Frontier Former Editor

October 10, 2008

For Stiletto and Max

Watch your asses, Stil and Max!

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July 13, 2008

But while the economy’s tanking . . .

Filed under: cool stuff, fun stuff, humor, Mel Brooks, movies, music, old times — Tags: , , , , — Frontier Former Editor @ 7:55 pm

at least we have Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft (she’s even hotter here than in ‘The Graduate’).

September 15, 2007

For Stiletto . . . .

Filed under: immigration, Inquisition, Jews, Mel Brooks, synchronized swimming, Torquemada — Frontier Former Editor @ 11:56 pm

For you Stiletto, and with subtitles so all our non-English speaking friends can learn the official language of the United States . . . .

July 9, 2007

It’s going to be a long, hot summer . . .

Filed under: Blazing Saddles, humor, Mel Brooks, music, old times, railroad, theft is sincere flattery — Frontier Former Editor @ 12:23 am

The only real response I can bring to this . . . is this:

May 9, 2006

Tonight . . . the Blazing Saddles mini-forum!

Filed under: Blazing Saddles, humor, Mel Brooks — Frontier Former Editor @ 11:34 pm

If I had to go throug the rest of my life with a severely depleted DVD collection, the top choice would be . . . .

‘scuse me while I whip this out . . . .

BLAAAAZINNNGGGGG SADDDDDDLLLLLLLLLLLESSSS!

This movie has it all – Frankie Laine singing the title song. Mel Brooks with his pants down and holding a paddleball. Slim Pickens. Irish and Chinese. Insults for all races and etnicities. Alex Karras. Count Basie. Madeleine Kahn. Gay dancers. And more than I can list here tonight.

“Something About Mary” was hilarious, I’ll admit. And there’s been plenty of classic comedies before and after Blazing Saddles.

But where can you find such an assault on one’s senses and sensibilities, pride and prejudice – badadaDUM!

For my money ($19.95 plus tax when I bought the 30th anniversary DVD) Blazing Saddles is the most consistently uproarious comedy I’ve seen.

Please, feel free to respond or counter the assertions in this post. Bring a friend, if you have one. Come back the next night, if I have one.

And, as Madeleine sang . . . “wie fahhhhrrrrren gegen Engeland!!!”

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