Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.
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Exclusive: Laura Nyro was one of our great singer songwriters–a legend. “Stoned Soul Picnic,” “Eli’s Coming,” and “And When I Die” were just three...
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Remember Ray Dalio? The man who runs the $80 billion Bridgewater Hedge Fund was recently profiled in Forbes. And I told you that Dalio...
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We're getting closer to the announcement of what's going to happen in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. We already know two things: Wes Anderson...
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The greatest American play? Quite possibly Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” set in 1949 and revived last night on Broadway in a production...
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Oh, Madonna. She's quite the lyricist. Her new song is called "I F---ed Up." You can listen to it and most of her new...
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Jay McInerney, one of the greatest literary poseurs in history, doesn’t have much use for Woody Allen. On his self important blog, McInerney has...
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I've rescued this story from the rubble of my four months with Forbes.com. It appeared this past March 2012. Jerry Lewis turned 86 yesterday and...
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“Mad Men” is coming. There are no spoilers, no official clues. For the Los Angeles premiere, people are being sworn on their deceased relatives’...
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Just below in our video player, watch Pete Seeger sing Bob Dylan's "Forever Young." Seeger is 92 years young. If the single is downloaded...
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You don’t get to hear Meryl Streep sing very often, but she’s done it a bit on stage and in movies like “Silkwood” and...