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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


Shout! Factory is back at it again and will be releasing the Producers on Blu-Ray July 2nd. It will be a combo DVD/Blu-Ray pack. The specs for the disc have not been fully revealed but a preview of the expected special features can be found at Hi-Def Digest.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 under Blu-Ray, The Producers.
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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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The latest issue of the DGA Quarterly has a really well done, in-depth Q&A with Mel Brooks conducted by Robert Weide. I love the little story about Barack Obama. A brief synopsis follows below. You can find the complete interview at DGA Quarterly. Mel Brooks Spills the Beans DGA Quarterly Cover Story Los Angeles – […]


Carol Sloane sent in this nice story about a visit from Mel in 1958, prior to the release of The Producers. It’s quite amazing and very much Mel! Check it out at Carol’s blog.

Posted: October 26th, 2010 under General, Personal Story, Television, The Producers.
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Mel, along with Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, Grace Bumbry and David Brubreck were recipients of The 2009 Kennedy Center Honors presented on Dec 6th. The Honors represent those that have made life time contributions to the American culture. The event will be broadcast December 29th (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, with […]

Posted: December 21st, 2009 under Carl Reiner, General, Television, The Producers.
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Well, well, looks like we’re finally getting an upgrade to our Mel Brooks Collection DVD set released but only 3 years ago. This time around there will be 9 films included, with the already released Spaceballs the newcomer.  Despite still being 2 months away, there’s already a review on Amazon in regards to the suspect […]


Steve Friess who runs TheStripPodCast.com recently sat down with Mel Brooks to discuss Young Frankenstein, Davis Hasselhoff and political correctness. You can read the full transcript or listen to the Podcast at Steve’s page. Excerpts from the interview were featured in a Newsweek Online Exclusive. It also looks like Mel might be considering a solo […]


Just a quick update today. I’ve added, to the Print Page, the Writer’s Guild of America West OnWriting issue featuring an interview with Mel & Tom Meehan. The great thing about this interview is that its intended audience are writers, so the material is a bit different than the standard press interview. In addition, there […]

Posted: March 5th, 2007 under Anne Bancroft, Interview, The Producers.
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Hey all, just finished transcribing a few old NPR shows. Check them out on the Print page. If you’ve still got your hearing I’ve included links to the original NPR pages with streaming audio on each transcript. Aug 18th 2004 NPR Morning Edition – Susan Stramberg talks with Mel about The Producers in Washington DC, […]

Posted: March 2nd, 2007 under Anne Bancroft, Interview, Max Brooks, The Producers, TYOM.
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