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By Alexandra Bracken

The galaxy is at war.

Although the insurgent Alliance has gained a number of battles opposed to the Empire, wish is fading. The Empire is set to unveil the best weapon the galaxy has ever seen--the demise big name. The Rebels' simply probability to defeat it now lies within the not likely palms of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy....

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They were the first rock group of the media age that was (a) regularly defined as the biggest band in the free world, while (b) using their espoused hatred of that designation as the principal means for their on-going success. Every band that becomes megasuccessful ultimately feels trapped by that adulation; the sensation of self-hatred is common among artists. What made Nirvana different was how that overt self-hatred defined the totality of their being. It was their principal aesthetic. They always seemed like a group that was producing popular culture against their will.

In theory, I should be able to ask myself questions and get different answers than I would from other people, such as you. But I’m not sure we truly have privileged access to our own minds. I don’t think we have any idea who we are. I think we’re engaged in a constant battle to figure out who we are. I sometimes think of interviews as some oddball human relationship that’s taking place in a laboratory setting. I often feel like a primatologist. Do you feel like you know the people that you interview?

That’s a specific kind of nice car. Everyone knows what owning a Lexus means. To Cobain, a lavender limousine would have been preferable to a Lexus, because at least that would have been gratuitous and silly. The limousine is aware of its excess; a Lexus is at ease with it. A Lexus is a car for a serious rich person. ” “But Kurt Cobain wasn’t ironically rich,” the reporter responded. ” “Yes, but he got rich by being the kind of person who self-identified with the underclass. ” I must admit, even at the time of this conversation, I did not totally buy what I was arguing.

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