Mel Brooks on “Blazing Saddles”

“Entertainment Weekly” has a nice interview with Brooks on the funniest film he ever made (which shortlists it as The Funniest Film Of All Time). It’s worth reading and recommending, and I wanted to make damned sure that even if you didn’t click through to it you saw this quote: [blockquote] In comedy, the rule…

“Keep It Gay” from “The Producers” (Amazon Advent Calendar day 12)

Keep It Gay The Producers The Producers Original Broadway Cast Album Genre: Soundtrack “If you’re going to go to the trouble of walking up to a bell, don’t just tap the bell. Ring the bell.” That’s the money quote from an interview with Mel Brooks I read a while back. It sort of defines his…