Wednesday, July 14, 2010

MFA Greensboro Alum Steve Almond Featured on Speakeasy

Dave Grohl is More Talented Than Kurt Cobain. Discuss.

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Buried deep in my new book, “Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life,” is the following footnote: Let me add for the record here –- knowing it to be a mortal sin against Rock Critic Dogma –- that I consider Dave Grohl a more talented musician than Kurt Cobain.

I issued this declaration mostly to enrage rock critics, a self-important and generally humorless lot, who spend their days sitting in judgment of artists that, deep down, they wish they could be. I myself am a former rock critic.

Read the entire article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2010/06/03/dave-grohl-is-more-talented-than-kurt-cobain-discuss/

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