Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is 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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In this week's issue of Parade--and at www.parade.com--yours truly has written the cover story about Gayle King, broadcaster, journalist, mother,and Oprah's BFF. King and...
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Dick Clark's kinda sad Rockin' New Years Eve with Ryan Seacrest was an Interscope special on Saturday night. From Times Square: Lady Gaga was...
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Our LA reporter LEAH SYDNEY taking note in December: With the kudos of a Golden Globe Nomination, Angelina Jolie’s moving new film, “In the...
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(refresh browser for updates) Rapper 50 Cent--Curtis James Jackson-- is an extremely successful entrepreneur at this point. But now he is looking for a record...
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Here's a way to end the year or start a new one on a strange note. The New York Times film critics have announced...
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Here's the thing about my meeting men's fashion guru Joseph Abboud. While we discussed the vents in suits, two or three button coats, and...
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Here are my picks, and there are  more than 10. 1. The Artist--No surprise here. From the moment we saw it in Cannes, it was...
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Stuart Woods always starts novels in Elaine's, and very often Elaine Kaufman is a character in the books. But now that Elaine has departed...
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Isn't it interesting that the top Oscar contenders--"The Artist" and "Midnight in Paris"--want what the other has? "The Artist" is made by French filmmakers...
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Get ready, because 2012 is going to seem like 1984. Van Halen is coming back. You remember Van Halen: Eddie and his brother Alex....