| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After immortalizing a joke in the cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre -- with an extra finger on his left hand -- Mel Brooks was in his usual feisty form Tuesday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to kick off a 40th anniversary...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The four guys sitting around the lunch table in Beverly Hills have been business associates and friends for decades.
This includes the decade known as the '70s, when lunchee Mel Brooks directed and co-wrote "Young Frankenstein" (1974)...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Director Mel Brooks spent a lot of money on white handkerchiefs while making his 1974 tour de farce, "Young Frankenstein."
"I gave everybody in the crew a white handkerchief," said the 88-year-old comedy legend during a recent phone interview. "I said,...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Irreverent and often raucous, the 41st American Film Institute Life Achievement Award gala Thursday evening at the Dolby Theatre honored the king of comedy, Mel Brooks, in a full-on laugh fest.
Martin Short got the evening off to a flying start by...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
"Do I get paid for this?" says Mel Brooks at the end of Robert Trachtenberg's biographical documentary, "Mel Brooks: Make a Noise," premiering Monday as part of the PBS series "American Masters." "If this program was called 'Dutch Masters,' I'd have boxes...
| Feb 12, 2011
Actor Kenneth Mars, here with Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, was known for his comedic talents in such films as "Young Frankenstein" and "The Producers." Mars died Saturday at the age of 75.
| May 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 9:33 PM
In 2007, New York grabbed torches and pitchforks and went after a monster. The object of this pursuit, "Young Frankenstein," was indeed frightful in some respects, but it didn't deserve quite such bitter griping. True, moviemaker turned theater...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:30 PM
Watch Everyday on KWGN Channel 2 at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday June 7-11 for a chance to win tickets to "Young Frankenstein."
You will be asked to "finish a line" that will be shown from the popular movie "Young Frankenstein." You will need to text...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:11 PM
With the arts festivals over for another year, Laguna Beach's local theatergoers can take advantage of a half-price offer they can drink to.
The Laguna Playhouse is offering Laguna residents two tickets for the price of one on its two touring shows...