"This tour is really an 'I'm still alive' tour," says Courtney Love in between a series of radio shows and meetings. Was there ever any doubt? She's busier than ever, and our brief conversation with her is stuffed with quick-fire anecdotes, a fondness for discussing her recently-read list of books f ... More >>
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Courtney Love recently revealed to Bust Magazine that she had placed an advertisement on Craigslist seeking a female bassist to play in her new (read: renamed) band, Courtney. She requested a musician interested in performing in a "band in the style of Hole" and "in the style of Melissa Auf der Maur ... More >>
She'd be Pink Panther. If Courtney Love married the Hertz Rent-a-car guy, she'd be Courtney Love Hertz. If Sandra Oh married Karen O, she'd be Sandra Oh-O.
The latest venture of an iconic star
Courtney Love's art show at Fred Torres Collaborations--called "And She's Not Even Pretty"--has messages that are really easy to gauge, mainly because they're pretty much spelled out on the work. The above c-word dress blithely states, "Not my cunt on my dime mister." (It's an outfit we can all re ... More >>
According to a story in Gourmet Live's new "Music Issue," rock stars now have the most boring diets of anyone you know (whole grains, ginger-infused water, potato chips in moderation). But if you read today's New York diet in Grub Street, Courtney Love comes to the rescue with suitably eccentric eat ... More >>
Curiosity led us early Tuesday evening toward Fred Torres Gallery in Chelsea. Courtney Love, visual artist? That sort of makes sense. Given Love's unpredictable reputation, we were not expecting to see her at the press preview for her debut art show, "And She's Not Even Pretty," let alone have a sit ... More >>
At what point does the nostalgia overwhelm the art?
Courtney Love is going to be evicted from her house on West 10th Street for setting fires and destroying the decor, Page Six reports today. Love, who is 46 (!), is accused of painting over "hand-finished" walls -- the lease apparently stipulates that nothing be done to the interior -- and owi ... More >>
That right there is the most expensive rental in New York, clocking in at a staggering $165,000 a month. The Astor Suite went on the market today and has three bedrooms, five bathrooms, a dining room, a library and an eat-in kitchen.
Jenna Sauers Courtney Love Hiro Ballroom, Maritime Hotel Tuesday, September 6 Better than: Listening to Celebrity Skin alone in your bedroom again. "I need a glass of wine," Courtney Love announced as she took the stage, twirling a big paper parasol through the air around her. "I need win ... More >>
CLICK HERE for my new column in which Courtney Love tells me that she wants to get out of "movie prison" just like Robert Downey, Jr did. Anyone have the keys? Also in the column:
Congrats to the newly elected Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. As a welcoming gift, this week's Voice cover story would like to warn you and your constitutions of the various leech-like lobbyists waiting to suck your integrity as a public official dry. The inimitable Wayne Barrett reports ... More >>
As our resident Courtney Love expert is still on Juggalo detail, this falls to me. First of all, Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of Kurt & Courtney, has turned 18, which is mortifying in a shit-I'm-getting-old sort of way. Also mortifying: this compendium of Courtney Love's Tweets on the matter ... More >>
The nakedly turbulent narrative structure of VH1's Behind The Music was invented for Courtney Love. In fact, everything with her is behind the music. So when the hippie spawn who once fronted Faith No More (true story) and auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club by reading Sylvia Plath (a piece about ... More >>
That's how you listen to Ghostface! Photo by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week M.I.A. broke the internet in a tidal wave of blood and guts and red hair, we did our best to put it back together.
Got a feeling you'll be hearing about Courtney Love/Hole a few times today. (Prepare yourself with Camille's disconcertingly knowledgeable assessment of the new "Hole" record, Nobody's Daughter.) For starters, here Courtney is on Letterman last night, pinpointing an earlier, somewhat notorious, pa ... More >>
Little Brother: happy or not, it's an ending. Photo by Studio KompleksIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla falls hard for Sam Amidon, the gentle, affable, R. Kelly-covering young folkie, while Camille Dodero applies a lifetime of Courtney Love-related knowledge to Hole's new Nobody's Da ... More >>
Hole Terminal 5 Tuesday, April 27 "Courtney Love is scary," is how the first Village Voice piece about Hole and its "genre-defying," Kim-Gordon-produced triumph Pretty on the Inside began. Published February 1992, this was the month after Nirvana's epochal Nevermind displaced Michael Jackson's pe ... More >>
The return of 'Hole' whether you like it or not, you little suck shits
Nate "Igor" SmithCourtney Love at the Perez Hilton SXSW party 2010 It's a big week for Courtney Love. Tomorrow is the major-label release of her five-years-in-the-making Nobody's Daughter. There're two Hole headlining shows at this week at Terminal 5, one late-night rendevous at Union Square Best B ... More >>
Go crowd-surfing with Courtney
Courtney Love isn't entirely feeling this whole performing live thing anymore. The recent incarnation of Hole played three shows at SXSW--the first of which, the Spin 25th anniversary performance was pretty bad-ass, haters be damned--but her Holeness was miserable. "In Austin, I hated every minute ... More >>
Jeffrey Ross shows off the art of the insult
We were beginning to consider her reclusive, but Courtney Love has recently been a whirlwind of activity. She is starting up the band Hole again -- albeit with no other original members, though Melissa Auf du Maur may be involved in some way -- and will debut it on February 17 at Shepherd's B ... More >>
Inclined to go with "Anonymous 9:48am" on this one: "My god, she sounds like a horse." What we have here is a five-minute YouTube video of Courtney Love pacing around her hotel room at the Standard on New Year's Eve, wandering from bathroom mirror to cosmetic bag to face-painting tool, while attem ... More >>
--Tickets for the October 16-18 New Yorker Festival, which will feature plenty of musicians--Neko Case, Bon Iver, Loudon Wainwright III, Ian Hunter, Jace Clayton, and Melvin Gibbs, to name a few----and a really ace concert at the Bell House with Liturgy and Dirty Projectors, are on sale now. ... More >>
Endless source of entertainment is right. Courtney Love's been at it again, earlier today lashing out on Twitter at James Barber, the producer of her debut solo album America's Sweetheart. Her Holeness is alleging that Barber's a scoundrel who deals in mortgage cons and toilet-cam porn--or so Cou ... More >>
Courtney Love posted this googly-eyed picture of her in bed with a turtle on her head to Twitter. Somehow she was surprised when it ended up in a UK tabloid. Gun, meet these fish in a barrel. Courtney Love's public missives have always been an endless source of voyeuristic entertainment, from her a ... More >>
No, that's not who I had over for dinner last night. It's the wacky duo I saw performing at a downtown nightclub in a saucy act described in my fabulash new column! (CLICK HERE to read all about it.) Once you've recovered your sanity, the column also touches on other not-for-prime-time items ... More >>
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