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Mel Brooks (shown here in 1984) calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world: "I hide in humor and comedy. I love it." Larry Ellis/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mel Brooks; Kieran Culkin

Brooks says his only regret as a comedian is the jokes he didn't tell. Justin Chang reviews Steven Spielberg's West Side Story. Culkin is having fun with Succession — and he hopes you are too.

Mel Brooks (shown here in 1984) calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world: "I hide in humor and comedy. I love it." Larry Ellis/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Ellis/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Fresh Air Weekend: Mel Brooks; Kieran Culkin

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