An afternoon with Nora Ephron

Have you read Nora Ephron?  You’ve probably seen her films: “Sleepless in Seattle”, “When Harry met Sally”, “You’ve got Mail” perhaps even her older film “Heartburn”.  However, she wrote witty short journalistic pieces on life as she experienced it, about her friends, full of her love of food, sociable dinners, her kids and her thoughtsContinue reading “An afternoon with Nora Ephron”

Writing for the Simpsons: Be Funny – every day!

Joel Cohen has been writing for the Simpsons for 18 years.  He did an interview on this – perhaps to help publicise his book “How to lose a marathon”.   For comedy writers and fans it’s an interesting glimpse into the world of writing comedy, for an internationally successful cartoon series.