Harry Shearer's new film uncovers what really happened in New Orleans. Harry Shearer may be best known as the comedian who voices a litany of characters on The Simpsons and makes mockumentaries like This Is Spinal Tap and A Mighty Wind, but his new documentary is completely serious. The Big U ... More >>
While Harry Shearer is most popular as the bassist from This is Spinal Tap and nearly half of the voices of on The Simpsons, he's also been extremely prolific in other areas during his half-a-century in showbiz. In advance of the screening of his documentary The Big Uneasy Thursday night at t ... More >>
This week, Mountainfilm in Telluride promoters released the full program for the 32nd annual festival (May 25-30). Since there are more than 70 films on the schedule, we caught up with Mountainfilm's program director Emily Long to bring you a sneak peek at some of this year's most hotly antic ... More >>
Allen Toussaint.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage. First up: An on-site cou ... More >>
Spinal Tap returns in Unwigged and Unplugged.
No Doubt just announced a 45-city tour with Paramore and the Sounds that includes a Wednesday, May 27 stop at Fiddler's Green. On Monday, August 24, Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick will also share a bill at Fiddler's, while Lady Sovereign hits the Bluebird Monday, May 18, Neko Case plays the Ogd ... More >>
Hooray for Christopher Guest's Hollywood, where Purim gets Oscar buzz and Charlie Rose gets his due.
That's not the sky falling, just Disney's Chicken Little.
Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas.
Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11.
A mediocre Wind bags only a few charming laughs.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely.