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By Wendell Brock
Mel Brooks has just finished his Friday power-lunch ritual with Hollywood execs at the hoity-toity Bouchon in Beverly Hills.
“It was a little expensive, but they gave us dessert,” the comedy legend says in his trademark rasp, calling from his Culver City, Calif., office to promote the tour of his Broadway musical “Young Frankenstein.”
“They poisoned us with all kinds of creams and sweets. For free.”
The guy may be 83. But he’s still got his timing.
A walking showbiz encyclopedia, the legendary writer/director/performer was decorated at last month’s Kennedy Center Honors alongside Bruce Springsteen and Robert De Niro. He has three titles on the Top 20 list