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Wednesday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

'This Is Spinal Tap,' 'Dr. Strangelove' join Milwaukee Film Festival lineup

Cinema Hooligante, now in its third year, is the festival's late-night program of horror genre and cult films.


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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Times

A&E places big bet on a Better Call Saula

"Better Call Saul" is expected to be such a sure-fire hit, that A&E has ordered two seasons of the show that follows the creepy, ethically vacant Saul Goodman, best known as Walter White's lawyer in "Breaking Bad."


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Laverne and Shirley, Comedy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Hardcore supergroup Off! tours with Melvins drummer Dale Crover

A punk pit in the Florida summer is maybe the only thing sweatier than the orgy referenced on Circle Jerks' 1980 debut, Group Sex , but when Circle Jerks singer, Keith Morris, remembers an early Florida show with his influential hardcore punk band, he isn't recalling our state's blistering heat, but our ball-busting cops who invaded his stage that ... (more)


Related Topix: Circle Jerks, Punk, The Jerks, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Video: Amc Reveals Release Date, First Teaser for 'Breaking Bad' Spin Off Better Call Saul

Over the weekend, AMC gave 'Breaking Bad' fans a first fleeting look at the highly anticipated spin off series BETTER CALL SAUL , starring Bob Odenkirk in the lead role.


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bob Odenkirk, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Wiseguy, Jonathan Banks

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Legendary comic Harry Shearer: Nixon was the last great tragicomic character of our time

The "SNL" alumn and "Simpsons" actor talks to Salon about his Nixon satire and how he wants to revolutionize comedy In honor of the 40th anniversary of the resignation of Richard Milhous Nixon, legendary comedian Harry Shearer has released an excerpt from his comedic series, "Playhouse Presents: Nixon's The One," which debuted on England's Sky1 ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Rom hard to love, Com hard to find

There are a million reasons not to like realtor Oren Little and that's just the way he likes it.


Related Topix: And So It Goes, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Home Listing, Home, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Ricky Gervais Scores Bbc Films Deal For David Brent Mockumentary

The funnyman, the star and co-creator of the original The Office Tv series, reprised his role as the cringeworthy manager last year for a string of sold-out stage shows with his fake band Foregone Conclusion.


Related Topix: Ricky Gervais, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Guitar World

'This Is Spinal Tap' Gets the Lego Treatment - Video

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the greatest rock parody film ever made, we present a few scenes from 1984's This Is Spinal Tap - in stop-motion Lego form! By the way, if you still haven't seen This Is Spinal Tap , you might want to "right that wrong" as soon as possible.


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Tue 7/29: Spinal Tap, The Qualms, and Crocodiles

Music writers Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis, hosts of the radio program Sound Opinions, continue their movie series in Millennium Park tonight with the ultimate fake rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap .


Related Topix: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Chicago, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Musical films inspired by real-life musicians

Christopher Guest and Michael McKean in "This Is Spinal Tap": Great films, but not true musical biopics.


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


Clever Better Call Saul Billboard Promo Pops Up in New Mexico

As production gets underway in Albuquerque, New Mexico for the 'Breaking Bad' sequel BETTER CALL SAUL , a promotional billboard for the highly anticipated series has popped up along route I-25.


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Albuquerque, NM, Bob Odenkirk, Wiseguy