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    I miss Mel Brooks

    Funny man..




    Sometimes the shark will kill you for fun....

    There ain't no sanity clause... (Chico Marx)

    I accidentally..a burrito. (Old Fuji)

    Norman Wisdom, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, good times... (Phil Oakey)

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    he was never as funny without Gene Wilder
    one nation, under surveillance with liberty and justice for few

    still not figgering on biggering

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    Fantastic movies from Mel early in his career.

    Later on? Not so much.
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    Monkhouse: I want to die like my Dad did, peacefully, in his sleep... not screaming in terror like his passengers.

    SystemShock: About Faux News/the Right-Wing Bubble™ – the first thing a cult does is claim that everyone else is lying to you.

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    ROMNEY LANDSLIDE! Man its going to be fun in PO after Election Day


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    I'd rather fellate a syphilitic goat than own a Cervelo.

    Seamus: Saw Bjork poop onstage back in the day. It blew my teenage mind.


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    Cyclists really need to learn a little Rule #5.

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    The era or error

    Quote Originally Posted by Mel Brooklyn Boy
    His father died of kidney disease at 34 when Brooks was only two years old. Brooks has said of his father's death that "there's an outrage there. I may be angry at God, or at the world, for that. And I'm sure a lot of my comedy is based on anger and hostility. Growing up in Williamsburg, I learned to clothe it in comedy to spare myself problems - like a punch in the face. "

    Josephine Baker: After a short while she was the most successful American entertainer working in France. Ernest Hemingway called her "… the most sensational woman anyone ever saw."

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    a lot of people loved bugs bunny, but i kinda always wanted elmer fudd to kill da wabbit.
    I don't normally "do people." - Dr. Roebuck

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    Quote Originally Posted by SystemShock View Post
    Fantastic movies from Mel early in his career.

    Later on? Not so much.
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    The quality definitely wasn't there later on. After Blazing Saddles and The Producers there was nowhere to go but down. I actually like him better as a raconteur talking about the old days in New York and the Borscht Belt, he's often hilarious in that setting.
    There ain't no sanity clause... (Chico Marx)

    I accidentally..a burrito. (Old Fuji)

    Norman Wisdom, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, good times... (Phil Oakey)

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    and the missing ingredient

    Quote Originally Posted by SystemShock View Post
    Fantastic movies from Mel early in his career.

    Later on? Not so much.
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    in Mel's later movies, No Gene Wilder

    while Gene went on to make smash hit comedies with Richard Pryor
    one nation, under surveillance with liberty and justice for few

    still not figgering on biggering

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    Quote Originally Posted by atpjunkie View Post
    in Mel's later movies, No Gene Wilder

    while Gene went on to make smash hit comedies with Richard Pryor
    plan was to have pryor in blazing saddles, right?
    I don't normally "do people." - Dr. Roebuck

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    Mel Brooks' history, as a writer, actor, director and producer is far too broad -and successful, to pin on a few movies.

    Yes, an inspiration, collaborator, and surely sole genius.


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    overlapped each other in history by more than a decade

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    Quote Originally Posted by weltyed View Post
    a lot of people loved bugs bunny, but i kinda always wanted elmer fudd to kill da wabbit.
    Elmer was way too stuped for Bugs. What I really wanted to see was Sylveshhter eat that frikkin' canary. As a child I wanted that with all my heart.
    There ain't no sanity clause... (Chico Marx)

    I accidentally..a burrito. (Old Fuji)

    Norman Wisdom, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, good times... (Phil Oakey)

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    Yeah- don't forget

    his work with Carl Reiner!
    We'll be back soon, there will be more of us, and next time we won't be dropping leaflets.

    “The problem with quotes on the internet is that it’s hard to verify their authenticity” – Abraham Lincoln

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    Quote Originally Posted by sir duke View Post
    Funny man..

    My favorite Brooks saddle....



    Why "Blazing".... of course.

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