While everyone else is talking “Young Frankenstein,” “Blazing Saddles,” and “Willy Wonka,” we must not ever forget the beauty of Gene Wilder’s Blue Blanket Freakout.
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I’m sad. But he lived a full life, and had Alzheimer’s, a cruel disease. And rather than sinking into a 48-hour funk of sadness, I fully plan to laugh my ass off well into the night tonight.
We’ll miss you, Leo Bloom. I hope you’re dancing around a fountain with Zero and Gilda right now.
I have always been supremely impressed with how red his face gets. He was an amazing actor and a funny, funny dude. I’m so sad about this one.