Articles tagged courtney love

28 Apr 2015 // 8:54 AM

Kurt Cobain Documentary Gets Emotional Reception in Seattle

The HBO film makes use of home movies from Cobain’s childhood, his time with his wife, Courtney Love, and later their infant daughter, Frances Bean. It also relies heavily on his journals, art and personal recordings.

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Courtney Love - “You Know My Name” (audio)

The frenetic Courtney Love is back, only this time she's using her solo name.

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Grunge: Straining to Challenge the Status Quo

Grunge: Music and Memory casts grunge as the unsure middle weight stepping into the ring against one pop music brawler after another. Down goes Michael Jackson, down goes Guns 'n' Roses, and while Springsteen is putting the finishing touches onHuman Touch/Lucky Town, Nirvana and Pearl Jam release the most influential albums of the decade.

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26 Feb 2012 // 10:00 PM

Sinéad O’Connor: A Mea Culpa

Sinéad's never going to play the game or be someone who has finally "learned her lesson", so forget it. Here’s someone whose career was derailed for being blasphemous. Well, as it turns out, she was right. It’s time to offer our apologies.

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Image Driven: Courtney Love Authorizes New Fashion Blog

Hole’s Courtney Love has found fashion; she recently authorized a new fashion blog. Titled “What Courtney Wore Today”, the blog includes myriad pictures, cartoons,

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17 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

Afraid of a Ghost: Inside the ‘All Apologies’ Meme

Why did the Robert-Pattinson-as-Kurt-Cobain myth take in more people than any April Fool? Because it seemed too uncomfortably true to be bullshit.

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OK, so we’re not exactly in love with Courtney Love’s new opus. Is “opus” perhaps even too grand a word for music than

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Erosion Nearly Complete, Music Industry Begins Reconstruction at SXSW 2010

SXSW conference attendees took a workmanlike “how-to” approach to discussing new revenue streams, replacing the “what do we do now?” tone of recent years.

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 4 - The Very Best, Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg…

Photos from SXSW's Music Festival, Day 4, include Lights, Hey Monday, Ninjasonik, the Very Best, Major Lazer, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, VV Brown, Snoop Dogg and more...

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 3 - Hole, Les Savy Fav, Foxy Shazam and more…

Photos from Day 3 in Austin include Foxy Shazam, Marina and the Diamonds, Fucked Up, Hole, The Young Veins, Sleigh Bells, Patrick Stump solo, Les Savy Fav and more...

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Grunge by Michael Lavine and Thurston Moore

Sub Pop's first lens on the grunge scene offers an early look at the signs of flannel to come, and the distinctive regional imprints on the sounds that followed punk.

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Courtney Love, Ex-Nirvana Members Blast ‘Guitar Hero 5’ Cobain Avatar

The latest entry in the popular Guitar Hero video game series has now hit store shelves, but there has been some public discontent over the

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16 Sep 2009 // 8:28 AM

The problem with reality

Video games are meant to be flights of fancy but, as with television, reality has become an increasingly popular concept to tap into. Nowhere is

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2 Sep 2009 // 2:10 AM

Hole: Pretty on the Inside

Let us put aside for a moment, the media hoopla that has surrounded Courtney Love over the last 15 or so years, hard as that may

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Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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SEATTLE—Danny Goldberg was the manager of Nirvana. In his long career in the music business, he also covered Woodstock for Billboard; did PR for

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Lady Lazarus by Andrew Foster Altschul

Lady Lazarus is a naked lunch. The circuit is closed. The simulacrum ironically, paradoxically, signifies everything.

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26 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Dirty Blonde by Courtney Love

As with a tortured confessional poet, it's easier to take Love's lyrics and writings at their autobiographical face value than to grant there may be something more complicated at work.

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Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson Uncensored!

About as funny as anything involving Andy Dick has ever been: this sums it up for this whole roast experience, really.

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9 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Trapped (2002)

Scary as this sounds -- Courtney Love channeling Claire Standish or Andie Walsh -- it might explain a few things about what was going on in Trapped.

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