A wacky, high-energy satire of the music business, TAPEHEADS focuses on best pals Ivan Alexov (John Cusack) and Josh Tager (Tim Robbins) who are fired from their jobs as security guards and set up their own video production company. To pay the bills, they take a variety of taping jobs
including a rap-style commercial for a local chicken-and-waffle emporium; a living will (a morbidly funny scene); a funeral; and a gala ball at the home of a fascist millionaire running for president (Clu Gulager). They get a chance to shoot a big-budget video for a fictitious heavy-metal band,
and through a fluky disaster it becomes a hit. Meanwhile, the boys have accidentally taken ...