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.

So many movies, so little time, so much confusion: the Peggy Siegal Company is so busy throwing screenings-and... parties for all the movies opening...

The number 1 album this week is "Blue Slide Park" by Mac Miller, real name Malcolm McCormick. He's a 19 year old white Jewish...

Today Frank Cascio publishes his extraordinary book, "My Friend Michael," about his life with Michael Jackson, from Harper Collins. The publisher has shared with...

Rocker Sting made a surprise appearance to the Apple store on the Upper West Side Monday night--and debuted his new "Appumentary" from Radical Media....

Michael Jackson was not a pedophile. So says Frank Cascio, who grew up with Jackson as a kid along with his siblings. Cascio, now...

Tennessee Williams, the late and legendary playwright of "Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Glass Menagerie," approves of actor James Franco. I know that because...

Last night's swanky premiere of "My Week with Marilyn" brought out stars Michelle Williams and Kenneth Branagh, Zoe Wanamaker and Dominic Cooper, the film's...

Six music bloggers are competing for tickets to this year's MusiCares Person of the Year dinner honoring Paul McCartney. Now you can read all...

So MSNBC on Friday night broadcast a really pathetic, sort of disgracefully one sided documentary about Michael Jackson's murderer, Dr. Conrad Murray. Obviously "Michael...

The $1.9 billion deal to sell EMI to Universal Music Group is apparently done. The decade-old plan to merge EMI with Warner Music is...