What’s the meaning behind that song? 3 Famous songs and the events that inspired them

Stan: Eminem

The song, Stan, by Eminem, was inspired by the death of Eminem’s uncle, Ronnie Nelson, who committed suicide in 1992.

Eminem’s uncle Ronnie was actually only 6 weeks older than him. The pair were the best of friends; it was Ronnie who introduced Eminem to rap for the first time when they were both 11.

Ronnie committed suicide after being rejected by a girl he liked. This event probably fueled the anger toward women, which is found in Eminem’s early songs.


Smells Like Teen Spirit: Nirvana

Kathleen Hanna, the lead singer of the group Bikini Kill, spray painted “Kurt Smells Like Teen Spirit” on his bedroom wall one night, after a night of partying. Kurt Hanna’s words actually referred to Teen Spirit deodorant. 

Six months after this, Cobain called Hanna and asked her, if he could use her words for a song. He thought that 
Hanna was complimenting him, on being a rebellious spirit, who could inspire youth. 

Various Songs: Taylor Swift

  • The song, Tim McGraw, came about when an ex-boyfriend named Brandon Borello ended their relationship because he had to go to college.

  • The song Picture to Burn, was about an unnamed ex-boyfriend, who would not let Ms Swift, drive his pick-up truck. Since then, she has decided he is a redneck.

  • Teardrops on My Guitar, was about a boy she fancied from afarWhen he found out that Talyor Swift was singing about him, he went to her house and asked her out. She said “no”. Women: so mercurial!

  • Ms Swift wrote a few songs about Joe Jonas, who was most ungentlemanly and broke up with her over the phone. One song was called forever & Always and another, Last Kiss.

  • Quite a few of her songs are about actorJake Gyllenhaal, who supposedly spent $160,000 to have Ms Swift flown to a date, on a private jet. These include: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, State of Grace, All Too Well, Girl at Home. Forget him girl!

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Jon Negroni claims that the last 14 Pixar movies all exist in the same universe. Here’s how

Jon Negroni claims that the last 14 Pixar movies all exist in the same universe. Here's how

What if the Moon Were Made of Cheese?


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What if the moon were made of cheese?

1. The volume of the moon is 21,900,000,000 Km^3

2. The volume of a Kraft Single is 0.0002835 Km^3

3. It would take 74,074,074,100,000 slices of kraft singles that could be produced with a moon-sized wheel of cheese.

4. The population of American students – from Kindergarten through High School – could be fed grilled cheese, made from the moon size wheel of cheese for 3,741 years.