Mel Brooks on how to play Hitler, and how he almost died making Spaceballs
Where’s my little Joe?” He loves [Nazi propaganda peddler] Joe Goebbels. Joe says, “Hey man! We just invaded England.” Except he sings to make ... Mel Brooks.” What do you mean by that? MB: Oh, that’s a good question! I’m not going to answer ...
Finally, The Right Way To Spell The December Jewish Holiday
My answer to them is always the same ... and since they already know, they'll do it anyway, even if you spell it just with an "H." Nobody sounds silly saying it with a flat "ha" rather than the rolling h sound; it's worth it to avoid any cha's.
Sunday Journal: Take time today to ask what his favorite color is
We had a little joke between us from way back. Dad carried a "real" handkerchief ... I would ask him, "How do you make a Kleenex dance?" He would smile and wait for me to answer. Then I would tell him, "Put a little boogie in it!" He would laugh every ...
The guy who makes politicians funny
There are hints of the impish class clown he once was in his easy smile and heavy-lidded blue eyes, but make no mistake: This is a guy ... joke the "Rosetta Stone of humor." "Except he found a way to say that joke himself. And that's the challenge: How do ...
Former Sen. Fred Thompson talks about his new memoir, Teaching the Pig to Dance
In his new memoir, Teaching the Pig to Dance, Thompson characterizes his boyhood self as essentially a ne'er-do-well who was lucky to have been born into a family loving and tolerant enough to put ... you genuinely surprised? Well, I don't know how to ...