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03.11.15 Prachi Gupta

The trailer for the highly anticipated, critically-acclaimed HBO doc about Kurt Cobain has arrived. Rarely are two-and-a-half minute trailers as interesting as the one for Montage of Heck, which includes never-before-seen home videos and photos of the rock icon as a baby. Director Brett Morgen got exclusive access to Cobain’s personal archive and then supplemented […]

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02.21.14 Andy Cush

This statue of Kurt Cobain was sculpted 20 years ago, shortly after his death, but was recently officially dedicated by his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington as part of their Kurt Cobain Day celebration. It is very, very bad. Yes, any statue honoring Cobain — a musician who was famously conflicted about fame, who once said […]

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09.13.13 Andy Cush

From the guy who brought you superhero post-punks like Superman Morrissey and Batman Ian Curtis comes Smells Like Hadouken!, a series of prints that, for whatever reason, reimagines grunge-era rockers as characters from the classic fighting game Street Fighter. Seeing Billy Corgan as Dahlsim justifies the entire bizarre concept. […]

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02.20.13 Marina Galperina

This is a 5-piece matryoshka set that you can buy on Etsy, “featuring famous Kurt Cobain Nirvana group.” Yes, all five of them. All five Cobains. This set is artisan-made by hand in Russia and, ahem, ahem… “It is a funny matryoshka doll, and each smaller piece of the set fits into the next larger one.” […]

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04.05.12 Marina Galperina

Here’s the “lost” art of Saint Kurt Cobain, dug up in a high end storage facility, painted in 1993 while recording In Utero and swimming in heroin. According to the gent who unearthed these paintings of seahorses, puppets, cats, floating penises, tethered fetuses and miscellaneous bloody organs, it shows “the young genius’s fascination with decay, conception, nourishment, […]

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03.06.12 Marina Galperina

Here’s a Kiss “mural” that Kurt Cobain drew with Sharpie markers he shoplifted from a Thriftway grocery store in Montesano Washington. Yours from eBay for just $14,000! Also, it comes with a “MELVAN.” […]

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02.18.10 Marina Galperina

Ding-ding! New film rumor time: Oscar-nominated rookie director Oren Moverman is pegged for Universal Picture’s untitled Kurt Cobain project. Apparently, that’s still happening and hasn’t been done over to death yet, proving that Hollywood is super insensitive for continually propagating the whole myth about suicide being an awesome way to stay famous. […]

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