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Elvis Costello with Spinal Tap (photo: Craig Blitz)
Elvis Costello with Spinal Tap (photo: Craig Blitz)
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Spinal Tap brought out Elvis Costello at acoustic NYC show (video, setlist)

Following a Tribeca Film Festival 35th anniversary screening of ’This is Spinal Tap,’ Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer played a set of acoustic Tap classics, and brought out Elvis Costello...

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Satan & Adam documentary tracks NYC street musicians turned U2 collaborators (opening in theaters)

This unlikely duo went from playing the streets of Harlem to recording with U2 and back into obscurity, as shown in this new documentary.

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Tribeca Film Fest adds Simpsons, Wu-Tang, Spinal Tap, Scorsese/De Niro events & more

Also added to Tribeca Film Fest: events with Trey Anastasio, Francis Ford Coppola, Mike Birbiglia, Queen Latifah, Questlove, The Simpsons, and more.

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‘Reality Bites’ & ‘Spinal Tap’ reunions part of 2019 Tribeca Film Fest

”Reality Bites was a formative experience in my life. To have a 25 year anniversary screening is very exciting,” said Stiller. ”I'm looking forward to seeing the whole cast, and possibly changing the ending so Michael gets Lelaina.”

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new XTC doc ‘This is Pop’ airing now on Showtime; Colin Moulding & Terry Chambers release new EP

The new documentary features interviews with chief songwriters Partridge and Colin Moulding, as well as guitarist Dave Gregory, drummer Terry Chambers, plus producer John Leckie and fans Stewart Copeland (The Police), Clem Burke (Blondie), John Grant, Harry Shearer (Spinal Tap, The Simpsons), Miles Kane (Last Shadow Puppets), and more.

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Harry Shearer will return to ‘The Simpsons’

Excellent news. For a while there it was looking like Harry Shearer, the voice behind Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders and more, might not be returning to The Simpsons...

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Derek Smalls not returning to Simpsons?

Simpsons fans may have to get used to not seeing Ned Flanders, Mr. Burns and Principal Skinner anymore... or at least maybe hearing them with slightly different voices...

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Christopher Guest, Michael McKean & Harry Shearer (& Elvis Costello) were Unwigged & Unplugged @ Beacon Theater

Unwigged & Unplugged & Elvis Costello @ the Beacon - 5/26/09 (andyg_flickr)

Last night (5/26) I caught the first of two performances of UNWIGGED & UNPLUGGED: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer at the gorgeously restored Beacon Theater...

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2nd Unwigged show PRESALE & a Spinal Tap “World Tour”

Spoof band Spinal Tap have announced a "world tour" consisting of a single June date at London's Wembley Arena.

The tour marks the 25th anniversary of mockumentary film, This is Spinal Tap, which launched the band's career...

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Spinal Tap (Unwigged & Unplugged) – Beacon Theater PRESALE & tour-related videos

Christopher Guest had a one-season stint, 1984-85, as a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live. Recurring characters on SNL played by Guest include: Frankie, of Willie and Frankie (two co-workers who recount in detail physically painful situations in which they've found themselves); Herb Minkman, a shady novelty toymaker with a brother named Al (played by Billy Crystal); Rajeev Vindaloo, an eccentric foreign man in the same vein as Andy Kaufman's Latka character from Taxi; and Senor Cosa, a Spanish ventriloquist often seen on the recurring spoof of The Joe Franklin Show...

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