Archive for December, 2009

Remembering Kurt Cobain

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Kurt Cobain’s 1994 suicide consumed me, maybe because it seemed like the most premature act of self-destruction in rock history, maybe because it was yet another instance of one of the greats gone before his work felt halfways done, maybe because it fell close on the heels of my daughter’s death from cancer. But mostly […]

Remembering Kurt Cobain – full article

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

LIVE THROUGH THIS…. Last April 6, Kurt Cobain put a gun to his head. On April 8, a workman discovered his body. In millions of heads, including my own, the echo of that shot still has not died. For all that’s been written about Cobain’s death, its foreshadowings and its aftermath, what’s inside that echo […]