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,…

A Few Elliott Smith Childhood Pictures, Taken From A Family Album

Childhood pictures are always sweet, sometimes bitter sweet, especially when the person has passed away. Singer, songwriter and musician Elliott Smith, best known for his albums ‘XO’ and ‘Figure 8’ released on Dreamwork Records, almost rose to mainstream prominence when his song ‘Miss Misery’ (which is featured in the soundtrack for the Gus Van Sant film ‘Good…

Revisiting Elliott Smith’s Death With Domestic Abuse Data

This week will mark the 13th anniversary of the death of Elliott Smith, and his case is still unsolved. Someone confirmed to me this week that the police was no longer working on the case or even taking anymore new information… It looks like the case will remain in limbo forever. When it comes to domestic…

The Fake Connection Between The Deaths Of Robin Williams And Elliott Smith

When Robin Williams committed suicide in 2014, comparisons were made between Elliott Smith and the actor, probably due to the fact they were involved in the same movie, Gus Van Sant’s ‘Goodwill Hunting’. Elliott composed the music of the movie – and was even nominated for an Academy Awards for ‘Miss Misery’ – and Robin…