The 2000 Year Old Man
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The 2000 Year Old Man
In 1961, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner cut a comedy record entitled The 2000 Year Old Man. Largely ad-libbed, the routine consisted of an interview, conducted by Reiner, of the world's oldest living man, played by Brooks. Their freewheeling conversation covers such topics as the earliest known language ("basic Rock"), the discovery of women, the invention of laughter, the creation of the Cross (it was easier to put together than the Star of David), and the 2,000-Year-Old Man's relationship with Robin Hood ("He stole from everybody and kept everything -- he just had a good… More