Kurt Cobain’s Favorite Albums

In a prior post, we examined Kurt Cobain’s Favorite Books.  Below, you can find, in order, a list of the late icon’s favorite albums as detailed in one of his journal entries.  Feel free to click on the album image for more information (via Amazon). We previously examined the favorite albums of Pixies' frontman Charles Thompson …

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The Pixies’ Charles Thompson (Frank Black/Black Francis) – Favorite Albums

Charles Thompson is probably best known for being the front-man/singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Pixies, although he released a number of oft-overlooked albums following the Pixies' breakup that were met with critical success under the monikers Black Francis, Frank Black, and Frank Black & The Catholics.  If you are unfamiliar with any of Thompson's solo work, we …

Pete Dexter’s Favorite Books (Concerning Families)

FIVE BEST BOOKS (For more information click on the associated image - via Amazon) The Complete Stories (FSG Classics) Edisto: A Novel (FSG Classics) Straight Man: A Novel A River Runs through It and Other Stories Rhine Maidens Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal (January 23, 2010) If you are unfamiliar with Dexter's work, we strongly …

David Lynch’s Favorite Books, Films & Artist

A selection of the favorite books and films of director, actor, artist, and musician David Lynch are detailed below (courtesy of WelcometoTwinPeeks.com) [UPDATE (October 23, 2018): Favorite Artist of Lynch].  Lynch is perhaps best known for his films Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Drive and the cult-classic television series Twin Peaks. For more information on a …

Tony O’Neill’s Favorite Books

One of our favorite authors, Tony O'Neill, recently provided us with a list of his favorite books, which you can find below.  Prior to publication of his autobiographical debut novel, Digging the Vein, O'Neill was a professional musician, playing in several notable bands including Kenickie and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.  O'Neill's novels recount his harrowing …

Woody Allen’s Favorite Books & Films

The favorite books and films of actor, comedian, and the prolific Academy Award-winning director, Woody Allen, are examined below (courtesy of The Guardian).  As a director, Allen is probably best known for the films Midnight in Paris, Annie Hall, Manhattan, Match Point, and Crimes and Misdemeanors.  Allen's next film, Wonder Wheel (starring Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, and Juno Temple), …