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#AOLBuild Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

"If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of-all-trades, Rob Reiner th...

My Father's Day Conversation With Carl and Rob Reiner

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

The elder -- a 12-time Emmy-winning TV pioneer who counts among his creations The Dick Van Dyke Show -- and the younger -- an Emmy-winning actor and director, whose box office hits include films such as Misery and A Few Good Men -- reflect on their relationship and illustrious careers.

Rob Reiner Honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 41st Chaplin Award

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Needless to say, certain tropes follow actor/ director/successful-son-of-a-famous father Rob Reiner around: one is the epithet "Meathead" from his rol...

Caesar's Mt. Rushmore of Comedy Writing Set the Bar

Steve Young | Posted 04.19.2014 | Comedy
Steve Young

What I would hope people take from Sid Caesar's life work was his willingness to take the risk that led to something new and hysterically wonderful.

Talking Comedy and Television With Sid Caesar

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Isenberg

"Plain luck is that you were in the right place with the right people at the right time. Then the rest is up to you. Laughs are not insured."

Why Even Young People Need To Know About Sid Caesar's Amazing Life

David Kanegis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

I salute you Sid Caesar and thank you for your contributions to widening, enlightening and enhancing the fabric of American society.

Mike Ryan

Why is Rob Reiner Yelling So Much In 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.17.2013 | Entertainment

It's difficult to interview Rob Reiner in just 10 minutes, if only because there's just so much in his filmography: an iconic supporting role on "All ...

When Comedy Went to School: The Catskills Were a Boot Camp for the Greatest Generation of Comedians

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The Borscht Belt, the Jewish Alps, the Sour Cream Sierras... From the 1940s to the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York (primarily Sullivan and Ulster Counties) were the place to be for the growing Jewish community in the Northeast.

20 Post-50 Celebrities Who've Served In The Military

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.27.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Here are 20 post-50 celebrities -- that are, thankfully, still alive and well -- who took the pledge to serve America so that every person could savor their freedom while enjoying 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.'

Mel Brooks and Friends Make a Noise at the Paley

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Thursday night, the 9th of May, 2013, as a rainbow descended into Hollywood and a cotton-candy sunset filled the firmament of Beverly Hills, the Paley Center for Media L.A. celebrated a humor deity: the one and only Mel Brooks.

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise: American Master at the 92 Street Y

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If this were Dutch Masters instead of American Masters, I'd have a box of cigars, gripes Mel Brooks about the enterprise of including a documentary ab...

What I Learned At The Dick Van Dyke School Of Sitcom Writing

Peggy Elliott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

When I started writing situation comedies for television, 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' had just finished its run. It was too late to have a shot to write for the gold standard, but the right time to work with practically everyone who had been associated with the show.

Bob Newhart Gives His Take On Proctologists And Why He Never Won An Emmy

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I want to say, 'Hey, I'm 83, and I'm still on the stage and I'm still making sense. It isn't over. Age is just a number. It's whatever you want to make of it. Don't give up.

Carl Reiner Talks Orgasms, Show Business And What It's Like To Be 90

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

If Carl Reiner were a painting, he would be a Picasso. Reiner will leave 'permanent marks on every discipline he entered' -- television and film producer, writer, director and comedian. At 90, this eclectic showman is a true role model for every person who has ever attempted to entertain the masses.

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Married Somebody Half My Age And Everybody Thought I Was Crazy'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I married somebody half my age and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel ... and the age difference hasn't been a problem at all. Emotionally I'm about 13. She's very, very wise for her age so I'm just having the time of my life.

WATCH: Mel Brooks Keeps Asking Carl Reiner About His Erection

Posted 11.16.2012 | Comedy

When Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner met in 1950 working on "Your Show of Shows," they very well may have realized that they would still be hanging out 62 ...

Betty White Picks Her Favorite 'Hot In Cleveland' Episodes

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

"Hot In Cleveland's" Betty White is playing favorites. The TV Land star picked her favorite episodes to air as a marathon leading up to the June 6 sea...

Kathleen Turner, 31 Years Since Body Heat

Felice Arenas | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Last week, I caught up with Kathleen Turner to talk about going from Broadway to movies and back again, crawling up Steve Martin's leg to get a part, Warren Beatty pursuing her and why she took on her latest role in The Perfect Family.

'Parks & Rec': Leslie Faces Off Against Carl Reiner, Kathryn Hahn

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

Carl Reiner proved that age isn't slowing him down any more than it is Betty White or Cloris Leachman with a guest turn on "Parks & Recreation" (Thurs...

Guess Who's Coming To 'Parks & Rec'?

TV Guide | Posted 03.08.2012 | TV

How's this for your show of shows? TV Guide Magazine has learned exclusively that Parks and Recreation is set to host a living legend when comedy icon...

Sasha Bronner

'Same-Sex Marriage Has Not Ruined Anyone Else's Marriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Monday night at the sparkling Beverly Wilshire Hotel proved to be a love-fest. Hollywood's best and brightest came out to celebrate television leg...

Did You Hear the One About Four Comedians Trapped In a Mine?

Erica Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erica Heller

What if, say, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry David and Richard Lewis were trapped underground for 69 days? How would they fare?

Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner: Still Kings of Comedy

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

"We didn't know if they were after Communists, Jews, or just short people." With that great one-liner, Mel Brooks, the funniest man in the world, defused -- no, ridicules -- the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s.

L.A. Times Festival Of Books: The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Books (PHOTOS)

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

To my mind, the two authors at the festival who best represented where the industry has been and where it could be headed were Herman Wouk and Dave Eggers.

Q & A With Mel Brooks by Tom Teicholz

Tom Teicholz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Teicholz

[This interview originally appeared in print in The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles in the issue dated Feb 26- March 4, 2010. Go to www.JewishJournal.co...