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  • Balancing humor and current events in ‘Zohan’ proved to be a struggle for Smigel

    By Jay Firestone

    June 5, 2008 | 2:30 pm

    When Robert Smigel needed inspiration to co-write "You Don't Mess With The Zohan" with Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow, he recalled an Israeli counselor at a Jewish summer camp he attended in the 1970s -- Camp Moden in Maine.

    "He was a veteran of the army and was this good-looking...

  • Broad’s $45 million theater complex to open

    By Danielle Berrin

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Broad-way Comes to Santa Monica

    There's a new theater nearing completion on Santa Monica Boulevard that's promising patrons they'll never have to drive east of the 405 for high culture again. The Broad Stage of Santa Monica College, a $45 million dream project conceived at a dinner...