Lana Del Rey
Far, far away from the clutches of Courtney Love, angry Kurt Cobain fans, and Brian Williams, Saturday Night Live failure Lana Del Ray went all the way to Australia to cover Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box.” Which is strange, because she wasn’t supposed to go on tour till October.
You know what? Good for her.
music and movies
Foo Fighters’ David Grohl, who was once in this band called Nirvana, will be directing a feature-length film called Sound City, an L.A. recording studio infamous for being the place where many rock legends were born. Sound City was also the place were the tracks for “Nevermind” were first put down. “Nevermind” was an album by Nirvana.
Are we all on the same page here?
Last week, we told you about how Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore was slated to speak about the intersection of music and publishing at yesterday’s Brooklyn Book Festival with fellow punk icon Ian MacKaye. Our pal and Observer alum Nicole Brydson was there reporting for the New York Press, and Read More
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Dinner and a Show
It may seem odd to start a review by talking about a restaurant’s bathrooms. But at Peep, they provide moments of hilarity worthy of a Feydeau hotel-bedroom farce. Take a seat on the banquette in the center of Peep’s long, mirrored dining room and enjoy the Read More