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this is citrus, kind of

Eat citrus fruit.
It tastes sweet. It has a lot of fibre, and once it gets to your stomach it knows what to do.

The great man of zest, Mel Brooks getting randomly citrus during the closing credits of his PBS portrait. 55 more words


It's "Frahnkensteen".

Another attempt at Copic markers…this time a special request for Gene Wilder from MEl Brook’s YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN! This one took about 1.5 hrs I think?


iPhoneography for dummies - adobe

iPhoneography for dummies – adobe version.

This adobe video reminds me “The Critic” by Mel Brooks, so if you want real fun watch this one… 69 more words


Moichandising! Where the real money from the movie is made.

My Favorite Color is Camo.  Five words that send a self-depreciating, humorous message about the speaker, his lifestyle, his worldview, and possibly whether he might end up a… 526 more words


Tampa Theatre Summer Classic: Blazing Saddles

It’s the 40th anniversary of “Blazing Saddles”, Mel Brooks’ ground-breaking send-up of the Western movie genre.

From the casting of Alex Karras as Mongo-and his one-punch showstopper, to Harvey Korman tearing it up as Hedley Lamarr, Blazing Saddles was a perfect movie for the times. 34 more words


"Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers", Mike Sacks

Mike Sacks picks the minds of an amazing array of writers in his latest book, “Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers.” The book’s marketing material name-drops those who would most likely help to sell this book; such names include Amy Poehler and Patton Oswalt. 438 more words


Comedy v. Tragedy, Round 1

Mel Brooks said, “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.” Mad Magazine proposed a similar definition when it said (paraphrasing from memory): Humor is something funny that happens to someone that if it happened to you it wouldn’t be funny. 196 more words

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