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  1. ACEDS Shows Why You Need Those Stinking Badges: eDiscovery TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | JD Supra

    If you love classic comedy movies like me, you probably love the classic Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles . My favorite quote from that movie is when the bandido says "Badges? We don't need no stinking badges!" Well, the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists is showing that you do, in fact, need those stinking badges to prove you're CEDS certified.

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  2. They must have hyperjets on that thing: Winnebago filming model from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    A long time ago, in the early days of the Internet, a misguided nerd wrote an article comparing the Millennium Falcon to a Chevrolet Nova. While the author made a compelling argument, Mel Brooks proved far more perceptive when he put the hero and sidekick of his Star Wars spoof, Spaceballs , in a beat-up Winnebago with wings, as represented on screen by the Eagle 5 filming model that crosses the auction block next month.

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  3. 'Spaceballs' Winnebago model to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Autoblog

    ... Eddie's "tenement on wheels" from Christmas Vacation. That's right, it's probably the Winnebago seen in the 1987 Mel Brooks spoof Spaceballs , the RV/spacecraft piloted by John Candy and Bill Pullman as a play on the Millennium Falcon . A real ...

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  4. Tesla finally releases eagerly awaited 'track mode' for its $64,000 Performance Model 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daily Mail

    ... make cornering on the track feel just as natural as forward acceleration.' The name 'Ludicrous mode' comes from Mel Brooks' 1987 'Star Wars' spoof 'Spaceballs,' where a spaceship is able to surpass light speed - traveling so fast it turns plaid. It ...

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  5. After The Midterms, Will There Be Fewer But Better Republicans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | VDARE

    In the 1930s film classic Ninotchka, Greta Garbo, playing a lady Commissar , is asked how things are in Russia. Her famous reply : What this means, referring to the elections, is that if some House Republicans are losing their seats for not Making American Great Again, then they may get the message of a much later movie, Blazing Saddles, in which Mel Brooks, as Governor LePetomane, says "We've gotta protect our phony-baloney jobs!" As I've said before, even politicians incapable of seeing the light are capable of feeling the heat.

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  6. Trump wrought high anxiety: No laughing matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... historic anomaly or a reflection of modern-day America." I call what I am feeling "high anxiety" in honor of the Mel Brooks movie of that name starring Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, and Harvey Korman though my anxiety and that of many ...

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  7. Netflix's Best Comedies Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | IGN

    ... Black Dynamite's unapologetic, over the top heroism and period-specific detail will make you laugh out loud. Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles was considered offensive when it came out, and it's downright shocking today. But it's still one of the ...

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  8. Author Leta Hong Fincher on the album that changed her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | South China Morning Post

    Children's album Free to Be You and Me , plus a subsequent book and television special, used kids' songs and stories to promote gender neutrality and combat stereotyping, focusing in particular on girls' potential. Conceived and produced by actor and author Marlo Thomas after she was unable to find gender-neutral books for her niece, and starring performers such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks and Alan Alda, the record unexpectedly went platinum.

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  9. 'The Goldbergs' star Hayley Orrantia tells us what it's like to live...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... for film and filmmaking - plus traditionally nerdy hobbies like "Star Wars," Nintendo, "Goonies"-like quests and Mel Brooks films. Orrantia is his big sister, Erica, an '80s style-maven, Scott Baio admirer and aspiring singer. She tried college, but ...

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  10. Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... gth training workouts inspired by Richard Simmons, Jane Fonda, Big Freedia, and voguing. Haunted Drive-in Month : Mel Brooks was in his film prime in 1974 when he directed both Blazing Saddles and this spoof of the old Universal horror movie.

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  11. Canned crab? Elizabeth Warren is unfit to lead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... us." The Tribes of Israel have little to do with Native American tribes beyond the Yiddish-speaking Indians in Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles." But no DNA test is required. A stickler might require Warren to ask three times before becoming a Member of ...

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  12. Milbank: I invite Elizabeth Warren to join my tribe a " she should become a JewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... us." The Tribes of Israel have little to do with Native American tribes beyond the Yiddish-speaking Indians in Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles." But no DNA test is required. A stickler might require Warren to ask three times before becoming a Member of ...

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  13. Memorial Celebrating Tony-Winning Book Writer Thomas Meehan to Be Held at the St. James TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Broadway

    ... Maury Yeston, Jack O'Brien, Marc Shaiman, Alton White, Mara Davi, Jill Paice, Alexandra Socha, Susan Stroman and Mel Brooks, with whom Meehan co-wrote the books for The Producers and Young Frankenstein as well as the screenplay for the film ...

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  14. Charles Strouse, Andy Karl, Ahrens & Flaherty, and More Will Celebrate The Life Of Thomas MeehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... each, winning the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Annie (1977) The Producers, (2001, shared with Mel Brooks ) and for Hairspray (2002, shared with Mark O'Donnell ). Mr. Meehan 's other shows include Chaplin, Elf, The Musical (with Bob ...

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  15. Mel Brooks, Nancy Norton, Michelle Wolf and more Colorado comedy you need to know in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Denver Post

    ... Here's the best of the best in the metro area this month. All shows are 21 and over unless otherwise noted. Mel Brooks Considering the influence of fantastically silly films such as "The Producers" and "Young Frankenstein," Mel Brooks' career ...

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  16. Herr MonsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    There's a monster in the Cream City, und as long as ze young Frankenshtein walks the earth, ve vill never be safe! That's right Dear Reader, Mel Brooks' musical Young Frankenstein is come to the Ferndale Repertory Theater. I have been a Mel Brooks fan since I was a tyke and stayed up later than I was allowed to watch Blazing Saddles at minimum volume while my mother slept in the next room.

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  17. Producer Michael Hertzberg looks to blaze a trail out of the Beverly Hills Post Office areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a spacious library, a gym, an art studio, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. Hertzberg worked extensively with Mel Brooks, producing his films "Blazing Saddles" and "Silent Movie" and assistant directing "The Producers." He was also the assistant ...

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  18. The 8 movies coming to Netflix in October that are worth watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Python movies. "Blazing Saddles" (October 1). Dr. Samuel Johnson is right about Olsen Johnson being right about Mel Brooks' classic comedy being essential viewing. "The Devil's Advocate" (October 1). Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron give great ...

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  19. Denver's Ten Best Comedy Shows in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Denver Westword

    ... for every sort of fancy to be tickled. Keep reading for the ten best comedy shows in Denver in October. Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again Saturday, October 6, 2 p.m. Bellco Theatre A comedy legend will alight upon Denver with one of his most ...

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  20. The 7 movies or TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Snipes in the title role, on Netflix starting Monday. "Blazing Saddles" (Movie - coming Monday, October 1): Mel Brooks' classic western-comedy, starring the late, great Gene Wilder, is now available to stream. "Mystic River" (Movie - coming Monday, ...

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