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Comedy Legend Mel Brooks

Fresh Air

Brooks wrote countless edgy jokes over the years, but he doesn't regret any of them. In fact, his only regret is the jokes he didn't tell. Brooks calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world. His memoir is All About Me! is now out in paperback. David Bianculli reviews Wednesday, the new Addams Family spin-off.

45mins

23 Nov 2022

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Review of Mel Brooks' Documentary 'The Automat' (Movies We Can Learn From)

ThinkTech Hawaii

Its History in the Melting Pot of New York.  The host for this show is Jay Fidell.  The guest is George Casen.   Our panel reviews and rates Mel Brooks' movie about the rise, the contribution, and the fall of Horn and Hardart's Automats in New York, and also Philadelphia. The ThinkTech YouTube Playlist for this show is https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQpkwcNJny6ndGTtVp_AGrEMiKTnOj4pz Please visit our ThinkTech website at https://thinktechhawaii.com and see our Think Tech Advisories at https://thinktechadvisories.blogspot.com.

33mins

7 Sep 2022

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Episode 24- Mel Brooks

The Required Viewing Podcast

This week the gals are joined by 2 or the 3 the hosts of Surrounded by A**holes a Mel Brooks podcast, Zach Eastman and Tyler Maybee, to chat about the comedy legend. Our flicks for the week Young Frankenstein, To Be or Not To Be, and Dracula Dead and Loving It!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/therequiredviewingpodcast/support

2hr 44mins

5 Aug 2022

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Mel Brooks

Peak Show

Kelsey Goldman is in the driver’s seat for this special episode! Kelsey and her pal Jason Edwards lead the episode for a discussion on Mel Brooks. What was special about the way Mel wrote men – and women? Has anyone come close to Mel Brooks in terms of movie spoofs? We also discuss the specificity of Jewish humour versus New York humour, power and influence, how music makes him a better filmmaker and more. Content warning: Bree may or may not poop herself, and also there’s some disturbing talk about Barf the Mog and The Shining.

1hr 57mins

7 Jul 2022

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Solarbabies/Solarwarriors - Lost Boys go sci-fi, brought to you by Mel Brooks

ACM's Vault of Cult - Movie Podcast.

In 1986 a sci-fi fantasy bombed at the box-office that is mostly forgotten. A year later it's two stars went on to star in The Lost Boys, which became one of the most remembered movies of the decade. I loved this as a kid and watched it over and over, what would a new comer to the movie think though? James from King Street cinema gave it a watch and we had a chat about our thoughts. I also talk about R rated movies that were turned into kids cartoon show and recommend some new movies that you guys may like including The Black Phone.

1hr 8mins

24 Jun 2022

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A Conversation with Mel Brooks: Part Two

Movies Til Dawn

Mel touches on his time in the war as well as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and his knack for picking great titles.

50mins

4 May 2022

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A Conversation with Mel Brooks: Part One

Movies Til Dawn

Raymond talks with comedy legend Mel Brooks about his films The Critic, The Producers and The Twelve Chairs.

1hr 1min

8 Apr 2022

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27. Young Frankenstein (1974) dir. Mel Brooks

The Frankencast

This week we're puttin' on the ritz with Froderick and Eyegore! Join us (and make sure to walk this way) as we meet Abby Normal, go for a roll in the hay, and at last find the sweet mysteries of life. *yummy sound* *horse neighing* *werewolf howl* Please rate, review, and tell your fiends. And be sure to subscribe so you don't miss future installments. Follow us on Twitter or Instagram @thefrankencast or send us a letter at thefrankencast@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you! Your Horror Hosts: Anthony Bowman (he/him) & Eric Velazquez (he/him). Cover painting by Amanda Keller (@KellerIllustrations on Instagram).

1hr 3mins

1 Apr 2022

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The 2000 Year Old Man by Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner

Third One Ducks

Patrick and Brady discuss The 2000 Year Old Man by comedy legends Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner, released in 1960.

44mins

22 Mar 2022

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A View From The Couch: Mel Brooks, Batman comics and Cats

Review From The Terrace

Gary, Andy and Thom get together to give you our latest pop-culture recommendations, the things we think you should try and avoid, which may or may not involve this week's movie: the 2019 abomination Cats. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

5 Feb 2022

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