The latest installment of PBS’s excellent Blank on Blank—which has previously featured lost interviews with Jim Morrison, James Brown, the Beastie Boys, and many more—excerpts a July 1993 interview with Kurt Cobain conducted by Jon Savage and recorded on a cassette tape.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.