Nora Ephron Fanclub Unite: A Documentary is Coming

Nora Ephron’s son, Jacob Bernstein, has lined up some seriously heavy hitters to help produce a HBO documentary on his beloved mother. We’re going to have to host some sort of viewing party for this with Katz’s Deli and lots of kleenex. In other news: HBO loves writers more than just about any network on television. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.

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Afternoon Bites: Fiona Apple, Cinematic Sebald, Nora Ephron On Scandal, And More

Grant Gee is interviewed about his film Patience (After Sebald). Lindsay Zoladz’s essay on Fiona Apple is pretty terrific. The Brooklyn Rail on MP3 blogs, international music, and cultural exchange. Popmatters on the wonder that is Jaded Punk Hulk. Nora Ephron contributed to New York‘s Scandals issue. If you’ve ever wanted to see a Game of Thrones/Hark! A Vagrant cross-over, go here and scroll down a bit. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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When Ephron met Englander

Nathan Englander’s got a new collection coming out, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, as well as an upcoming play based off a story from his first collection of stories.  What else has Mr. Englander got coming up?  Well, he’s in conversation with Nora Ephron at Symphony Space on January 25th, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give out.  What do you have to do win them?  Tweet the hashtag #NoraandNathan at @Vol1Brooklyn.  Winners will be picked […]

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Weekend Bites: Syd Barrett Biography, Nora Ephron, Fox News Reliable Source, Shteyngart + Moody And More

At Boston Globe: Talking about a new a new Syd Barrett biography. At The New York Times: Nora Ephron is the 69-year-old that I’d most like to hang out with. At The Guardian: Christopher Hitchens may have cancer, but he can still kick Tony Blair’s ass at a debate. At Mediate:  Fox News is finally using The Onion as a source. At Beatrice: Shteyngart and Moody to do some sci-fi.

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