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Contributor Archives: Wesley Morris

“Why’s this so good?” No. 56: Nora Ephron and the thing about breasts

Nora Ephron was a writer of many gifts. She was fearless. She was blunt. She was dazzlingly perceptive. She was writing at the right time. Her connections were fascinating. She could turn coincidence and happenstance into substantial proof that something important was going on – cosmic journalism. She composed what are commonly called zingers – [...]