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The Wilder Ride

The Wilder Ride

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The Wilder Ride

The Wilder Ride

The Wilder Ride

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A podcast where we discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. In season two, we dive into the Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder classic comedy, Blazing Saddles, starring Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Harvey Korman, Slim Pickens, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Burton Gilliam and Alex Karras. Season one covered Young Frankenstein.

Latest Episodes

Young Frankenstein: Who is behind The Wilder Ride

In this pre-launch episode for Season One, Alan Sanders and Walt Murray discuss how they decided to create a movies by minutes podcast focused on the films of Gene Wilder. They chat about a couple of movies they considered doing before giving the audience the "big reveal" of what will be in Season One.

16 MIN2018 JAN 29
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Young Frankenstein: Who is behind The Wilder Ride

Young Frankenstein: It Begins!

We begin to look at the film, Young Frankenstein, one minute at a time. As with many films of that era, we have to wade through a few minutes of opening credits. We provide some interesting background on the names of those involved in the making of the movie and some interesting behind-the-scenes stories of how they came to be part of one of the greatest comedies in American cinema.

18 MIN2018 MAR 26
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Young Frankenstein: It Begins!

Young Frankenstein: We lost John Morris this year

During the opening credits, we spent some time talking about the passing of John Morris on January 25, 2018. We continued to look at the credits and discussing some of the other names and other projects they have on their resumes.

16 MIN2018 MAR 27
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Young Frankenstein: We lost John Morris this year

Young Frankenstein: The same gear as Karloff used

We discussed the fact that Mel Brooks was able to track down Ken Strickfadenwho created the original laboratory equipment for the 1931 Frankenstein movie, starring Boris Karloff.

14 MIN2018 MAR 28
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Young Frankenstein: The same gear as Karloff used

Young Frankenstein: Is the humor timeless?

While continuing the opening title credits, co-host Alan Sanders asks co-host Walt Murray if the humor in Young Frankenstein is timeless? In other words, would a Millennial find it as funny as we did when we were their age?

18 MIN2018 MAR 29
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Young Frankenstein: Is the humor timeless?

Young Frankenstein: Corpse tug-o-war

We finally get through the remaining credits and push into the sitting room of the Castle of Baron von Frankenstein where a coffin is setup in front of a roaring fireplace.

13 MIN2018 MAR 30
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Young Frankenstein: Corpse tug-o-war

Young Frankenstein: Remember this movie starts in the 70s

We finish the corpse tug-o-war before moving into a lecture hall at a medical school where the topics being discussed are the anatomy of the brain and the difference between voluntary and involuntary reactions.

17 MIN2018 APR 2
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Young Frankenstein: Remember this movie starts in the 70s

Young Frankenstein: Brainy Smurf questions Doctor Frankenstein

A medical student played by Danny Goldman, who is also known for his voicing of Brainy Smurf, needles his professor about his family history. Doctor Frankenstein has to first start by correcting the pronunciation of his name and then goes on to dismiss the rambling question of the student. He then asks if there is another question, relevant to that day's lecture?

17 MIN2018 APR 3
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Young Frankenstein: Brainy Smurf questions Doctor Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein: Apparently this medical lecture is mostly accurate

The lecture continues with a subject being wheeled into the room to help demonstrate the concepts being described on the board. Doctor Frankenstein addresses the students and demonstrates voluntary and involuntary reactions.

18 MIN2018 APR 4
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Young Frankenstein: Apparently this medical lecture is mostly accurate

Young Frankenstein: Reverend Johnson gets kneed in the nads

Our guest again today was Dr. Tim Ryan who mentioned that even though everything up to this point was mostly accurate, in this minute, the reality of medicine goes completely off the rails.

20 MIN2018 APR 5
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Young Frankenstein: Reverend Johnson gets kneed in the nads

Latest Episodes

Young Frankenstein: Who is behind The Wilder Ride

In this pre-launch episode for Season One, Alan Sanders and Walt Murray discuss how they decided to create a movies by minutes podcast focused on the films of Gene Wilder. They chat about a couple of movies they considered doing before giving the audience the "big reveal" of what will be in Season One.

16 MIN2018 JAN 29
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Who is behind The Wilder Ride

Young Frankenstein: It Begins!

We begin to look at the film, Young Frankenstein, one minute at a time. As with many films of that era, we have to wade through a few minutes of opening credits. We provide some interesting background on the names of those involved in the making of the movie and some interesting behind-the-scenes stories of how they came to be part of one of the greatest comedies in American cinema.

18 MIN2018 MAR 26
Comments
Young Frankenstein: It Begins!

Young Frankenstein: We lost John Morris this year

During the opening credits, we spent some time talking about the passing of John Morris on January 25, 2018. We continued to look at the credits and discussing some of the other names and other projects they have on their resumes.

16 MIN2018 MAR 27
Comments
Young Frankenstein: We lost John Morris this year

Young Frankenstein: The same gear as Karloff used

We discussed the fact that Mel Brooks was able to track down Ken Strickfadenwho created the original laboratory equipment for the 1931 Frankenstein movie, starring Boris Karloff.

14 MIN2018 MAR 28
Comments
Young Frankenstein: The same gear as Karloff used

Young Frankenstein: Is the humor timeless?

While continuing the opening title credits, co-host Alan Sanders asks co-host Walt Murray if the humor in Young Frankenstein is timeless? In other words, would a Millennial find it as funny as we did when we were their age?

18 MIN2018 MAR 29
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Is the humor timeless?

Young Frankenstein: Corpse tug-o-war

We finally get through the remaining credits and push into the sitting room of the Castle of Baron von Frankenstein where a coffin is setup in front of a roaring fireplace.

13 MIN2018 MAR 30
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Corpse tug-o-war

Young Frankenstein: Remember this movie starts in the 70s

We finish the corpse tug-o-war before moving into a lecture hall at a medical school where the topics being discussed are the anatomy of the brain and the difference between voluntary and involuntary reactions.

17 MIN2018 APR 2
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Remember this movie starts in the 70s

Young Frankenstein: Brainy Smurf questions Doctor Frankenstein

A medical student played by Danny Goldman, who is also known for his voicing of Brainy Smurf, needles his professor about his family history. Doctor Frankenstein has to first start by correcting the pronunciation of his name and then goes on to dismiss the rambling question of the student. He then asks if there is another question, relevant to that day's lecture?

17 MIN2018 APR 3
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Brainy Smurf questions Doctor Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein: Apparently this medical lecture is mostly accurate

The lecture continues with a subject being wheeled into the room to help demonstrate the concepts being described on the board. Doctor Frankenstein addresses the students and demonstrates voluntary and involuntary reactions.

18 MIN2018 APR 4
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Apparently this medical lecture is mostly accurate

Young Frankenstein: Reverend Johnson gets kneed in the nads

Our guest again today was Dr. Tim Ryan who mentioned that even though everything up to this point was mostly accurate, in this minute, the reality of medicine goes completely off the rails.

20 MIN2018 APR 5
Comments
Young Frankenstein: Reverend Johnson gets kneed in the nads
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