6:30 pm, April 5th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we learn that HBO is planning an “intimate portrait” of acclaimed writer/director Nora Ephron. The project, titled Everything is Copy, will be co-produced and directed by Ephron’s son Jacob Bernstein, a journalist. If this news doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, you’re either a) not a living human being or b) that guy who lives on my block and shouts at any dogs that pass his apartment window and he’s pretty much dead inside anyway.
EOD Roundup: Jacob Bernstein’s New York Times Tribute to His Mother, Nora Ephron, is Devastatingly Beautiful
7:15 pm, March 7th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we recognize that the week is almost over, we’re all tired, lawmakers are being creepy, and all we want to do is eat pizza and drink beer in housecoats, so we’re going to take it easy on you. But first, we’re going to make you weep until you look like the lost member of the California Raisins! The New York Times has published a tender and deeply personal tribute to Nora Ephron by her son, Jacob Bernstein. Forge ahead only if you have a box of tissues near you and have been properly hydrating all day.
12:30 pm, June 27th | by Laura Donovan
For no particular reason at all, I pulled “Julie and Julia” out of my DVD case two nights ago and popped it into my laptop disc drive. It’s not the greatest movie of all time, but was just the Monday pick-me-up I needed. Less than 24 hours later, I learned that its screenplay writer Nora Ephron had passed away, and her loss was felt around the world. We at The Jane Dough were huge fans of her work for many reasons, and among them was her honest depiction of hard-working women. Here are some of my favorite professional women from her films.