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High Anxiety (1977)

“What a dramatic airport.” – Dr. Richard Thorndyke (Mel Brooks)

Mel Brooks’ films are known as genre-blasting comedies that take on heavier issues like racism while piling on humor. 463 more words


Walt Disney and The Knucklehead, Part 2

Part 1 of this post concerned three films that I used as an alternative to Disney movies as my knucklehead was growing up. Not that we boycotted Mr. 1,450 more words

Clue (1985)

Clue, a film based on the board game (Cluedo in the UK and I thought the film was actually called Cluedo and thought they got the title wrong for many many years).  388 more words


Young Frankenstein

This is my third and final Mel Brooks film that also happens to be in my TOP of ALL TIME MOVIES!!! I seriously don’t know what it is about his humor but it is the end all be all for me. 281 more words

Comedy Reviews

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Featuring everything from the undeniable symphonic bliss of campfire farts to the breaking of the fourth wall only to require a taxi back to the main event, Mel Brooks’ Blazing Saddles is one of the funniest films ever made. 599 more words


"I'm so tired."

I’m tired.  Really tired.  Exhausted.*   Overwhelmed.

It is not just the grief over my dad’s death.  He has been gone now for a bit more than a month.  476 more words