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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So, have you tried Spotify? This is new the streaming music service aiming to take on ITunes. So far Spotify looks like a hit....

A few weeks off of rest and relaxation proved just the tonic for Aretha Franklin last night. The 69 year old Queen of Soul,...
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The main films for the Venice Film Festival have been announced. Venice preceeds the slightly more accessible and certainly more affordable Toronto Film Festival....
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Paul Reiser's latest TV show got caught in the crossfire at NBC. But Reiser is also rising to the occasion--last night he played a...
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"The less we say about it, the better" is a line from David Byrne's Talking Heads song, "This Must Be the Place." That's also...
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Believe it or not, Sting is celebrating 25 years as a solo artist this fall. While his original run as leader of The Police...
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Believe it or not, kids, it's the 40th anniversary of "The Concert for Bangla Desh." George Harrison and Ravi Shankar's landmark event took place...

Exclusive: The revival of "Funny Girl" is on its way to Broadway, but without "Glee" star Lea Michele. There was talk that Lea was...
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Ryan Gosling, Glenn Close, Jon Hamm, Jane Fonda, and U2 are all coming to the 2011 Toronto Film Festival. And that's not all: so...
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Aretha Franklin's show at Jones Beach tomorrow night is her debut at the fabled outdoor music venue on Long Island. The Queen of Soul...