Courtney Love is 51 today. One of the great things about being as detached from popular culture as I was in the 90s is that I heard Hole’s performance of “Celebrity Skin” and had no clue about their lead singer’s back story, which helped me like the song. Here’s the music video.
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.More by Ed Kilgore