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This is Spinal Tap (1984) Review:

There’s as many reviews for this film as drummers for Spinal Tap.

Director: Rob Reiner

Cast: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Tony Hendra, Bruno Kirby, et al… 395 more words

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This is Spinal Tap Drinkalong


Okay, so, confession:

I have only seen This is Spinal Tap in its entirety once.  And I was in my 20s.  I’d seen bits and pieces of it (enough to get the constant references and jokes) because I have always had a problem with falling asleep during movies.   201 more words


Ghosts of the Abyss ★

If it wasn’t for the fact that this film is absurdly immoral, astonishingly unaware of its content and spectacular in its showcase of the virtue of ignorance, then it really works as a hilarious mockumentary about an egocentric film director and a self-absorbed actor-turned-ocean-explorer hovering over the mass grave that once was the Titanic. 392 more words


Christopher Guest...and Guests

In 1984, a young filmmaker and a group of musically gifted comedians set out to make a low budget comedy and ended up inventing a genre. 1,592 more words

Humor In America

Armadillos in Our Trousers

Saturday evening was weird, but fun.

Weird because we went back to our old condominium complex, a year after moving away. It was remarkable how little things had changed. 448 more words

Pop Culture

Squeaky Shoes

I recently picked up a new pair of walking shoes. With as many miles as I’m logging lately, the Vans – fashionable as they are – were no longer cutting it. 404 more words

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