It’s been a harrowing few weeks for the country. It’s yet another reason to remind you that not everything sucks. I’d forgotten about this landmark until I saw this tweet from Herriman biographer and Laissez Boy, Michael Tisserand:
Mel Brooks is 92 years old today. Pictured with Carl Reiner.
Here's to the laughter provokers. Here's to the greats. pic.twitter.com/IoEek9KLoz
— Michael Tisserand (@m_tisserand) June 28, 2018
Mel Brooks is one of my comedic heroes. He awakens funny, is funny for lunch, and hilarious for dinner. He never stops, even at the advanced age of 92 He’s a national treasure. Here’s the great comic with Dick Cavett:
Here’s a comedy summit meeting featuring Mel Brooks and Johnny Carson:
I have one more clip for your entertainment, here’s the birthday boy with his dear friend Carl Reiner:
Happy Birthday, Mel. Here’s the obligatory ending, for me at least: