When Kurt Cobain died in 1994 Rooney launched perhaps his most infamous rant. From the Wikipedia summary:
“I’d love to relieve the pain you’re going through by switching my age for yours.” In addition, he asked “What would all these young people be doing if they had real problems like a Depression, World War II or Vietnam?” and commented that “If [Cobain] applied the same brain to his music that he applied to his drug-infested life, it’s reasonable to think that his music may not have made much sense either.”
I swore then that on the day Rooney died there’d be a party at my house where we’d dance on the grave of the hateful bastard just as he had Cobain’s.
That Rooney apologized the following week doesn’t really matter to me. Continue reading Remembering Andy Rooney. Moving on.