Minute 28 – This is the stuff Gary lives for

Victoria Laguna and Gary Roby of the Harry Potter Minute start comparing Ian Faith to Gandalf, then think Ian is more like Patrick Star, but ultimately decide Ian is mostly harmless. Show links: Patrick Star Beneath the Dome Misery (the movie) Misery (the book) Movies by Minutes Nirvana Unplugged Cobain: Montage of …

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Minute 27 – Nobody needs to see your greasy porno body

Weird-dude-on-the-go Skinner returns to talk albums covers, the politics of touring, and how This is Spinal Tap was the first podcast. Show links: 40 Worst Album Covers of All Time Mastodon on tour A Gathering of the Tribes (1990) Lollapalooza (1991) Theo Von Jimmy Diresta Making It podcast Hey Beautiful Jerk …

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Minute 26 – It gives context for why your life is so stupid

Multi-talented artist Skinner joins us in STM Studio West as we cover what goes down in a coffee house bathroom and what’s up with real-life #SpinalTapMoments. Show links: Muzak Skinner’s art and animations: Mastodon – One More ‘Round The Sun (cover art) High On Fire – The Black Plot (animation) Adult Swim …

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Minute 25 – It bleeds all over

Andy Runton finishes the week swapping stories of hotel check-ins, heart-shaped tubs, vibrating beds and autograph animals. Show links: Smitty (Paul Benedict) goes to 11 on Sesame Street Magic Fingers The Electric Grandmother Owly Our theme music is Doom Buggy Hellride by Aloha Screwdriver.

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Minute 24 – It’s the Free Bird of Spinal Tap

Andy Runton returns to discuss the combination of smoking and chewing gum, the convergence of law and yoga, and the confluence of Spinal Tap and Sesame Street. Show links: This minute done in Lego SpinalTap.com aka SpinalTapFan.com (Scroll down for the “GOES211” license plate) Yogi Keith Wagner goes to 11 Jamie Lee …

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Minute 23 – This is the part where everyone is screaming

Andy Runton returns for a heaping helping of hump day. We do a deep dive into preppy fashion, guitar heroes, and inspiring music museums. And a show correction: the Rush song Sean performed for his teenage guitar recital was Limelight, not YYZ. Show links: The Nigel guitar scene done in Lego Andy …

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Minute 22 – We’re still on crotches here

Andy Runton returns to talk guitars & guitar solos, roadies & caddies, and Tap’s following among limo drivers. But don’t go too far ahead–we’re still on crotches here. And a show correction: the band Sean saw opening for Steve Winwood was Level 42, not Sum 41. Show links: Andy talking Tap on …

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Minute 21 – Pretty sure that ended their set

Artist Andy Runton joins the tour to talk back stage Oreos, Easy Cheese, and when Andy saw a new way to play guitar. Show links: The Hell Hole video Dana Carvey on guitar faces Paul Gilbert (Mr Big) playing guitar with a drill Owly Our theme music is Doom Buggy …

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Bonus Episode – Viv Savage in Studio!

David Kaffinetti, the genius behind “Viv Savage”, joins us in person at STM Studio West. We talk about his early music career, the making of This is Spinal Tap, and his current musical projects. David takes us from London to Los Angeles to interstellar space! Show links: The Spinal Tap pilot …

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Minute 20 – This looks like a spread Hagrid would lay out

Nick Jimenez of Back to the Future Minute returns to talk about the dressing room spread, Sean doesn’t understand little bread, and Heidi gets a case of Nigel head. Show links: Lunchables Van Halen brown M&M story from Diamond Dave himself Hold my order, terrible dresser: the WKRP in Cincinnati podcast Our theme …

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