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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The late great singer Phoebe Snow was memorialized beautifully this week at the Bitter End by her real friends and fans. Phoebe's great pal...
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The big Black Eyed Peas show in Central Park has been cancelled, thanks to rain and thunderstorms. By all accounts on Twitter, it's been...

Here's a shock. "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" is now at $70 million, maybe more. And Julie Taymor, who created the show from...
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I told you in November that episodes of Jerry Seinfeld's "The Marriage Ref" had been taped for a second season. I told you then...
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James Franco's short film, called "Rebel," may make to the Venice Biennale after all. Or to the Venice Film Festival. Or to Venice, California....
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As if things couldn't get worse: on the day a picture of his genitals was leaked to the press via a radio show, disgraced...
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This is a guilty pleasure item. Todd Rundgren is hosting a Survival Summer Camp up in Woodstock, New York June 20-24. www.toddstore.com/trsurivalcamp....
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Tonight in Las Vegas, the Beatles' "Love" show from Cirque du Soleil celebrates its fifth birthday. Paul, Yoko, Olivia, and Dhani Harrison, as well...
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Christie Brinkley -- supermodel, ex wife of Billy Joel, TV aerobics pitchwoman. Broadway musical star. Huh? Gorgeous Christie is 57, looks 20 years younger,...
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Is Lady Gaga really "Born this Way"? After a spectacular first week of sales, with almost 1.2 million copies of her CD and downloads...