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Thursday Apr 17 | Sky News

Best in Show

After setting the 'mockumentary' standard with This Is Spinal Tap, director-star Christopher Guest takes aim at the world of dog shows with this best of breed spoof.


Related Topix: Best in Show, Comedy Movies, This Is Spinal Tap, Music!, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Movies

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Five frightening facts about Black Sabbath

Unfortunately the measurements were wrongly reproduced and only one of the stones could fit in the venues, so huge were they.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Gillan, Christopher Guest

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Why web video vet My Damn Channel is now Omnivision, and why it's not going anywhere

After seven years of producing premium quality content, My Damn Channel is expanding its focus to talent management - and taking on a new name to do so.


Related Topix: My Damn Channel

Mon Apr 14, 2014


ArtsRock to Welcome Michael McKean in Conversation with Elliott Forrest, 4/27

ArtsRock's popular conversation series returns with the extraordinary Michael McKean in Conversation with Elliott Forrest at The Nyack Center on Sunday, April 27th at 7:30pm.


Related Topix: A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, Comedy Movies, Music!, Michael McKean, Nyack, NY, Christopher Guest

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

Albert Brooks, the Early YearsBy Paul Slansky

The comedian and filmmaker has been the smartest and funniest person in the room since he was in high school .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Real Life, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, Albert Brooks, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy, Music!, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live


Songs in the key of Judith Owen's life

Armed with a collection of redemption songs and the love of a US comedy genius, singer Judith Owen tells how she came back from the brink She's one 's' short of me welcoming her into my family, while further conversation results in us pondering the idea of forming a support group for disgruntled members of the Owen and Owens clans.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Hampshire County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Block Island Times

The Block Island Poetry Project - It's not 10, it's 11

Anyone who has seen the cult movie classic "This Is Spinal Tap" knows that 11 is not only one more than 10, but it is also considerably better in every way.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Block Island, RI, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mother Jones

How Mike Judge & Co. Are Turning HBO's "Silicon Valley" Into the Next "This Is Spinal Tap"

"Silicon Valley is populated by extremely comic characters and it hasn't really been mined at all before," says producer and writer Dan O'Keefe.


Related Topix: Mike Judge, Beavis and Butt-head, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean

Thu Apr 03, 2014


The Simpsons' voice Harry Shearer compares Welsh dialect to a 'tree full of birds'

His own voice is familiar to millions worldwide, thanks to his roles as The Simpsons characters Principal Skinner and Mr Burns.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Tue Apr 01, 2014


Spinal Tap: Shark Sandwich [Reviews]

Released: 1980 Genre: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock UG slams Spinal Tap's new album for being so bad that even reading its review may cause paralysis.


Related Topix: Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

AMC Spotlights 'Spinal Tap' 30-Year Anniversary on iPad Movie App

AMC Networks has made available a brand-new version of This Is Spinal Tap , the iconic 1984 film listed at the National Film Registry, the Library of Congress and has a cherished place in every rock band's tour bus video vault.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, AMC Entertainment, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Business News

Sat Mar 22, 2014


'This Is Spinal Tap's' 30th anniversary: There's an app for that

To mark the 30th anniversary of Rob Reiner's heavy metal mockumentary, "This Is Spinal Tap," AMC is letting iPad users test drive its YEAH! movie app by offering a special-features version of the 1984 movie for free through April 11. Fans of the movie, which stars Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer as members of fictional '80s hair ... (more)


Related Topix: This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Christopher Guest, Spinal Tap, Pop/Rock, Michael McKean, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Mar 21, 2014

CBS Local

The Simpsons - 'The Otto Show'

Bart attends a Spinal Tap concert. Otto loses his job driving the school bus and moves in with the Simpsons.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean