Kurt Cobain Reaction To ‘Serial Killers’ Confirmed

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Kurt Cobain was a fan of a newsletter that discussed ‘conspiracy theories’ and ‘serial killers,’ according to a new Julien’s Live auction. The newsletter was read by Cobain as he prepared to perform with Nirvana on MTV Unplugged, and it sold for $2,560.

The auction stated, “A Winter 1993 issue of Lowest Common Denominator (LCD) newsletter published by independent radio broadcaster WFMU with the front cover article titled “WFMU’s First Catalog of Curiosities!” The 51-page newsletter belonged to Kurt Cobain; he was seen reading it at the MTV Unplugged rehearsals with Nirvana.

Accompanied by a letter from the consignor who was at the 1993 rehearsal and performance for Cobain and Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged performance. 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches.”

A setlist also sold for $10,240. The description stated, “A typed setlist used by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s performance on MTV Unplugged on November 18, 1993. The setlist has 13 songs starting with About a Girl and Where Did You Sleep Last Night. There are additional notes included such as ‘cello enters’ and ‘meat puppets exit.’ The performance was recorded at Sony Music Studios in New York City.

Accompanied by a letter from the consignor who was at the 1993 rehearsal and performance for Cobain and Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged performance.”