News of Nora Ephron's death late last night, of complications arising from leukemia, came to be public in a most curious way. The story was broken Tuesday afternoon by the gossip writer Liz Smith on the Web site wowOwow. Smith, a longtime friend of Ephron, hadn't gotten the family's permission to write about her… »
- We're not gonna lie, there was some gawking at Olympic bods
'round these parts.
- But there was also grinning at gymnasts
, thrilling wins from Michael Phelps , controversies over the Chinese and Golden Girls all around.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt wants you to kiss her ass. But only if it's skinny!
If you didn't know how old you were, how old would you feel? This is not a trick question, but one posed by WoWoWow, the website targeted at old ladies, ha ha ha. Columnist Peggy Noonan says she feels 37; gossip Liz Smith feels 28; Joan Juliet Buck says 11 — she works at Vogue so go fig — and my answer is obviously "not … »
There's a big splashy article in today's New York Times about the launch of Wowowow.com, a new website for women over 40 founded by NY Post gossip dowager Liz Smith, former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan, ex-Simon and Schuster president Joni Evans, 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl, and ad exec Mary Wells.… »
Syndicated gossip dowager Liz Smith has been awarded the first annual "Ann Richards Troublemaker in Residence" honor by the organization Women's Voices for Change. WVFC is aimed at women over 40 and dedicated to making the post-menopausal feel "good about not being born yesterday." Richards (pictured), the feistiest female … »