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  • David Zucker: Leaving laughter in his wake

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    December 16, 2015 | 11:08 am

    When David Zucker walks into an assisted living facility, he doesn’t come empty-handed. He brings pieces of wood, tennis balls, drumsticks, empty water bottles — and lots of laughs.

    Zucker is the owner of Laughter Rhythm, a company he established three years ago. He visits...

  • Republican David Zucker makes stand with ‘American Carol’

    By The Web Guy

    October 3, 2008 | 7:44 pm

    David Zucker is a rarity in Hollywood, a Jewish Republican, and he told The Journal all about it in 2006.

    The comedy director, famed for box-office smashes like ‘Airplane’ and ‘Naked Gun’ is not all talk, though—his avowedly conservative ‘An American Carol’ opens today.

    With an...

  • Convention Notes: Hadassah Lieberman— ‘I’m not a Republican’

    September 3, 2008 | 1:09 am

    ST. PAUL (JTA) -- Like her husband, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), Hadassah Lieberman is backing John McCain for president. On Monday afternoon, she was the featured speaker at the Republican Jewish Coalition's (RJC) National Women's Committee fundraiser and fashion show in...
  • Comedy director David Zucker goes to GOP?  You can’t be serious!

    By Marc Ballon

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    David Zucker, the producer and director of "Airplane," "The Naked Gun" and "Scary Movie 4," embraced the Republican Party in 2004 and voted for President Bush, largely because of security concerns. Once a liberal activist and campaign adviser to President Bill Clinton, he made a...
  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 13

    The beat goes on today at the annual Santa Monica Festival. Head down to participate in a drum circle; hear multicultural music, including a concert by Bucovina Klezmer; and enter the Eco Zone. The city steps up its commitment to environmental responsibility...