Harry Shearer is releasing a Derek Smalls solo album, spun off from Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap’s career continues to climb past 11. In 2018, Harry Shearer’s Derek Smalls character is releasing a solo album! Smalls Change, Meditations on Ageing will drop globally on April 13, 2018, via Twanky Records/BMG on Digital, CD and Vinyl. Smalls Change is a poignant and... [Read More]
Harry Shearer is releasing a Derek Smalls solo album, spun off from Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap’s career continues to climb past 11. In 2018, Harry Shearer’s Derek Smalls character is releasing a solo album! Smalls Change, Meditations on Ageing will drop globally on April 13, 2018, via Twanky Records/BMG on Digital, CD and Vinyl. Smalls Change is a poignant and... [Read More]
Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls to Release Solo LP ‘Smalls Change’ in April
Last year, Harry Shearer revealed in an interview that he was working on a Derek Smalls solo album, and now the album – titled Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) – has a release date. In a music video for the title track released this week, Smalls revealed that the album was “... [Read More]
The Comedy Curator’s Christmas Cuts
While 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 and family. So a few caveats. Please note that this playlist does not suggest any particular hierarchy, but rather is sequenced in my suggested order of [&h... [Read More]
Harry Shearer Is Working on a Derek Smalls Solo Album Called ‘Smalls Change’
GQ has a lengthy new feature out today called “Spinal Tap vs. Hollywood” about the Spinal Tap lawsuit filed by Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner against French movie distributor Vivendi, and while Shearer offers some more insight about why he&rsqu... [Read More]
Harry Shearer on His ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit and Hollywood Greed: “We Love What We Do, and They Know It”
Last year, Harry Shearer filed a $125 million lawsuit against Vivendi, the French movie distributor that owns the rights to 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap, for paying Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner less than $200 in revenue from the film over a 30-year period. Guest, McK... [Read More]
Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap”
Last night, the eternally delightful Michael McKean stopped by The Late Show to share some memories from his decades-long career in… MORE Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap”
Last night, the eternally delightful Michael McKean stopped by The Late Show to share some memories from his decades-long career in… MORE Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap”
Last night, the eternally delightful Michael McKean stopped by The Late Show to share some memories from his decades-long career in… MORE Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Now all of Spinal Tap is suing over unpaid “This Is Spinal Tap” royalties
Back in October, Harry Shearer filed a lawsuit against Vivendi Studios, the folks that own the rights to This Is… MORE Now all of Spinal Tap is suing over unpaid “This Is Spinal Tap” royalties appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]