By Chris Salewicz
Kurt Cobain, Nirvana frontman, died elderly simply 27. during this insightful mini-biography, revered song critic Chris Salewicz examines Cobain's trip from delicate loner to generational icon. Salewicz scrutinizes Cobain's tormented internal lifestyles, his tempestuous dating with Courtney Love, and the significance of his cultural legacy.
27: Kurt Cobain is the second one in a chain of unique song ebooks, an bold venture reading the perils of genius, megastar and extra.
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I didn’t mention anything about Don getting the title, though, because if I did and it didn’t happen, Don would have been mad at Jim for making a promise that he didn’t keep. ” You know how sometimes people say something to you and it rubs you the wrong way? For some reason, Jim saying “when I’m through with you” rubbed me the wrong way. He probably didn’t mean anything by it, and I didn’t say anything, but it definitely stuck out to me. After I found Don, I explained the situation, telling him, “Jim wants to make you the World Heavyweight Champion.
Of course, I completely ignored the fact that I was one, myself! Then, Jim had me go out to do an interview with Sam, and as soon as I mentioned the word “wog,” Sam reprimanded me, saying, “You shouldn’t be talking like that! ” Sam was married to a beautiful Hungarian woman, and everyone knew it, because he would always talk about her on TV. As soon as I called his wife a “wog,” Sam slapped me and walked off the set. The following week, Sam was in the midst of apologizing for his actions when I stormed out and yelled, “You were scared to death of me last week!
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