Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan is reportedly a devoted fan of some unexpected musical acts, namely Rage Against the Machine and Nirvana. The news comes via a profile of the rising right wing star in the New York Times.
Kurt Cobain named his daughter after Frances McKee, the guitarist for The Vaselines, and gave her the middle named Bean because he thought she resembled a kidney bean on the ultrasound.
During the debate:
You know, I think about 10 1/2 years ago, my wife Janna and I went to Mercy Hospital in Janesville where I was born for our seven-week ultrasound for our firstborn child, and we saw that heartbeat. Our little baby was in the shape of a bean, and to this day, we have nicknamed our firstborn child, Liza, “Bean.”