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Nora Ephron Death

26 Years Later, An Ode To 'When Harry Met Sally' And Nora Ephron

Shelley Anderson Myers | Posted 07.21.2016 | Fifty
Shelley Anderson Myers

On July 21, 1989, 26 years ago today, Nora Ephron brought us 'When Harry Met Sally' and everyone spilled out of the theater, electrified. Nora had just created the first modern romantic comedy that had us talking about the most famous 'orgasm' in cinema history. I still mourn that trademark 'Nora Ephron sparkle.'

Remembering Nora Ephron

Posted 06.26.2013 | Celebrity

One year has passed since Nora Ephron died at age 71. Ephron is best remembered for her prolific screenwriting career. Often hailed as the queen o...

6 Amazing Women Who Were Influenced By Nora Ephron

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 06.26.2013 | Women

I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.

What Nora Ephron Taught Us About Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.26.2013 | Divorce

Nora Ephron applied her trademark wit to everything in life, from the women's movement of the seventies, to the soul-strengthening power of mashed pot...

Nora's Influence On My Heart and My Writing About Divorce

Sally Fay | Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce
Sally Fay

Humor is gentle on our hearts. Nora Ephron was a pro at this. She raised us up on a magic carpet for our souls to journey through tears and laughter. Nora elevated our perspective by lifting up our broken hearts to a place where we could be heroes.

On Her 72nd Birthday, 10 Things Nora Ephron Taught Us About Love

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

Had she not died of leukemia last summer, Nora Ephron would have turned 72 today. The universally loved writer, director, producer and HuffPost contri...

I'll Have What She's Having: Nora Ephron Remembered

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Hey Meg-a-la," shouted Rosie O'Donnell, trying to get Meg Ryan's attention at, yikes, Alice Tully Hall, just after the memorial tribute to writer, director Nora Ephron.

Nora Celebrated -- With Love, Tenderness, And (Of Course!) Humor

Liz Smith | Posted 09.10.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

The memorial to Nora for 800 of the ticketed chosen in Alice Tully Hall of Lincoln Center was brilliantly produced, like a great Broadway opening happening at 11:30 in the morning, last Monday. Nora had established what and who she wanted and she got it all.

Sara Wilson

Stars Say Farewell To Nora Ephron | Sara Wilson | Posted 07.10.2012 | Divorce

The mood was somber at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on Monday as a crowd of about 800 filed into the New York City landmark to celebrate the li...

Famous Friends Turn Out To Remember A Legend

The Wrap | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment

Hollywood stars and luminaries from New York media and publishing world gathered Monday at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center to honor Nora Ephron, wh...

Farewell, Lady Phoenix: My Interview With Nora Ephron

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 07.05.2012 | Entertainment
Ariel Gonzalez

The moment she sat down in the studio, she started giving me and my producer directions. Not unexpected; I'd heard she was a little bossy. But her soft-voiced charm quickly won us over.

More On The Divine Nora Ephron: How Manhattan's Harpies Came To Be

Liz Smith | Posted 09.01.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

There has been a lot printed about Nora belonging to the Harpies lunch group, but this nonsensical little gathering of women,who like to gossip at will and not see it in print, was the least thing in Nora's busy life.


Posted 07.01.2012 | Home

Last week in culture, we experienced loss in different ways -- beloved writer Nora Ephron passed away, a ballet legend left the States, and another ce...

It Had to Be Her

Susannah Gora | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
Susannah Gora

When it comes to multi-hyphenate creative role models, the boys can have their Woody Allen, their Judd Apatow. For us girls, there is, and always will be, Nora.

What I Remember About Nora Ephron

Pamela Alma Weymouth | Posted 08.29.2012 | Divorce
Pamela Alma Weymouth

I first met Nora Ephron when I was ten or eleven at one of my grandmother's summer parties in Martha's Vinyard. It wasn't a big deal because my family was made up of writers and publishers who hung out with famous writers, editors, politicos, so Nora was just another grown-up who had done impressive things

When Brian Met Nora Ephron

Brian Barry | Posted 08.29.2012 | Celebrity
Brian Barry

Someone said that Nora had a knack for making the most ordinary people also the most extraordinary characters. I know that this was not just a talent, but also the heart of Nora Ephron: an amazingly brilliant woman who was sensationally kind and relatable.

The Day We Lost Our Nora

Christine Lahti | Posted 08.28.2012 | Women
Christine Lahti

Tonight, there's a sad empty hole in all our lives, and there is nothing and no one that will ever be able to fill it: the Nora Hole.

Thanks, Nora

Brigid Brett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Brigid Brett

What I really love about her and what I wish I'd thanked her for, is not letting all that cleverness and wit get the better of her. I so wish I'd thanked her for not allowing her hurts and betrayals to make her shriveled and bitter and mean-spirited.

Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron

The New Yorker | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

I loved whoever was making these actresses comfortable enough to express the minutiae of being a human woman onscreen.

The Best Mailgirl Ever

The New York Times | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

When Nora Ephron graduated from college in 1962, she applied for a job as a writer at Newsweek, was told women weren't allowed to be writers there, an...

Nora Ephron Told Our Stories

Gina Barreca | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Gina Barreca

Her heroines were witty and perceptive even while being vulnerable and appealing; they were independent and capable, yet filled with that weird fear of overdoing everything or doing everything wrong that engulfs the most stunningly competent woman.

Nora Ephron: Native Icon Who Bottled New York for Everyone Else

Camilla Webster | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Camilla Webster

This week we honor the woman who worked, lived and breathed NYC into the rest of us. Thank you, Nora Ephron -- we will miss you.

How Nora Ephron's 'Heartburn' Changed The Conversation About Divorce

The Huffington Post | Natasha Burton | Posted 06.28.2012 | Divorce

Nora Ephron’s novel “Heartburn,” a roman à clef loosely based on her discovery of husband Carl Bernstein's affair and its aftermath, was publis...

Nora Ephron Remembered By Mindy Kaling, Steve Martin & More

Posted 06.27.2012 | Comedy

Writer, director and producer Nora Ephron, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 71, left an indelible mark on the world of comedy, in many ways re...

How Nora Ephron Changed My Life

Agi Smith | Posted 08.27.2012 | Divorce
Agi Smith

In one instant, Nora Ephron saw something inside me and altered the direction of my life forever.