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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Debbie Harry and Blondie are trying something new. They're releasing an album on September 13th without a record label. "Panic of Girls" is coming...
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Madonna, ever clueless and ridiculous, thanks noted anti-Semite designer John "I love Hitler" Galliano and Hitler's personal filmmaker, Leni Reifenstahl, at the end of...
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Frank Dileo was laid to rest on Wednesday in Pittsburgh by family and friends. Michael Jackson's long time manager is a beloved figure in...
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Sting is celebrating his 60th birthday in a big way--and not just with a gorgeous box set of his solo music due on September...
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Barbra Streisand still has it. She's got a top 5 album this week with  "What Matters Most."The CD--  A strong collection of ballads written by...
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Nile Rodgers, Paul Shaffer, Michael Douglas, Cissy Houston, Felicia Collins, Russ Titelman, Sylvia Rhone, Nona Hendryx, and Sue Simmons were among the luminaries who attended the Monday night...
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Michael Jackson would have turned 53 today. Let's concentrate on the good things--there's enough bad stuff to keep everyone arguing for a long time....
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I don't know why Senator Entertainment has finally exhumed "Fireflies in the Garden," produced by Julia Roberts. They just announced that after three years,...
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The MTV Video Music Awards are so hard to watch, especially with the aftermath of a hurricane and a winning Yankee game occurring simultaneously....
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I got a kick out of the National Enquirer cover story this week. Janet Jackson's ex mother in law says that Janet and her...