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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About 200 lucky fans got a great wish granted last night: they saw Elvis Costello play an acoustic set of songs from his newest...
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She only plays a nurse on Showtime’s new series, “Nurse Jackie.” But last night at the show’s premiere party, Edie Falco was just about...
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The biggest night in the music year is not the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame dinner. It's the Songwriters Hall of...
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Whitney Houston's...
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As I told you last week, there's been a tug of war between Sony Music and Warner Music Group over Jay-Z. But...
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Today’s article in The Los Angeles Times about Michael Jackson contained some of the worst reporting I've ever seen. It was if the reporters...
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Have you heard of'Katie Melua? Perhaps if the airwaves weren’t cluttered with junk, you would know this 24 -year-old’s clear and vibrant voice. She’s...
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Something funny ' and I don’t mean humorous ' in the world of hip-hop magnate Jay-Z. Sony Music thinks they’re signing to distribute...