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Inside the Judd Apatow Art Show

Gallery 1988 held a Judd Apatow tribute art show in Los Angeles last week, and here's a nice little mini-documentary about the event, which Seth Rogen, Martin Starr, and Apatow himself attended. It's a must-watch if you're dying to know who won a bidding war for a piece of Freaks and Geeks art between Judd Apatow and Martin Starr.

Lena Dunham Writes About Her Friendship with Nora Ephron

Today, Lena Dunham wrote for the New Yorker's website about being both a friend and fan of Nora Ephron's. She writes: 

I devoured her prose, her other film offerings, and became a fangirl right along with my mother, aunt, grandmother and every other intelligent woman in the tristate area. Which is why it was so momentous when, in March of 2011, I received a short, perfect e-mail from Ephron, saying she had seen and enjoyed my film and would like to take me to lunch.

She then walksthrough what it was like being her friend in the last year of her life and the profound impact it [...]

Stephen Colbert's Fitting Tribute to Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak passed away yesterday so last night, Stephen Colbert paid tribute to the author/blurber of his new children's book, I Am a Pole (And So Can You). Colbert aired never before seen portions of his interview with the Sendak, from earlier this year. The video is funny and sad and touching and dark – just like Sendak would've liked or hated or liked to hate.