Mel Brooks: 'Stupidly Politically Correct Society Is the Death of Comedy'

0e0d22f4 8439 43b4 a4c1 2cf2dad16a4bFilmmaker and stage producer Mel Brooks says his western parody "Blazing Saddles" could not be made in today's fraught political climate, warning "stupidly politically correct" sensibilities will lead to the "death of comedy."

In an interview with BBC's Radio 4's Today, posted Thursday, the acclaimed producer and director declared political correctness is "not good for comedy."

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