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Harry Shearer

  1. tribeca film festival
    The Simpsons Creators and Stars Reveal Their Dream Guest Stars at TribecaHarry Shearer also offered an idea for a Simpsons spinoff series.
  2. Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls to Release Solo LP ‘Smalls Change’ in AprilLast year, Harry Shearer revealed in an interview that he was working on a Derek Smalls solo album, and now the album – titled Smalls Change […]
  3. Harry Shearer Is Working on a Derek Smalls Solo Album Called ‘Smalls […] GQ has a lengthy new feature out today called “Spinal Tap vs. Hollywood” about the Spinal Tap lawsuit filed by Harry Shearer, Christopher […]
  4. Harry Shearer on His ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit and Hollywood Greed: ‘We Love […]Last year, Harry Shearer filed a $125 million lawsuit against Vivendi, the French movie distributor that owns the rights to 1984’s This Is […]
  5. lawsuits
    This Is Spinal Tap Director on Royalties Suit: I Hope ‘This Lawsuit Goes to 11’The massive lawsuit was filed by Harry Shearer over lost royalties from the mockumentary.
  6. the industry
    Harry Shearer Will Return to Simpsons After AllFox renewed the show for two more seasons.
  7. Harry Shearer Is Returning to ‘The Simpsons’ After AllBack in May it was reported that Harry Shearer was leaving his longtime post at The Simpsons due to a “contract dispute,” but – surprise! – […]
  8. Hank Azaria on Harry Shearer’s Simpsons DisputeHis castmate makes a plea for Shearer to return.
  9. Harry Shearer Is Leaving ‘The Simpsons’ (UPDATED)Harry Shearer, longtime Simpsons voice of such characters as Principal Skinner, Kent Brockman, Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Ned Flanders, […]
  10. the industry
    Shearer Says He’s Leaving The Simpsons [Updated]He also voiced Reverend Lovejoy, Ned Flanders, and Seymour Skinner.
  11. A Guide to the Hard-to-Find Comedy Albums of Albert BrooksA few years ago in From the Archives, we did a deep dive and examined Albert Brooks’s early short films, and reminded ourselves at how creative […]
  12. Harry Shearer to Play Richard Nixon in an Upcoming Web SeriesHere’s a preview of Nixon’s The One, an upcoming web series starring Harry Shearer as the one and only Richard Nixon reenacting a real-life […]
  13. Saturday Night’s Children: Harry Shearer (1979-1980; 1984-1985)Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 38 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we […]
  14. A Chat with the Cast and Crew of ‘The Simpsons’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  15. Finding Long Lost Jack Benny EpisodesThe last time on From the Archives that we checked in on Jack Benny, it was towards the end of his career, in 1973. While he was getting on in […]
  16. Christopher Guest Teases a Spinal Tap 30th Anniversary Reunion in 2014Next year marks the 30th anniversary of This Is Spinal Tap’s release, and in a new interview, Christopher Guest, teased the possibility of some […]
  17. Harry Shearer’s First Post-’SNL’ TV SpecialThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  18. The Simpson’s Harry Shearer Defends Voice Actors’ PositionHarry Shearer is now the first of the show’s voice actors to address the ongoing Simpsons’ negotiations, issuing a length statement in defense […]
  19. money talks
    Harry Shearer Speaks Up About The SimpsonsPokes holes in Fox’s “business model” argument.
  20. Christopher Guest to Turn Mockumentary Sights on Retro CollectorsChristopher Guest’s next mockumentary focus: retro collectors: “Christopher Guest and his Spinal Tap brothers Harry Shearer and Michael McKean […]
  21. quote machine
    Fall Out Boy: All Joe Biden’s FaultPlus: Paul Rudd blogs!
  22. chat room
    Harry Shearer on His New Album, the Election, and How He Keeps Track of All His MoneyShearer rapped with Vulture recently about making funny music sound like music and the only time it’s not okay to quote ‘The Simpsons’ to him.
  23. tube junkie
    Disney’s Synchronized-Swimming Comedy Will Be Hard-pressed to Match ThisSee the ‘SNL’ skit that’s arguably the progenitor of the buffoons-playing-unlikely-sports genre.