“Blazing Saddles” Would Never Work In This PC World.

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The Oscar winner discussed PC culture in a recent interview with BBC Radio 4, calling it “the death of comedy.” “No, no, I mean maybe ‘Young Frankenstein.’ Maybe……

via Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture — Variety