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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What to do when your album isn't selling? Try giving it away, almost. Lady Gaga's ARTPOP has been such a dud that amazon.com has...
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A big Broadway day: over the weekend Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's "Kinky Boots" broke a house record at the Hirschfield Theater. They took...
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Is "The Wolf of Wall Street"  any good? Martin Scorsese has delivered a three hour movie, and the entertainment press won't see it until...
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What a weekend for "Hunger Games: Catching Fire." A $74 million weekend in the US brought its total to $296.5 domestic in just 10...
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Reports say that the driver in the Paul Walker crash was former race car driver and banker Roger Rodas, who was 38 years old....
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Paul Walker, handsome and enigmatic star of the "Fast and the Furious" movie series, died yesterday afternoon in a car crash in Santa Clarita,...
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If you haven't taken up archery yet, you still have a couple of days. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" will finish the weekend with...
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We're waking up to a sad morning in New York: one of our own is gone. Peter Kaplan died yesterday at age 59. He...
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I do have to laugh: I stopped going to Van Morrison shows a few years ago because they were so frustrating. He rarely sang...
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I did tell you that the Monty Python reunion would add up to around 100 shows before it was all done. A few...