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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This is just a rumor, heard around town in New York law firms. The rumor is that someone from "Mad Men"--not necessarily Don Draper,...

EXCLUSIVE Our old pal and sometime videographer Chris Barrett is sporting a pair of Google Glasses these days. Last night in Wildwood, New...
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Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" -- I was finally able to download it this morning after a DefJam rep suggested I update the...

"The Lone Ranger" took a spill on Wednesday bringing in $9.7 million on its opening night. That included $2 million from midnight showings, which...
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UPDATE: The website for the school, which taught around 70 kids, is gone. NVLA is now like the lost city of Xenu. EARLIER: New Village...
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Jimmy Fallon is getting ready for the big time. The star of "Late Night" will move to the "Tonight" show starting next February. So...

Tomorrow (tonight 12:01am) brings Jay Z's "Magna Carta" album to 1 million Samsung app downloaders. (I sure hope the album comes in more easily...

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock will open the Venice Film Festival this summer. Their movie "Gravity," directed by Alfonso Cuaron, will get a lot...

Yeezus! Kanye West's cacaphony of an album took a beating in its second week on the charts."Yeezus" fell a whopping 80% in sales in...

I am so pleased to see Kerry Washington on the cover of Vanity Fair this month. The new issue is on sale July 7th...