My Brush with Matt Damon by Deb Eve

“Excuse me, Matt,” I said. “Do you see the guy over in that corner?” I pointed out St. John clear across the room, because he wanted nothing to do with his tactless wife pitching her book/movie to Matt Damon at his step-brother’s funeral. I wasn’t exactly pitching. I just happened to be getting a cup of coffee right when and where Matt Damon was getting a cup of coffee. Actually,…

Friday, December 19, 2008
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Takin’ a Chance by Deb Jenny

The theme this week? Advice to your adolescent self…An interesting concept. And I think most adolescent selves would agree, totally unwarranted and unwelcome. After all, what teenager wants advice from a grown-up? So instead of an overwrought, bloated dissertation dispensing unsolicited advice on what I, the teenager, should do, I’ll just say this: never stop taking chances. And I’m glad I’ve taken my own advice to heart, as you will…

Monday, January 28, 2008
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Sounds Like a Movie by New Deb Lisa

Two months ago, I met Delia Ephron behind the curtain at the Book Expo autographing area. I must admit, she’s one of my idols. My kids have snorted oatmeal out of their noses laughing at her book Aunt Delia’s Manners Quiz. And I have seen every Nora/Delia Ephron movie a thousand times. Okay, I’m exaggerating. Two thousand times. She was standing there, practically alone, with only her publicist to protect…

Wednesday, August 8, 2007
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