I want to amend what I said about Nora Ephron
It’s been bopping around my head. I didn’t want to BE Nora Ephron…the more I think about the big, resounding topic of WHO I AM, the more I realize that I am me, and I don’t want to BE anyone but me. Yes, obviously there are things that I would change if I could, but what made Nora Ephron so astonishing, someone I so wanted to emulate, was that she was herself....
One day, we were sitting around and Rob said to me, ‘You know, we’ve told you...– Director and screenwriter Nora Ephron • Discussing the birth of her most famous individual scene — when Meg Ryan loudly faked an orgasm in the 1989 film “When Harry Met Sally.” The scene came out of an argument between Ephron and the film’s director, Rob Reiner, though two of the key elements came...
Gorgeous, unexpected version. I really miss you, BFW.
So The Newsroom
Imperfect, yes. Super imperfect. But I kind of love it. Maybe it is wishful thinking and West Wing nostalgia, but whatever. Here’s the thing…it is SO much better than SO much that’s on TV right now. The vast majority of programming on television at any given time these days is painfully terrible, so whenever there’s a beacon of any modicum of goodness, however big or small,...
one of the best ever. i have always secretly wanted to name my daughters Alabama and Austin (Alabama after this phenomenal film, Austin because I just love that place). I probably won’t…but you never know :)
Run slowly, run daily, drink moderately, and don’t eat like a pig.– Dr. Ernst van Aaken (via kippysworld) this is now my manifesto :)
It’s been a tough couple of years, but I suppose I’ve had it easier than many, and I try to keep that in mind. I’ve just started running, and it’s really hard. Everyone talks about the runner’s high, but for me it’s been more of a keep putting one foot in front of the other kind of a deal. But one day I was running on Bayshore Blvd, trying not to pass out,...