Latest Nora Ephron Stories

2009-08-05 10:30:00

U.S. actress Meryl Streep says she tried to capture the spirit of, not impersonate, Julia Child, the iconic chef she plays in her new film, Julie & Julia. The movie intertwines the story of Child's blossoming career as a chef, author and television personality with Julie Powell's blog and book about how she committed to cooking all of the recipes in Child's revolutionary 1961 tome, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Well, I bet everybody in this room could do their version of Julia...

2009-05-09 08:52:01

Entertainment super agent Sam Cohn, who dominated New York's talent representation business at his height, had died at age 79, a family friend says. While heading International Creative Management's New York office for nearly 25 years, Cohn represented the likes of Paul Newman, Woody Allen, Meryl Streep and Susan Sarandon. He died Wednesday in New York after a brief, unspecified illness, family friend and Broadway producer David Richenthal told the Los Angeles Times. Cohn's A-list clients...

2008-11-29 08:59:01

Arianna Huffington, creator of the popular blog, The Huffington Post, believes that both old and new media are joining forces to bring out the best in one another. According to Ms. Huffington, bloggers are growing in stature in the world of traditional media, while journalists are increasingly moving into the world of blogging.  "There's this real convergence, where basically you found that the best and most accurate rose to the top, whether it originated from Time magazine or from Nate...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.