Documentary Tuesday: “Behind the Music: Nirvana”

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The legacy of Nirvana is amazing.

Even now, more than two decades later, the band is still relevant, from the greatness of Foo Fighters to the recent Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, to, you know, the actual music that birthed a genre of rock-and-roll and influenced an entire generation.

Some may claim that VH1’s Behind the Music does not qualify as a documentary, to which I say three things: (1) it has all of the attributes of a documentary, if it’s not one, then what is it?; (2) it’s tough to find great full-length documentaries on YouTube (hence the reason the audio is a second off); and (3) it’s fucking Nirvana Behind the Music – how much better can it get?

Previously in Documentary Tuesday:

Room 237 | Exit Through the Gift Shop | The Death of Superman Lives | 30 for 30: The Price of Gold | Paradise Lost | 30 for 30 Short: The Deal – Alex Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox | The World’s Most Expensive Stolen Paintings | Imagine…From Pencils to Pixels


Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has been quoted on Buzzfeed and Deadspin. Subscribe to his monthly reading review newsletter or follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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