12:47 PM EDT 11/19/2013
Originally posted 11/13/2013 12:15AM
When Harry Met Sally posed many timeless questions. For example, can men and women ever really just be friends? And more importantly, how will fellow restaurant patrons react when one diner proceeds to moan ecstatically and pound her fists against the table, eventually emitting high-pitched screams of pleasure?
NYC stunt collective Improv Everywhere attempted to answer the latter question, enlisting a flash mob of 20 women to recreate the 1989 rom-com's infamous scene in Katz's Delicatessen (you know, that one). According to the group's website, the prank was staged unbeknownst to the deli's staffers, whose candid expressions are pretty priceless.
Originally posted 06/27/2012 09:55AM
A true trailblazer, Nora Ephron leaves behind a legacy of always knowing the right (and wittiest) thing to say. She was "an expert in all the departments of living well," according to Meryl Streep – one of many paying tribute to the late author-journalist-screenwriter-director, who died Tuesday at 71.
"You could call on her for anything: doctors, restaurants, recipes, speeches, or just a few jokes, and we all did it, constantly," Streep – who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for her role as Julia Child in Ephron's Julie & Julia (2009) – wrote in an email to The New York Times. "Nora just looked at every situation and cocked her head and thought, ‘Hmmmm, how can I make this more fun?'"
Streep wasn't the only celebrity to remember Ephron fondly.
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