This Is Spinal Tap + Rock N Roll High School

This Is Spinal Tap + Rock N Roll High School
Podcast: Double Feature
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Live music that causes things to explode. This Is Spinal Tap as a Christopher Guest cult film. Faux-Documentary-Epic. All your bass are belo...

Posted November 29, 2012
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 5

Episode Notes

Live music that causes things to explode. This Is Spinal Tap as a Christopher Guest cult film. Faux-Documentary-Epic. All your bass are belong to us. Big bottom. Live Spinal Tap shows. Rob Reiner. it’s just like where you work! Band experience. Making it up, for real. Theories on born artists. Industry backed rock. The Ramones relationship with punk rock. Rock N Roll High School, accessibility and exploitation. The KKK took my baby away. A precursors to 80s scoundrel comedy. Whatever happened to P.J. Soles?

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap


Released: March 2, 1984
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Director: Rob Reiner
Writer: Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
Starring: Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer

Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, is chronicled by hack documentarian Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Rock N Roll High School

Rock N Roll High School


Released: August 24, 1979
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Director: Allan Arkush, Joe Dante
Writer: Richard Whitley, Russ Dvonch, Joseph McBride
Starring: P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten, Clint Howard, Dick Miller

A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

 
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