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Michael Noble

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Bio: Annoys people, doesn't sleep nearly as much as he should, doesn't naps, life-long carnivore, beats dead horses (metaphorically speaking, of course), refuses to drink bottled water ...

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This Is Spinal Tap week comes to a close

The conclusion of ‘Spinal Tap Week’ hardly suggests a ponderous collection of posts prompting the question ‘What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap Week and couldn’t he have rested on that day too?” … but … it *is* Sunday and all good things must come to an end. Or … do they?

The Spinal Tap influence

‘This Is Spinal Tap’ has influence far and wide in any concert film, rock musical or rock-tinged movie.

Spinal Tap trivia

Tidbits about the creators and the film. The band’s original name sounded like a cheesy spy novel. Plus! The revelation of the Isle Of Lucy.

The hilarious 1960s nod of Spinal Tap

This “period piece” is terrific. From the diptastic four-eyed, goofball of a drummer John ‘Stumpy’ Pepys (Ed Begley Jr.) right on down to the hilarious circles the band stands on during the performance.

A week of Spinal Tap

CliqueClack is prepared to step in as a drummer for the world’s loudest band as we offer a week of posts dedicated to the seminal ‘This Is Spinal Tap.’ Don’t forget your ear plugs and cucumbers …

The Saturn Awards from a media point of view

My first foray into jockeying for position on a red carpet at an awards show came with some unexpected surprises.

The Expendables 2 at San Diego Comic-Con

The primaries came out during a Hall H panel to showcase the upcoming sequel to ‘The Expendables.’ And this time The Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was in tow …

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