What Made the Saddles Blaze
Your Long Story Short preview
On Monday, Tablet Magazine rolls out our much-anticipated list of the top 100 Jewish films ever made. As an accompaniment to that, Long Story Short, our long-format podcast hosted by Liel Liebovitz, invited A.O. Scott of the New York Times and Jody Rosen of Slate into the studio to talk about what makes a movie Jewish and about what their own top picks would be. In a wide ranging discussion, they cover everything from why Schindler’s List is perhaps Spielberg’s least Jewish film to the Marx Brothers to the ground-breaking import of Mel Brooks’ Blazing Saddles, to wit:
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