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Every performer who's ever been on the road has at least one bizarro story that could have been pulled straight from the iconic music mockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. Co-hosts Allen Keller and Alex Hofmann delve deep into their guests’ harrowing, humbling, and hilarious Spinal Tap Moments uncovering universal truths along the way. (Although it would be as great as having armadillos in our trousers, this podcast is not affiliated with This Is Spinal Tap and no person or entity connected with the film has sponsored or endorsed its content. This podcast is not affiliated, sponsored or licensed by Authorized Spinal Tap LLC or Century of Progress Productions.)

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United States

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Every performer who's ever been on the road has at least one bizarro story that could have been pulled straight from the iconic music mockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. Co-hosts Allen Keller and Alex Hofmann delve deep into their guests’ harrowing, humbling, and hilarious Spinal Tap Moments uncovering universal truths along the way. (Although it would be as great as having armadillos in our trousers, this podcast is not affiliated with This Is Spinal Tap and no person or entity connected with the film has sponsored or endorsed its content. This podcast is not affiliated, sponsored or licensed by Authorized Spinal Tap LLC or Century of Progress Productions.)

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English


Episodes

Less Than Jake’s Chris DeMakes - Winning the Rock 'n' Roll Lottery

2/20/2024
Less Than Jake frontman and fellow Evergreen Podcast Network podmaster Chris DeMakes doesn’t ska-daddle when we ask him about his band's obsession with Pez dispensers; how he ended up hanging out with Parliament-Funkadelic’s George Clinton one night in Tallahassee; and what happened when Little Richard accidentally walked into his hotel room. Follow the Chris DeMakes a Podcast on IG: @chrisdemakesapodcast And Chris! @lessthanchrisd Less Than Jake stuff: Interwebs: https://lessthanjake.com On socials: @lessthanjake -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:46

Rock 'n' Roll Re-Creation: Dan Wilson - 3x Grammy-Winning, Super-Semisonic Songwriter

2/13/2024
To celebrate Dan Wilson's third Grammy Award (for Country Song of the Year with Chris Stapleton), we're revisiting our conversation where Dan opens-up on how the demo version of Adele's "Someone Like You" made it onto her album; why he's not upset that Oasis's Noel Gallagher dissed his songwriting partner Taylor Swift; and how the trees roared at Radiohead's show at the Hollywood Bowl. Plus, Alex reveals his own list of real-life Spinal Tap Moments between Dan and himself. Watch Chris Stapleton perform White Horse on YouTube: Buy “Words + Music In 6 Seconds by Dan Wilson” -- a deck of 75 cards providing a unique and inspiring look inside the art of songwriting and collaboration -- on the Semisonic.com website. See IG: @danwilsonmusic Website: danwilsonmusic.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:36

The Police’s Stewart Copeland - Conducting a Sting Operation

2/6/2024
The Police drummer waives his rights and confesses to fracturing Sting’s rib over a copy of the New York Times; how many more albums the band could have cranked out if they hadn’t spilt up in 1986; and why it was necessary to call 911 when Cream drummer Ginger Baker paid a noisy visit to Stewart's Sacred Grove Studio. Get the book, Stewart Copeland's Police Diaries See Stewart's jam sessions at Sacred Grove Studio on YouTube with Snoop Dogg, Sheila E,Primus, Stanley Clarke, Andy Summers and, of course, Ginger Baker.= Stewart's IG: @stewart_copeland -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:18

Devo's Gerald Casale - Uncontrollable Urges, Pink Pussycats & Space Junk

1/22/2024
Jerry cools our swelling, itching brains with his tales about the time David Bowie wanted to produce Devo; when Virgin Records founder Richard Branson tried to get Sex Pistols lead singer Johnny Rotten to front the band; and what Rolling Stone Mick Jagger did the first time he heard their amazing version of “Satisfaction.” Chris Smith's new documentary, DEVO, premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2024. Catch Jerry & Mark Mothersbaugh at MoMa in NYC, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024: https://www.moma.org/calendar/events/9300 Get the Celebrating 50 Years of De-Evolution box set: https://www.clubdevo.com/ See Jerry's video for "I'm Gonna Pay U Back": https://youtu.be/8kv2UMoynOw?si=77P8wvVyva7YRSfd -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com IG + X: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:46

Quick Taps - Spectacular #Fails

1/16/2024
Need a quick infusion of Spinal Tap Moments? Don’t miss TMEP Show Quick Taps - short episodes with short stories for short attention spans. On this disastrously delightful episode, Second City legend Jill Talley tells us about the time she, Jennifer Aniston and the rest of the cast of the '90’s TV comedy "The Edge” tried to charm Fox executives into not canceling their show; writer Anthony Farrell tells us about the time his big breakthrough on the CBS hit sitcom "The Office" fell through; and former Jimmy Kimmel writer Rick Rosner spins his epic tale about appearing on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" only to end up suing the show for a million. -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com IG + X: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:40

Tay-AI-Lor Swift: Eras Errors

1/9/2024
Before 2023 fades in the rear-view mirror, Alex and Allen take a look back at the top 5 Spinal Tap Moments from last year's biggest music event -- Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour -- and are joined by Taylor's opinionated AI-stunt double to guide us through them all. Thanks to @TheErasTourChannel13 on YouTube for compiling the funny clips & quotes from the Eras Tour included in this episode. All rights in that material reserved to those individuals who filmed the videos and, of course, to Taylor Swift. -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com IG + X: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:42

It's All Relative - Family-Fueled Spinal Tap Moments

12/26/2023
Tis' the season for FAMILY...sometimes too much effing family. Join the Too Much Effing Perspective crew as we go to 11 with family-fueled Spinal Tap Moments from Heart's Nancy Wilson; comedian Rhys Darby from Flight of the Conchords + Our Flag Means Death; Big Thief's Buck Meek; and the Daily Show's Josh Johnson. -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com IG + X: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:23

Quick Taps - Sex Lies and Videotape

12/19/2023
Need a quick infusion of Spinal Tap Moments? Don’t miss TMEP Show Quick Taps - short episodes with short stories for short attention spans. On this not-so-private episode, we chat sotto voce with All Day Sucker’s Morty Coyle and Jordan Summers about the night Tori Spelling “spread” the word about their band at the Viper Room; America’s first male supermodel Michael Bergin confides in us about the time he and Hugh Grant snuck away from Elizabeth Hurley to watch the Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape; and comedian Billy Wayne Davis reveals how Larry the Cable Guy spoiled the climax for scores of VHS lovers. Guests on the Grams: @alldaysucker @billywaynedavis -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:00

Avenged Sevenfold's Johnny Christ - Heavy Mettle

12/12/2023
We go heavy on the bass, light on the treble when Johnny tells us about being pelted with sandwiches when opening for Iron Maiden in Italy; why his band nearly broke up while simultaneously touring Europe with Metallica and Guns N' Roses; and what a smokin’ barbecue the late, great Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul threw at his Texas compound. Johnny's IG: @drinkswithjohnny Avenged Sevenfold IG & FB: @avengedsevenfold -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:37

Comedian Rebecca Corry - The Pitfalls and Pit Bulls of Comedy

11/28/2023
Rebecca gets our tails wagging with stories of the time(s) she auditioned for Mad TV; how her beloved pit bull, Angel, took a well-timed dump on the lawn of the US Capitol; and what it's like to be hit on by both Arnold and Willis from the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes. Follow Stand Up for Pits on IG and FB: @standupforpitsfoundation Rebecca on FB: @TheRebeccaCorry -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:27

Quick Taps - Momma and Poppas

11/21/2023
Need a quick infusion of Spinal Tap Moments? Don’t miss TMEP Show Quick Taps - short episodes with short stories for short attention spans. On this mother of all tiny episodes, we talk to Daily Show writer Josh Johnson about the comedian who nearly had to walk home from a gig when he heckled the wrong person; Mmeadows tells us of the time a teenager’s parents almost got them killed over a keyboard; and songwriting great Freedy Johnson tells us about when he tattled to someone’s mommy that her son was a thief. Josh Johnson IG: @joshjohnsoncomedy Mmeadows music & info: mmeadowsband.com Freedy Johnston music & info: freedyjohnston.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:11

Rock ’n’ Roll Re-Creation: Old 97’s Rhett Miller

11/14/2023
On this TMEP Show Classic, Rhett Miller talks about his “Most Messed Up” Spinal Tap Moments like the time Kobe Bryant said "Cool" after he sang the National Anthem at a Lakers game; and the time Kobe DIDN'T say "Cool" when Rhett sang the anthem stoned; and how awkward it was when Rhett stopped by a recording studio and Kanye West was in the vocal booth "taking a nap with a lady.” See IG: @rhettmiller Websites: RhettMiller.com & Old97s.com Find Rhett's podcast Wheels Off and other music-powered shows on the Evergreen Podcasts Network Evergreenpodcasts.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:18

Big Thief's Buck Meek - Buck Stops Here

10/31/2023
We steal a few moments with Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek who tells us about the time his band recorded an album on a Texas pecan plantation; the ways in which Tom Waits has influenced his songwriting; and how his friend almost died delivering a guitar to Bruce Springsteen. Find Buck's new solo album, Haunted Mountain: www.buckmeekmusic.com Buck on IG: @buckmeek Big Thief on IG: @bigthiefmusic -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Join our Mailing List: https://tmepshow.com Follow us on Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:06

Quick Taps - Like a Rolling Stone

10/24/2023
Need a quick infusion of Spinal Tap Moments? Don’t miss Quick Taps - short episodes with short stories for short attention spans. In this rock-solid episode, you’ll hear three stories from three different artists who all got "stoned" by Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone. Pete Sepenuk (the voice of Batman on the video game DC Dual Force) tells about the time he starred in a Stone-directed beer commercial; Dave Pasquesi (Majordomo in The Book of Boba Fett) shares how Oliver saved his life in Natural Born Killers; and Gary Anthony Williams (the voice of Uncle Ruckus on Boondocks) goes full TMI with how Stone planned to help Tom Cruise with his acting in Born on the Fourth of July. Gary Anthony Williams on IG: @garyanthonywilliams Dave Pasquesi on IG: @dpasquesi -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Join our Mailing List: https://tmepshow.com Follow us on Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:27

Comedian Rhys Darby - The Fine Line Between Stupid and Clever

10/17/2023
Actor, comedian, and author Rhys Darby holds a band meeting about the day a pack of wild children nearly murdered him at a New Zealand Christmas parade; how the BBC discovered "Flight of the Conchords" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; and what Oscar-nominated director Taika Waititi means when he taps you on the shoulder. Rhys on IG: @rhysiedarby Watch "Darby's Wonderful & Weird with Rhys Darby" on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@rhysiedarby Flight of the Conchords on BBC Sounds (outrageously funny!): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/b00dn88m -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:15

Ahmet Zappa - Mother of Re-Invention

10/3/2023
Musician, producer, TV host, collectibles-nut, entrepreneur, raconteur, and son of Frank, Ahmet Zappa waxes about the time he insulted Salman Rushdie at Monty Python Eric Idle’s dinner party; getting to see Elvis Presley’s mole; and why Conan O’Brien never invited Ahmet back to his late night talk show. More about what Ahmet's been up to: ilikeyougroup.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:17

Nirvana’s "In Utero" - 30th Anniversary Special

9/26/2023
On this Radio Friendly Unit Shifter of the TMEP Show, we celebrate the release of "In Utero" -- 30 years ago on September 21, 1993 -- with rare insights into Kurt Cobain and Nirvana from the people who knew them: Mudhoney's Steve Turner, Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie, and “Nevermind” producer Butch Vig (from Garbage). -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:04

Rock ’n’ Roll Re-Creation: Public Enemy-Producer Bill Stephney

9/19/2023
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop, we're spinning this TMEP classic with Def Jam Records' original president and co-producer of Public Enemy’s “Yo Bum Rush the Show,” Bill Stephney, who talks about the time PE sprinkled a gig with 'Artificial Flavor'; how early Beastie Boys shows reached a climax; and how Rick Rubin literally buried his old record company at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Website: https://tmepshow.com Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:54

Quick Taps - Car Carnage

9/5/2023
Need a Quick Infusion of Spinal Tap Moments? Try Quick Taps - short episodes with short stories for short attention spans. In this smash-up mash-up, El Kempner from Palehound almost dies twice in a Twilight Zone encounter on a snowy Midwestern cul-de-sac; Cory Branan proves that touring musicians need ice in their veins and chains on their tires; and Amaara’s Kaelen Ohm has a mother-of-a-time on the road. Find Palehound's new album, Eye on the Bat: https://www.palehound.com See Cory Branan's IG: @corybranan All things Amaara: https://www.amaaraofficial.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Join our Mailing List: https://tmepshow.com Follow us on Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:15

The Lumineers Jeremiah Fraites - Music Meant to Be Experienced

8/29/2023
The Lumineers' co-founder Jeremiah Fraites lights us up with tales of the time Elton John gave him a love tap on the Grammy Awards red carpet; what it was like to fly on U2's private 747; and why Alice Cooper thinks The Lumineers need to "go and eat a steak." Jer's IG: @jeremiahfraites Albums Piano Piano & Northern: https://www.dualtonestore.com/collections/jeremiah-fraites Lumineers IG & FB: @thelumineers Website: https://www.thelumineers.com -------------------------------------------------- Get in touch with Too Much Effing Perspective Contact us: hello@tmepshow.com Join our Mailing List: https://tmepshow.com Follow us on Social: @tmepshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:13