Mel Brooks Provides an Update on ‘Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money’: “We’re Talking”
Back in early 2015, Mel Brooks revealed that he was interested in making a sequel to his 1987 film Spaceballs in an interview on Adam Carolla’s Take a Knee podcast, following up on previous reports that he’d do the film as long as Rick Moranis signed on to participate. Here’s what ... [Read More]
Dark Comedies revisited: The Producers
“Don’t just tap the bell; Ring the bell.” Thus is the motto of Mel Brooks. This is something he has… MORE Dark Comedies revisited: The Producers appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Dark Comedies revisited: The Producers
“Don’t just tap the bell; Ring the bell.” Thus is the motto of Mel Brooks. This is something he has… MORE Dark Comedies revisited: The Producers appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, and More Are Headed to the 2017 Riot LA Comedy Festival
Los Angeles’s annual alt comedy festival Riot LA takes place in January, and today the initial lineup of headliners was announced. The festival takes place from Friday, January 20th through Sunday the 22nd, and Mel Brooks is slated to open the festival with a Blazing Saddles screening and Q&am... [Read More]