Blazing Saddles

  • Film

    May 29, 2014

    Seth MacFarlane's Comedy Western Pulls Off Its Trick Shot

    A Million Ways to Die in the West is ruthlessly funny.

  • Film

    May 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Southern Discomfort: Kinky On the Road

    The one-liners come out of Kinky Friedman's mouth so fast you need a protective shield. "The only thing Rick Perry managed to do with his Presidential campaign was to make George W. look like Thomas 'Fucking' Jefferson." "Real people don't get into politics. The only people who get into politics ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Be A Smarty: Birthday Boy Mel Brooks' Best Musical Numbers

    Mel Brooks, "The Hitler Rap" "I cut my finger. That's tragedy. A man walks into an open sewer and dies. That's comedy." Such is the philosophy of comedy icon Mel Brooks, who made a career out of making light of the heaviest of subject matter, including racism, the Spanish Inquisition and, perha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    R.I.P. Dom DeLuise

    According to multiple reports, actor, comedian, chef and cookbook author Dom DeLuise has passed away in Los Angeles at age 75. DeLuise starred in several Mel Brooks movies, including Blazing Saddles (above) and Spaceballs, as well as The End with Burt Reynolds, The Muppet Movie and just about every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    "I Do Solemnly Swear": Five Best Swearing-In Scenes

    Our 44th (and first African-American) President will be sworn into office today, and we at Hair Balls felt the best way to honor such a solemn and historical occasion would be to show some examples of other great Americans swearing similar oaths.5. Jimmy Malone and Eliot Ness (The Untouchables) It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Five Worst Hangovers In The Movies

    The holidays are upon us, and whether you're dealing with 8-hour layovers at O'Hare or sleeping on your aunt's rollout bed with the bar that lays right across your sacroiliac joint or "entertaining" your brother and his brood of monstrous offspring, chances are you're going to drink. A lot. To help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006

    Re: Wanted: Stoopid Christmas Fotos

    Courtesy of Jay Lee You must not upset Farting Bear. Um, we may have a winner. As you may have heard, we're taking submissions for Stoopid Holiday Fotos, and we're doling out prizes. Our pal Charles at Off the Kuff has been spreading the word, and he has directed blogger Jay Lee to us. Jay not ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 21, 2006