Latest Nora Ephron Stories

2009-08-05 10:30:00

US 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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.