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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Jackson Browne, on tour, stopped at the Oceana event in Watermill on Saturday night and played a full acoustic set on guitar and...
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Are the Hamptons still hot? Oh yes, indeed. So hot that I actually missed Denise Rich's cocktail party to celebrate her coming fall extravaganza...
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It's not Ken Starr who's suing Martin Scorsese. Let's all take a deep breath. Starr is in jail, on ice--so to speak--awaiting anything to happen...
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Wow--the most obscure people get feature obits in the New York Times. But not a famous talent agent. Ed Limato died last Saturday, July 3rd,...
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Reports are frantic that the bidding for Miramax is almost over. A group of investors, which doesn't include Harvey and Bob Weinstein, seems eager...
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Joaquin Phoenix, semi-retired but on the way back, is being sought for a new movie about Mafia murders. Phil Carlo, the legendary crime writer, has...
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Was Dave Letterman punished by the Emmy Awards? It sure seems like it. Until this year, Letterman's talk-variety fests have always been nominated for Outstanding...
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The 2010 Emmy Award nominations are out. And guess what? Conan O'Brien's short lived version of "The Tonight Show" got several nods including Best...
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I am heartbroken to report that Harvey Fuqua has died of a heart attack at age 80. A splendid person, a real gentleman, and just...
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What a night for Ringo Starr: Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono put aside their usual differences and surprised the ex Beatle on stage at...