• ‘Blazing Saddles’ debuts on HBO Max with a new racism warning

    ‘Blazing Saddles’ debuts on HBO Max with a new racism warning

    HBO Max has added yet another informative introduction to one of its titles. When “Blazing Saddles” hit the network’s new platform on July 28, the Mel Brooks film kicks off not with its opening sequence, but rather an introduction by University of Chicago professor and TCM host Jacqueline Stewart. The intro, in which the “Silent …
  • Mel Brooks and son Max team up for coronavirus PSA

    Mel Brooks and son Max team up for coronavirus PSA

    Mel Brooks and his son, Max Brooks, are practicing social distancing. Max, 47, and Mel, 93, shared a video on Twitter Monday that showed they are keeping their distance from each other amid the coronavirus pandemic to prevent from spreading the infectious illness. “If I get the coronavirus, I’ll probably be okay,” Max said in …