The heavy rotation of the video “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on MTV might have made Nirvana superstars, but Kurt Cobain definitely wasn’t happy with the cable network. An unsent letter he wrote to MTV in 1993 is now up for auction:
Here’s a transcription of the letter:
Dear Empty TV
the entity of all Corporate Gods
We will survive without you easily — — the oldschool is going DOWN FAST
my life’s Dedication is Now to Do Nothing But SLAG something
Kurdt Kobain xxx
professional Rock musician
BTW – Prepare to feel old. The swimming baby from the the album cover for Nevermind is 20 years-old now.
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.