August 13th, 2014

Musician (Cat Butt, Dwarves, Best Kissers in the World) and novelist (In Case We Die) Danny Bland is releasing a haiku collection, I Apologize in Advance for the Awful Things I’m Gonna Do, Sept. 23 via Sub Pop. The book features photos by the Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli and calligraphy by X’s Exene Cervenka. Pre-order it here.

April 29th, 2014

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"THIS IS MUSIC, ASSHOLE."
Steven Jesse Bernstein opening for Big Black’s last show, Seattle 1987.

April 6th, 2014

At a reading in L.A. yesterday, Hole’s Eric Erlandson talks about Kurt Cobain's death and his recent reconciliation with Courtney Love.

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February 5th, 2014

William S. Burroughs, who would have celebrated his 100th birthday today, with Kurt Cobain in October 1993.

Read more about Kurt’s visit to Burrough’s home in Lawrence, Kansas, and the pair’s musical collaboration, “The Priest They Called Him,” here.

January 22nd, 2012

Patti Smithwhom, incidentally, I saw dining at an Ethiopian restaurant in Greenwich Village last nightcovers “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”

July 17th, 2011

Jesse Bernstein documentary Kickstarter campaign

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The makers of I Am Secretly an Important Man, a documentary on late Seattle poet Jesse Bernstein (once dubbed “the godfather of grunge”), are raising funds for theatrical distribution.

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Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.