Hey Bros!

Welcome to Twitter in Focus where media comes to die.  Today’s contestant is Mel Brooks.  And for those of you born after 1995, he is the funniest person alive.  Let’s see if the king as still got it.


April 29th:  “This is my 1st tweet – watch me with & live at 5E/2P for P.S. Carl made me do it.

Okay, good start.  Can’t go wrong with celebrity name dropping.  That’s what I do.

May 20th:  “Dear Twitters! I’m on ‘Mel Brooks: Make A Noise’ on tonight at 9/8c! Please watch me or don’t.

The proper term is “twits”.

July 18th:  “Hearty congrats to Robert Trachtenberg for well-deserved Best Directing and Editing Emmy noms for American Masters’ Mel Brooks: Make A Noise”

A big jump between tweets, but he was probably napping.

July 18th:  “And hearty congrats to me on the well-deserved Emmy nom for Mel Brooks Strikes Back! on I couldn’t have done it without me.”

Nice.  Best silent movie I’ve ever seen, Mel Brooks’ Silent Movie.

September 5th:  “Don’t miss on Conan tonight. We never know what he is going to say. And by the way, neither does he.”

I caught a glimpse of him on “Two and a Half Men”.  It was pretty funny.

1 hour ago:  “Just did with – He asked many questions. I just watched his hair.

Don’t stare directly at it, Mel.

Okay, let’s rate Mel’s Twitter.  I give him a 3 for Mustness, 7 for Insanity and a 10 for Style.  That’s an overall score of 6.6, but hey, Mel is new to Twitter, so I’m giving him a 9.  Follow Mel, the Jedi Master of Comedy.  And go rent Blazing Saddles if you haven’t.

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