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  1. Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    July 24: Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 80. Actor Mark Goddard is 80. Actor Chris Sarandon is 74. Comedian Gallagher is 70. Actor Robert Hays is 69. Actor Michael Richards is 67. Actress Lynda Carter is 65. Director Gus Van Sant is 64. Country singer Pam Tillis is 59. Actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth is 48. Actress Laura Leighton is 48. Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez is 47. Actor Eric Szmanda is 41. Actress Rose Byrne is 37. Actress Elisabeth Moss is 34. Actress Anna Paquin is 34. Actress Mara Wilson is 29. TV personality Bindi Irwin is 18. July 25: Actress Barbara Harris is 81. Singer-guitarist Bruce Woodley of The Seekers is 74. Bassist Verdine White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 65. Supermodel Iman is 61. Cartoonist Ray Billingsley is 59. Guitarist Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is 58. Country singer Marty Brown is 51. Actress Illeana Douglas is 51. Actor Matt LeBlanc is 49. Actor D.B. Woodside is ... (more)

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  2. Malcolm Muggeridge, Call Your Office: Shot: "Airplane! is an...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Instapundit

    Shot: "Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 27 June 1980, produced, directed, and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker. Airplane! starred Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Lorna Patterson.

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  3. Misleading Men: Leslie NielsenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Everybody's Got One

    The latest installment of my "Misleading Men" series for MEL focuses on Leslie Nielsen. For years, he had built up a perfectly respectable career as a dramatic film and television actor. And then Airplane! came along and changed his life. You can read my appreciation here .

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  4. Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Cybercast News Service

    July 24: Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 80. Actor Mark Goddard is 80. Actor Chris Sarandon is 74. Comedian Gallagher is 70. Actor Robert Hays is 69. Actor Michael Richards is 67. Actress Lynda Carter is 65. Director Gus Van Sant is 64. Country singer Pam Tillis is 59. Actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth is 48. Actress Laura Leighton is 48. Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez is 47. Actor Eric Szmanda is 41. Actress Rose Byrne is 37. Actress Elisabeth Moss is 34. Actress Anna Paquin is 34. Actress Mara Wilson is 29. TV personality Bindi Irwin is 18. July 25: Actress Barbara Harris is 81. Singer-guitarist Bruce Woodley of The Seekers is 74. Bassist Verdine White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 65. Supermodel Iman is 61. Cartoonist Ray Billingsley is 59. Guitarist Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is 58. Country singer Marty Brown is 51. Actress Illeana Douglas is 51. Actor Matt LeBlanc is 49. Actor D.B. Woodside is ... (more)

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  5. Return of the Killer TomatoesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | DVD Verdict

    There are few movies as ridiculously ridiculous as 1988's Return of the Killer Tomatoes . The film was a sequel to the 1978 cult classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes , and if you can believe it, this rather ludicrous sequel is even more silly than its predecessor, which had to do with mutant tomatoes killing people.

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  6. 'Airplane' Director David Zucker -- I'm Getting Divorced ... But It's All GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | TMZ.com

    " Airplane! " and ' The Naked Gun ' writer/director David Zucker filed for divorce from his wife Danielle ... but he says all is still fine and dandy between the two. David submitted the docs earlier this week but he tells us it was a long time coming ... the couple has been separated for nearly 10 years.

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  7. AirplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Dallas Observer

    Nineties kids may say that Space Jam was the best movie of all time starring an NBA legend. Older generations will likely disagree.

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  8. Karl Puschmann: FYI : Miami - there's a new kidder in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Things are so damn serious these days that I really think we could all do with some silly. Without a doubt the silliest show currently screening is Angie Tribeca .

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  9. Bus'-ness as (un)usual: A comedy a classicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Forty years ago today, one of my favorite childhood movies, The Big Bus , barreled into theaters. The ridiculous disaster film parody beat Airplane! to screens by four years, and might be even sillier because, well, it's set on a big nuclear-powered bus.

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  10. Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Blu-ray) Criterion CollectionRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | DVD Verdict

    Stanley Kubrick was at one time the bane of my existence. Fifteen years ago, I wrote a review for Warner Bros.

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  11. Overrated/Underrated: Too much T.J. Miller on 'Silicon Valley,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Rashida Jones and Hayes MacArthur star in "Angie Tribeca," which crams in all the gloriously silly jokes that can fit into a single episode. Rashida Jones and Hayes MacArthur star in "Angie Tribeca," which crams in all the gloriously silly jokes that can fit into a single episode.

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  12. students get 'once in a lifetime' opportunity to meet celebrity alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Shorewood

    Jerry Harrison and the Zucker brothers talk with Shorewood High School students before receiving their Shorewood Tradition of Excellence award Shorewood High School Alumni Jerry Zucker , Jerry Harrison and David Zucker talk with students during a visit to the campus on May 19. The Zuckers teamed up with classmate Jim Abrahams to create the movie "Airplane." Harrison played keyboard and guitar with the Talking Heads.

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  13. students get 'once in a lifetime' opportunity to meet celebrity alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Shorewood

    Shorewood High School students had the once in a lifetime opportunity to meet two respected screenwriters and a famous musician who once walked the halls of their high school. David and Jerry Zucker, the creators of "Airplane!" and "The Naked Gun" trilogy, joined fellow SHS alumni and Talking Heads keyboardist/guitarist Jerry Harrison in a day's worth of activities that ended with them receiving the Shorewood Tradition of Excellence award.

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  14. Lettermana s Screen Test for a oeAirplane!aRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | KXXR-FM Minneapolis

    Back in 1982, Dave Letterman had just started his job hosting Late Night. He had on Jim Abrahams, and David and Jerry Zucker, the writer-directors of iconic comedies like and "Kentucky Fried Movie," "The Naked Gun," and "Airplane!" They brought with them a 1979 screen test of David Letterman's screen test for the role of Ted Striker.

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  15. Apparently David Letterman Was Almost In Airplane!, Watch His AuditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    There are two types of people in the world. Those who believe that Airplane! is one of the greatest comedies ever made, and people who are wrong.

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  16. Shorewood honors famous gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Some very talented and influential people have graduated from Shorewood High School , and in their honor the district will confer on a few former Greyhounds a Tradition of Excellence Award. This year's honorees are Jim Abrahams, Jerry Harrison, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker.

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  17. must be the place for artistic inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Shorewood

    Next week, the Shorewood School District will celebrate three comedic geniuses and a musical mastermind who first learned to read, write and think in Shorewood public schools. The comedic geniuses - Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker - brought us slapstick spoofs like "Airplane!" and "The Naked Gun" trilogy.

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  18. 11 Good Movies to Watch on Hulu in May 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    I'm here to tell you that there's a cinematic streaming goldmine available on Hulu that includes recent hits, older classics, domestic releases, and foreign imports. It's even home to hundreds of Criterion titles.

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  19. must be the place for artistic inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Shorewood

    Next week, the Shorewood School District will celebrate three comedic geniuses and a musical mastermind who first learned to read, write and think in Shorewood public schools. The comedic geniuses - Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker - brought us slapstick spoofs like "Airplane!" and "The Naked Gun" trilogy.

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  20. Cream City Comedy Festival features 70 comics, 11 free showsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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