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Spinal Tap

  1. reunions
    Spinal Tap Reunites 35 Years After the Band’s Rock Mockumentary Hit TheatersRob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer got the (fictional) band back together to perform at Tribeca Film Festival.
  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. The Comedy Curator’s Christmas CutsWhile I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends […]
  4. 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 […]
  5. 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 […]
  6. Modern Comedy Owes a Lot to Those ‘This Is SportsCenter’ Commercials Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  7. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Love ‘Spinal Tap’“When we were writing Portlandia, I once had this idea of doing something with a whole bunch of bass players together, but it was like, ‘Oh, […]
  8. 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 […]
  9. Michael McKean on the Origins of Spinal Tap“We just started talking about, ‘Well, why don’t we do a feature that’s a rock ’n’ roll documentary on this band, and they’re not very good, […]
  10. Tenacious D Wants a Festival with All the Comedy Rock Greats (Weird Al, […] Jack Black and Kyle Gass, members of the comedy rock outfit Tenacious D, spoke to Rolling Stone today on their 20th anniversary as a band, […]
  11. clickables
    Guess How High Spinal Tap’s IMDb Rating GoesCorrect!
  12. Spinal Tap’s IMDB Page Goes Up to 11Here’s a fun new addition that came along with IMDB’s recent redesign: the rating on This is Spinal Tap doesn’t top out at 10 like every other […]
  13. lame?
    Tonight Lego Is Gonna Prohibit the Use of Its Product in a DVD TonightThe cruel masters at Lego have denied Spinal Tap permission to use video of their figures on an upcoming DVD, just because of a joke about statutory rape.
  14. bummers
    Spinal Tap Tour to Be DullNo wigs and no electric guitars.