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Pop should be weird, and I realize as I say this that I’m not the weirdest person in the world. But if that means a girl sounding like Kylie Minogue and looking like Kurt Cobain, then so be it.
Although Kurt Vonnegut may not be considered a humor writer, ‘Breakfast of Champions’ is one of the funniest books I’ve ever read.
I am just the classic person who wants to learn stuff. I want good tutors, and with Kurt I had the best.
Kurt Cobain really made an impression on us. He just had that rebel attitude. You could tell he was super talented but didn’t really care.
I want the ankle match with Kurt Angle… or I want Brock to see who is the best from MMA and pro wrestling.
Kurt had this dumb suicidal ideation – that’s what I called it. I thought if we could live through this, we could live through anything.
Brock Lesnar from the Minnesota. He is one of the best wrestling background, like Iron Sheik and like the Kurt Angle, Dan Gable. He the real freestyle wrestling.
And if I’m honest about it, I was obsessed with Nirvana and Pearl Jam. This is like ’92, right in the throes of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam and Nirvana. I think I probably wanted to be Kurt Cobain.
Kurt Russell… he is a bloody legend. I have idolised him, and to chill with him on the sets while shooting was an incredible experience.
I was in Ann Arbor, and I was told that this singer-songwriter guy wanted to meet me. It was Kurt Cobain. Nirvana had just made ‘Bleach.’ Kurt interviewed me on a college radio station. It was very strange. He was a fan of mine, and he gave me his album.
Sometimes artists die young, and we don’t know exactly why. I think that, in life, you have these special individuals, whether it’s Jimi Hendrix or Janis Joplin or Kurt Cobain. They’re on this journey – they’re on this earth to change things, to make things incredible – and then they’re not with us anymore.
I love Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, and Kurt Cobain. I really do. It doesn’t matter what style they had – whether it was pin-up or whatever – it just worked for them, and it looked effortless even though it was fabulous. I like anything that just looks effortless.
Eminem is like a God to me. Besides that, Kurt Cobain has been my evergreen musical guru.
I didn’t know Kurt Cobain or Amy Winehouse, but I was affected by both of their deaths because I admired their work so much and mourned their youth and work they would never produce.
Music is really important to me; Kurt Cobain is important to me. Hearing Nirvana was pretty life-changing.
Any writer my age almost can’t get away from being influenced by Kurt Vonnegut, partially because of his simple, clear way of stating things. To read Vonnegut is to learn how to use economy words.
My name is Kurt Schwitters… I am an artist and I nail my pictures together.
As soon as I got hurt Kurt Angle reached out to me, Steve Austin reached out to me, and Edge, who I already had a pretty good relationship with.
I wanna be myself and be the first Jason Jordan. I don’t wanna be the second Kurt Angle.
I used to feel that if I say something’s wrong, I have to say how it could be made right. But what I learned from Kurt Vonnegut was that I could write stories that say I may not have a solution, but this is wrong – that’s good enough.
I vividly remember a conversation I had many years ago in 1974, which marked a turning point in my leadership journey. I was sitting at a Holiday Inn with my friend, Kurt Campmeyer, when he asked me if I had a personal growth plan. I didn’t. In fact, I didn’t even know you were supposed to have one.
I went through a big Kurt Vonnegut phase. But the writers who made me decide at a very early age that this is probably something I wanted to do were Stephen King and Douglas Adams, when I was probably, like, ten years old.
I was a big fan of Kurt Angle when I was growing up. Actually, his book is a big part of the reason that I work out so hard.
Kurt Vonnegut and I – it’s not an exaggeration to say we were best friends. And I grew up just idolizing him.
If Nirvana had remained a small, underground punk rock band, Kurt Cobain would still be alive. And he’d probably be living in Seattle, getting kind of fat and balding, be relatively happy and producing records for other people.
I always thought Kurt Cobain was the perfect embodiment of the great alternative guitar player.
I don’t wanna be Courtney Love – I wanna be Kurt Cobain.
I don’t think of Kurt as ‘Kurt Cobain from Nirvana’. I think of him as ‘Kurt’. It’s something that comes back all the time. Almost every day.
As Richard Pryor was to Eddie Murphy, that’s what Kurt Vonnegut was to me.
In seventh grade, with some vague sense that I wanted to be a writer, I crouched in the junior high school library stacks to see where my novels would eventually be filed. It was right after someone named Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. So I grabbed a Vonnegut book, ‘Breakfast of Champions’ and immediately fell in love.
Kurt Russell is so dreamy. Plus, he’s great to work with, really respectful.
A lot of people, when they see my career, they hear or remember, ‘Sat on the bench four years in college, got cut by the Packers, worked in a grocery store, and then won the Super Bowl.’ That’s kind of the timeline the people see when they hear ‘Kurt Warner.’
There are fans who just like their indie stars, and then there are your more casual fans that are more familiar with somebody like Kurt Angle, and their interest might be piqued.
I think my heart always goes out to men at the peak of their celebrity who checked out. There’s such an odd, horrible trend in my lifetime for it – Kurt Cobain, David Foster Wallace, Alexander McQueen, Heath Ledger.
We remember Kurt for what he was: caring, generous and sweet.
I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in ’94, and after that I did Tommy’s tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I’ve just kind of backed off a little.
I just didn’t really relate to Kurt Cobain. There was nothing very glamorous about him.
Only few people have same level as Iron Sheik – the Brock Lesnar and the Kurt Angle. Back in the day, they both be good opponent for me. They know I could break their ankle if I want.
There’s a great op-ed piece by Kurt Johnson, who runs The List Project, that I recommend everyone read. He was talking about how he’s been trying to get out of Iraq who were our allies, who are now subject to torture, and their families are being killed because of their alliance to the United States.
I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we’re humans and not some kind of bird.
I’m really into, like, characters – music characters like Sid Vicious and Kurt Cobain – just, like, how they are and stuff. Like Lil Wayne.
Kurt Angle was amazing. He was the person who got me into pro wrestling. He found me when I was at the Olympic training center just wrestling, amateur wrestling.
Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that’s stripped down.
I remember the first time I saw the ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ video. I will never forget that day. I just wanted to see Kurt Cobain’s face. I had a feeling he was very cute. But, I couldn’t see his face. When I finally did see him, he was even cuter than I imagined!
If Kurt Angle’s leg fell off, he’d hop twice as fast to make up for the loss of mobility, man. There’s no quit in him.
If I ever got in the way of Kurt Browning or Elvis Stojko, and they got mad and yelled at me, I’d be, ‘Oh my God! I’m so sorry!’
There will always be some kid who’s the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they’re not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
Whenever people hear that Kurt Cobain was a fan of my standup, it’s like hearing Jimi Hendrix loved Buddy Hackett or something.
Kurt Russell is the guy you know. He’s not something out of a weight-lifting magazine or a cartoon character. The closest thing to him would have been Steve McQueen.
I think Kurt Sutter’s different as a creator for different people. My experience of Kurt Sutter has always been a really professional, lovely one. I like Kurt Sutter very much.
It’s true that at the time I was fond of Kurt Vonnegut and Richard Brautigan, and it was from them that I learned about this kind of simple, swift-paced style, but the main reason for the style of my first novel is that I simply did not have the time to write sustained prose.
I’m really into Sweet 75 right now, and I dig playing Nirvana, don’t get me wrong. Even if Kurt never died, more than likely I’d be in Sweet 75 today still.
We’re kind of like the Kurt Cobain of country music in a way.
The rock era, as I clock it, went from ’65 to ’94, from ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ to Kurt Cobain’s death.
Kurt and I weren’t the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love talked trash about the fact that I hooped. I once stopped to say ‘Hi’ before a show, and as I walked away, Courtney yelled, ‘Go play basketball with Dave Grohl!’