16/11/2022 · Mel Brooks having a nice time at his autograph trash can. Photo-Illustration: Vulture. Photos: SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images This morning, my colleague Genevieve sent me a message on Slack. Comedy ...
12/06/1981 · History of the World: Part I: Directed by Mel Brooks. With Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman. Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
07/02/1974 · Blazing Saddles: Directed by Mel Brooks. With Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman. In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
23/11/2022 · Brooks wrote countless edgy jokes over the years, but he doesn't regret any of them. He calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world. His memoir is All About Me! Originally broadcast in 2021.
11/11/2022 · Still, the movie had its fans, including a man named Stuart Cornfeld, who happened to be friends with Mel Brooks. At the time (the late '70s), Brooks was working as a producer on a script about a severely deformed man in 19th-century England, which he received via a babysitter-- a situation we'd now call "Lynchian," but there was no such term back then, so they'd just say "weird as hell."
05/09/2006 · In this spoof of great moments in history from the dawn of humanity through the French Revolution, director Mel Brooks delivers a twisted history lesson through his signature satirical, madcap humor. Funny, vulgar, and narrated by the great Orson Welles, 'History of the World Part I' tells the progress of humankind as cave dweller, tap-dancing slave, and biblical hero.
10/11/2022 · He said to me, “Mel, you’re an animal from Brooklyn, but I think you have the beginnings of something called a mind.” The book was “Dead Souls,” by the magnificent genius Nikolai Gogol ...