Showing posts from April, 2004
I want to move to Australia.

Or at least get some Australian ice cream.

There's a new kind ice cream on the market down under that's actually vodka flavored.

The simple fact that someone thought that up gives me hope for the human race.

And it makes me want to visit Australia.

10 Years Since the World Changed

It's been 10 years since the world changed.

It was on April 5, 1994 that Kurt Cobain took the easy way out and left this world.

I never bought a Nirvana record or attended a single one of their concerts.

I thought labeling him as the Great Spokesman of Generation X was an act of outright blasphemy. My generation is, and was, simply too diverse to ever have any one person as our spokesman.

Consciously, I didn't even pay that much attention to his music. It was always in the background. Always there, but never something that I paid that much attention to.

Still, when I heard that he had left us that April day a decade ago, my heart sank. I felt that the world would somehow never really be the same.

When Courtney Love read his last words in public, having an argument with him from beyond the grave, it only drove the sense of loss and bewilderment home in a way that still resonates with me today.

I actually feel sorry for everyone who was born too late to have albums li…