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Mel Brooks shows off 11th finger on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mel Brooks shows off 11th finger on Hollywood Walk of Fame

By | September 10, 2014 at 11:25 am | No comments

The legendary comedian, actor and producer Mel Brooks cemented his name in Hollywood history on Monday with a classic Mel twist. Brooks was honored at the Chinese Theatre on the Walk of Fame with a cement block of his hand and shoe prints. The 88-year-old comedian wanted to...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Conan O’Brien interviews Mel Brooks for 80 minutes (Video)

Conan O’Brien interviews Mel Brooks for 80 minutes (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm | No comments

In the latest installment of the the original Team Coco online series Serious Jibber-Jabber, Conan O'Brien sits down with legendary (and somewhat press shy) Mel Brooks. And you should probably watch it. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes...

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Mel Brooks: I thought when Richard Pryor died, that was the end of comedy

Mel Brooks: I thought when Richard Pryor died, that was the end of comedy

By | June 7, 2013 at 3:41 pm | No comments

Mel Brooks, the self proclaimed Quentin Tarantino of his day and the most recent recipient of AFI's Life Achievement Award, hasn't given up on comedy. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Brooks says, "I thought when Richard Pryor died, that was the end of comedy. He was...

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Watch an exclusive clip from the 25th Anniversary Edition of Spaceballs on Blu-ray

Watch an exclusive clip from the 25th Anniversary Edition of Spaceballs on Blu-ray

By | August 8, 2012 at 10:26 pm | No comments

Can you believe 25 years have passed since Mel Brooks' now classic Star Wars spoof Spaceballs hit theaters? Well, it has! I even looked it up on IMDB and then used my calculator to do the subtraction. So, the info is legit. Plus, it plainly says it on the just-released...

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Comedy giant Mel Brooks working on horror flick “Pizzaman”

Comedy giant Mel Brooks working on horror flick “Pizzaman”

By | September 27, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

Mel Brooks has been cooking up a new horror project and he's aiming to start shooting later this fall in Illinois. “I’ve got a script and I’ve got a director,” Brooks told Fangoria. “Pizzaman was written years ago by my longtime collaborators Steve Haberman and Rudy De...

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Ben Stiller’s fake “Tropic Thunder” trailers inspire new Web series

Ben Stiller’s fake “Tropic Thunder” trailers inspire new Web series

By | August 11, 2011 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Inspired by the fake trailers sprinkled into 2008's Tropic Thunder, Ben Stiller is set to launch The Fake Trailer Project-- essentially a series of 12 trailer parodies offered as a new Web series. The trailers will be unveiled one week at a time beginning in late fall or early...

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