Blake Harris

Blake Harris is an author known for writing the book Console Wars as well as being a frequent contributor to in which he interviews the people who are behind making films that are featured on the Earwolf podcast How Did This Get Made?

Guest Appearances

May 26, 2016

From Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein to Spaceballs and The Producers, legendary filmmaker Mel Brooks has been responsible for some of the most beloved movies in the history of cinema. And unsurprisingly, at various points in his career, he has discussed the making of almost all his films. Except for one. The lone dud in his canon—a film so bad The New York Times declared it “an embarrassment”— which Brooks has never publicly discussed: Solarbabies. Well, at least not until now. Blake Harris of /Film chats with Mel Brooks about the whole story.

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