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Nick Flynn

Grandma's Paul Weitz Talks Secrets, Surprises and Channeling Lily Tomlin

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 09.04.2015 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

The new film Grandma tells a story rare for American cinema: a lesbian of advanced years (Lily Tomlin), in mourning for her soul mate and on skittish footing with the much younger woman she's been seeing (Judy Greer), is suddenly thrust into an adventure involving her teenage granddaughter (Julia Garner) and an unwanted pregnancy.

ReThink Interview: Paul Weitz, Director of Being Flynn

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I had a chance to talk with Weitz, and as I began transcribing our interview, I began to notice parallels between Nick's story and Weitz's journey to both forge a unique movie from a beloved existing work and to embrace his past as a way to move forward and develop his own voice.

Movie Review: Being Flynn

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Adapted and directed by Paul Weitz, Being Flynn ostensibly is about Nick (Paul Dano), a would-be writer dealing with alcohol and commitment issues.

Robert De Niro Film To Benefit Homeless Elderly

Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact

Robert DeNiro's latest film, "Being Flynn" doesn't just address big issues -- it's doing something to make a difference. Based on Nick Flynn's memo...

NEW POEM: Silvana Straw Brings her Everything to 7 Rings

Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker

7 Days, 7 Artists, 7 Rings, is a Huffington Post exclusive game of artist's telephone.

Nick Flynn on Fatherhood, Suicide, Torture, Love, and Being Lost

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

He was sleep-deprived, had been put in isolation and sexually humiliated.