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Adam Pally: The Bro You Need to Know

Greg Archer | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Here, on the eve of the season three premiere of The Mindy Project, the actor opens up about comedy, the secret to being part of a winning ensemble and other quirky anomalies.

'Willy Wonka' Star SLAMS Remake: 'It's An Insult'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

Gene Wilder made a rare public appearance in New York on Thursday night, and didn't pull any punches when it came to Tim Burton's 2005 remake of "Will...

'Willy Wonka' Celebrates A Milestone Birthday Today

Posted 06.11.2013 | Celebrity

It seems that "Young Frankenstein" is all grown up! Retired actor, comedian and author Gene Wilder celebrates his 80th birthday today. Best known for ...

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...

Gilda's Club REVERSES Name Change

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

MADISON, Wis. — Stung by the overwhelmingly negative reaction to removing the name of original "Saturday Night Live" cast member Gilda Radner fr...

Gilda Radner Remembered

Steve Karras | Posted 03.08.2013 | Celebrity
Steve Karras

Gilda Radner exploded on television and into American homes every Saturday night, stealing the hearts of millions with her host of brilliantly eccentric characters -- now indelibly etched into modern memory.

Gilda Radner's Widower: 'She Would Have Cried' At Gilda's Club Change

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

In November, several branches of Gilda's Club, a non-profit network that brings together people living with cancer, faced widespread backlash when the...

WATCH: What If Mel Brooks Did 'Django'?

Posted 12.26.2012 | Comedy

Quentin Tarantino's latest historical revenge fantasy "Django Unchained" hit theaters on Tuesday, but if you're not quite ready to witness QT's over-t...

The Book of Mormon Takes San Francisco by Storm

George Heymont | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

One of the blessings of having an unfettered imagination is a willingness to take greater risks than many other artists. When it was first announced t...

Have People Really Forgotten Gilda Radner?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Gilda's Club, a non-profit cancer support network named in honor of the late "Saturday Night Live" comedian Gilda Radner, recently announced that seve...

TCM Fest: "Frankenstein's Gonna Bite Me and Kill Me," Said Five-Year-Old Mel Brooks

Debra Levine | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Debra Levine

In conversation with Turner Classic Movies creative exec, Tom Brown, prior to the TCM Fest screening of his great comedy classic, Young Frankenstein (1974), director Mel Brooks dug deep into his memory bank. "They were playing Frankenstein at the Commodore Theater in Williamsburg [Brooklyn]. My mother took me ... You know, the big guy who scared the shit out of us?"

Funny Clip: Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor in a Zone

Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

It's always a pleasure to see two gifted actors in the same comic zone. Such was the case with Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, in this classic (and,...

'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory' Stars Reunite: Where Are They Now?

Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment

Forty years after finding their golden tickets, the lucky kids who first met in Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory have reunited. No word on whether ...

WATCH: Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in 'The Producers'

Posted 06.25.2011 | Women

It's one thing to watch a comic genius on the movie screen - but seeing two together is a real treat. Here's one of my all-time favorite pairings -...

In a Mostly Caucasian Oscar Year, a Tribute to Sidney Poitier

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

There are some celebrities who, by virtue of what they represent and contribute beyond their talent, become something more than simply what their chosen profession would indicate.

On Her 70th Birthday, a Tribute to Faye Dunaway

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

To paraphrase a famous quote: "Hilary -- I've seen you act, and I've seen Faye Dunaway act, and Miss Duff -- you're no Faye Dunaway." This truth is of course self-evident if you watch Faye in her prime.

Post-Racial Hollywood? One Huge 'Cop Out'

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

Hollywood will not have put down its racial baggage until it permanently moves away from flaunting the "racial" formulas and themes which garner the biggest bang for their buck.

Why Must We Still Wait Months To See First-Run Movies On DVD?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

The conventional thinking that a movie is best appreciated on a huge screen and in an assemblage of strangers no longer holds true when compared to a high-definition home theater.

A Silver Streak in His Golden Years: Gene Wilder's Latest Novella

Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gene Wilder is out with a new book. The Hollywood icon beloved for the characters he played in "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein," and "Willy Wonka...