Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook Just in Time for Oscar Campaign


Pigs are flying. Stephen Hawking has joined Facebook just in time for the Oscar campaign for “The Theory of Everything.” Didn’t you hope Hawking was above all this? He’s our Einstein. But he’s also human. Hawking does not believe in god, or God, so that may be right in line with Friending people or whatever Facebook-ers do. Next thing we know he’ll be on Twitter and Foursquare.





Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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