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Reading Nora: 9 Essential Books For Every Ephron Fan

If your life doesn't revolve around everything Nora Ephron, you're doing it wrong. For the Nora essentialists, here's a list of nine books she inspired (and some of her own), from our friends at Off the Shelf, a daily blog that connects great books with great readers. Daughter. Show More Summary

This 64-Year-Old Woman Found A Natural Alternative To A Facelift And Fillers

Nora Ephron was 65 when she felt bad about her neck. At 64, I feel bad about my elbows. It is nature's gift that I don't have to look at them. But you do, so let me apologize in advance. Maybe that's why we are invisible. We are a walking advertisement for the inevitable pull of gravity and today's youth clearly would rather not be reminded. Show More Summary

Date Discussion Do Nots - Here Are All the Topics That Are Off Limits on a First Date

Nora Ephron once said "Everything is copy," meaning if you're a writer, bad experiences are simply fuel for good stories. I have found this to be undeniably true. I was on a date recently where the guy just didn't get it. Nice enough, but he brought up every topic I loathe discussing. Show More Summary

Fugs and Fabs: Ciara Hosts the Billboard Music Awards

I swear, I think the same thing about Ciara every single time she goes anywhere: “Beautiful, but naked.” And there is something to be said for flaunting it while you’ve got it — wasn’t it Nora Ephron who said she wished she wore a bikini every single day she was 32? — but doesn’t that Read More...

Watch 6 Celebrities Explain How Nora Ephron Inspired Them

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In addition to making Meg Ryan the most desirable woman imaginable, Nora Ephron inspired the next generation of women in the film industry. Last week, for the third consecutive year, Coach presented the Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, honoring outstanding work by a female director or screenwriter. ... More »

Jacob Bernstein opens up about his mom, Nora Ephron

New York Times writer Jacob Bernstein is the son of Nora Ephron, the writer and filmmaker who lost her battle with blood disease in 2012. Bernstein talks to Kathie Lee and Hoda about his mother's legacy and his new documentaty about her, "Everything Is Copy."

Rachel Tunnard Wins 4th Annual Nora Ephron Prize for Her Movie Adult Life Skills - Adult Life Skills strikes a chord at the 15th Tribeca Film Festival.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Thursday night the juried award winners for the 15th Annual Tribeca Film Festival. For the fourth year, the Nora Ephron Award was announced, the annual award given to a female filmmaker with a narrative film in the festival. This year...Show More Summary

15 Fun Facts About 'You've Got Mail'

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Five years after 'Sleepless in Seattle,' Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and Nora Ephron proved (yet again) that romance wasn't dead.

And Now, an Incomplete List of Women Writers Who Inspire Me

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

“Incomplete” because I’m doing it off the top of my head. Also, in no particular order. Ready? Here we go: Dorothy Parker Molly Ivins Elaine May Madeleine L’Engle Nora Ephron Susan Cooper Hannah Arendt Ursula Le Guin N.K. Jemisin Beverly Cleary Sheri Tepper Jenny Lawson Kelly Sue Deconnick Emma Thompson (Yes, she’s a writer. Won […]

In New Documentaries, Nora Ephron And Joan Rivers Rightfully Contain Multitudes

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. Sign up to receive it in your inbox weekly. Anyone who's trudged through a writing course has inevitably...Show More Summary

In New Documentaries, Nora Ephron And Joan Rivers Rightfully Contain Multitudes

Anyone who's trudged through a writing course has inevitably heard a thing or two about "finding your voice." People can spend their life's work struggling to determine how they want to portray themselves to the world. And then there...Show More Summary

Women Writers Week 2016: Table of Contents

This week, all of our content on the site is written by women. We'll update this table of contents page with links to new pieces as they go up. Essays Chaz Ebert's Introduction to Women Writers Week "Nora Ephron: An Appreciation" byShow More Summary

Her Own Story: A Nora Ephron Appreciation

Nora Ephron has been portrayed on screen by Diane Keaton, Sandra Dee, Meryl Streep, and Streep’s daughter, Grace Gummer. And that’s just the characters based on her life; her wit and insight are reflected in dozens of other characters...Show More Summary

Nora Ephron, Who Took The T Out Of ‘TMI’, And The One Secret She Kept

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Why did the “consummate over-sharer” tell almost no one about the illness that ultimately killed her? The key, suggests her son, may lie in one of her favorite quips: “When you slip on a banana peel, people laugh at you. But when you tell people you slipped on a banana peel, it’s your laugh.”

With HBO Documentary ‘Everything Is Copy,’ Nora Ephron’s Son Tests His Mother’s Mantra

How do you honor your mother's legacy? With clear eyes and a full heart. The post With HBO Documentary ‘Everything Is Copy,’ Nora Ephron’s Son Tests His Mother’s Mantra appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nora Ephron: The Real Networking MVP

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The Nora Ephron documentary, Everything is Copy, directed by her son Jacob Bernstein, is a reminder of how groundbreaking she was in most everything she did — including building a stellar network of friends.Her first husband Dan Greenburg remembers his socially fearless ex wife, saying she would walk up to... More »

Bringing My Mother Back From the Dead: Jacob Bernstein on Nora Ephron and "Everything is Copy"

She made a considerable dent in the glass ceiling as a journalist, gave us insightful and pointedly witty essay collections, penned hree Oscar-nominated scripts and directed two of the most popular romantic comedies of our time, “Sleepless...Show More Summary

Get Your Laugh/Cry On: The HBO Documentary About Nora Ephron Premieres Tonight

Feminist, writer, director, and mother of the modern rom-com, Nora Ephron passed away due to leukemia complications four years ago. Ephron was known for creating strong, female characters that "say it like it is" and her many published essays that do just that. Then why was she so secretive about her battle with such a severe…

What We Learned From Everything Is Copy, a Moving Film Nora Ephron’s Son Jacob Bernstein Made About Her

This story was originally posted on October 5, 2015. Since Everything Is Copy premieres on HBO tonight, we've updated and republished the article. When Nora Ephron, the famed director, screenwriter, and essayist whose take-no-prisoners wit made her an icon for generations of women, passed away from complications of leukemia in... More »

Jacob Bernstein opens a new window into the life of mom Nora Ephron in 'Everything Is Copy'

In her articles, books and screenplays, Nora Ephron wrote with wit and candor about the most intimate of topics — her divorce, her parents' alcoholism, her small breasts. In "Everything Is Copy," a documentary premiering Monday night on HBO, Ephron's son Jacob Bernstein picks up the mantle of disclosure,...

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