An Old Conversation I Had With Nelson Gary, Elliott Smith’s Friend

A few years ago, I had an online conversation with Nelson Gary, a poet featured on the last Elliott Smith’s album; he is the one reciting his poem over the song ‘Coast to Coast’, and he is also the author of this article on Lummox Journal published after Elliott’s death. And because of sentences like these ‘He…

Elliott Smith’s Alleged Suicide Note

In Elliott Smith’s story, a lot has been made about the alleged suicide note he left when he died, and the note is even one of the main arguments that people present as evidence for suicide. The note, written on a Post-it, simply reads ‘I’m so sorry—love, Elliott. God forgive me’, and despite a persistent rumor,…