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Our latest song, actually. Yeah, it’s called Bad News, although you’ve probably worked that out. It’s a kind of statement. The Comic Strip Presents ... Bad News Tour, Alan, Channel 4 1983
I’m getting out of here if we’re anything to do with the new romantics. ibid. Den
We’d be as rich as the Stones if we’d sold as many records as them. ibid. Alan
We were on a straight forty quid. ibid.
They have violated with voltage and volume. The Comic Strip Presents ... More Bad News, Saunders, 1988
Since the last time we met I have become erm metaphysical. ibid. Edmondson
You’ve been playing that wine-bar Sunday lunchtime – he’s been playing Mary Hopkins’ numbers on acoustic guitar. ibid. Planer
Just imagine - I could have just dumped in the same bog as Eric Clapton … Mick Jagger ... Bananarama. ibid.
Hello, Castle Donnington! ibid. Edmondson
It wasn’t just Hell’s Angels, it was the police as well all like jumping on Vim’s head. ibid.
I heard a band that for me redefined rock-n-roll. I remember being knocked out by their exuberance, their raw power and their punctuality. That band was Britain’s now legendary Spinal Tap. Seventeen years and fifteen albums later Spinal Tap are still going strong. This is Spinal Tap ***** 1984
Great great tall blond geek with glasses. Great look. Good drummer. He died. He died in a bizarre gardening accident some years back. ibid. band interview in garden
Talk about mud flaps – my babe’s got ’em. ibid. song lyrics
We are not university material. ibid. band at table
There’s about six words in the whole song. We just repeat them over and over again. ibid.
It’s a sexual thing really. Aside from the identifying the boys with us, there is also a reaction to the female with our music. ibid.
We’ve got armadillos in our trousers. It’s really quite frightening. ibid.
You know where you stand with a hell-hole. ibid. song lyrics
Such a fine line between stupid and clever. ibid. band in hotel lobby
Their appeal is becoming more selective. ibid. manager to director
It was tragic really. He exploded on stage. ibid. band to director
Given the history of Spinal Tap drummers in the past, do you have fears for your life? ibid. director on loo to drummer in bath
Before I met Janine my life was a cosmic shambles. ibid. blond band member
Just simple lines intertwining. ibid. pianist to director
We know that the band sign is Virgo. ibid. Janine to band
Working on a sex farm. Ploughing through your field, dear
Getting out my pitchfork, poking through your hay. Sex farm woman … ibid. song lyrics, at military base
Are mermaids real? And if so, where’s the evidence? Jon Frankel, Mermaids: The Body Found, Animal Planet 2014
The Navy took the remains of what the boys found. ibid.
The accounts have been told by sailors the world over. ibid.
On May 26 2013 Animal Planet broadcast the interview that shocked the world. Dr Paul Robertson came forward for an exclusive interview for the first time since the controversial documentary Mermaids: The Body Found. Astonishing new evidence was presented pointing to the existence of an aquatic humanoid species – Mermaids. Mermaids: The New Evidence the Extended Cut, Animal Planet 2014
A national mermaid craze in the mid-1800s. ibid.
‘If anything happens like last year with that pie eating …’ Waiting for Guffman, opening scene, 1996
‘Being a Fabin is not always easy. I can certainly understand how the Kennedys feel.’ ibid.
Blaine Bugle: Theater Burns, Dozens Flee!!! BACKDRAFT put on back burner. ibid.
We don’t socialise with the creative types; we’ve got our Scrabble club and stuff. ibid.
I went to taxidermy school instead; I took the correspondents’ course. ibid. bloke in caravan
I had to have penis reduction surgery. ibid. with friends over dinner
So it’s 6 p.m. in the nighttime which I when I wake up … I like to hang out with other vampires. What We Do in the Shadows, 2014, opening scene
I got you this chicken. ibid. to Petyr the flatmate
He’s a really great guy. A bit of a pervert … ibid.
We’re vampires: we don’t put down towels. ibid. house meeting
Vampires have had a really bad rap. ibid.
I was a Nazi vampire. ibid.
We are trying to attract victims to us. ibid.
There are between 60 to 70 vampires in the greater Wellington region. ibid.
You have to drink human blood. I like to make an real evening of it. Play some music, maybe give them some nice wine … ibid.
My favourite food: I can’t eat chips. ibid. Nick
It’s just this big homo-erotic dick-biting club. And I’m stuck here ironing their fucking frills. ibid. female slave
Possibly even Christians – which is the last thing we need in this house. ibid.
The Procession of Shame. ibid. sentence passed on Nick
This is a bloody secret society, mate. ibid.
London 2004: ‘Yo, our names Silibil n Brains from Huntington Beach, California. We’re going to rock this show.’ Storyville: The Great Hip Hop Hoax, on stage, BBC 2013
‘The moment we said we’re from California that was it: we had the crowd.’ ibid.
I’ve just finished ballasting the body. Which means you fill it with things you have. Man Bites Dog 1992 starring Benoit Poelvoorde & Remy Belvaux & Jenny Drye & Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert & Malou Madou & Andre Bonzel et al, directors Remy Belvaux & Andre Bonzel & Benoit Poelvoorde
‘He was such a cheerful little boy.’ ibid. mother
I once buried two Arabs in a wall over there. Facing Mecca of course … ibid.
I believe in sharing, no problem. ibid.
Little guys don’t make waves. If you kill a whale, you get Greenpeace and Jacques Cousteau on your back. But wipe out sardines, and you get a canning subsidy. ibid.
Mum got a rat in the mail. ibid.