Smells Like Teen Spirit: The Sitcom Announced

artist: Nirvana date: 10/24/2012 category: general music news
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Smells Like Teen Spirit: The Sitcom Announced
Over twenty years after its release pushed Nirvana into mainstream consciousness "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is getting a makeover... in the form of a new family sitcom. CBS has bought the rights to a program called "Smells Like Teen Spirit" which was created by "Big Bang Theory" writer Dave Goetsch. The program will tell the story of a teenager who "forgoes Harvard and instead opts to launch a multibillion-dollar Internet company from his garage with the assistance of his sister, best friend and his 1990s indie-rock parents". The title is clearly meant to wrap up the protagonist's ambitions and his parents' past. What is not clear yet is whether Courtney Love has signed off on the show, and whether the producers will actually be able to use the title. The Teen Spirit in "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was a reference to a deodorant brand. Reportedly, the title came about after Bikini Kill front woman Kathleen Hanna spray painted the phrase "Kurt Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the wall of the singer's apartment, in reference to the deodorant that his then girlfriend Tobi Vail was using. Kurt then used the lyric as the basis for a song, which he wrote trying to rip off the Pixies: "I was trying to write the ultimate pop song. I was basically trying to rip off the Pixies. I have to admit it. When I heard the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily that I should have been in that band - or at least a Pixies cover band. We used their sense of dynamics, being soft and quiet and then loud and hard." Whether you're excited for the program, or feel that producers should be changing the title, let us know in the comments below.
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