When Bad Ideas For Photo Galleries Inspire Even Worse Captions

Jan 16th, 2007 // 7 Comments

nirvana.jpgThe rejected caption for this picture: “Kurt Cobain swore that he didn’t have a gun in ‘Come As You Are,’ but …”

Stars Killed By Gunfire [wcbstv.com, via Defamer]


  1. Jack Fear

    “When Kurt Cobain sang ‘I Hate Myself And I Want To Die,’ few believed him. But…”

  2. Chris Molanphy

    “With Cobain’s lights out, he’s less dangerous – to himself…”

    “The rock star is forever in debt to his deadly advice…”

    These tasteless, shallow captions write themselves!

  3. Dan Gibson

    I was trying to figure out why this list was assembled. Was there a hot tip in the newsroom today that a star of NBC’s Heroes was seen buying a gun in Van Nuys that I missed?

    My tasteless caption: “There would be no more “Twistin’ the Night Away” for Sam Cooke, as a hotel clerk shot him at age 33.”

  4. chrisb

    “Kurt Cobain no longer smells like teen spirit. Now he just smells like a dead guy.”

  5. TakeBackWhatYouSaidAboutThor

    Few could predict that his heart-shaped box would really just be a coffin.

  6. BlimpyMcFlah

    Jesus Doesn’t Want Me For A Sun-BLAM!

  7. gorillavsmarykate

    DanGibson- it’s because of the drive by shooting of Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams.

    “Courtney Love = Yoko Ono”

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