nora ephron

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… More »


Tom Hanks Heads To Broadway For Nora Ephron Play

Tom Hanks his headed to Broadway for the first time ever in a play by the late Nora Ephron. “Lucky Guy” is about a New York City tabloid columnist who successfully won a libel lawsuit. [Celebrity Cafe]
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Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron

“When searching my inbox last night for an e-mail from Nora, to get the specifics of her phrasing, I came upon this sign-off to a short but sweet one thanking me for lunch: “see you somewhere… xox.” Somewhere, it turns out, is everywhere. I see Nora in the home I wouldn’t live in if not… More »


Nora Ephron, The Original Ladyblogger

When I saw on Twitter on Tuesday night that the iconic writer Nora Ephron had passed away, I felt the sort of panic you feel when someone you know in real life is in trouble. Though I’d met Nora Ephron several times in the past few years at parties, I could hardly say I knew… More »


Nora Ephron’s Nora Ephroniest Movie Moments: From “Heartburn” To “You’ve Got Mail”

It would be unfair to list off Nora Ephron’s greatest movie moments as merely a collection of scenes from “When Harry Met Sally” and “Sleepless In Seattle”. Two important films, no doubt, but Ephron’s magic is sprinkled across all her work: from the Instant Messages written in “You’ve Got Mail” to Jack Nicholson and Meryl… More »


A Thank You To Nora Ephron, For The Thing She Taught Me About Love

In light of Nora Ephron’s passing yesterday at the age of 71, I felt a desire to pay tribute to the journalist/writer/director in some way. As a female writer it’s important to honor the careers of women who you admire, who inspire you in how to craft your own career. Click around the web and… More »


UPDATED: Nora Ephron Dead Of Cancer, Say Her Friends On The Internet

Update, 8:15: Nora Ephron has died at age 71, both The Washington Post and CBS News have confirmed.

Much confusion in The Frisky offices this evening: folks are saying that iconic journalist and screenwriter Nora Ephron has died. Gossip columnist Liz Smith posted an article todayon the site WowOwow, which seems to eulogize… More »


Quote Of The Day: Is Nora Ephron A Pessimist? Or A Realist?

“If you want to be a successful and you are a woman, you have to understand that there’s all kinds of horrible stuff that comes with it and you simply cannot do anything about it but move on.”—Nora Ephron, director of “Julie & Julia,” “Sleepless In Seattle,” “You’ve Got Mail”…and basically every other chick flick… More »