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Susannah Gora
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Entertainment journalist Susannah Gora is the author of You Couldn’t Ignore Me If You Tried: The Brat Pack, John Hughes, and Their Impact on a Generation (Crown, February 2010). A former Associate Editor of Premiere Magazine, Gora has also covered film for publications including Variety and Elle, and has appeared on networks such as NBC, CBS, VH1, and MTV to discuss movies. A graduate of Duke University, Gora lives in Manhattan, where she was born and raised.

Visit her on the web at www.susannahgora.com.

Headshot by Suzannah Gold.

Blog Entries by Susannah Gora

It Had to Be Her

(3) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 5:11 PM

In the most iconic scene of the most iconic movie that Nora Ephron ever wrote, a perky young woman named Sally (Meg Ryan) moans her way through simulated ecstasy, right there in Katz's Deli, to prove a point to her friend Harry (Billy Crystal) about women's ability to feign orgasms....

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Lady Gaga: Born This Way... And That Way... And That Way...

(41) Comments | Posted August 3, 2011 | 10:41 AM

You wouldn't think that Lady Gaga has a lot in common with Joy Behar. But you'd be wrong. Because, as it turns out, they're both Italian, and they both love to cook. And, if you must know, they both go to the same gynecologist.

On Monday morning, Lady Gaga...

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Pretty in Pink at 25: Still a Class Act

(27) Comments | Posted March 1, 2011 | 3:11 PM

This week marks the 25th anniversary of Pretty In Pink, the poignant tale of a very poor, very brave girl (Molly Ringwald) and a wealthy, sensitive boy (Andrew McCarthy) struggling to make their romance work in spite of clashing backgrounds. The movie, released in 1986, is now considered a modern...

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Life Moves Pretty Fast: Remembering John Hughes, One Year After His Death

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2010 | 10:55 AM

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of filmmaker John Hughes. Just 59 years old, Hughes suffered a heart attack while taking a morning walk on a street in midtown Manhattan. As such, today also marks the one-year anniversary of John Hughes finally receiving the kind of critical respect...

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Don't You Forget About Them (Slideshow)

(7) Comments | Posted February 23, 2010 | 11:44 AM

Twenty five years ago, "a brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel, and a recluse" spent a day together in high school detention-- and revolutionized the youth film genre. Sure, before John Hughes's The Breakfast Club there had been other teen flicks, but never before had that strange combination of...

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