Before the more altruistic post, this —
Yup. That’s me and the man when he played Helium Comedy Club here in Portland last year.
In any case, on the podcast today? Totally out did himself. Full on interview with the classic, Mel Brooks. No lie. Mel Freakin’ Brooks. Mel Hisself.
Yes, I know, Chris Hardwick had already done this on The Nerdist Network. So what? That was nice. This? Is Godhead. Deep Mel information. Birth onward. John Wayne was asked to play Waco Kid in “Blazing Saddles” before Gene Wilder. I KNOW! Mind-roasting info on a King of Comedy History. Be amazed. Check it here.
Oh, and Thursday on WTF? Carl Reiner. I KNOW!
O.k., now on to the urgent post we really need to get to…