stylistic changes and, like an irrepressible Pied Piper, people followed him wherever he went. Continue reading

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Razor Sadness, Wizened Eyes: Nirvana Unplugged, 20 Years On

Nirvana’s legendary last recorded performance, 1994’s MTV Unplugged In New York, was too painful for the Weeklings’ Robert Burke Warren to watch. Until now. Continue reading

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Dead Pool

In this haunting piece, Leigh Raper recalls a college acquaintance who died gruesomely, triggered by police photographs of Kurt Cobain’s death scene. Continue reading

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Kurt Cobain: Twenty Years Later

On the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, Sean Beaudoin declines to tell you what it all means. Continue reading

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A Quinquagenary of Events Important to Baby Boomers, and 14 Other Predictions for 2014

John, Paul, Smaug, and Kanye…and other stuff that will go down in twenty-fourteen. Continue reading

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Song Beneath the Song: “Hey Jealousy” by the Gin Blossoms

Twenty years ago, “Hey Jealousy” climbed to #4 on the Billboard charts. A few months later, the man who wrote the song killed himself. Continue reading

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Rock & Roll Coffee: The 27 Club with Author Howard Sounes

JM Blaine sits down with author Howard Sounes to discuss his new book, “The 27 Club,” and the tragic endings of some of rock and roll’s most promising young talents– all at the age of 27. Continue reading

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