Oh Holy Toledo, Esquire has assembled a giant web feature called “James Franco Seven Ways.” Because that is a whole lot of James Franco and not everyone has the preternatural powers of concentration posessed by James Franco, we have gone through it all to see what is worthwhile.
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Times columnist Ross Douthat would like to propose an excercise: read Sam Anderson’s James Franco profile for New York (2010), read Andrew Corsello’s Mira Sorvino profile for GQ (1996), and discuss.
Both describe “highly-cerebral, possibly-overeducated celebrity actors whose peculiar personae are more interesting than any of the Read More
When they join forces, Gary Shteyngart and James Franco are an unstoppable publicity machine: they have spent the last several weeks ably demonstrating this. According to a new interview at the Huffington Post, the double-act dates back to their classroom days.
“It was kind of a Read More
Even we are feeling a little overwhelmed with the week’s Franco bounty. First New York gives him a giant profile; now Publishers Weekly (its blog, anyway) chooses his book as “Galley of the Day“:
It’s called Palo Alto and has, like every other book published in Read More
In this week’s New York cover profile of James Franco, Sam Anderson explores (among many other things) James Franco’s interest in queer theory.
“When Franco mentioned to me, via e-mail, that he was leaning toward going to Yale for his Ph.D., the faculty member he singled out was Michael Warner,” Anderson writes. Read More
Palo Alto (as in Palo Alto) ABC affiliate KGO interviewed James Franco’s mother, Betsy Franco, earlier this week. She seems to be exactly the correct mother for James Franco to have.
For one thing, she is acting alongside her son on General Hospital: She portrays the mother of Read More
James Franco appeared on Good Morning America this weekend.
“If it seems like Franco is a deep thinker,” said host Bianna Golodryga. “He is.”
He spoke about his General Hospital stint and — more importantly — his academic plans. In addition to continuing his perpetual education, James Franco will teach. Read More
WATCH OUT, JAMES FRANCO!
Peaches Geldof thinks she can publish a short story like it’s no big deal. Next thing you know it’s going to be a little poetry in The New Yorker, or a solo photography show, or a PhD. in Modern Culture and Media.
Personally we feel that Geldof does Read More
The Howl trailer has arrived! And it is every bit as grand and beardy and black-and-white as one might hope. Lots of clickety-clack typewriter montages; lots of Don Draperly persuasion from Jon Hamm.
And of course: James Franco.
We stand by our assertion that the brief internet video clip is James Franco’s finest medium!
His most recent work: the trailer for Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, in which he appears alongside such notables as Mary Gaitskill and Jeffrey Eugenides. He portrays a student Read More