| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Seasoned book club members know that it's not just the books that draw people back time after time. It's the eating and reading together – and also checking out the host's great house – that turns such a solitary activity into a social one....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
More Than a Book Club
Our book club began almost accidentally at a Mary Kay party in 1994. Someone at the event suggested we begin one, and before we knew it we were reading "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley and meeting once a month at each other's...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Get your pen, keyboard or tattoo gun, everybody, and please write this down: Women are funny and always have been.
Women's humor is not a "new thing." It's not like an iPhone 5, the use of genomic analysis in medicine or gay couples with babies on prime-...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Tom Hanks will make his Broadway debut in April in a new play written by the late Nora Ephron. "Lucky Guy" is scheduled to open at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 1 for a limited run. The production, directed by George C. Wolfe, will have a rather long...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:41 AM
A Long Island businessman has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding producers of the aborted Broadway musical "Rebecca." Officials with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office made the announcement early Monday morning.
Mark Hotton, a 46-year-old...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Jeff Goldblum, starring in "Seminar" at the Ahmanson Theatre through Nov. 18, will participate in a Google+ Hangout in this space at noon Pacific on Tuesday.
The actor will talk about the stage comedy, written by Theresa Rebeck, in which he plays a noted...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:13 PM
The singular Jeff Goldblum joined us Tuesday for an online video conversation about his role in the Theresa Rebeck play "Seminar," which is running through Nov. 18 at the Ahmanson Theatre. Goldblum appeared in the the play earlier this year on Broadway,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:40 PM
NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author titled "Journalism: A Love Story."
That's a pretty good description of the drama, Ephron's valentine to...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Comedian/Impressionist (Kathy Griffin,Miley Cyrus, Owen Wilson, Britney Spears and more) was a top 16 finalist on “America’s Got Talent." Her impressions have been seen and heard on “Frank TV” and “Family Guy."
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:54 AM
"Some of us care about fashion and the rest of us just wear clothes," Nora Ephron said in a recent three-way phone interview with her sister Delia on the line. "When you're 3 years old, one of the only things you have any say in is in what you wear....
| Jul 9, 2012
It says "memoir" on the jacket of this book, and this time, it's true.
Anna Quindlen has been the diarist of baby boomers, and women boomers especially, since she began writing at the age of 18 for the New York Times, where her columns won a Pulitzer...