I know EXACTLY who Courtneyis talking about when she told The Philippine Daily Enquirer that she’s been ruminating over whom she would like to see play her late husband Kurt Cobain in the upcoming biopic about the Nirvanafrontman.
“Love and her team are apparently considering demo reels submitted by actors who want to play Cobain in a film, with hopes of beginning production “within the next year”. “[It] was really tough because these boys are so pretty, so cute,” she told the Philippine Daily Inquirer. “I won’t name names because I don’t want to jinx it for anyone but these are 25-year-olds who are blond, gorgeous and the new Brad Pitts … Some are really good actors, not just pretty faces.” “
I’ll just come right out with it: Charlie Hunnman. Why, you ask? Remember that Courtney has signed on to play a pre-school teacher on Sons of Anarchy next season? I’m pretty sure that has involved some sniffing around of Charlie on Courtney’s part. He might not be 25 years old, but surely he can play Kurt. Charliedoes have the “young Brad Pitt” look about him, doesn’t he?
I’ll admit it it if I’m wrong…but this all seems to add up nicely, don’t you think?
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it it’s 16 nominees for it’s 2014 Class of Inductees on Wednesday, and half of the field were first timers. Among them were Nirvana, Hall & Oates and Linda Ronstadt. Not surprisingly, Nirvana got a nom during their first year of eligibility, while it’s taken some of the other nominees quite a few tries.
Also on the list are KISS, Peter Gabriel, YES, Link Wray and The Zombies. Returning nominees include LL Cool J, N.W.A and Chic. This is the eighth nomination for Chic, and with the stellar year that co-founder Nile Rodgershas been having, I think the eighth time might be the charm. The finalists were chosen by secret ballots cast by more than 600 voters, including past inductees and other musicians. The final inductees will be announced in December, with the ceremony being held next year in April. The concert will air on HBO in May.
You can cast your vote for your favorite artist on the RockHall.comor RollingStone.com. The Top 5 vote-getters will make up a “fans” ballot which will count towards one vote. Oh, and yes, you can vote more than once!
Oh, for eff’s sake. I’ve been sitting on this crap all day long and only now bring myself to write these words: Paul McCartney is fronting Nirvana i.e. standing in for Kurt Cobain at tonight’s 12-12-12 Concert. I’ll wait a second for you to catch your breath if you hadn’t heard yet. I’ll wait even longer if you live in the Northwest, specifically in Seattle forpitysake.
Oh. It gets better. “The Cute Dumb One” had this nugget of gold in response to getting the gig:
“I didn’t really know who they were,” the 70-year-old Beatles legend told The Sun. “They are saying how good it is to be back together. I said, ‘Whoa? You guys haven’t played together for all that time? And somebody whispered to me, ‘That’s Nirvana. You’re Kurt.’ I couldn’t believe it.”
Wait. What? “You’re Kurt”?? As. Bloody. IF.
I’m more than willing to pit The Beatles vs. Nirvana, if only for tonight. This is the ONE night David Bowie could have taken a car down the street and played “The Man Who Sold The World“. No one would have been offended. In fact–we would’ve been thrilled.