Nora Ephron

Reflections on being a small part of Nora Ephron's near-perfect rom-com, 20 years later.
Twenty years after "You've Got Mail," an onscreen relationship that makes a woman's life qualitatively better still seems like a fantasy.
The “Mindy Project” creator gave birth to her first child last week.
If you feel as though you are in a downward spiral as a result of your divorce, you’re not alone. Whether you finalized your
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's wisecracking script is a tour de force of sexist one-liners, shtups, and affronts. Under
The producers of Good Girls Revolt acknowledge that what Patti, Jane and Cindy want seems, today, like just common sense
I first experienced Ms. Ephron with her film "Heartburn" in 1986, based on her semi-autobiographical book by the same name, starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson. Although, I confess, at the time, I was struck more by the credit music by Carly Simon, prompting me to buy one more of her albums just so I could listen to "Coming Around Again" again and again.
Narrated by Toni Morrison   The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose stubborn nonconformity
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.
I've been poor. I've been rich. Rich is better. Fancy or not a stitch which is better I've been healthy and in pain. Pain
Ask yourself, do you know -- completely and accurately -- your family's health history? Have you looked into those specific diseases that affected your mother, father, aunt or uncle? Have you considered how their experiences may apply to you now and in the future?
Everbody Knows . . . Elizabeth Murray premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival's closing weekend. Even as the artist Elizabeth
The icons' public personas didn't always align with their offstage identities.
Jacob Bernstein's HBO documentary about his mother, Nora Ephron, proves the inside-the-box life is not worth living, as it gives you little material to work with. Probably the most famous Ephron line is "I'll have what she's having." It also sums up how many of us feel about Ephron. I'll have what she's having: the ambition, the wit, the genre-crossing, the credits, the confidence, the recipes, the large and talented circle of friends.
As if the many essays she wrote, and movies we can all recite by heart didn't give enough of Nora Ephron's worldview, the
Romantic films promote the idea that there is someone for everyone, and I wholeheartedly agree with this sentiment. However, there are a lot of messages to be found in even some of my very favorite movies that are much, much less appealing.