“If you Google ‘Courtney Love’ and ‘cheese,’ you’ll see I’ve been talking about cheese for 25 years. I have a nutritionist who told me there’s an opiate substance in cheese. I haven’t done drugs since 2005, but I’m battling a cheese addiction.”—Courtney Love to Paper Magazine
“Lets say you love The Melvins. The Melvins aren’t the biggest band on the planet but they fucking rule. Now, the taco shop down the street from your house fucking rules and you love it! Then you have Katy Perry. Whatever, it’s not for me, it sucks. But a katrillion people like it. A katrillion people like Applebees too. It’s like you get what you pay for.”—Music Blues’ Stephen Tanner is our new hero.
NPR librarian Robert Goldstein recalls his trip, 45 years ago, to what was rumored to be a major cultural event at a farm a few hours outside of New York City. The official Woodstock message, the festival slogan, was: Three Days of Peace and Music. But food? That was a different story.
Behold, my awesome Photoshopping circa 2009. —Lars