Add to MyYahoo RSS

Michael McKean News

News about Michael McKean continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | 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, Harry Shearer, Movies

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!, Nyack, NY, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

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, Harry Shearer

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, Harry Shearer

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: Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, 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

Film School Rejects

A Life Well Lived: The Incredibly Cynical Message in 'The X-Files' "Dreamland"

The X-Files was a show known best by Fox Mulder's relentless pursuit of some shadowy truth.


Related Topix: The X-Files, Entertainment, Drama, Television, UFO and Alien


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: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, 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, Harry Shearer, AMC Entertainment, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Business News

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Name your favorites for Readers Choice contest

What do Ryan Gosling, Spinal Tap, Newcastle Brown Ale and Purple Heart Parkway have in common? All have been nominated in the fifth annual Leaf-Chronicle Readers Choice Awards - for Favorite Actor, Favorite Band, Favorite Beer and Most Likely Place To Get a Speeding Ticket, respectively.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Clarksville, TN, Comedy, Entertainment, Television


'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, Harry Shearer, 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, Harry Shearer

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'It means beautiful in Germany': Journey's Neal...

Longtime fans have noted that Journey legend Neal Schon has something in common these days with Blue A-yster Cult, MotA rhead and MA tley CrA1 4e: The double umlaut.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

River Front Times

Check Out This Awesome Spinal Tap Fan Art You Really Must Own

Not to make you feel old, but This Is Spinal Tap , turned 30 this month. Spinal Tap is unarguably the most popular rockumentary/mockumentary film of all time.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Tap, Drama Movies, Harry Shearer, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!

The Japan Times

When fictional bands move from screen to stage

"The Broken Circle Breakdown" is undoubtedly one of the best films you'll see this or any year - passionate, joyous and heartbreakingly sad - but it's also remarkable for being one of those rare music films where a fictional on-screen band goes on to actual off-screen fame.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, A Mighty Wind, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, The Commitments