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Michael McKean Joins the Cast of ‘Better Call Saul’

Deadline reports that legendary This Is Spinal Tap performer Michael McKean has joined the cast of the Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul centered on Bob Odenkirk's criminal lawyer character Saul Goodman. McKean will play a new character [...]

By Megh Wright

Christopher Guest Teases a Spinal Tap 30th Anniversary Reunion in 2014

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of This Is Spinal Tap's release, and in a new interview, Christopher Guest, teased the possibility of some sort of a reunion in 2014. When asked by The Guardian if there are plans for a Spinal Tap reunion [...]

By Bradford Evans

Saturday Night’s Children: Michael McKean (1994-1995)

Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 37 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, [...]

By Megh Wright

Michael McKean on the Origins of Spinal Tap

"We just started talking about, 'Well, why don't we do a feature that's a rock 'n' roll documentary on this band, and they're not very good, and nothing good happens to them?'"

By Bradford Evans

Christopher Guest to Turn Mockumentary Sights on Retro Collectors

Christopher Guest's next mockumentary focus: retro collectors: "Christopher Guest and his Spinal Tap brothers Harry Shearer and Michael McKean (who have been touring together recently) want to bring the world of collecting to the big screen. [...]

By Adam Frucci