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Harry Shearer

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Happy 99th Birthday, Richard Nixon: Great Pop Culture Nixons

    Today Richard Nixon would have turned 99 years old, though he passed on to the big country club in the sky back in April 1994, at the age of 81. His wife Pat passed on the year previous, and Nixon was active until the end of his life, still making appearances and granting interviews, as the stains o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Simpsons Last Stand?

    "Who knows what adventures they'll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?" - Troy McClure A salary dispute is threatening to end one of television's most beloved comedies. The actors who provide the voices for the long-running cartoon hit "The Simpsons" are at odds over a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Spinal Tap's Harry Shearer Bringing His Katrina Documentary to Houston

    Harry Shearer: Bringing the Katrina story to the Alamo Drafthouse​Harry Shearer, known for being one-third of Spinal Tap, one-half (it seems) of The Simpsons and just about all of the syndicated radio program Le Show, has adopted New Orleans as home. He's become wrapped up in the city's recov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    In Honor of Michelle Obama and "Shortsgate," the Best Ass Songs of All Time

    In a year when the biggest news stories aren't about war or the environment but a mentally unbalanced woman having a litter of children and the death of a creepy pop singer who hadn't put out a decent album in 25 years, it should come as no surprise that so many people would be up in arms ... More >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Spinal Tap Breaking Like the Wind at Jones Hall

    Spinal Tap (and friends), "Big Bottom," Live Earth, Wembley Stadium, London, July 2007 www.unwigged.comLegendary British heavy-metal pioneers Spinal Tap, authors of albums such as Smell the Glove and Shark Sandwich and stars of Rob Reiner's groundbreaking 1984 "rockument ... More >>

  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    L.A. Story

    Hooray for Christopher Guest's Hollywood, where Purim gets Oscar buzz and Charlie Rose his due

  • Home Entertainment

    March 23, 2006
  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    Pluck Off

    That's not the sky falling, just Disney's Chicken Little

  • Music

    March 24, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 2, 2004

    Hollywood Holiday

    Judith Owen and Harry Shearer spread some Christmas cheer, L.A.-style

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003

    Frankly Funny

    Joe Frank comes to life in Jerry's World

  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Mighty Mediocre

    Wind bags a few charming laughs, but mostly meanders

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • Film

    March 25, 1999

    Reel Time

    EDtv tries to upstage Truman on TV's impact

  • Culture

    November 14, 1996
  • Calendar

    June 22, 1995
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