Barry Sonnenfeld Riding a Saddle On Wheels. : Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! We didn't believe Director Barry Sonnenfeld when he told us he uses a saddle instead of a director's chair, but then he emailed us proof.
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A Director And His Trusty Steed

According to Barry, the hat and scarf were a gift from Emma Thompson. Barry Sonnenfeld hide caption

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Our guest this week, movie director Barry Sonnenfeld, is often photographed wearing a cowboy hat and boots. And when we asked him about this penchant for western gear, he revealed he also directs all his movies atop a saddle on wheels. He sent us proof.