Monday, May 25th, 2009
This story does not go to eleven (mandatory opening line for a story related to Spinal Tap). The New York Times had a great story yesterday about how the original three members of Spinal Tap – Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer – are going out on a tour billed as “Unwigged and Unplugged.” Of course the original drummer can’t join them since he died after choking on vomit – oddly, not his own vomit. The article describes how founding members Christopher Guest and Michael McKean first bonded in the late 1960′s over a certain model of Gibson guitar they both owned. Care to find out which one? Read the whole story.