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Lots of Mel Brooks PR stuff these days… cross your fingers that one eventually will be about a return to film. This week he’ll be receiving a life time achievement award from the American Film Institute, presented to him by Martin Scorsese. If you’re in LA I believe the ceremony will take place the evening […]

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 under Anne Bancroft, Events, General, Interview, Max Brooks.
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The American Masters Mel Brooks PBS special will be airing tonight. A DVD with special features will be available from Shout! Factory May 21st. This looks like a nicely produced show. Check out the website for some neat photos! American Masters (2013 Season) – Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

Mel was interviewed by Judd Apatow as part of the SiriusXM’s Town Hall series on Thursday, April 18.  It will air on the limited-run channel “Mel Brooks Radio,” channel 96 (Laugh USA), on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 am ET. Moderated by Apatow, the “Town Hall” special will feature the legendary comedian answering a variety of […]

Posted: April 19th, 2013 under Blu-Ray, Events, Interview, The Producers.
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Saw these two familiar characters walking around at Wondercon… acting all friendly despite being enemies! Turns out they, Nerds Like Us, were promoting a screening of Spaceballs in Los Angeles this coming Friday 4/5 at midnight. Check out the details at the Nerds Like Us facebook page. If you’re at Wondercon and see either of these guys you might score a free […]

Posted: March 30th, 2013 under Events, Spaceballs.
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Thanks to fan Alan N. for the tip! Alan Yentob (BBC), sat with Mel to discuss his life and films and HBO has picked up the special. It will premiere Monday December 10, 2012 at 9PM ET/PT on HBO. Here’s a link to a blurb from Television Blend: Mel Brooks Strikes Back! Premieres On HBO […]

Posted: December 1st, 2012 under Events, Television.
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Mel Brooks will be on Jimmy Kimmel 11/15 Thr night to promote the release of “The Incredible Mel Brooks” box set. Set your alarms, DVRs or attend the taping live ! Here’s the Shout! Factory post… Mel Brooks | Shout!Factory.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 under DVD, Events, General.
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Here’s my Mel Brooks related summary of the 2012 San Diego Comic Convention. Prior to the show my expectations were low, but I figured I’d drop by the Shout! Factory booth and any booths tied to Max, Mel’s son. It turns out that Fox has a 25th anniversary Spaceballs Blu-ray coming out. No other details […]

Posted: July 19th, 2012 under Events, General, Merchandise.
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Mel Brooks and David Lynch, who were both involved in the Elephant Man, will be honored by the American Film Institute with honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees during the 2012 AFI Conservatory Commencement. The event will take place 6/13/2012 at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The event is for AFI fellows completing their degree/certificate, […]

Posted: May 31st, 2012 under Events.
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Apparently the 2010 taping from the Writer’s Bloc event was aired on HBO a few weeks ago (9/9/11). While it’s been edited down to just under an hour, it should give folks a glimpse of the two that they might not have seen in the past, and it’s absolutely wonderful that it’s being shared with […]

Posted: September 27th, 2011 under Dick Cavett, Events, Television.
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For those that will not be able to attend the event tomorrow, there is mention of a possible video for it. I will post something if I hear any details.  News blurb here. If you have any questions/stories/comments you’d like to send along to Mel send them along via the contact page BEFORE 4PM Pacific […]

Posted: December 7th, 2010 under Events.
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