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tobi vail and kurt cobain

there isn't a real purpose to this post, other than i just wanted to tell you these this story:

"once, while discussing anarchism and punk rock with friend kathleen hanna, hanna spray-painted "kurt smells like teen spirit" on kurt's apartment wall. "teen spirit" was the name of a deodorant tobi vail wore; hanna joked that cobain smelled like it. cobain, unaware of this, initially interpreted the slogan as having a revolutionary meaning. the slogan inspired the title to the song "smells like teen spirit".

why is this interesting to me? it all started when i ran across this kottke article.

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