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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Does Madonna write her own songs? Yes, and no. She doesn't write the music, that's for sure. And now that Ms. Ciccone has been...
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Oh yes. In our little world, the betting on the Oscars is going on and on. The Oscars are on March 2, 2014. Do...
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Johnny Carson: we've had a lot of revelations this week about his life and long run on the Tonight show. Now that I've...
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Nominations for the American Music Awards are out. You know that if you perform on the AMA's, you can't be on the Grammys. If...
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Led Zeppelin, notorious for stealing songs from obscure sources and sampling other people's music, have been nominated for induction into the Songwriters Hall of...
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Now that I have the full manuscript of Henry Bushkin's tell all about Johnny Carson, I thought we'd get some insight into brutal...
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Madonna didn't show up but she did send an email as her mentor, Seymour Stein, received the first ever CBGB Icon Award last night....

Great news for music lovers: the Amnesty International concerts in the US from the late 1980s are finally coming to DVD. These were the...
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I guess Conrad Hilton's already flipped in his grave a few times. This is nothing new. Paris Hilton's new video "Good Time" with Lil...
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Paul McCartney introduced a new song from his new album called "New" last night on Jimmy Fallon. "Save Us" is a straight ahead rocker....