David Spade has been receiving tons of messages about a mural of Kurt Cobain by an artist who took inspiration from an Internet meme that joked about a resemblance between Spade and the late Nirvana frontman. Spade hopped on social media to let his fans and followers know he had seen the mural. The 53-year-old Saturday Night Live comedian tweeted,
Oh well. I blame that crazy internet.
The mural is on the wall of a building in the city of Lintz, Austria. The work comes from the graffiti artist Lushsux, who apparently wanted images of the mural to go viral much like the Internet meme that inspired it. As you can see in David Spade's Twitter picture, the mural comes complete with a quote attributed to Kurt Cobain. The quote says,
It's better to burn out than fade away.
While some people attribute the quote to Kurt Cobain, the words come from singer-songwriter Neil Young. However, the quote did appear in the suicide note Cobain wrote before he died in 1994. So, if you stop to think about it, a quote by Neil Young is attributed to Kurt Cobain on a mural of David Spade that is said to be Kurt Cobain.
David Spade recently acted in Netflix's Sandy Wexler and Crackle's Mad Families. His upcoming book, David Spade Is Almost Interesting, will be out on October 27. Meanwhile, the graffiti artist Lushsux has a tour of an underground art gallery filled with graffiti similar to the David Spade as Kurt Cobain mural. For example, there are pictures of famous people like Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg with oddball quotes next to them. It will be fun to see how the meme might stick with Spade and how far it might go.